How Much Money PhoneBuff Makes On YouTube – Net Worth

(Last Updated On: August 19, 2018)

PhoneBuff Net Worth – $260,000


PhoneBuff is a tech YouTube channel run by a guy named David Rahimi. He has an estimated net worth of $260,000. He is also the editor-in-chief of The content is mainly about phone reviews, phone comparisons, drop tests, speed tests and other random content. His most popular video is the ‘iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Drop Tes!’ with over 14.4 million views.

How Much Money Does PhoneBuff Earn On YouTube?

The channel has over 1 million subscribers as of 2018 and has accumulated over 220 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 90,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $160 per day ($60,000 a year) from the ads that appear 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.

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