(Last Updated On: March 9, 2020)
Eddie ‘The Beast’ Hall Net Worth – $5 Million
Eddie ‘The Beast’ Hall is a popular YouTuber from the United Kingdom whose real name is Edward Stephen Hall. He is a former professional strongman who is notable for winning the World’s Strongest Man 2017 competition and being the world record deadlift holder. He has an estimated net worth of $5 million. He once stated that a genetic mutation that causes myostatin related muscle hypertrophy contributed to his large muscle mass. His content on YouTube is mainly about videos about his journey of being the World’s Strongest Man and beyond. He does videos of him lifting weights and eating different large amounts of food.
How Much Money Does Eddie ‘The Beast’ Hall Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 2 million subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 350 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 $5,000 per day ($1.8 million 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.
Eddie makes extra income through selling merchandise through his website. He is also sponsored by major brands like BooHoo Man, MyoBand, Muhdo, Blakeman’s Sausages and Pulse Fitness. He also made more through the various Strong Man competitions and other live events.