Logan Paul: From YouTube Sensation To WWE Superstar

Logan Paul cuts a promo

WWE’s next Premium Live Event, Crown Jewel, on Saturday 5th November will see the king of social
media, Logan Paul, go head to head with the Undisputed WWE Universal Champion, Roman Reigns.
Ahead of the match, let’s take a look at the milestone moments that have shaped Logan into the
Superstar he is today.

Who is Logan Paul?

Logan Paul is an American internet personality, influencer and now, professional WWE Superstar signed
to Friday night SmackDown.

After rising to fame on Vine in 2013, he launched his YouTube career under the channel name
@OfficialLoganPaul. His content features pranks, stunts and commentary, and videos frequently rack up
billions of views. But Logan’s career as an entertainer didn’t stop at YouTube – he made the jump to the
silver screen in 2015, making appearances in Law and Order, Weird Liners and Stitches. 2021 saw him
step into the boxing ring, drawing record pay-per-view sales for his bouts against legendary boxer Floyd
Mayweather Jr.

Since then, Logan has written screenplays, appeared in global advertising campaigns, started his own
drinks brand alongside KSi, Prime, and has famously dabbled in Pokemon trading, acquiring a coveted
PSA Grade 10 Pikachu Illustrator card last year for a record breaking £3,862,424 from seller Marwan

How many social media followers does Logan Paul have?

Currently, Logan Paul has 22.4 million Instagram followers, 6.6 million Twitter followers, 16.1 million
TikTok followers and 23.6 million YouTube subscribers. His YouTube channel has gained almost 6
billion total views. He is frequently cited within the top 10 influencers on the internet.

Who is Logan Paul’s brother?

Logan Paul is the brother of Jake Paul, a professional boxer who has fought the likes of AnEsonGib, Tyron Woodley and Nate Robinson. Jake also first rose to fame on Vine before playing the role of Dirk Mann on the Disney Channel series Bizaardvark.

Jake has defeated four of his five opponents which included NBA stars, YouTubers, and former MMA

When did Logan Paul sign with WWE?

In 2021 Logan Paul made his first appearance on WWE’s SmackDown, going on to support Sami Zayn
in his WrestleMania 37 match against Kevin Owens. During post-match celebrations, Kevin turned and attacked him with a Stunner. As payback, Logan appeared as Happy Corbin’s special guest on The KO Show, where Logan helped Corbin attack Kevin.

In February 2022, Logan teamed up with The Miz to take on the Mysterios at WrestleMania 38,
defeating the pair. However, after reigning victorious over the Mysterios, The Miz attacked Logan in a sudden rage. Logan signed an official WWE contract in June 2022, before getting payback on The Miz and defeating him at SummerSlam 2022.

In September this year, it was announced that the IMPAULSIVE YouTube star would go up against the
king of WWE, Roman Reigns.

What can we expect from Logan Paul’s appearance at WWE Crown Jewel?

Logan Paul will feature in the headline match, in a hotly anticipated face-off with Undisputed WWE
Universal Champion Roman Reigns. Roman is a six-time world champion in WWE, and is the longest
reigning Universal Champion, retaining the title for 785+ days. On Logan training with WWE superstar
Shawn Michaels ahead of the match, Roman tweeted that he would need ‘all the help he can get’ to
withstand his wrath.

What else is happening at WWE Crown Jewel?

Alongside Logan Paul facing Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns, fans tuning in will
also witness Bobby Lashley face Brock Lesnar; Drew McIntyre vs Karrion Kross; Braun Strowman vs
Omos; and The OC vs The Judgment Day; with more to be announced.

WWE’s Crown Jewel is taking place at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Saturday 5th November. Tune in via the WWE Network: https://www.wwe.com/wwenetwork/uk-ir or on BT Sport.