(Last Updated On: March 31, 2018)
Ricky Dillon Net Worth – $470,000
Ricky Dillon is a YouTube celebrity who got famous while still using the username PICKLEandBANANA. He has an estimated net worth of $470,000. He was part of the group Our2ndLife together with the likes Connor Franta, Sam Pottorff, JC Caylen, Kian Lawley and Trevor Moran before they split up in 2014. Ricky has two channels, his main channel and his vlogging channel. On his main channel he uploads a wide variety of content such as challenges, reactions, skits and many other different types of content.
How Much Money Does Ricky Dillon Earn On YouTube?
The main channel, Ricky Dillon, has over 3.3 million subscribers as of early 2018 growing by an average of 100 new subs daily and has amassed over 400 million views since starting out. The upload rate on this channel is about once per week and the videos in the channel cumulatively get around 150,000 views per day. This should result in an estimated revenue of around $270 per day ($100,000 a year) from ads 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.
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.
Ricky is also a musician so he makes more income from music sales and on stage performances. He also has a book out which he sales and sells various merchandise on his website.