(Last Updated On: December 2, 2017)
Yong Yea Net Worth – $120,000
Yong Yea is an American YouTuber from Newark, Delaware but currently living in Los Angeles, California. He has an estimated net worth of $120,000. His content is mainly composed of game news, reviews and discussions. He started doing YouTube back in 2011 as an outlet to express his love and interest in video games and this fun experiment exploded into a vibrant community of passionate and caring gamers.
How Much Money Does Yong Yea Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 400,000 subscribers as of end of 2016 and has accumulated over 100 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 200,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $360 per day ($130,000 a year) from the ads that appear 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.
Yong makes more income through his Patreon account where loyal fans support him with some monthly amounts. The figure currently stand at $1,400 a month.