How Much Money AJ Lapray Makes On YouTube – Net Worth

(Last Updated On: February 26, 2020)

AJ Lapray Net Worth – $300,000


AJ Lapray is a popular basketball player and YouTuber from Oregon, United States. He has an estimated net worth of $300,000. He played Division 1 basketball at the University of Oregon, Pepperdine University and Rice University. He also led Sprague High School to the state playoffs while averaging 17 ppg during his senior year. His content is compromised of vlogs, challenges, basketball and anything else he loves. He uploads an average of 2 – 3 videos a week. His most popular video “Nerds Dunk On Hoopers At Venice Beach” has over 16 million views within a year.

How Much Money Does AJ Lapray Earn On YouTube?

The channel has over 1 million subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 180 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 300,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of $1,500 per day ($550,000 a year) from the ads that appear on the videos.

YouTubers get paid $2 – $7 per 1000 monetized views after YouTube takes its cut. Monetized views range from 40% – 80% 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, type of advertisement, ad engagement, type of content 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.