(Last Updated On: November 14, 2018)
BrownMan Net Worth – $700,000
BrownMan is a popular streamer on the popular platform called Twitch. His real name is Ray Narvaez Jr and has an estimated net worth of $700,000. He is from Manhattan New York and his parents were immigrants from Puerto Rico. He is known for streaming games like Enter The Gungeon, Red Redemption 2, Fortnite, Stardew Valley and many others. Before going solo, he was an employee of Rooster Teeth Productions and Achievement Hunter host. He was also an employee of GameStop and UPS.
Ray used to attend Queens College before dropping out and ended up working as a bar server at a New York bar. He then went ahead to work as a delivery truck driver assistant at UPS and he termed its as the worst job ever since he hated delivering packages in the cold winter snow. He then moved to Austin Texas where he currently resides and there he got a job at Rooster Teeth where he worked for 2 and a half years.
How Much Money Does BrownMan Earn On Twitch?
The streamer has over 550,000 followers as of 2019 and has accumulated over 12 million views so far. He is able to get an average of 1,500 viewers per stream with his highest being 5,200 viewers in a single stream. Streamers make money through ads, donations, subscribers and bits. BrownMan has over 7,000 subscribers from which he makes a minimum of $2.5 per month from each subscriber. This adds up to $17,500 per month ($210,000 a year). He makes an equally high amount from the other avenues available to him.
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.
How Much Money Does BrownMan Earn From YouTube?
The channel has over 520,000 subscribers as of 2019 and has accumulated over 100 million views so far. it is able to get an average of 60,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $110 per day ($40,000 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.