(Last Updated On: April 11, 2018)
Pants Are Dragon Net Worth – $270,000
Luigidragon is a Canadian YouTuber and Twitch gamer who runs the channel known as Pants Are Dragon. He has an estimated net worth of $270,000 mainly earned from the two ventures. His real name is Matthew Nguyen and his content is mainly pro-level commentaries and guides for League of Legends.
Before online fame he was doing a Computer Science degree and then started uploading actively in 2012.
How Much Money Does Pants Are Dragon Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 660,000 subscribers as of 2018 and has accumulated over 230 million views so far. In a day, the channel is able to get an average of 140,000 views and this should result in an estimated revenue of around $450 per day ($165,000 a year) from the ads that run on the videos.
YouTubers get paid between $2 – $5 per 1000 monetized views after YouTube takes its cut. Monetized views range from 40% – 60% 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, ad engagement 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.
Pants are Dragon gets extra income through his Twitch account where he gets paid ad revenue, donations and monthly subscribers who pay a fee. He also sells various merchandise through his website.