What’s Logan Paul’s net worth in 2018? Remember the suicide forest episode involving the popular Vine star Logan Paul? No? Oh boy, where to begin? Let’s start with an introduction. Social media addicts are well aware of the famous (although quite controversial) star Logan Paul. For those who haven’t heard of him, Logan is a renowned American personality who earned his fame through the platform of Vine and YouTube.
He has also tried his acting skills in many TV series as well as movies like, ‘The Space Between Us’, ‘The Thinning’, and more. However, a fun trip to Japan proved unlucky for Logan when he visited the ‘suicide forest’. Logan decided to film a vlog inside the forest and even filmed the body of a recently deceased suicide victim. The video received massive backlash. Wondering where that episode led him? Is the Vine star’s career over? The questions are endless, aren’t they? Well, don’t worry because this isn’t all, to know more about Logan Paul’s journey to fame and his net worth in 2018, keep on reading further!
Biography & Wiki
Logan Paul was born on the 1st of April, 1995 in Westlake, Ohio to Pamela Ann Stepnick and Gregory Allan Paul. He has a younger brother named Jake Paul who is also a fellow Viner and youtuber. Logan and his brother were interested in video making from quite an early age and began making short clips for a YouTube channel called Zoosh at just 8-10 years of age. He studied at the Westlake High School and was a football player, successful at qualifying for the state-level Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) in 2012.
He was somewhat of a celebrity on YouTube already when it was time for him to enrol himself in a college. He went to attend Ohio University to study Industrial Engineering but then dropped out of it in the year 2014 to follow through his dream of becoming a full-time social media icon and entertainer. He moved to Los Angeles with a few fellow viners when he was only 19 and began his career in the field of entertainment.
IN 2015, it was reported that Logan Paul has moved to another place from LA. He shifted to an apartment in Hollywood and Vine, Hollywood with several other fellow viners. Later he revealed that he was living among 20 or so people in the estate. Logan has even stated many a time that he is red-green colorblind but many people including famous personalities have criticized him because of his presumably fake and overreacting videos of him trying on the corrective glasses for the first time. Later he confessed that he might have overreacted a bit.
Logan Paul became a famous personality on the video sharing platform ‘Vine’ after uploading many of his self made clips by February of 2014. He had a total of over 3 million followers on all social media sites and applications. When his work compilation was posted first time on YouTube, it crossed a striking 4 million views in less than a week. Soon he became a small celebrity over the internet and in 2015, his name was listed among the top 10 most influential viners. When Vine was shut down he soon moved onto YouTube to post his short films as well as vlog series.
Apart from Vine and YouTube, he has also tried his hand at acting in TV shows like ‘Law and Order: Special Victims Unit’ (2015), ‘Weird Loners’ and an episode of ‘Stitchers’. ‘The Thinning’, which is a YouTube Red movie that Logan starred in, came out in 2016. Logan has also tried his hands at scriptwriting. He has written a screenplay for a film named ‘Airplane Mode’ which is not released yet.
His fame has led many leading brands, like Hanes, PepsiCo, etc, to sign him up for their promotional adverts. Recently he has been a part of many controversies after his triggering videos promoting sexist and sadist mentality (he made a derogatory song video highly objectifying women and one of his blogs of December 2017 showed him tracking in Japan where he laughed over finding a dead body). Due to much criticism, advertisements were suspended from his channel thus affecting his earnings considerably. He came forward with an apology video but the backlash continued for several months.
Awards and Achievements: Logan has been nominated for many Awards as a young online celebrity. He has won several of them, which include ‘Teen Choice Awards- Male Web Star’ (2017) and ‘Teen Choice Awards- Comedy Web Star’ (2017).
Salary, Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of this famous Youtube star Logan Paul is a tremendous $15 million considering his involvement in the controversies and the effect they had on his fortune. All the money Logan Paul has accumulated over the time is the output of his filmmaking and acting. Vine had provided him with the platform through which he had developed into an influential personality.
Some fun facts you need to know about Logan Paul
After facing significant public backlash and hate, Logan Paul looks forward to starting a new chapter in his life and plans to win the hearts of his fans once again through his immensely entertaining vlogs. Even though the personal lives of public figures are generally not a hidden aspect, there are undoubtedly some things that one might not know about Logan. We have brought you some of them here:
- Logan Paul has a current amount of 17 million subscribers.
- He used to date Chloe Bennet who has starred in ‘Agents of SHIELD’.
- Back some time, before he was famous, Logan was passionate about wrestling as well.
- Even Logan’s parents have taken up vlogging after their sons.
- He has a clothing line called ‘Maverick’.
Even though widely criticized, Logan Paul has been successful at achieving great fortune and fame through his passion for comedy and acting. He has never been afraid to try new things to deliver fresh content to his fans consistently.