(Last Updated On: January 6, 2021)
Jelly Net Worth – $50 Million
Jelle Van Vucht is a Dutch gaming YouTuber who got his high popularity and an estimated net worth of $50 million from posting gaming videos on YouTube. He mainly does GTA, Happy Wheels and Slither.io but from time to time he tries out other games. He used to study an audiovisual course in Eindhoven but quit to focus on YouTube which was more profitable. He has partnered with the likes of Kwebbelkop and Slogoman in a number of his videos. Apart from gaming, Jelly also posts vlog videos from time to time.
How Much Money Does Jelly Earn On YouTube?
Jelly has over 23 million subscribers and has accumulated over 15 billion views since he started out in May 2014. Around 2 videos are uploaded everyday and the videos in the channel get an average of 11 million views per day. This in turn generate an estimated revenue of around $88,000 per day ($32 million a year) all from ads that appear on the videos.
YouTube content creators based in the US, UK, Canada and Australia generally get paid $2 – $12 per 1000 monetized views after YouTube takes its cut. Monetized views usually range from 40% – 80% of the total views. All these are influenced by several factors like the device played on, time of the year, 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.
Jelle sells merchandise to his fans in his online store and this brings in a considerable amount of income which can also be supplemented by sponsorship deals.