(Last Updated On: March 12, 2019)
LDShadowLady Net Worth – $5 Million
Lizzie is the British YouTuber popularly known as LDShadowLady online. She has an estimated net worth of $5 million. She posts gaming videos mainly about Minecraft. Her Minecraft series known as Shadowcraft has been widely popular. She is a member of Pixel Pact. Before her YouTube career she was studying computer animation in Liverpool. Her first video game upload was on Call Of Duty. Her sister Maddie is the owner of the channel Microglitching and she dated Joel Smallishbeans, another YouTube gamer.
How Much Money Does LDShadowLady Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 4.8 million subscribers as of 2019 and has accumulated over 2 billion views since starting out. Lizzie doesn’t have an upload schedule but uploads as much as she can. The videos cumulatively get around 1 million views per day and this should generate an estimated revenue of around $4,000 per day ($1.5 million a year) from advertisements.
YouTubers get paid between $2 – $7 per 1000 monetized views after YouTube takes its cut. Monetized views range from 40% – 80% 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, 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.
Lizzie makes more money through ads on her Twitch channel where she streams gameplays from time to time. She also does some sponsored videos from time to time and companies pay thousands of dollars for product exposure. She has worked with QuizUp, Pixar, Sims 4 etc