First Text with Cory Levy
4 | Jake Paul - Social Media Superstar
Sep 17, 2019 · 31 min
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This week, Cory speaks to entrepreneur, actor, investor and social media creative and mogul Jake Paul, who’s well-known for founding modern-day media conglomerate TeamDom, the talent incubator Team 10, starring in Disney’s Bizaardvark, partner and co-founder of venture capital firm TGZ capital and is currently one of the biggest YouTube stars, boasting over 11.2 million subscribers and over 2.6 billion views, at only 20 years of age. In this weeks episode, Jake talks about how he first started in social media, what made him stand out, the various controversies throughout his career and what you can do to get your content seen.

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Jake Paul (@JakePaul) is a 20-year-old with a massive following and influence. The actor and YouTuber has over 11.4M subscribers on YouTube and his videos have been viewed more than 2.6B times. Jake, an Ohio native, is also the founder of Team 10 and starred on Disney Channel’s Bizaardvark.
Jake’s biggest competition is his own brother Logan Paul, who has over 12.6M YouTube subscribers. The brothers have a long history of competing against each other that goes back to the first time they took their dad’s video camera when Jake was 10-years-old.

In this episode with host Cory Levy, Jake shares advice for other content creators, including the importance of persevering and working harder than anyone else. “If it’s really what you want to do and it makes you happy, then you should never ever stop. Hard work beats talent 10 times over.” During this episode, Jake also talks about how he became the #1 star on YouTube, controversy, and how he deals with criticism.

Jake is still just getting started with his brand and has big plans for the future. “I feel like I have so much more to offer to the world, and so much potential and so many more ideas and creativeness.”

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