Jake Paul is getting big bucks for his upcoming battle in the ring.
The 24-year-old YouTuber and boxer’s salary has been revealed ahead of his fight against 36-year-old retired professional mixed martial artist Ben Askren at Triller Fight Club on Saturday (April 17) at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.
Both Jake Paul and Ben Askren will make at least half a million dollars in salary for the boxing match, which will air on pay-per-view.
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MMA Fighting disclosed that Jake Paul will receive $690,000, and Ben Askren will receive $500,000 for the fight.
As far as Jake Paul‘s overall net worth, according to Forbes as of 2017, his net worth at the time was an estimated $11.5 million, placing him in the Top 10 of the “Highest-paid YouTube Stars” list.
The boxing event will be available for $49.99 on pay-per-view and will be available to stream live on Triller Fight Club.
Jake Paul recently walked back a claim about his health before the fight.
Here are the salaries for #PaulAskren
Ben Askren $500,000
Jake Paul $690,000
Ivan Redkach $250,000
Regis Prograis $850,000
Frank Mir $350,000
Steve Cunningham $150,000
Joe Fournier $220,000
Full purse list and story will be up shortly on @MMAFighting
— MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) April 16, 2021