(Last Updated On: March 13, 2021)
AA9Skillz Net Worth – $2.5 Million
AA9Skillz is an American gaming YouTuber whose real name is Anthony. He was born in Lisbon, Portugal. He has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million. He mostly does FIFA videos on his main channel concentrating mainly on FIFA Ultimate Team’s gameplay and pack openings. He has a number of series such as Road To FUT Championship, Liverpool FIFA 17 Career Mode etc. He also runs another channel called MoreAA9Skillz whereby he posts vlog videos with his girlfriend Ray.
How Much Money Does AA9Skillz Earn On YouTube?
The main channel has over 2 million subscribers as of 2021 and has accumulated over 700 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 150,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $1,100 per day ($400,000 a year) from the ads that appear on the videos.
Skillz makes more income from his second channel by the name MoreAA9Skillz which has over 300,000 subscribers. In a day, it gets an average of 40,000 views which should result in an estimated revenue of around $160 per day ($60,000 a year) from ads.
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.
AA9Skillz makes extra income through his Twitch account where he streams his live gameplay on a daily basis. He also sells merchandise for his fans. On Twitch he has over 700,000 followers and has accumulated over 11 million views so far. He is able to get an average of 3,400 viewers per stream on a regular basis. Streamers make money through ads, subscriptions, donations and bits. Aa9Skillz has an estimated 2,600 subscribers from which he makes a minimum of $2.5 from each for each month they are subscribed. This should add up to $6,500 per month ($78,000 a year).
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 whenever 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.
Aa9Skillz also gets sponsorships from brands like G-Fuel, GameStop, Nations etc.