Logan Alexander Paul is a 27-year-old American YouTuber, social media personality, and professional wrestler. Paul is currently signed with World Wrestling Entertainment and performs on Monday Night RAW.
Logan Paul grew up in Ohio and attended Westlake High School where he was an all-star linebacker on the football team in 2012. He qualified for the state-level Ohio High School Athletic Association 2013 Division 1 Wrestling Individual Championships. Paul attended Ohio University and majored in Industrial Engineering but dropped out in 2014 to pursue a career as a full-time social media entertainer in Los Angeles. He rose to fame as a member on the Internet video sharing service Vine.
Paul’s Rise to Fame
Logan Paul registered his YouTube channel, TheOfficialLoganPaul, in October 2013, where he started posting regularly following the closure of the Vine app. He later created the Logan Paul Vlogs channel in August 2015, which has since become his most-subscribed YouTube channel. As of January 2022, the channel has received 23.2 million subscribers and over 5.8 billion views, ranking as the 74th most-subscribed channel in the United States, and placing him among the most-subscribed channels on the platform.
Logan Paul’s Boxing Career
Logan Paul got into boxing after fellow YouTuber KSI called him out for a fight. Paul agreed and on 24th February 2018, both Youtubers agreed to a 2-boxing match contract and made it official. On August 25 2018, Logan Paul fought KSI in the sold-out Manchester Arena. The fight was a back-and-forth encounter that ended with a majority draw as one judge had the bout 58-57 in favor of KSI while the other 2-judges scored the fight 57-57.
In November 2019, Paul and KSI fought in a rematch with this match being the professional debut for the pair. The bout would be back-and-forth as Logan out-landed KSI in jabs (40-20) and KSI connected with more power punches (36-21). The referee took two points away from Logan in the fourth round due to Paul illegally punching KSI while he was down. In the end, Paul lost the bout via split decision.
In June 2021, Logan Paul fought Floyd Mayweather in an exhibition bout. He started strong but started fatiguing in the fourth round that led to heavy clinging. Floyd dictated the pace of the bout as he out-landed 43 punches out of the attempted 107 compared to Paul who only landed 28 out of the attempted 2017 punches.
Logan Paul’s WWE Debut
On the April 2, 2021, episode of WWE SmackDown, Logan Paul made his WWE debut. He was a guest of Sami Zayn for his red carpet premiere of his documentary. Zayn later invited Paul to be at ringside for his match at WrestleMania 37 against Kevin Owens. At the event, after Owens defeated Zayn, Paul celebrated with Owens, before being hit with the Stunner by Owens. On the September 3 episode of SmackDown, Paul returned to WWE as Happy Corbin’s special guest on The KO Show, where Paul helped Corbin attack Kevin Owens.
On the February 21, 2022, episode of WWE Raw, it was revealed that Paul was The Miz’s tag team partner to take on Rey Mysterio and Dominik Mysterio at WrestleMania 38. At the event, Paul and Miz defeated the Mysterios; however, after the match, The Miz attacked Paul.
On June 30, 2022, Paul signed a multi-event contract with WWE. At SummerSlam 2022, Logan Paul wrestled his first one-on-one match and defeated The Miz.SHOW LESS