(Last Updated On: May 19, 2019)
GrayStillPlays Net Worth – $450,000
GrayStillPlays is a YouTube channel run by an American YouTuber known as Gray who stays in Florida. He has an estimated net worth of $450,000. He loves doing let’s plays and tutorial of games such as Happy Room, Conan Exiles, Raft, My Summer Car, Hello Neighbor, Brick Rigs, Totally Accurate Battle Simulator and BeamNG.Drive. He releases around two videos per day which focus on game-play, tutorials, tips and tricks, bonus videos and lots more content.
How Much Money Does GrayStillPlays Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 1.4 million subscribers as of 2019 and has accumulated 230 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 400,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $1,600 per day ($600,000 a year) from the ads that appear on the videos.
YouTubers get paid between $2 – $7 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, 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.