(Last Updated On: August 10, 2019)
ShawStrength (Brian Shaw) Net Worth – $1 Million
ShawStrength is a popular YouTube channel created by a 4 time World’s Strongest Man who goes by the name Brian Shaw. He has an estimated net worth of $1 million. His content is dedicated to entertaining viewers with world-class feats of strength while humbly teaching others to become stronger in body and mind. He talks about popular topics such as strongman diet & nutrition, strongman workouts, routines and going thoroughly into proper form technique equipment. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist plus dedicated to be an ambassador of the strongman sport.
Brian began his career as a strongman with a win when he entered the Denver Strongest Man contest in October 2005 with no formal training. He won in 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2016.
How Much Money Does ShawStrength Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 1.5 million subscribers as of 2019 and has accumulated over 200 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 400,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of $1,600 per day ($580,000 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.
Brian Shaw makes extra income through prize money from the strongman competitions and these range between $80,000 – $1,000 depending on ones ranking. He also makes more through sponsorship deals from brands like Redcon1, Mark Bell Sling Shot, Rogue Fitness etc.