(Last Updated On: September 14, 2020)
FakeJake Net Worth – $800,000
FakeJake is a popular YouTuber from England, United Kingdom whose real name is Jake Greenwood. He has an estimated net worth of $800,000. His content is mainly composed of him reacting to memes and reviewing various viral content he comes across on various subreddits on Reddit, most of them being viral videos. He posts an average of 5 videos a week on a regular basis. Aside from this channel, he has four other channels by the names RealJake, Why Jake, Jake Verda and FakeJakeLIVE.
How Much Money Does FakeJake Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 600,000 subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 300 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 600,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of $3,000 per day ($1.1 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.
Jake has made extra income through his other channels. RealJake has over 400,000 subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 80 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 230,000 views per day from different sources hence should be able to generate an estimated revenue of $1,200 per day ($400,000 a year).