(Last Updated On: May 17, 2019)
Randy Santel Net Worth – $500,000
Randy Santel is a professional eater from St Louis, Missouri in the US. He mainly focuses on winning and promoting food challenges all around the world. He has an estimated net worth of around $500,000. He claims to have the most food challenge wins out of all eaters around the world. His content on YouTube is basically him doing different food challenges in different parts of the world.
Outside of YouTube, Randy is the owner and operator of FoodChallenges.com which has a full database of all current restaurant eating challenges available in over 30 countries around the world. He is now is school again in Missouri State University planning to be a dietitian.
How Much Money Does Randy Santel Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 1 million subscribers as of 2019 and has accumulated over 250 million views so far. In a day, it gets around 300,000 views from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $1,200 per day ($440,000 a year) from the ads that appear on the videos.
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.
Randy makes more income through his Patreon account whereby loyal fans can support him with a monthly amount. It currently stands at $280 a month. He also gets more income from his website.