(Last Updated On: May 4, 2019)
Chad Wild Clay Net Worth – $5 Million
Chad Wild Clay is a YouTuber who mainly specializes in doing YouTuber impressions & parodies and singing parody songs. He has an estimated net worth of $5 million. He has roasted and made parody songs of YouTubers like PewDiePie, Jacksepticeye, Markiplier, Leafyishere, Casey Neistat, Scarce, RiceGum, Misha, Keemstar, Marina Joyce etc. He created the channel back in 2006 and first uploaded in 2009. His first viral video was his proposal to Vy which was able to get millions of views. His dream career growing up was to be a musician, songwriter or recording engineer.
How Much Money Does Chad Wild Clay Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 9 million subscribers as of 2019 and has accumulated over 2.5 billion views so much. It is able to get an average of 3.2 million views per day from various sources. This should be able to generate an estimated revenue of around $13,000 per day ($4.8 million a year) from the ads that run 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.
Chad makes extra income through selling merchandise through his website.