(Last Updated On: January 5, 2020)
Jacksepticeye Net Worth – $35 Million
Sean William McLoughlin is the guy popularly known as Jacksepticeye on YouTube. He is an Irish YouTuber whose main focus is gaming and has made an estimated net worth of $35 million mainly from YouTube. He also adds some vlogs to his channel from time to time to entertain his audience constantly. He plays a variety of games eg GTA 5, Happy Wheels and Undertale.
How Much Money Does Jacksepticeye Earn Online?
Jacksepticeye YouTube channel has over 25 million subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 13 billion views since February 2007. He uploads around 2 videos per day and in a day the videos in total average 4.5 million views per day. This will in turn generate an estimated revenue of around $22,000 per day ($8 million a year) just from YouTube 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.
Sean is able to supplement his income through earnings from merchandise sales which include a variety of items like tank tops, hoodies, beanies etc. He also gets a number of lucrative brand deals and has worked with brands like Vacation Simulator VR, Warner Brothers, Dauntless, Wargaming and many others.