How Much Money James Reacts Makes On YouTube – Net Worth

(Last Updated On: March 31, 2018)

james-reactsJames Reacts Net Worth – $40,000


James Nguyen is the guy who runs the channel called James Reacts. He has an estimated net worth of $40,000. His lyric prank videos have gained massive popularity online and he has a number of them on his channel. His other videos are mainly prank videos and a couple of reaction videos. Before going solo, James used to work with three other friends in creating YouTube videos.

How Much Money Does James Reacts Earn On YouTube?


The channel has over 600,000 subscribers as of early 2017 and has so far accumulated over 65 million views since starting out. In a day the channel’s videos together average 20,000 views cumulatively. This should result in an estimated revenue of around $35 per day ($13,000 a year) from advertisements.

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.

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