(Last Updated On: April 11, 2017)
Hickok45 Net Worth – $2 Million
Hickok45 is a YouTube channel created by Greg Kinman, a retired middle-school English teacher and former police offer with a tour of ten years from Tennessee. He has an estimated net worth of $2 million. His content is mainly a demonstration and review of a wide variety of firearms, both historic and modern. He sometimes shoots various guns under controlled circumstances while highly emphasizing on safety. He does some of his videos with his son John who mostly does the filming.
How Much Money Does Hickok45 Make On YouTube?
The channel has over 2.5 million subscribers as of mid 2017 and has accumulated over 750 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 560,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $1,000 per day ($365,000 a year) from the ads that run on the videos.
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. Apart from ads, they also generate extra from YouTube Red viewers who pay a monthly fee to view premium content on YouTube plus watch videos without ads.
Greg makes extra income through selling of merchandise through his website. This include items like T-shirts.