(Last Updated On: March 15, 2019)
Drew Binksy Net Worth – $250,000
Drew Binsky is a popular YouTuber who runs his own self titled channel. He has an estimated net worth of $250,000. He is from Scottsdate Arizona. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a double major in economics and entrepreneurship. He first started traveling after he went to study abroad in Prague during his junior year of college. He ended up traveling to over 20 countries and wanted to make traveling his full time career.
After graduating college Drew moved to South Korea to become an English teacher despite knowing nothing about teaching. He used teaching as an opportunity to live and work abroad. He started a travel blog called The Hungry Partier which documented his crazy travel experiences.
How Much Money Does Drew Binksy Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 800,000 subscribers as of 2019 and has accumulated over 120 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 260,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of $1,000 per day ($365,000 a year) from the ads that appear on the videos.
YouTubers get paid between $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.