(Last Updated On: January 15, 2020)
Anna Akana Net Worth – $800,000
Anna Akana is an American film-maker, comedian, model, actress and YouTuber. She has an estimated net worth of $800,000. Her ancestry consists of Japanese. Filipino, Hawaiian, Irish, German, Spanish, French and English. She started YouTube in 2011, it was meant to be a place where she could be herself without having the worries of stage fright that happen when she performs stand up comedy at bars and clubs. Akana now does a wide variety of content and used the right does of comedy to each one of the topics she is trying to address.
How Much Money Does Anna Akana Earn On YouTube?
The self title YouTube channel has over 2 million subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 340 million views since starting out. Anna uploads twice a week and the videos on the channel collectively get an average of 100,000 views per day. This should result in an estimated revenue $500 per day ($180,000 a year) from YouTube ads.
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.
Anna make more income from doing stand up comedy shows and film production. She also sells apparel and merchandise through her website.