(Last Updated On: May 17, 2021)
Kitboga Net Worth – $1.8 Million
Kitboga is an American Twitch and YouTube content creator who specializes in creating “scam-baiting” content. He has an estimated net worth of $1.8 million. His content is mainly him engaging in scambaiting several types of scammers such as IRS scammers, refund scammer, technical support scammers etc. He acts as a number of characters during his videos such a grandmother named either Edna, Vara, Matilda or Bernice Anders, a Russian man named Victor Viktoor and a valley girl named Nevaeh.
Kitboga was inspired to follow this route of content production after back in 2017, he found out that his grandmother had fallen victim to many scams designed to prey on the elderly. He discovered a set of vague pre-recorded messages that scam baiters play during calls with the aim of convincing the scammer that there is a real person on the phone without providing any useful information to the scammer.
How Much Money Does Kitboga Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 2.2 million subscribers as of 2021 and has accumulated over 350 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 300,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of $2,400 per day ($880,000 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.
How Much Money Does Kitboga Earn On Twitch?
The streamer has over 1 million followers and has accumulated over 30 million views so far. He is able to get an average of 10,000 viewers per stream with his highest hitting 44,000 viewers. Streamers make money through ads, subscribers, bits and donations. Kitboga has an estimated 6,600 subscribers from which he makes a minimum of $2.5 per day which adds up to $16,500 per month ($200,000 a year).
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.