How Much Money CriousGamers (Chilled Chaos) Makes On YouTube – Net Worth

(Last Updated On: January 24, 2020)

CriousGamers Net Worth – $2 million


Anthony is an American gamer who runs the YouTube channel called Chilled Chaos aka CriousGamers. He has an estimated net worth of $2 million. He was a member of the group called Creatures but left in 2011 and formed The Derp Crew. He mainly uploads gaming videos which he commentates. Some of the games he plays are like Garry’s Mod, Call Of Duty etc. Chilled Chaos currently lives in Connecticut and is a graduate of Hofstra University with a business degree.

How Much Money Does CriousGamers (Chilled Chaos) Earn On YouTube?

The channel has over 1.5 million subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 900 million views. It gets an average 150,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $750 per day ($270,000 a year) from ads.

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.

Anthony makes extra income through selling of merchandise on his website plus he also streams gaming video on Twitch.