Jake Paul is a well-known American Vine Star, actor and model most popular for his Vine videos. Getting started with his Vine career saw him garnering early fame and popularity evident from the count of around one million followers within the first five months. The hilarious videos that he posts from time to time only enhance his fame across social media and augmented the count of his followers to over five million who eagerly wait for the upcoming videos of this Vine Star. However before thriving as a Vine personality he was leading his life as a competitive wrestler. He also underwent training to become a Navy Seal. Paul is also a talented actor who has worked in a couple of movies. He had nailed the role of one of the main characters called Dirk Mann in the American comedy series ‘Bizaardvark’, thus making him the first social media personality to be cast on a regular series of Disney Channel. He was nominated for a ‘Shorty Award’ in the Vineographer category. He is also quite popular on Instagram and Twitter with over 3.1 million followers on his Instagram account and over 800,000 followers on his Twitter account. His brother Logan Paul is also a very famous Vine Star.
The Meteoric Rise to Stardom
The once competitive wrestler Jake Paul changed gears to land up into a totally different career in September 2013 when he launched his Vine account and started uploading videos. Soon he started getting noticed as one of the upcoming Vine Stars with his account garnering a whooping 2 million followers in just eight months. There was no looking back for this teenager after that and he only raised his bar as well as his popularity as a Vine Star. His hilarious videos are a craze among his numerous fans and viewers. He often hurts himself filming his videos and has already made a name in taking risks like jumping over a car and stuffs like that while creating his Vines.
His brother Logan Paul is another Vine sensation with whom Jake Paul often works in collaboration. He opines that the videos of Logan are more professional and creative. Apart from being a Vine Star, Paul is also an actor and has proved his mettle essaying characters like Lance in the YouTube Red original film ‘Dance Camp’, a comedy drama that was released on February 10, 2016, in the US; and Dugan in another comedy, a Fox Digital Studios production ‘Mono’ that was released on July 8, 2016 in the US.
He is the first social media personality who has landed up in one of the main roles in a Disney Channel regular series titled ‘Bizaardvark’, a step that speaks volumes of his enormous popularity. This American comedy series was premiered on June 24, 2016. Here he stars along with Madison Hu and Olivia Rodrigo and plays the character of Dirk Mann, the star of ‘Dare Me Bro’ who performs daring things that are requested to him. His acting prowess sees him perform difficult scenes with ease and great élan and that too in one take thus earning him the epithet “One Take Jake”. Jake is associated with Kellie Stewart, Cameron Dallas, Josh Peck, Alissa Violet and Dolan Twins among many others. He also did Vine videos with big names like Virgin Mobile, HBO, Ritz and Pepsi.
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Behind The Curtains
He was born on January 17, 1997, in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, into the family of Greg Paul and Pam Stepnick. His brother Logan Paul is a social media entertainer and a very popular Vine Star with his own colossal fan following. Jake studied in Westlake High School in Cleveland, Ohio. He was quite a sports enthusiast in his childhood and participated in different sports like football and wrestling. In fact he ranked fifth at a state wrestling tournament.