How Much Money Lindsey Stirling Makes On YouTube & As A Violinist – Net Worth

(Last Updated On: April 4, 2021)

Lindsey Stirling Net Worth  –  $20 Million


Lindsey Stirling is an American violinist, dancer, performance artist and composer. She has an estimated net worth of $20 Million. She presents choreographed violin performances through live and music videos since 2007. She performs a variety of music styles from the likes of classical, pop, rock, electronic and dance music. She also does covers for those musicians’ songs. She released a music video called Crystallize which was the 8th most-watched video of 2012. In 2010, she was able to reach the quarter-finals on America’s Got Talent.

How Much Money Does Lindsey Stirling Earn On YouTube?

The channel has over 14 million subscribers as of 2021 and has accumulated over 3.5 billion views so far. It is able to get an average of 800,000 per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $6,400 per day ($2.4 million a year) from the 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.

Lindsey makes more income touring. She has done three of them so far which were all very successful making an average of $6 million. She has avoided signing a deal with any record label and manages all her tours on her own. She also generates extra income through endorsement deals from big companies like Turkish Airlines, Travalo and others. Merchandise is also another big revenue earner.

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