(Last Updated On: November 15, 2018)
JakenBakeLive Net Worth – $400,000
JakenBakeLive is a popular Twitch streamer from Los Angeles United States whose real name is Jake. He has an estimated net worth of $400,000. He is known for his IRL content specifically in the travel & outdoors categories where he explores different cities and countries. Before his streaming career, Jake got a scholarship to study Chinese for two years in China right after college. He then went back to the United States and worked for a year then decided to pursue learning a new language. He chose Japanese then moved to Japan to work and study there.
How Much Money Does JakenBakeLIVE Earn On Twitch?
The streamer has over 300,000 followers as of 2019 and has accumulated over 12 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 3,500 views per stream with his peak being 24,000 viewers. Streamers make money through ad revenue, subscribers, donations and bits. Jake has over 7,000 subscribers from which he makes a minimum of $2.5 per month from each. This should add up to $17,500 per month ($210,000 a year). He 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.