(Last Updated On: January 15, 2020)
Boogie2988 Net Worth – $2.5 Million
Steven Williams is the popular YouTuber known as Boogie2988 online. He has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million. He makes videos geared towards gaming news and gaming. The other type of content he makes are vlogs, comedy sketches, articles. parodies and game play videos. Sometimes he talks about life topics and gives advice on a variety of life subjects. Boogie started out YouTube back in April 2006 with his first video being a 49 second clip of him playing Dungeons and Dragons with this friend.
How Much Money Does Boogie2988 Earn On YouTube
The channel has over 4.5 million subscribers as of 2019 and has accumulated over 900 million views since staring out. The videos in the channel cumulatively average around 120,000 views per day. This should in turn generate an estimated revenue of around $600 per day ($220,000 a year) from the advertisements on the videos.
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.
Boogie has a Twitch channel where he streams gaming videos and makes money from ad revenue. He also receives thousands in donations from fans on his Patreon and Paypal accounts. Merchandise sales are also a good source of income for him. He also sell music on iTunes since he has featured in a number of songs.