(Last Updated On: May 5, 2019)
RoomieOfficial Net Worth – $1.3 Million
Roomie is a Swedish YouTuber whose real name is Joel Berghult. He has an estimated net worth of $1.3 million. He runs the YouTube channel RoomieOfficial. His content is mainly doing song covers and has the ability to mimic the voices of various famous musicians such as Justin Bieber, Brendon Urie, Frank Sinatra, Charlie Puth, Steve Harrell, Andrew Taggart, Ellie Goulding etc.
Joel is from Stockholm, Sweden and currently lives in London England. He started doing YouTube back in 2010 mainly doing original music.
How Much Money Does RoomieOfficial Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 5 million subscribers as of 2019 growing by an average of 2,000 new subs daily and has accumulated over 650 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 750,000 views per day from various sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $3,000 per day ($1.1 million 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.