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Logan Paul
Paul tijdens de New York Comic Con
Algemene informatie
Geboortenaam Logan Alexander Paul
Geboren 1 april 1995
Westlake, Ohio, Verenigde staten
Beroep YouTuber, Acteur, Ex-Vine beroemdheid
Bekend van Vine en YouTube

Logan Alexander Paul (geboren op 1 April, 1995) is een Amerikaanse sociale media entertainer en acteur. Hij kreeg voor het eerst bekendheid door filmpjes die hij deelde op het video platform Vine, waarin hij fysieke comedy, slapstick comedy en publiekelijk spagaats maakte.[1]

Paul begon daarna aan zijn acteerdebut. Zo kwam hij tevoorschijn in in onder andere Law & Order: Special Victims Unit en de films The Thinning en Airplane Mode.

Early life[bewerken | brontekst bewerken]

Logan Alexander Paul was born April 1, 1995 in Ohio to Gregory Allan Paul and Pamela Ann Paul. Growing up in Ohio with his younger brother, Jake, Paul began creating internet videos for a YouTube channel called "Zoosh" when he was 10 years old.[2]

Paul attended Westlake High School, where the self-described "adrenaline junkie" was a Plain Dealer All-Star linebacker after making 92 tackles, in addition to running for over 1,400 yards and 18 touchdown. He subsequently placed fifth at the state wrestling tournament.{{Citation needed|date=May 2017}}

By the time he was ready to attend college, his YouTube channel had attained a modest following.[3] He attended Ohio University before dropping out in 2014 to pursue a career as a social media entertainer full time in Los Angeles. He moved into an apartment complex in Los Angeles with other social media entertainers.

Career[bewerken | brontekst bewerken]

Social media videos[bewerken | brontekst bewerken]

Paul rose to fame as a star on the Internet video sharing service Vine.[4] In February 2014, he had over 3.1 million followers on various social media platforms.[5] By April 2014 he had attained 105,000 Twitter followers, 361,000 Instagram followers, 31,000 likes on his Facebook page and about 150,000 subscribers to his YouTube channel. A YouTube compilation video of his Vine work garnered more than four million views the first week it was posted. In 2015 he was ranked as the 10th most influential figure on Vine, with his six-second videos earning him hundreds of thousands of dollars USD in advertising revenue. By that October, his Facebook videos alone had more than 300 million views.

Paul posts a daily vlog on YouTube which includes him performing challenges, while his other YouTube channel, TheOfficialLoganPaul, is where he posts short films.

Paul was involved in a number of advertising campaigns, including for Hanes, PepsiCo and HBO.

In 2016, Comcast purchased a short form digital TV series from Paul called Logan Paul Vs.[6] Paul is vlogging daily on his YouTube channel Logan Paul Vlogs.[7]

In February 2017 Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson released on his own YouTube channel "Logan Paul has been cut from, like, all of The Rock's movies", a video starring himself and Paul, in which Johnson informs Paul that he has been cut from all of Johnson's films, and consoles Paul by making him the "ambassador" to his upcoming Baywatch feature film.[8] That April, Johnson and Paul reunited for "Logan Paul is, like, totally terrible at falling in love with Alexandra Daddario", the first part of a video sketch in which Paul tries to impress Johnson in order to win a part in the film, and falls in love with actress Alexandra Daddario in the process.[9]

Film and television[bewerken | brontekst bewerken]

Paul on a panel discussing The Thinning at the New York Comic Con with (left to right) co-star Peyton List, writer/director Michael Gallagher and moderator Andy Signore

In early 2015, Paul appeared on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.[10] He also appeared on the Fox TV series Weird Loners, where he appeared in the role of the Paul Twins. He starred in two episodes of the ABC family series Stitchers. In 2016, Paul starred in the YouTube Red movie The Thinning opposite Peyton List.

As of January 2016 Paul was training with drama coaches and the comedy troupes The Groundlings and Upright Citizens Brigade.

Paul wrote the screenplay for an adult comedy, Airplane Mode, which has been described as "American Pie for Gen Z", and by Paul himself as "Expendables with Internet stars."[11]

Personal life[bewerken | brontekst bewerken]

Paul lives in Hollywood, California along with Amanda Cerny, Juanpa Zurita, and Andrew Bachelor, Mark Dohner, and his brother Jake Paul, who collaborate with one another on their videos.[12]

Filmography[bewerken | brontekst bewerken]

Year Film Title Notes
2014 Rainbow Man Carl Short film
2016 Chainsaw Craig Short film
2016 The Thinning Blake Redding
2017 The Space Between Us Roger
2017 Superstition: The Rule of 3's Preston Post-production
2017 Where's the Money? Eddie Post-production
2017 Linked Logan Post-production
2017 Airplane Mode N/A Post-production
2018 Undying N/A Post-production
TBA Valley Girl Mickey Filming
Year Film Title Notes
2015 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Ryan Episode: "Intimidation Game"
2015 Weird Loners Logan Twins Episode: "Weird Pilot"
2016 Stitchers Theo Engelsen Episodes: "The Two Deaths of Jamie B." and "The One That Got Away"
2016 Walk the Prank Himself Episode: "So You Think You Can Middle School Dance"
2016 Bizaardvark Kirk Episode: "The First Law of Dirk"
Year Film Title Notes
2014 Bad Weather Films Carl Episode: "Rainbow Man"
2015–present Logan Paul[13] Himself
2016 Logan Paul Vs.[14] Himself
2016–present Foursome Alec Fixler Main role

Discography[bewerken | brontekst bewerken]

Singles[bewerken | brontekst bewerken]

As a lead artist[bewerken | brontekst bewerken]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album




"Help Me Help You"

Why Don't We)

2017 22 90

As a featured artist[bewerken | brontekst bewerken]

Title Year Album
"The Song of the Summer"

(Seven Bucks featuring
Logan Paul and Desiigner)


Referenties[bewerken | brontekst bewerken]

  1. "How Vine’s Hunky Goofball Logan Paul Plans to Become a Mainstream Superstar".
  2. Moss, Caroline, "Logan Paul has conquered the internet, but he can't figure out how to conquer the world", July 29, 2015.
  3. Patsko, Scott (April 22, 2014).
  4. Whitaker, Bill; McCandless, Brit, "Social media influencers turn followers into dollars", 60 Minutes, CBS News, October 23, 2016. Geraadpleegd op October 27, 2016.
  5. (en) Schiller, Jakob, "How a College Kid Mastered Viral Comedy, 6 Seconds at a Time", February 28, 2014.
  6. (en) Spangler, Todd, "Comcast’s Watchable Unveils First Original Series, Including Show With Vine Star Logan Paul", August 23, 2016. Geraadpleegd op October 27, 2016.
  7. "Logan Paul Vlogs".
  8. Cohen, Ian (February 2017).
  9. Brown, Scott (April 21, 2017).
  10. Ibrahim, Banu (July 27, 2016).
  11. Gutelle, Sam (January 25, 2016).
  12. Paul, Logan, REACTING TO BROTHER JAKE'S NEW SONG! Haha go watch the music video @LoganPaul (31 mei 2017). Geraadpleegd op 4 juni 2017.
  13. Spangler, Todd, "YouTube Red Picks Up 'The Thinning' Thriller Starring Logan Paul, Peyton List", August 5, 2016.
  14. Spangler, Todd, "Comcast's Watchable Unveils First Original Series, Including Show With Vine Star Logan Paul", August 22, 2016.
  15. [0=ts_chart_artistname%3ALogan%20Paul&f[1]=itm_field_chart_id%3A344&f[2]=ss_bb_type%3Achart_item&type=2&artist=Logan%20Paul Logan Paul – Chart search on]. Billboard (May 27, 2017). Geraadpleegd op June 5, 2017.
  16. ARIA Chart Watch #424. auspOp (June 10, 2017). Geraadpleegd op June 10, 2017.

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