How Much Money Marlin Makes On YouTube – Net Worth

(Last Updated On: April 2, 2017)


Marlin Net Worth – $450,000

Marlin Ramsey Chan is a YouTuber who is famous for his daily vlogs, challenges and cooking videos. He has an estimated net worth of $450,000. He got famous when competing on the inaugural season of Ryan Higa’s Internet Icon which is designed to discover the next internet icon. He started his channel in 2011.

Marlin has his origins from Cambodia. His mother used to work in the Cambodian labor camps before she moved to the United States.

How Much Money Does Marlin Earn On YouTube?

The channel has over 1.7 million subscribers as of mid 2017, growing by an average of 3,000 new subs daily, and has amassed over 150 million views so far. It gets an average of 850,000 views per day. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $1,500 per day ($550,000 a year) from ads.

YouTubers get paid between $2 – $5 per 1000 monetized views after YouTube takes its cut. Monetized views range from 40% – 60% of the total views. All these are influenced by different factors like device played on, location of the viewer, ad inventory, how many ads there are on a video, how many people skip the ads, ad engagement etc. There is also a program known as Google Preferred where deep pocketed companies can target ads on the top 5%  most popular content. The ad rates here are higher than normal.

Marlins makes extra income through sponsorship deals from big companies like 3Musketeers etc. He also sell merchandise such as sweaters and t-shirts.