(Last Updated On: October 19, 2018)
Forsen Net Worth – $2.2 Million
Forsen is a Swedish Twitch streamer whose real name is Sebastian Hans Eli Fors. He has an estimated net worth of $2.2 million. He is known for competing in Starcarft II and Hearthstone. He won his first tournament in May 2015 HTC Invitational and won a Play It Cool streaming marathon in October 2015. His participation in Darwin Project Invitational tournament earned him 1st place and a total prize money of $20,000. He was once known as the game’s most skilled Miracle Rogue experts.
How Much Money Does Forsen Earn On Twitch?
The streamer has over 1 million followers on the platform earning his a spot in the top 100 most followed streamers and has accumulated a total of 90 million views. He is able to average around 11,000 viewers per stream with his highest viewership count hitting 41,000. Streamers make money through subscribers, donations, ad revenue and bits. Forsen has an estimated 12,500 subscribers from which he makes a minimum of $2.5 a month from each. This should add up to around $31,250 a month ($375,000 a year). He equally makes an equally high amount from the other avenues.
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 Forsen Make From YouTube?
Forsen has a small but growing YouTube channel called ForsenTV which has over 170,000 subscribers and has accumulated over 50 million views. It is able to get an average of 70,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of $130 per day ($50,000 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.