(Last Updated On: April 13, 2019)
Chris Smoove Net Worth – $6 million
Chris Smoove is an American gaming YouTuber who runs his own self titled channel. He used to be known as Smoove7182954. He has an estimated net worth of $6 million. He is best known for his NBA 2K gameplay plus has a unique auto tuned Splash catchphrase he uses after hitting a 3 pointer shot. He has been able to host various NBA and MLB professional sports players such as Tony Parker from San Antonia Spurs, John Wall from the Washington Wizards, David Ortiz from the Boston Red Sox. Smoove sometimes plays other games outside NBA 2K such as Assasins Creed, The Witcher 3, Batman Arkham Knight, Watch Dogs etc
How Much Money Does Chris Smoove Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 4.5 million subscribers as of 2019 growing by an average of 400 new subs daily and has accumulated over 2.7 billion views so far. In a day it gets an average of 1 million views which should result in an estimated revenue of around $4,000 per day ($1.5 million a year) from ads that show up 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.
Smoove gets extra income through the sale of merchandise such as t-shirts through his website. He also makes extra income through sponsorship deals with different companies that want to promote their products. He has worked with the likes of EA, UBISOFT, Mc Donalds and others.