(Last Updated On: July 22, 2018)
John Hicks Net Worth – $200,000
John Hicks is a YouTuber, BMX rider and talented videographer. He has an estimated net worth of $200,000. He is from Long Beach, California. Due to him being home-schooled from the ages of 14 to 17, he was always on his bike everyday and also improving his bike skills. His content on YouTube is basically highlights of his day to day activities as he showcases his video skills plus what he can do on the bike. Before YouTube, he used to work with Vital through working on The Big BMX Show.
How Much Money Does John Hicks Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 1 million subscribers as of 2018 and has accumulated over 100 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 120,000 views per day from different sources. This should result in an estimated revenue of around $210 per day ($76,000 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.
John Hicks makes income through working on various filming projects.