(Last Updated On: July 7, 2017)
TheDiamondMinecart (DanTDM) Net Worth – $18 Million
The Diamond Minecart gaming channel was created by a guy named Daniel Middleton. His main focus is on the hit game Minecraft. He post daily reviews and game-play videos on the channel and this has made him attract a massive fan-base. At one point he was the most watched YouTube channel in the world.
Dan was born in Aldershot England and is the eldest of two siblings. He started YouTube by posting Pokemon videos while he was in Northampton University. He started The Diamond Minecart channel in 2012 focusing on the children audience. Through all the hard work, DanTDM has been able to amass an estimated net worth of around $18 million over the years from income from his two channels, sponsorship deals and other sources.
How Much Money TheDiamondMinecart/DanTDM Earns On YouTube
The Diamond Minecart YouTube channel has over 16 million subscribers as of mid-2017 and has accumulated over 11 billion video views since its creation in 2012. This is massive in such a short time span. Daniel uploads a video at least once a day, indicating how much commitment he has put into this game. His channel generates an average of 9 million video views every single day while it grows by an average of 10,000 subscribers daily. Some days it spikes to over 25 million hits. On average he makes around $16,000 every day ($5.8 million a year) ranking him among the highest earning MineCraft YouTubers.
On average you can make money on just 60% of your video views depending on your audience. On average YouTube will pay between $2-$5 if most of your viewers are from developed countries with high ad inventory. Advertisers only pay when you watch 30 seconds of the ad or watch it to completion, whichever is shorter. There are also banner ads next to the videos on desktop.
The Diamond Minecart Channel can generate even more revenue from merchandise sales and other direct sponsors such as Telltale Games, Best Fiends, Disney etc. He recently inked a deal with Trapeze to publish a graphic novel by the name Trayaurus and the Enchanted Crystal. The book sales will add a significant amount of income to his bank account.