Logan Paul is an American YouTuber with a net worth of about $45 million. He got his start by posting videos on Vine and later started a YouTube channel after the closure of Vine. His channel, Logan Paul, is the 80th most subscribed channel in the United States. It has 23.4 million subscribers and over 700 videos which have accumulated more than 5.8 billion views.
Logan Paul, also known by his nickname The Maverick, runs the Impulsive podcast which has more than 3.8 million subscribers on YouTube. He also owns a clothing line labeled Maverick by Logan Paul. Paul is also an actor and professional boxer.
So, how did Logan Paul start and how did he amass a net worth of $45 million? You will also be thrilled to find out how he spends his millions.
Early life and education
Logan Paul was born on April 1, 1995, in Westlake, Ohio, U.S. He was brought up together with his brother Jake Paul. Logan attended Westlake High School where he played football. He joined Ohio University where he majored in Industrial Engineering before dropping out in 2014 to pursue an entertainment career.
He then moved into an apartment complex in Los Angeles together with other Vine stars. His brother Jake is an actor, singer, social media personality, professional boxer, and also a YouTuber.
YouTube and podcast
Logan Paul began creating YouTube videos at the age of 10. He began posting videos on the video-sharing service Vine where he initially gained recognition. By February 2014, the YouTuber had about 150,000 subscribers to his YouTube channel and a good following on other social media platforms as well, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
By 2015, Paul had already become one of the most popular stars on Vine and was ranked the 10th most influential personality on the platform, making a lot of money from his videos. His Facebook videos had accumulated over 300 million views by the end of 2015.
In the same year, Logan made his acting debut on the American crime drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and the sitcom Weird Loners. He went on to appear on the series Stitchers and starred in the YouTube movie The Thinning in 2016. In November 2017, Logan released his new single “No Handlebars”, a song that was heavily criticized for its deemed sexual objectification of women. He later deleted it from YouTube.
Logan Paul runs Impulsive, a weekly podcast hosted by him and fellow YouTuber Mike Majlak. The two often have a guest and talk about trending news and the latest from the influencer community. In one episode of the podcast, Logan revealed that he injured his knee while playing football in high school, which forced him to stay out of school for three months.
Logan Paul made his professional wrestling debut on April 2, 2021, on WWE SmackDown where he appeared as a guest of Sami Zayn for the red-carpet launch of his documentary. Sami invited Logan to be at ringside for his match against Kevin Owens at WrestleMania 37.
Paul made his return to WWE on September 3 on SmackDown where he appeared as Happy Corbin’s special guest on The KO Show and assisted Corbin attack Kevin Owens. Logan Paul was The Miz’s tag team partner on WrestleMania 38 where Miz and Paul defeated Rey Mysterio and Dominik Mysterio. The Miz later attacked Logan after the match.
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Logan Paul made his professional boxing debut on November 9 when he fought KSI, a British YouTuber and rapper. KSI won the match by split decision after six rounds of three minutes each. The match was a rematch after the two YouTubers fought on February 24, 2018, in two white-collar boxing matches — a match considered the biggest amateur boxing match in History.
On June 6, 2021, Paul fought former five-division world champion, Floyd Mayweather Jr., in an exhibition match. No winner was announced. However, Mayweather landed 43 punches of the 107 he threw (40.2%) while Paul landed 28 punches of 217 thrown (12.9%).
Logan Paul has a net worth of $45 million. How does Logan Paul make his millions?
Logan Paul has several income streams through which he makes his millions. Forbes reports that the YouTuber earned about $14.5 million in 2018 — $2 million more than what he pocketed in 2017 — making him the 10th best paid YouTube star that year.
He has a clothing line known as Maverick. In one interview, Paul claimed that he once made $3 million in three days from his apparel line alone. He also makes money from his Maverick Club where his fans pay a membership fee of $19.95 every month. The membership includes weekly exclusive Logan Paul content, vlogs, and videos not available on any other platform on the internet, discounts on Maverick clothing, exclusive live streams where Logan holds nothing back and where you can ask him anything, among other perks.
Paul runs the Impulsive podcast which at the time of this writing has 3.8 million YouTube subscribers. Noah Kagan estimates that Paul makes at least $2 million every year from podcast sponsorships where he charges about $40,000 per ad.
Logan also makes money from his YouTube videos which average around 40 million views a month for his main channel and about 17 million views a month for his podcast channel. It’s estimated that the YouTuber easily makes about $280,000 every month which translates to around $3.36 million annually from his YouTube videos.
Logan Paul has fought three boxing matches in his career. In his June 2021 exhibition match with Floyd Mayweather, Paul reportedly took home about $10 million according to Sportskeeda. This included shows fees, pay-per-view share, paid promotions, and endorsements. The match brought in about $50 million from one million pay-per-view buys.
Paul’s estimated yearly earnings total about $23.4 million. Noah Kagan reports that he makes about $1 million from his boxing matches, $11.35 from his Maverick merchandise, $5.4 million from Maverick club, $270,000 from Pokemon cards, $2.08 million from podcast sponsorships, and about $3.35 million from YouTube AdSense.
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How does Logan Paul spend his millions?
Logan Paul currently lives in a $13 million mansion in Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico which he’s renting for $55,000 a month. According to the New York Post, the property features five bedrooms and seven bathrooms and spans over 5,200 square feet. It has a fully equipped kitchen, a huge pool, an open-space living area, and a gazebo.
The YouTuber moved to Puerto Rico in 2021 citing the high taxes in California as the main reason for his relocation. Logan lived in a $6.6 million mansion in Encino, Los Angeles which he bought in 2017. The house which features seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a wine cellar, a guest house, and a pool was bought by rapper Machine Gun Kelly for $7.5 million. According to Dirt, Logan also owns an 80-acre ranch in the San Jacinto Mountains, California.
Logan Paul owns a Sun Conure bird named Maverick, a type of parrot that’s native to South America. The bird is an endangered species and it’s likely that Paul acquired it for about $500. He loves Maverick so much that he bought him a diamond ring worth about $5,000. Paul also owns a Pomeranian named Kong which might have cost him anywhere from $1,500 to acquire.
Logan Paul owns a Rolex Day-Date II Platinum which he bought for about $40,000. Paul and his girlfriend once spent $1,780 on matching pairs of Princetown velvet slippers by Gucci. Logan reportedly bought a $20,000 diamond necklace featuring the symbol of his bird Maverick. Paul owns a $300,000 Mercedes Benz G-Wagon SUV and a $50,000 2014 Dodge Challenger.
On December 31, 2017, Paul uploaded a video of a man who had hanged himself in Japan’s “suicide forest”. Logan was criticized for being insensitive to suicide victims. He however later deleted the video and wrote an apology on Twitter on January 1, 2018. As a consequence, YouTube removed Logan’s channels from Google Preferred. He was also cut from season 4 of the YouTube series Foursome.
On February 9, 2018, YouTube suspended all advertising on Logan’s channels. Ads were later put back on his channels after two weeks. Shortly after, Maverick Apparel, a brand for children threatened to sue Logan for naming his clothing line “Maverick by Logan Paul” which they thought was leading to a decline in their sales as customers confused their line with Paul’s.
Logan Paul has an estimated net worth of $45 million. He’s one of the world’s most successful YouTubers. He gets his money from his line of clothing, YouTube, the Maverick club, boxing, among other income sources. Finally, here are some quotes by Logan Paul.
- “There comes a time when you have to grow up and start thinking for yourself.”
- “I want to become better; I don’t want to let my mistakes define me.”
- “Rejection is just a part of life.”
- “The issue is sometimes when people are themselves, like, what if you suck, you know? There’s a good chance you’re not gonna resonate and not be relatable to people. You gotta be a goodhearted, positive person. And a lot of YouTubers I’ve met anyways are.”
- “One of the things I’m learning is that crisis passes, and for anyone suffering, I think it’s important to know that.”