(Last Updated On: February 10, 2018)
TYT ako The Young Turks is an American political commentary web series hosted by journalists Cenk Uyugur and Ana Kasparian. They mainly do political news and provide their opinions on the topics. Young Turk is a young progressive or insurgent member of an institution, movement or political party. The show began as a radio program on Sirius Satellite then later went on to Air America. The web component was launched in 2005.
How Much Money Do The Young Turks Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 3.7 million subscribers as of 2018 and has accumulated over 4.2 billion views so far. It gets an average of 1.7 million views per day across it numerous videos cumulatively. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $3,000 per day ($1.2 million a year) from advertisements.
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.