(Last Updated On: January 8, 2020)
MattHDGamer Net Worth – $2.5 Million
Matthew Craig is the guy popularly known as MattHDGamer and is he made his estimated net worth of $2.5 million through posting gaming videos on YouTube. His channel mainly consists of FIFA let’s play videos, hidden gems, tutorials, squad builders, talks about football related topics and vlogs from time to time.
How Much Money Does Matt HD Gamer Make?
Matt HD Gamer has over 2.5 million subscribers and has amassed over 1 billion views since 2010. In a day the videos in his channel get an average of 300,000 views and this in turn would generate an estimated revenue of $1,200 per day ($440,000 a year) just from YouTube ads.
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.