Jake Paul's meteoric rise from a youtube sensation to one of the biggest names in boxing 

Before he become one of the most polarizing figures combat sports, Jake Paul was one of the biggest YouTubers in the country. Let's take a look at his career thus far and how he got to where he is today. 


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Both Jake and Logan wrestled as children. Although, Jake was never as good and successful as Logan was. 

Rise to Fame 

Paul first tasted fame on the now defunct app Vine. He had 5.2 million followers and had amassed 2 billion views on the app. 

YouTube domination

After Vine, Paul moved over to YouTube. He set multiple records for subscriber counts on YouTube. He has over 6 billion views on the platform. 

Venture into boxing 

Paul had his first fight in 2018 against fellow YouTuber Deji. His professional debut was in January 2020 against YouTuber Aneson Gib. He is 2-0 as a professional fighter.

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