How Much Money Nigahiga Makes On YouTube

(Last Updated On: January 26, 2017)

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NigaHiga Net Worth – $2 million

The YouTube channels NigaHiga and Higa TV are run by a guy named Ryan Higa. He mainly posts comedy videos, sketches and commentaries on pop culture. His videos boast of high production quality and this has helped him build a subscriber base of over 20 million across his YouTube channels.

Ryan also sells a bunch of merchandise on the side plus has a Iphone and Android app called TeeHee. He has been able to generate an estimated net worth of around $2 million from all these ventures.

How Much Money Does Nigahiga Earn On YouTube

Nigahiga channel has over 19 million subscribers as of early 2017 growing at an astonishing rate of 4,000 new subscribers a day and has amassed over 3 billion video views since 20th July 2006. On a daily basis the channel gets around 1.6 million video views from the hundreds of videos posted. He posts videos once or twice a week consistently. In terms of revenue generated from YouTube ads, this channel generates an estimated revenue of around $2,400 every day ($876,000 a year).

YouTube ad rates vary widely from different countries but on average its between $2-$5 per 1000 views which are monetized. 40% of the views a video generates do not make any money. These are the people with ad block, those who skip ads immediately or just lack of ad inventory. Advertisers are only charged when the viewer watches 30 seconds of the ad or watches to the ad’s completion, whichever is shorter.


Ryan Higa earns more money outside YouTube from endorsement deals, selling merchandise and appearance fees.