(Last Updated On: February 26, 2020)
Alex Meyers Net Worth – $800,000
Alex Meyers is a popular YouTube animator who runs his own self titled channel. He has an estimated net worth of $800,000. Basically, he makes cartoons and video essays about movies, tv shows actors and other times he tells various stories about his life. He was born and raised in Sioux City, Iowa. He then later moved to Japan in 2006. He started doing YouTube in 2016 after getting bored at work. He has been gradually growing his fan base ever since. He upload an average of 1 video per week.
How Much Money Does Alex Meyers Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 3 million subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 400 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 600,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of $3,000 per day ($730,000 a year) from the ads that appear as the videos play.
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.