(Last Updated On: January 15, 2020)
(Marcel) BasicallyIDoWrk Net Worth – $2.5 Million
Marcel is the guy who is popularly known as BasicallyIDoWrk on YouTube. He has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million. He is a comedy gaming YouTuber and is known for his insurmountable rage moments when playing. He lived in Seattle Washington in the United States then moved to the United Kingdom. The username ‘BasicallyIDoWrk’ was inspired by an MTV show with his friends saying how Marcel “does work”.
How Much Money Does BasicallyIDoWrk Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 4.8 million subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 980 million views since starting out. He uploads gaming videos 2 – 5 times a week. In terms of views, the channel is able to get an average of 480,000 views per day. This should translate in an estimated revenue of between $2,400 per day ($880,000 per year) from advertisements.
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.
Marcel sells merchandise on his online store which basically consist of t-shirts. These add extra cash to his total income.