Born on 17 January 1997, Jake Joseph Paul is an American YouTube sensation and actor, who caught the public eye, after posting personal videos including prank clips on the now defunct social media platform, Vine. Though he was born in Ohio, Cleveland, Jake Paul and his family eventually relocated to Westlake. Paul is the son of a real estate realtor, Gregory Allan Paul and Pamela Ann Stepnick. Jake Paul’s elder brother is also a YouTube sensation, popularly known as Logan Paul.
Jake Paul began his online career by posting various prank videos Vine. Before the Vine was officially shut down, Jake Paul managed to garner more than 5 million followers on his account and approximately 2 billion plays on the application. In the year 2015, an announcement was made that Jake Paul was going to appear on Bizaardvark, a new Disney comedy series. On January 2017, Jake Paul received an invitation to the White House, for an event which revolved around Social Media.
However, upon receiving the invitation, Jake Paul decided to use the opportunity and created a stunt video for his YouTube channel. The stunt entailed Jake Paul hiding in one of the bathrooms in the White House, and then leaving the White House several hours later at 3:30 am, without getting noticed.