(Last Updated On: May 18, 2018)
Sargon Of Akkad Net Worth – $400,000
Sargon Of Akkad is a British YouTuber whose real name is Carl Benjamin. He has an estimated net worth of $400,000. He says his content is mainly finding the truth of the matter using rational arguments backed up by evidence and dismantling ideological nonsense. He also likes to have-in-depth conversations with stimulating people on a wide variety of subjects, varying from gaming, anti-ideology, history and fiction. He identifies as a classical liberal.
How Much Money Does Sargon Of Akkad Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 900,000 subscribers as of 2018 and has accumulated over 300 million views so far. In a day, it gets an average of 150,000 views from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $270 per day ($100,000 a year) from the ads that run 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.
Sargon generates extra income through his Patreon account where people pledge to support him with a certain amount of money every month. Currently the amount stands at around $8,000 a month.