(Last Updated On: November 30, 2020)
Samara Games Net Worth – $600,000
Samara Games is Canadian YouTube streamer from Vancouver whose real name is Samara Redway. She has an estimated net worth of $600,000. Her content is mainly composed of streaming gaming videos accompanied with an interesting commentary, vlogs, Q&As, challenges etc. She plays games like Minecraft, Fortnite, The Walking Dead and many others. She streams an average of 4 times a week on a regular basis. Outside YouTube, she is dating fellow gaming YouTuber known as Typical Gamer.
How Much Money Does Samara Games Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 1.5 million subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 200 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 $1,000 per day ($365,000 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, 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.
Samara makes extra income through her other channel Samara Redway which has over 750,000 subscribers and 65 million views accumulated. In addition to that, she also gets sponsorship deals and has worked with brands like McDonalds, Miniso etc.