(Last Updated On: January 19, 2020)
AR12Gaming Net Worth – $1.5 Million
Nick Andrew is the Canadian guy who runs the channel AR12Gaming on YouTube. He has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. It is a gaming channel consisting of gaming videos combined with an entertaining commentary. He mainly plays car games like Forza and GTA 5. He started doing YouTube in January 2012.
How Much Money Does AR12Gaming Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 1.5 million subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 640 million views so far since starting out. He posts around 2 videos per day. The channel is able to average around 470,000 views per day. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $2,300 per day ($840,000 a year) from advertisements.
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.
Nick makes more money through his Twitch channel through subscribers and donations when he is streaming. He also sell merchandise on his website.