(Last Updated On: January 24, 2021)
Anomaly (AnomalyXD) Net Worth – $5 Million
Anomaly is a gaming YouTuber and Twitch streamer from Sweden whose real name is Ludwig Lagerstedt. He has an estimated net worth of $5 million. He started out by streaming gameplay of the popular game known as Counter Strike Global Offensive (CSGO) which he still plays to date. However, he has posted content of him playing other games like Valorant, Cuisine Royale, Call Of Duty and many others. Aside from streaming on Twitch, he also posts highlights of his streams on YouTube.
How Much Money Does Anomaly Earn On YouTube?
Anomaly has over 3 million subscribers growing at the rate of 2000 new subs daily and has accumulated over 1 billion views since starting out. He uploads new videos around 4 times a week. In a day the channel is able to get an average of 400,000 views. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $3,000 per day ($1.1 million a year) from the ads that appear on the videos.
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.
How Much Money Does Anomaly Makes On Twitch?
On Twitch Anomaly has accumulated over 3 million followers on Twitch ever since he started out in 2014. He gets an average of 40,000 viewers per stream and has been able to get a total of 65 million views so far. Streamers make money through ad revenue, subscriptions, donations and bits. Anomaly has over 10,000 subscribers from whom he makes a minimum of $2.5 from each every month. This will add up to $25,000 per month ($300,000 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 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 that 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.
Anomaly makes extra income through selling skins on SkinBaron.