(Last Updated On: April 12, 2018)
Freelee Net Worth – $400,000
Leanne Ratcliffe is an Australian YouTuber who runs the channel Freelee the Banana Girl. She is best known for her practise of eating 51 bananas in a day and extreme vegan diet . Her content is mainly about her talking different things about vegan diets and critiquing various popular diet programs.
Leanne has written a book known as The Raw Till 4 Diet and it contains a 30 daily meal plans, 5 weeks of shopping lists, running programs, weight loss recipes, pyramid & hydration chart and daily motivation.
How Much Money Does Freelee The Banana Girl Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 800,000 subscribers as of 2018 and has accumulated over 350 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 240,000 views per day from various sources and this should generate an estimated revenue of around $430 per day ($160,000 a year) from ads 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.
Leanne generates extra income from the sales of her e-book.