Jake Paul is an American internet personality and entrepreneur from Westlake, Ohio​, who rose to fame on the video application Vine. He has since evolved into a YouTube​ celebrity with millions of followers. Jake resides in Los Angeles, California​.

 

Early Life and Career Beginnings

Jake grew up in Westlake, Ohio​ and was always into sports. His brother would film their games to see how they can improve athletically . Eventually they decided to film themselves missing around and put up their antics on YouTube​. Jake sand his brother signed up for Vine the first day it came out and quickly figured out the formula to gain followers. At the time of Vine discontinuing, Jake had over 5 million followers.[7]

Career

In 2015, it was announced that Paul would be starring as Dirk in Disney Channel's new comedy series Bizaardvark​.

On January 5, 2017, Paul was among the invited guests at an event at the White House centering on social media. As a stunt for his YouTube vlog channel, he hid in a bathroom there before sneaking out of the White House at 3:30am without being confronted by security.

On January 17, 2017, it was reported Paul had launched Team 10 with $1 million in financing to create influencer marketing management and creative agency around teen entertainment.[9] Investors include Danhua Capital, Horizons Alpha, Vayner Capital, Sound Ventures & A-Grade Investments, and Adam Zeplain.

On May 30, 2017, Paul released a song and music video alongside Team 10, titled "It's Everyday Bro", which achieved over 70 million views on YouTube in its first month and has become the seventh most disliked video on YouTube. The song peaked at number 94 on the Billboard Hot 100 on the chart dated June 24, 2017.

On July 22, 2017, during the middle of filming the second season of Bizaardvark, the Disney Channel announced that Paul would be leaving the series, saying in a statement "We've mutually agreed that Jake Paul will leave his role on the Disney Channel series 'Bizaardvark'. On behalf of the production company, the cast and crew, we thank Jake for his good work on the TV series for the past 18 months and extend our best wishes to him."The announcement followed a KTLA 5 news report about public complaints from Paul's neighbors regarding the noise generated by Paul's pranks, parties, and the large crowds of Paul's fans congregating in their neighborhood.[1]

On July 18, 2017, it was reported that Paul's neighbors in the Beverly Grove neighborhood of Los Angeles were meeting with city council members and police officials regarding whether to file a class-action public nuisance lawsuit against Paul. This came after Paul had made his home address public, leading crowds of fans to gather outside Paul's residence, and noise complaints by neighbors.[1]

 

Jake Paul is in an ongoing public feud with his brother, Logan Paul​. After Logan released THE FALL OF JAKE PAUL, Jake responded with "YouTube Stars Diss Track" where he talks about how the media doesn't recognize his charity efforts. The song was heavily criticized on Twitter​, with emphasis on the line referring to the media trying to put him "on a noose."[11]

Filmography

Film

YearFilmRoleNotes
2016Dance CampLance 
MonoDugan 
Airplane ModeTBA 

Television

YearFilmRoleNotes
2016–2017BizaardvarkDirk MannMain Cast
2040TBATBAMain Cast