Many people may still be in denial that you can make money on the internet, but they’re wrong. YouTube duo, from Good Mythical Morning, Rhett and Link have an estimated net worth of $6.2 million. There main channel has over 11.7 million subscribers, and is still growing. An article on Niabuzz says that, “In a day, the videos on the channel cumulatively get an average of two million views. This should result in an estimated revenue of around $3,000 from ads that run on videos.”
How do youtubers like Rhett and Link make so much money? Well, they can generate a profit from doing brand deals, by running ads, subscribers, likes and merchandise. According to pennapowers.com “$.18 per view x 150 = $27 charged to the
advertiser.. In 2014, the top paid youtuber made $4.9 million unboxing toys.” These YouTube stars are making millions of dollars off of children’s toys.
Should you make your own YouTube Channel? It is up to you. If you were to start your own channel you will have to expect hate comments and know that very few people get famous off of YouTube. Also remember if you post videos make sure it is a topic you know a lot about and are passionate about, or else you may run out of ideas.
Now you know how these YouTube stars make money.
By Jordyn Carter