(Last Updated On: April 25, 2018)
Derek Deso Net Worth – $700,000
Derek Deso is an American YouTuber from Southern California. He has an estimated net worth of $700,000. His content is mainly challenges, pranks, sketches, vlogs and other random stuff. He is a middle child in a family of three boys. For fun he likes to play basketball, shopping, cooking etc. His girlfriend also feature in some of the videos pranking each other.
How Much Money Does Derek Deso Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 1.8 million subscribers as of 2018 and has accumulated over 450 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 350,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $630 per day ($230,000 a year) from the ads that run on the videos.
The second channel DerekDesoDaily has over 800,000 subscribers and has accumulated over 130 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 300,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $540 per day ($200,000 a year) from the ads that appear on the videos.
YouTubers get paid between $2 – $5 per 1000 monetized views after YouTube takes its cut. Monetized views range from 40% – 60% 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, ad engagement 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.
Derek gets extra income from sponsored videos from different companies such as Best Fiends.