(Last Updated On: January 10, 2020)
Shonduras Net Worth – $5 Million
Shaun Todd McBride is an American social media personality thanks to his huge following on Snapchat, Vine and YouTube. Online he is popular known by the name Shonduras, a combination of “Shaun” and “Honduras”. McBride served as a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Honduras. Currently he lives in Clearfield, Utah with his wife. His videos are basically vlogs of him and his family. He has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
How Much Money Does Shonduras Earn On YouTube?
Shonduras has over 2.6 million subscribers growing by 500 new subs a day and has accumulated over 1.8 billion views since the channel was started. Around 1 video is uploaded every day and they collectively get an around 2.8 million views per day. These will generate an estimated revenue of around $14,000 per day ($5 million a year) from ads that run on the videos.
YouTubers get paid between $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.
Shonduras makes extra income through selling clothing merchandise. He also makes extra income through doing sponsorship deals with different companies he has so far worked with Subaru, Swedish Fish, Dolby, Best Fiends, Samsung and many others. He is also part of the group that runs the gaming team known as Space Station Gaming which he co-founded with his friends such as Tanner Fox and others.