(Last Updated On: April 18, 2019)
Cute Girls Hairstyles Net Worth – $3 Million
Mindy McKnight is the owner of Cute Girls Hairstyles YouTube channel. She has an estimated net worth of $3 million. She started it out as a hobby, recording videos of her fixing up her children’s hair every morning. She has no formal training in hair-styling but her kids hairstyles grabbed attention whenever they were in school. Her videos includes tutorials of hairstyles like Waterfall Braids, French Braids, Fishtail Braids, plaits, twists, updos etc
The channel was started back in 2008 whereby Mindy would post step by step photos of her hairstyles on her blog. Some of them were too complicated so she had to do video tutorials. Here channel grew to something huge and eventually she made the decision to quit her job. She now has another channel called Millennial Moms targeted towards mothers. She is also thinking of book, TV and manufacturing deals.
How Much Money Does Cute Girls Hairstyles Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 5.6 million subscribers as of 2019 and has accumulated over 1.2 billion views so far. Around two new videos are uploaded every week. In a day the channel is able to get an average of 400,000 views which should generate an estimated revenue of around $1,600 per day ($600,000 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.
Mindy has made more income outside YouTube through her career over the years. She also has a book out which she sells on Amazon.