(Last Updated On: August 17, 2021)
Staycation Net Worth – $400,000
Staycation is a popular gaming YouTuber from Nova Scotia, Canada. He has an estimated net worth of $400,000. His content is mainly first-person shooter gameplay videos with an entertaining commentary to accompany it. He mainly plays the popular battle royale game known as Apex Legends. Aside from YouTube, he also live-streams his content on Twitch. Before YouTube, he was mainly interested in football hence has been playing it since elementary school all the way to university. He is doing a marketing major in university.
How Much Money Does Staycation Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 500,000 subscribers as of 2021 and has accumulated over 120 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 120,000 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.
YouTube content creators based in the US, UK, Canada and Australia generally get paid $2 – $12 per 1000 monetized views after YouTube takes its cut. Monetized views usually range from 40% – 80% of the total views. All these are influenced by several factors like the 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.
Staycation makes extra income through Twitch where streamers make money through donations, subscriptions, ads and bits. On the platform he has an estimated 1,400 subscribers from whom he makes a minimum of $2.5 per month from each. This should add up to $3,500 per month ($42,000 a year). He also has a number of lucrative sponsorship deals from brands like Scufgaming and Kontrolfreek.