(Last Updated On: April 19, 2019)
(Paul Koushy) PDK Films Net Worth – $5 Million
PDK Films is a YouTube channel created by a guy named Paul Koushy. He has an estimated net worth of $5 million. The content in the channel is mainly about Nerf guns. These include Nerf gun wars, Nerf first person shooter, Nerf zombies etc. Paul studied mechanical engineering at the University Of San Diego. He has a hobby in film making. He has also directed films for the channel called Wolf Pack Films.
How Much Money Does PDK Films Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 9 million subscribers growing at the rate of 6,000 new subs and has accumulated over 2.5 billion views so far. In a day the channel is able to get an average of 1.5 million views from different sources. This should result in an estimated revenue of around $2,700 per day ($1 million a year) from ads.
YouTubers get paid $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.