(Last Updated On: July 11, 2020)
Benjyfishy Net Worth – $1.2 Million
Benjyfishy is a popular gaming YouTuber from the United Kingdom whose real name is Benjy David Fish. He has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million. His main content is gameplay videos of the popular battle royale game, Fortnite. He is also one of the top players in the Fortnite World Cup and has won $450,000 so far in prize money. His success as a pro player has led him to quit a normal school program and focus on homeschooling.
How Much Money Does Benjyfishy Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 2 million subscribers and has accumulated over 150 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 330,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of $1,600 per day ($580,000 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, time of the year, 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.
How Much Money Does Benjyfishy Earn On Twitch?
The streamer has over 1.4 million followers on the platform and has accumulated a total viewership of 15 million views. He is able to get an average of 20,000 views per stream with the highest viewership hitting 83,000. Streamers mainly make money through ads, subscribers, donations and bits. Benjyfishy has an estimated 3,800 subscribers from which he makes a minimum of $2.5 from each for each month they subscribe. This should generate an estimated revenue of $9,500 per month ($114,000 a year).
Officially, Twitch Partners and Affiliates receive 50% of the total subscription fee, so for the $4.99 tier, the streamer would get around $2.50. Twitch has been known to increase this amount for popular streamers to encourage them to remain on the Twitch platform, with some being upgraded to anywhere from 60% to 100% of the monthly fee.
Streamers make money through the Cheering feature when a fan cheers with bits in the chat. A Cheer is an animated chat emote that uses bits. Typing “Cheer1” will generate a grey bouncing triangle, and cost you 1.4 cents. “Cheer100” brings up a dancing purple diamond, and costs you $1.4. You can Cheer any amount you please (including irregular figures, and the corresponding emotes get larger and larger, up to a “Cheer10000,” a $140 tip represented by a fractured red star. streamers will get 1 cent for every Bit pledged while Twitch will keep the 0.4 cents.
Fans can also donate directly to their favorite streamers through Paypal and also cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, litecoin or ethereum. There are a variety of third-party services which Twitch streamers can connect to their account to activate additional features such as donations and alerts. Some of the more-popular services are Gaming For Good, StreamTip, Muxy, Stream Elements, and StreamLabs. All of these services create a unique donation page for your channel hosted on their own server which you can direct your viewers to make a donation.
Benjy makes extra income through sponsorship deals from brands like Turtle Beach, Reebok, Roccat etc.