(Last Updated On: September 18, 2018)
BlackHand Net Worth – $500,000
BlackHand is a How To YouTube channel run by a South Korean male YouTuber. He has an estimated net worth of $500,000. His content is mainly variety of How To video tutorials on constructing and making a variety of items such as a Lamborghini steering wheel, drum beat machine, vending machine, football table game etc. He uses inexpensive items like cardboards, Popsicle sticks and others. His most viral videos are his match chain reaction videos where one has over 100 million views.
How Much Money Does BlackHand Make On YouTube?
The channel has over 1 million subscribers as of 2018 and has accumulated over 400 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 1 million views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $1,800 per day ($660,000 a year) from the ads that appear on the videos.
YouTubers get paid between $2 – $5 per 1000 monetized views after YouTube takes its cut. Monetized views range from 40% – 60% 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, ad engagement 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.