(Last Updated On: January 15, 2020)
Brent Rivera Net Worth – $6.5 Million
Brent Rivera is a Vine Star who turned into a YouTube star and is formerly known as MrBrent98 on YouTube and Brent Rivera on Vine. He has an estimated net worth of $6.5 million. On Vine he has over 8 million followers thanks to his highly popular funny Vine videos. He started acting when he was 11 years old and has always wanted to entertain people. Currently, his videos on YouTube are mostly comedy sketches on various random topics.
How Much Money Does MrBrent98 Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 15 million subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 2.7 billion views since starting out. Brent uploads a new video every week and the channel is able to get an average of 3 million views per day. This should be able to bring in a an estimated revenue of around $15,000 per day ($5.5 million a year) 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.
Brent makes more money through brand deals on his Instagram account from companies like Colgate. He also does some YouTube Red originals