(Last Updated On: February 17, 2020)
Theme Park Review (Robb Alvey) Net Worth – $5 Million
Theme Park Review is a YouTube channel dedicated to reviewing various theme parks all over the world. The videos here are mainly roller coaster videos, theme parks and point of view videos that showcase how each of the rides looks like. Some of the most popular theme parks featured include Walt Disney World, Six Flags, Cedar Point, Disneyland, Tokyo Disneyland, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, Busch Gardens etc.
The channel is owned by an American guy named Robb Alvey om Southern California. He has been on over 1400 coasters all over the world and has regularly documented his travels through YouTube plus his website. He and his wife have been featured on theme park documentaries for Discovery Channel, Travel Channel and TLC.
How Much Money Does Theme Park Review Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 1.8 million subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 1.2 billion views so far. It is able to get an average of 350,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $1,750 per day ($640,000 a year) from the ads that appear 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.
Robb makes extra income through selling tickets to fans who wanted to be involved in theme park tours. He once organized a 40 person world tour that included Aussie World in Australia. They also post more videos to their Facebook page with millions of followers and some of the videos have gone viral. Most of these videos have ad breaks in the from which he makes money from.