Jake Paul Nationality: Is He Puerto Rican?

Published 12/18/2021, 7:25 AM EST


Jake Paul is one of the most renowned boxing faces for all the reasons in the world. The YouTuber turned boxer, over the past 13 months, has turned out to be a colossal star who’s only getting bigger. Also, a lot of fans like to keep a track of everything that Paul does. His fans also remain keen on knowing his background, nationality, and more.

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While many know who Jake Paul is and where does he comes from, there’s still some doubt among fans regarding his nationality. This is because ‘The Problem Child’ shifted to Puerto Rico abruptly alongside his elder brother, Logan Paul, earlier this year.

This move left his fans confused pertaining to the YouTuber’s nationality.

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Is Jake Paul really Puerto Rican?

Jake Paul was born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Hence, he holds an American nationality. However, he shifted to Puerto Rico. That does not mean ‘The Problem Child’ has got a Puerto Rican nationality.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Jake Paul fights Ben Askren in their cruiserweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images for Triller)

But the big question is, why did Jake Paul shift to Puerto Rico with his brother, Logan Paul?

Is Logan Paul born in Puerto Rico?

‘The Maverick’ was born in Westlake, Ohio. As a result, just like his younger brother, he also holds an American nationality. The Paul brothers were born and brought up in USA and they’re well aware of their culture and beyond.

Having said it, they recently moved to Puerto Rico for a few notable reasons.

Why Logan Paul moved to Puerto Rico?

Logan Paul and his brother are in their inception years of boxing. On top of this, they even have stellar YouTube careers and the duo needs to pay some keen attention to the same.

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Also, ‘The Maverick’ in a media interaction opened up on shifting to Puerto Rico.

Logan Paul, left, and Floyd Mayweather, right, fight during an exhibition boxing match at Hard Rock Stadium, Sunday, June 6, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

He said, ‘‘Puerto Rico makes sense because you enter training camp for 2-3 months straight at a time where you can’t do anything anyways. I can’t go out and enjoy the nightlife. I can’t go out and enjoy the LA nightlife. Zoning in twice a year for four-six months is nice. And it’s nice to do it in Ddaro, f*** heaven on earth,” 

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What do you make of Logan Paul’s above comments? Do you think the Paul brothers made a wise move by shifting to Puerto Rico?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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