(Last Updated On: January 16, 2020)
JacksFilms Net Worth – $8 Million
John Patrick “Jack” Douglass is the guy who runs the channel Jacksfilms on YouTube. He has an estimated net worth of $8 million. He is an American internet personality, musician and comedian. His content is usually parodies of infomercials, skits, sketches, Q&A sessions etc. He was born in Maryland. He went to American University and got to graduate with a major in film and minor in music theory. He started doing videos while in college and his big break came when his parody of a snuggie commercial went viral. The video is titled “The WTF Blanket (Snuggie Parody). He now runs a number of series such as Your Grammer Sucks, JackAsk, PMS, GamerGod88 and YIAY.
Jack runs a channel by the name JackIsANerd which is his vlog. He posts videos there a couple of times in a year.
How Much Money Does JacksFilms Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 5 million subscribers with over 2.4 billion views accumulated so far. Jack uploads a new video every weekday. In a day the channel is able to average 700,000 views. This should result in an estimated revenue of around $3,500 per day ($1.3 million a year) from advertisements.
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.
Jack is able to make extra income outside YouTube. He voices Jimmy in the animated series 16 Bit High and also portrayed Pippen in the movie Bob Thunder: Internet Assassin. He also sells merchandise on his website.