(Last Updated On: October 5, 2019)
Zach King Net Worth – $1.5 Million
Zach King is a popular YouTuber whose real name is Zachary Michael King. He is an American Vine star and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. He has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. He got famous for his “magic vines” which are six second videos which were digitally edited to look like he is doing magic videos. His content on YouTube is mainly posting short magic videos on a weekly or monthly basis. In 2010 he won the Hewlett-Packard commercial contest in 2010 and in 2015 he participated in the 28th season of The Amazing Race.
How Much Money Does Zach King Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 4.5 million subscribers as of 2019 and has accumulated over 320 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 200,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of $800 per day ($300,000 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.
Zach makes extra income from his other ventures. He started a website in 2008 to offer training and tips on the editing software Final Cut Pro. He also started selling training seminars and used the money to pay for his college. He also was a voice character on Zootopia. He also sells merchandise and his book on his website. He boasts of over 22 million followers on Instagram and through this platform he is able to get lucrative brand deals whereby companies pay him thousands of dollars to promote their products. He has worked with companies like Chrysler, Lacoste, Buick, LG, Crayola etc.