(Last Updated On: August 11, 2017)
Tom Stanniland is the guy popularly known as Kill’em FTW or simply Kill’em as per his YouTube channel. His popular for his attempts at some of the extreme challenges videos he does such as hottest peppers in the world, drinking his own pee and mailing himself. He describes his content as stupid, gross and downright weird challenges and vlogs.
Before fame, he worked in construction for 10 years after he left school at the age of 16. He grew up in Worksop England.
How Much Money Does Kill’em Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 500,000 subscribers as of mid-2017 and has accumulated over 50 million views so far. New videos are uploaded at the rate of once in every 3 days. In a day, the channel gets an average of 70,000 views from various sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $130 per day ($50,000 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 several factors like device played on, the 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, YouTubers also generate extra from YouTube Red viewers who pay a monthly fee to view premium content on YouTube plus watch videos without ads. Here they get paid based on watch time on their videos. The longer the viewers watch their videos, the more money they earn.