(Last Updated On: May 19, 2019)
Taylor Davis Net Worth – $800,000
Taylor Davis is an American violinist YouTuber from the MidWest who got famous for doing covers of various popular songs by using her violin. She has an estimated net worth of $800,000. She had always had an interest in music for the longest time and wanted to try out a career in music right after she graduated. One day when she was just checking out song game music on YouTube she came across some pianist who were posting videos of themselves performing video game songs and she was surprised that many people were interested in that type of content. Since she was very passionate about that type of music she gave it a try. Some of her most popular covers with over 20 million views are He’s A Pirate & Naruto Sadness and Sorrow.
How Much Money Does Taylor Davis Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 2.6 million subscribers as of 2019 and has accumulated over 430 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 130,000 views per day from different sources on the internet. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $500 per day ($180,000 a year) from the ads that appear on her 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.
As for her future plans Taylor wants to do more original music rather than covers. She generates extra income through touring and selling merchandise.