(Last Updated On: January 17, 2021)
Penguinz0 Net Worth – $13 Million
Charlie is the guy who runs the YouTube channel Penguinz0 and is also known as Cr1TiKaL. He has an estimated net worth of $13 million. He is a gaming commentator and is ranked among one of the funniest YouTube commentators. He first started out doing tutorials and performing glitches on various shooter games. He then moved on to gameplay and commentary. He now uses a lot of sarcasm to praise or criticize video games.
How Much Money Does Penguinz0 Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 10 million subscribers as of 2021 and has accumulated over 4.6 billion views since starting out. The channel is able to get over 5.8 million views per day and this should in turn generate an estimated revenue of between $46,000 per day ($16 million a year) from the advertisements.
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.
Charlie makes extra income through his Twitch account under the username Moistcr1tikal. He has over 2.4 million followers on the platform and has accumulated over 25 million views. He is able to get an average of 14,000 viewers per stream and has been able to hit a peak of 61,000 viewers. Streamers make money through ad revenue, subscriptions, bits and donations. Moistcr1tikal has an estimated 19,000 subscribers from which he makes a minimum of $2.5 from each for each month they are subscribed. This should add up to $47,000 a month ($564,000 a year).
Officially, Twitch Partners and Affiliates receive 50% of the total subscription fee, so for the $4.99 tier, the streamer would get around $2.50. Twitch has been known to increase this amount for popular streamers to encourage them to remain on the Twitch platform, with some being upgraded to anywhere from 60% to 100% of the monthly fee.
Streamers make money through the Cheering feature when a fan cheers with bits in the chat. A Cheer is an animated chat emote that uses bits. Typing “Cheer1” will generate a grey bouncing triangle, and cost you 1.4 cents. “Cheer100” brings up a dancing purple diamond, and costs you $1.4. You can Cheer any amount you please (including irregular figures, and the corresponding emotes get larger and larger, up to a “Cheer10000,” a $140 tip represented by a fractured red star. streamers will get 1 cent for every Bit pledged while Twitch will keep the 0.4 cents.
Fans can also donate directly to their favorite streamers through Paypal and also cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, litecoin or ethereum. There are a variety of third-party services which Twitch streamers can connect to their account to activate additional features such as donations and alerts. Some of the more-popular services are Gaming For Good, StreamTip, Muxy, Stream Elements, and StreamLabs. All of these services create a unique donation page for your channel hosted on their own server which you can direct your viewers to make a donation.