(Last Updated On: February 18, 2020)
Patricia Bright Net Worth – $1.2 Million
Patricia Bright is a fashion and beauty YouTuber from the United Kingdom. She has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million. Her content is mainly about beauty and fashion trends ranging from make up reviews, make up tutorials, unboxing etc. Initially she started her channel under the name BritPopPrincess back in 2010 and has been growing her following ever since.
Before YouTube, Patricia spent time pursuing a degree in accountancy and finance. She then landed herself an internship at investment bank Merrill Lynch. She run a hair saloon from her living room to help fund her education. While working she kept her extracurricular activities a secret from her colleagues until someone ended up distributing her videos around the office. She is married to a guy named Mike.
How Much Money Does Patricia Bright Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 2.9 million subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 350 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 180,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $700 per day ($260,000 a year) from the ads that appear on the videos.
YouTubers get paid between $2 – $7 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, 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.
Patricia makes extra income through sponsored posts on her Instagram account with over 1.2 million followers. She has been sponsored by companies like Huawei, Pandora, Cluse, Topshop, Starbucks, Lancome and many others. She pays herself a salary of £65,000 a year and invests most of her residual income in real estate together with her husband. She also had a day job before doing YouTube fulltime.