(Last Updated On: February 10, 2021)
Kurt Hugo Net Worth – $13.5 Million
Kurt Hugo Schneider is an American video editor, producer, musician, singer and songwriter. He mainly produces music videos for a number of YouTube musicians like Avicii and Sam Tsui. He was born in Baltimore Maryland and is of German and Austrian descent. He graduated as class Valedictorian from Wissahickon and magna cum laude from Yale University with a degree in mathematics.
How Much Money Does Kurt Hugo Schneider Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 13.5 million subscribers as of 2021 growing by 4,000 new subs daily and has accumulated over 3.6 billion views so far. He uploads new videos multiple times a week. In a day, the channel gets an average 600,000 views from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $4,800 per day ($1.7 million a year) from the ads that run 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.
Kurt makes extra income through various producing gigs and has worked with big brands like Coca-Cola, NBC etc. He is also a producer, songwriter and performer. He sells his sheet music through his website and earn royalties from Spotify, Apple Music and other streaming platforms.