(Last Updated On: May 21, 2020)
Thomas Petrou Net Worth – $500,000
Thomas Petrou is a popular YouTuber from the United States who runs his self titled channel which was formerly known as PetrouTV. He has an estimated net worth of $500,000. His content is mainly composed of vlogs highlighting what he is up to. Aside from this, he also does challenge videos and anything else that will entertaining for his followers. Before fame on YouTube, he pursued a modeling career when he was just 16 years old. He joined TikTok and has been able to amass over 4.6 million followers. He then went ahead to form the group known as The Hype House. He started vlogging when he was 13 and has done over 1,000 videos.
How Much Money Does Thomas Petrou Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 800,000 subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 150 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 500,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of $2,000 per day ($730,000 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, 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.
Thomas makes extra income through brands deals. He has worked with brands like Sonic and others. He also sells merchandise through the Hype House brand.