(Last Updated On: May 25, 2019)
Trick2g Net Worth – $3.5 Million
Trick2g is an American League of Legends high-elo player, full time streamer and the owner of Team Gates. He has an estimated net worth of $3.5 million and his real name is Tim Foley. He is known for his Nasus and Udyr and popularized the term “D Cane” when describing Nasus. He started streaming in 2012 and has been able to accumulate millions of followers. Before game in the gaming industry Tim had a carpet cleaning business in Florida.
How Much Money Does Trick2g Earn On Twitch?
The streamer has over 1.5 million followers and has accumulated over 150 million views so far. He is able to get an average 3,000 viewers per stream but has been able to achieve a peak viewership of 16,470 viewers. Twitch streamers make money through subscriptions, donations, ad revenue and bits. Trick2g has around 4,500 subscribers whom he make a minimum of $2.5 per month. This amounts to around $11,250 per month ($135,000 a year). He makes an equally high amount of revenue from the other sources of income.
Officially, Twitch Partners and Affiliates receive 50% of the total subscription fee, so for the $4.99 tier, the streamer would get around $2.50. Twitch has been known to increase this amount for popular streamers to encourage them to remain on the Twitch platform, with some being upgraded to anywhere from 60% to 100% of the monthly fee.
Streamers make money through the Cheering feature when a fan cheers with bits in the chat. A Cheer is an animated chat emote that uses bits. Typing “Cheer1” will generate a grey bouncing triangle, and cost you 1.4 cents. “Cheer100” brings up a dancing purple diamond, and costs you $1.4. You can Cheer any amount you please (including irregular figures, and the corresponding emotes get larger and larger, up to a “Cheer10000,” a $140 tip represented by a fractured red star. streamers will get 1 cent for every Bit pledged while Twitch will keep the 0.4 cents.
Fans can also donate directly to their favorite streamers through Paypal and also cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, litecoin or ethereum. There are a variety of third-party services which Twitch streamers can connect to their account to activate additional features such as donations and alerts. Some of the more-popular services are Gaming For Good, StreamTip, Muxy, Stream Elements, and StreamLabs. All of these services create a unique donation page for your channel hosted on their own server which you can direct your viewers to make a donation.
How Much Money Does Trick2g Make On YouTube?
The channel has over 1.1 million followers as of 2019 and has accumulated over 450 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 300,000 views per day from different parts of the world. This should generate an estimated revenue of $1,200 per day ($440,000 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.