Became enormously popular on the 6-second video app Vine, with over 5 million followers. He earned a Shorty Award nomination in the category of Vineographer. Also an actor, he was cast as Dirk on Disney Channel's Bizaardvark, Lance in the YouTube Red Original Movie Dance Camp, and Dugan in the FOX Digital movie Mono. He is a crowned muser, with over 3.1 million fans to his jakepaul musical.ly account.
He was a competitive wrestler and he trained to be a Navy Seal. After launching his Vine account, he reached 1 million followers in just 5 months.
He earned the nickname "One Take Jake" for his ability to nail difficult scenes in only one take. He frequently collaborates with his brother Logan Paul, an internet phenomenon in his own right. He claims his brother's videos are much more artistic, creative, and professional.
He attended Westlake High School in Cleveland, Ohio. His parents are Greg Paul and Pam Stepnick.