(Last Updated On: February 27, 2020)
Bald and Bankrupt Net Worth – $600,000
Bald and Bankrupt is a popular YouTuber from the United Kingdom whose real name is Benjamin Rich. He has an estimated net worth of $600,000. His content is mainly based on traveling to peculiar foreign countries and records his experiences in them. He has traveled to countries like India, Russia, Burma, Bolivia, Belarus, Moldova and others. He has collaborated with fellow YouTuber friend Harald Baldr who is from Norway. They first met in at a gym in Ukraine.
How Much Money Does Bald and Bankrupt Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 2 million subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 250 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 400,000 million views per day from different sources. It is able to get an average of $2,000 per day ($730,000 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.
Mr Bald makes extra income through selling merch and his book on Amazon.