(Last Updated On: May 19, 2019)
Sham Idrees Net Worth – $4 Million
Sham Idrees is a popular YouTuber from England whose real name is Ehtesham Idrees. He has an estimated net worth of $4 million. He is a singer songwriter, MC and record producer for singles like “Bolo Na”, “Fame and a Girl” and “Pyar Hoa”. He is also a popular social media star with millions of followers on Facebook and YouTube. He runs two active channels which have a wide Pakistani audience.
How Much Money Does Sham Idrees Earn On YouTube?
The main channel has over 2 million subscribers and has accumulated over 500 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 350,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $1,400 per day ($500,000 a year) from the ads that appear on the videos.
His vlog channel has over 2 million subscribers and over 600 million views so far. It is able to get an average 450,000 views per day and this should generate an estimated revenue of around $1,800 per day ($660,000 a year).
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.
Sham makes extra income through posting videos on Facebook and his music career.