How Much Money Vsauce Makes On YouTube – Net Worth

(Last Updated On: March 15, 2018)

Vsauce Net Worth – $2.2 Million.


Vsauce1 is a channel created by Michael Stevens back in 2010. There are different Vsauce channels on YouTube but today we will focus on Vsauce 1. Michael is the producer and host.He has been able to get an estimated net worth of $2.2 million mainly earned from this channel and supplemented by other engagements outside the platform. The channel is mostly educational and science oriented whereby the host talks about unexplored and absurd questions. He gets his topics mainly through conversations with friends and he gets curious about some of the details.

How Much Money Does Vsauce Earn On YouTube

The channel has over 13 million subscribers and has accumulated over 1.4 billion views. The channel gets around 420,000 views per day despite averaging around 1 video every two months. In terms of revenue the channel gets around $760 per day ($280,000 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.

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.

Michael gets extra income through various speaking engagements.