Have you ever wondered how much money top You Tubers actually make? These top celebrities are the cream of the a-list YouTube crop, with earnings in the millions. Their riches are often not due to advertising dollars for their videos, but due to sponsorship deals, merchandising, streaming, side-businesses and donations. However, if we were to compare what the top 10 YouTube celebs earned in 2018 against their total minutes of video, what would that ratio be like?
For let’s-players like Jacksepticeye and Markiplier, ratios decrease due to the fact that both of them uploaded more than 10,000 hours of content in one year. That’s a lot! Compare that to the likes of Dude Perfect, who only uploaded 253 minutes of their stunts and trick-shots in 2018, but earned $20 million via merch and more.
Who is YouTube’s top earner and what is his money-to-content ratio like? That’s Ryan Toys Review, who, due to a sponsorship deal with Viacom and a merchandising deal with Walmart, earned $22 million last year. Compare that against his more than 4,226 minutes of content, you have a ratio of about $5,204.92 per minute!
infographic by: blog.peteyvid.com