(Last Updated On: January 10, 2019)
Captain Sparklez Net Worth: $8 Million
Jordan Maron is a gaming YouTuber but you all know him as Captain Sparklez on his YouTube channel. He main posts Minecraft videos with a funny commentary and uploads at least one video everyday on his channel. He has been able to a mass a net worth of $8 million since he started. He has been able to get himself this huge mansion.
How Much Money Does Captain Sparklez Earn On YouTube
Captain Sparklez has over 10 million subscribers as of 2019 and accumulated over 3.4 billion hits across his thousands of videos since 2010. Each of his videos generates over 100,000 hits within the first day. On average his channel gets around 400,000 video views per day. This will translate into earnings of around $1,500 per day ($550,00 a year) from advertisements. His subscriber numbers grow rapidly at the rate of 2500 per day on average.
YouTubers get paid between $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.
Captain Sparklez makes more revenue through other ways such as selling merchandise, appearances and product mentions