(Last Updated On: February 20, 2020)
Kristen Hanby – $1.2 Million
Kristen Hanby is a popular prankster from England who runs his own self titled YouTube channel. He has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million. He first got famous for his practical jokes videos posted on Facebook and has expanded his content onto YouTube. There he does very short prank and challenge videos. Before fame he worked full time on a building site on the small island of Jersey.
How Much Money Does Kristen Handby Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 2.5 million subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 400 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 380,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $2,000 per day ($730,000 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, 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.
Kristen makes more income through the ads on his Facebook videos and brand deals. He has over 4 million followers on his Facebook and Instagram account.