(Last Updated On: April 19, 2018)
Beyond Science (Mikey Chen) Net Worth – $900,000
Beyond Science is a YouTube channel created by an American guy named Mike Chen. He has an estimated net worth of around $900,000. His content is mainly to bring you stories of strange, mysterious phenomenons and anything else interesting. Outside science he loves food, news, Chinese culture and mysterious phenomenons. He runs other channels called Mikey Chen (vlogs), The Chen Dynasty and Strictly Dumpling mainly about food.
How Much Money Does Beyond Science Earn On YouTube?
Beyond Science has over 2 million subscribers as of 2018 and has accumulated over 350 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 170,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate it an estimated revenue of around $300 per day ($110,000 a year) from the ads that run on the videos.
YouTubers get paid between $2 – $5 per 1000 monetized views after YouTube takes its cut. Monetized views range from 40% – 60% 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, ad engagement 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.
Mikey is able get extra income through revenue from other channels.