Jimmy Donaldson, famously known as MrBeast, has now reached a whopping 100 million subscribers on YouTube. He gets credits for pioneering a genre of videos that feature expensive stunts.
As one of the wealthiest and most-subscribed personalities on YouTube, how has MrBeast become this successful? How much net worth does he already have?
MrBeast’s Successful Social Media Career
According to his Wikipedia page, MrBeast started posting videos on YouTube in 2012. At the time, he was only 13 and using the handle MrBeast6000.
His early content featured clips of Let’s Plays and which he used to estimate the wealth of other YouTube stars.
He then went viral in 2017 when his video of counting up to 10,000 earned thousands of views a few days after its first upload. From there, his content went diverse, including challenges, donation videos and original vlogs.
When his channel started to be known, he hired some of his childhood friends to help him run his brand. As of this year, his team is now composed of 60 people.
His main YouTube channel, MrBeast, now has 100 million subscribers. He’s now the fifth most-subscribed on the platform. Not only that, but he’s also the highest-paid YouTuber as of 2022, according to Forbes.
He also has other accounts, like Beast Reacts, MrBeast Gaming, MrBeast Shorts and philanthropy, that are now all gaining cult following.
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With his fame and wealth, MrBeast knows how to give back.
He’s the founder of MrBeast Burger and Feastables. He’s also the co-creator of Team Trees, Team Seas and The Ocean Cleanup fundraisers.
How Much MrBeast Make and His Net Worth
Celebrity Net Worth noted that MrBeast could make a minimum of $3 million per month from YouTube ads alone.
Video ads have different CPMs in different countries, though an average video CPM may cost $5. If he earns $5 per thousand views and has 283 million views in one video, that’s equal to a whopping $1.4 million in net earnings.
Sponsorship-wise, previous reports claimed he charges $1 million per month to be a primary sponsor of his main video page.
So, he can earn a minimum of $1 million through sponsorships on his other channels.
However, these are not his holy grail but his merchandise. According to reports, half of his $54 million earnings last year came from merchandise sales.
Hence, it’s no surprise that MrBeast is now worth $25 million.
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