How Much Money Johnny Harris Makes On YouTube – Net Worth

(Last Updated On: April 8, 2021)

Johnny Harris Net Worth – $700,000


Johnny Harris is an American filmmaker, journalist and YouTube content creator based in Washington DC. He has an estimated net worth of $700,000. He is known for producing and hosting the Borders series for Vox but when the series was canceled he moved his craft on YouTube. His videos are generally about international affairs, history, geography and interesting facts about different things.

Johnny was raised in a Mormon family living in a small town in Oregon. He has however rejected the Mormonism lifestyle. He studied at Brigham Young University where he holds a BA in international relations and later a Masters degree in international peace and conflict resolution from American University.

How Much Money Does Johnny Harris Earn On YouTube?

The channel has over 1.5 million subscribers as of 2021 and has accumulated over 100 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 200,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of $1,600 per day ($580,000 a year) from the ads that appear on the videos.

YouTube content creators based in the US, UK, Canada and Australia generally get paid $2 – $12 per 1000 monetized views after YouTube takes its cut. Monetized views usually range from 40% – 80% of the total views. All these are influenced by several factors like the 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.

Johnny makes extra income through sponsorship deals. He has promoted brands like Skill Share, Morning Brew, Travel Alberta, Intel etc.