(Last Updated On: February 21, 2020)
Actually Happened is a popular YouTube channel that is a digital platform that gives people the chance to have their personal stories turned into animations and shared around the world. The stories range from triumph, heartbreaks, challenges, failures and any other random thing. The only criteria that each story has to have is to be true.
How Much Money Does Actually Happened Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 4.5 million subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 1.8 billion views so far. It is able to get an average of 1.3 million views per day. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $6,500 per day ($2.4 million a year) from the ads that appear 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. The cost of an ad view is based on an auction between advertisers based on views. Advertisers have to bid a minimum of $0.01 per view.
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.