How Much Money Kandee Johnson Makes On YouTube – Net Worth

(Last Updated On: March 30, 2018)

Kandee Johnson
Kandee Johnson Net Worth – $300,000


Kandee Johnson is an internet personality thanks to her famous YouTube channel that is self-titled. She has an estimated net worth of $300,000 thanks to it. She is a markup artist hence uses her skills in the craft to showcase various make up tutorials. She transforms herself into various beloved characters and also celebrities eg Miley Cyrus, Beyonce, Kim Kardashian etc. She has graduated from beauty school where she has focused on just make-up. Her first job was on VH1’s I Love The 80s where she was a make-up artist. Afterwards she has been a guest judge on How Do I Look and featured in some of the most famous magazines.

How Much Money Does Kandee Johnson Earn On YouTube


Her channel has over 3.9 million subscribers and has amassed over 420 million views over the years. In a day the videos cumulatively get around 60,000 views per day. This should in turn generate an estimated revenue of around $110 per day ($40,000 a year) from ads that run 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.

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.

Kandee makes an extra income doing the make up of various famous celebrities, endorsement deals and product placements.