(Last Updated On: November 25, 2020)
Ludwig Net Worth – $2.5 Million
Ludwig is popular content creator from the United States whose full name is Ludwig Ahgren. He has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million. His content is mainly composed
of commentary videos talking about different topics, skits, gaming videos and anything else his viewers may find interesting. Aside from YouTube, he also streams some of his content on Twitch where he has been able to amass over 900,000 followers.
Ludwig grew up in New Hampshire and went to Arizona State University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature and Journalism. While streaming part time, he worked various jobs around Los Angeles such being a marketing team member at a IQ Vapes and as a customer support for Apple. He quit his job when his online job became sustainable.
How Much Money Does Ludwig Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 1 million subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 250 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 550,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of $2,800 per day ($1 million 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, 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 Ludwig Earn On Twitch?
The streamer has over 900,000 followers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 18 million views so far. He is able to get an average of 9,800 viewers per stream with his highest viewership reaching 54,000 viewers. Streamers make money through subscribers, ad revenue, donations and bits. Ludwig has over 28,000 subscribers from whom he makes a minimum of $2.5 per month from each. This revenue stream should generate around $70,000 a month ($840,000 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.
Ludwig makes extra income through sponsorship deals from different brands.