How Much Did Jake Paul Make From His Acting Career?

Published 03/29/2021, 3:42 AM EDT
MIAMI, FLORIDA – JANUARY 30: Jake Paul celebrates after defeating AnEsonGib in a first round knockout during their fight at Meridian at Island Gardens on January 30, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)


Jake Paul is a known personality in the world of boxing and television. Paul is an American Youtuber, television personality, actor, rapper, and professional boxer. ‘The Problem Child’ is nothing less than a sensation with over 20 million subscribers on YouTube. The boxer holds a stellar record of 2-0-0 in his boxing career.

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MIAMI, FLORIDA – JANUARY 29: Jake Paul during the weigh-in for Miami Fight Night on January 29, 2020 in Miami, Florida. Paul will fight AnEsonGib in a match at Meridian at Island Gardens in Miami on January 30. (Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images)

Talking about his boxing career, the athlete has already accumulated a vast fortune for himself. Courtesy of his acting and YouTube ventures, he had a massive bank balance even before opting to compete as a pugilist. The 2-0 boxer is recognized for his role as Dirk Mann on the Disney Channel series Bizaardvark for two seasons.

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Jake Paul and his Acting Career

The fact that Paul tried his hands in acting is something that everybody is aware of. The athlete began his career in acting in 2015  in Disney Channel’s new sitcom Bizaardvark alongside Olivia Rodrigo and Madison Hu.

MIAMI, FLORIDA – JANUARY 30: Jake Paul celebrates with his brother, Logan, after defeating AnEsonGib in a first round knockout during their fight at Meridian at Island Gardens on January 30, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Apart from this the boxer also featured as ‘Lance’ in the YouTube Red Original Movie Dance Camp and Dugan on Fox Digital’s movie Mono. Then in 2016 he also did some independent films.

After few controversies, the athlete shifted his focus to boxing.

Jake Paul’s worth from his acting career

The American is a man of fortune and all this has come from all the hard work the young, vibrant talent has put in. As of 2021, the athlete has a total net worth of $20 million. Unfortunately, his acting net worth is not revealed. However, most of his fortune has come through his YouTube videos and acting career itself as he has entered the squared circle just twice and was among the highest-earning YouTubers even before lacing up the gloves.

Despite the fame and fortune, he has had to overcome a lot and opened up on the same.

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In an interview, he said, “I overcame a lot of things growing up as everyone does. Nobody’s life is perfect, and each individual will have their own struggles and stipulations. I had to overcome bullies and other people who didn’t like me and tormented me. I overcame those things with positive affirmations and setting goals.

MIAMI, FLORIDA – JANUARY 30: Jake Paul looks on against AnEsonGib during their fight at Meridian at Island Gardens on January 30, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

When I would set goals I wouldn’t let anything get in the way of me breaking them. As I found success a lot of those things subsided and became less important. I realized that if I just focused on myself and what I was doing. Everything became easier and had bigger returns.”

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How well do you remember ‘The Problem Child’s days as an actor? Could he return for a massive Hollywood project soon? Or is he set to continue his sojourn within the squared circle?

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Abhilasha Singh is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. Having completed her post-graduation from The University of Texas in Austin, she combines her keen eye for details and her love for the sport to give readers pristine content on everything UFC. Abhilasha is a hardcore fan of Amanda Nunes, Georges St Pierre, and Stipe Miocic, but Conor McGregor is the one who tops her list.

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