(Last Updated On: February 1, 2019)
Steve1989MREInfo Net Worth – $350,000
Steve1989MREInfo is a popular YouTube channel created by an American YouTuber known as Steve Thomas. He has an estimated net worth of $350,000. His content is basically him filming himself eating his way through military history. Some of the popular things he has eaten include a 1969 Vietnam meal combat individual c ration spaghetti vintage, a 1945 WW2 US K ration breakfast, a 2015 Russian mountain ration etc. He describes it as a virtual museum since he opens rare, expensive and hard to come by War Ration Relics that have not been filmed in the past over 75 years.
How Much Money Does Steve1989MREInfo Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 1.3 million subscribers as of 2019 and has accumulated over 170 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 180,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $720 per day ($260,000 a year) from the ads that appear on the videos.
YouTubers get paid between $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.