(Last Updated On: February 9, 2020)
Iraqveteran8888 Net Worth – $1.4 Million
Iraqveteran8888 is a gun related YouTube channel that is run by a guy named Eric together with his team. He has an estimated net worth of $1.4 million. He works at a gun shop called Moss Pawn and Gun where he has access to most of the firearms he showcases. The content on his YouTube channel is mostly guy reviews, firearm tests, handloading, science experiments and other interesting activities. He started out YouTube as a recreational activity since he didn’t have a full time job so he had a lot of spare time.
How Much Money Does Iraqveteran8888 Earn On YouTube
The channel has over 2.5 million subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 700 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 300,000 views per day from different sources. This should result in an estimated revenue of around $1,500 per day ($550,000 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.
Eric makes extra income through sponsorship deals from companies like FosTech, ATI Gun Stocks, Shoot Steel, AR500 Armor etc. He also sell merchandise through his website.