(Last Updated On: February 19, 2020)
CJ So Cool Net Worth – $4.5 million
Cordero James Brady is an American YouTuber running the channel CJ So Cool. He has an estimated net worth of $4.5 million. His content revolves around reaction video to popular viral videos, try not to laugh challenges, pranks, vlogs etc. He was born in Gary, Indiana. Before fame on YouTube, he was a casino craps, blackjack and poker dealer. He is also a US Navy Veteran. He has a daughter named Camari and is a stepdad to his 3 kids.
How Much Money Does CJ So Cool Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 8 million subscribers as of 2020 growing by 2,000 daily and has so far accumulated over 2 billion views. The channel is able to get an average of 1.2 million views per day and this in turn generates an estimated revenue of around $6,000 per day ($2.2 million a year) from advertisements 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.
CJ gets extra income from sponsored videos thank to deals with various companies that are willing to pay tens of thousands of dollars for product promotion. He has worked with companies like Seat Geek. He also regularly streams on Twitch with over 100,000 followers. There he earns through donations, subscribers who pay a monthly fee and ad revenue.