How Much Money TheBackyardScientist Makes On YouTube

(Last Updated On: November 27, 2016)


YouTuber The Backyard Scientist is a guy who performs some of the most strange and quite dangerous science experiments. Some of them include pouring aluminum into a watermelon making it explode into pieces, shooting watermelons with exploding sodium bullets, pouring molten salt into water leading to his fish tank exploding and many others. The scientist is called Kevin Kohler and he does these experiments right outside his house in his backyard.

How Much Money Does TheBackyardScientist Earn On YouTube?


The channel has over 2 million subscribers as of late 2016 growing by an average of 2,000 subs daily and has accumulated over 250 million views so far. New videos are uploaded every week. In a day, the channel gets an average of 450,000 views. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $670 per day ($250,000 a year) from advertisements.

YouTube pays channel owners between $2 – $5 per 1000 monetized views after taking its cut. Not all views get monetized. The ones that are make up around 40% – 60% of the total views due to a wide variety of reasons.