(Last Updated On: January 14, 2017)
Philip Franchini Jr is the guy who runs the YouTube channel Philip DeFranco. His channel is mainly about reporting various news happening and a different variety of topics then gives his opinion on it after which he asks his viewers to create a conversation around it.
Philip was able to win a Spore Creature Creator contest and Wired’s Sexiest Geek of 2008 which were done on online polls. He was born in New York and was a student at University of South Florida. He used to work as a waiter in a number of restaurants when he was starting out on YouTube.
How Much Money Does Philip DeFranco Earn Online?
The channel has over 5 million subscribers as of early 2017 and has accumulated over 1.8 billion views since 2006. In a day the channel get an average of 800,000 views across all its videos and in turn this should generate an estimated revenue of around $1,200 per day ($440,000 a year) from ads that run on the videos.
YouTube pays its publishers an average ad rate of between $2-$5 per 1000 views which are monetized. Out of all the total views a video gets an estimated 60% of them are monetized.
Philip makes a lot of extra income from merchandise sales and sponsorship deals which pay tens of thousands of dollars.