(Last Updated On: January 1, 2021)
(Before They Were Famous) Michael McCrudden Net Worth – $2.5 Million
Michael McCrudden runs the series Before and After They Were Famous YouTube show that mainly talks about celebrities and famous people lives before they were famous, after they were famous and before they were dead. He is the main host but he also gets. other guest hosts to help him out from time to to time. He has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million mainly earned through his YouTube channel over the years.
Michael is from Canada, specifically Mississauga in Ontario Canada. He is a writer, producer, actor and host in terms of professions. He graduated from McMaster University where he studied Television, Writing & Producing. He has worked as the host of Shaw Media’s dating show called Get Real, Get Lucky and appeared in Dual Suspects, Nikita, King and Covert Affairs. On YouTube he worked with Inform Overload and i.O.Trendz.
How Much Money Does Michael McCrudden Earn On YouTube?
Michael McCrudden’s YouTube channel has over 3.5 million subscribers and has accumulated over 1 billion views since 2009. In a single day the channel generates an average of 200,000 hits across its videos which in turn generates revenue of around $1,800 per day or around $660,000 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.