(Last Updated On: January 15, 2019)
Vikkstar123 Net Worth – $4 Million
Vikram Barn is the guy popularly known as Vikkstar123 who owns three different gaming YouTube channels and his estimated net worth is $4 million. He is part of a group of friends called the Sidemen who are also YouTubers. Vikkstar plays most of the popular games that are trending and regular posts videos of the sessions on his three active channels.
How Much Money Does Vikkstar Make On YouTube
Vikkstar123 is his biggest channel with over 6 million subscribers and has accumulated over 1.8 billion views since 2010. This channel averages around 750,000 views a day across its many videos and this in turn generates a revenue of around $3,000 a day ($1.1 million a year)
Vikkstar123HD is his Minecraft Channel where he posts his Minecraft videos. It has over 3 million subscribers and over 930 million views since June 2012. This channel averages 60,000 views per day and in terms of revenue $220 ($80,000 a year)
VikkstarPlays – Random Games is the third channel with over 860k subscribers and 105 million views since 2013. This averages around 30,000 views a day and brings in revenues of around $60 per day.
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.