(Last Updated On: January 1, 2019)
Samcrac Net Worth – $500,000
Samcrac is a popular car YouTube channel created an run by a guy named Sam who hails from the United States. He has an estimated net worth of $500,000. His content is mainly in the salvage and budget car theme. He buys various cars that have been damaged and takes his viewers through the process of fixing it up and rebuilding it till it works like a brand new car. He also does tips and secrets behind the cars being sold at bidding plus advice on how to get the car running in the cheapest way possible.
How Much Money Does Samcrac Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 800,000 subscribers as of 2019 and has accumulated over 100 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 220,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $900 per day ($330,000 a year) from the ads that appear on the videos.
YouTubers get paid between $2 – $5 per 1000 monetized views after YouTube takes its cut. Monetized views range from 40% – 60% 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, ad engagement 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.
Sam gets more income through selling some of the cars he rebuilds. He also gets brands deals whereby the promotes different brands and gets paid for that. He has promoted brands like Pokerstars, Copart and others.