(Last Updated On: May 2, 2019)
Rich Ferguson Net Worth – $1 Million
Rich Ferguson is an American YouTuber who runs his own self titled YouTube channel. The content on the channel is mainly pranks, How To’s, social experiments, comedy, magic tricks and funny videos.
Rich is a magician by profession. He was the producer and host of Official Poker Chip Tricks and Card Handling DVD Series. Before fame, he went to study engineering in college then worked for UPS.
How Much Money Does Rich Ferguson Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 2.7 million subscribers growing by around 300 new subs daily and has accumulated over 400 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 150,000 views per day from various sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $600 per day ($220,000 a year) from the ads that run 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.
Rich makes extra income through selling of DVDs, Gag books, Camera Prank App and other stuff. He also does various magic events from time to time.