How Much Money Zerkaa Makes On YouTube – Net Worth

(Last Updated On: January 8, 2020)

Zerkaa Net Worth – $4 million


Joshua Bradley is the British guy popularly known as Zerkaa. He made his fame and an estimated net worth of $4 million by posting FIFA gaming videos on YouTube plus he is also a member of the famous group called Sidemen. He has two YouTube channels whereby his main channel Zerkaa is mainly for FIFA and FIFA related videos. His second channel ZerkaaPlays is where he posted videos of him playing other different games that are trending in the market.

How Much Money Does Zerkaa Earn On YouTube?


The main channel Zerkaa has over 3.4 million subscribers and has accumulated over 550 million views since it was launched back in December 2009. Josh uploads around 1 video every two days and in a day the videos in the channel generate an average of 100,000 views per day. In terms of revenue an estimated $500 per day ($180,000 a year) from YouTube ads.

ZerkaaPlays has 2.2 million subscribers and has accumulated over 850 million views since it was started in August 2012. In a day the videos in the channel get around 330,000 views per day and generate an estimated revenue of around $1,600 per day ( $600,000 a year).

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.

Zerkaa makes extra income through getting brand deals from different companies willing to pay high sums of money for product exposure.