|Date of Birth||August 5, 1991|
|Age||31 years old|
What is General Sam Net worth?
General Sam’s estimated net worth is $1 million. Read to know how we have calculated his net worth, earnings from YouTube, and other income sources.
General Sam is an American YouTuber who is best-known for uploading comedy videos in his channel, General Sam. Sam started the channel on January 25, 2013. Since then, he has earned more than 1.27 million subscribers. Also, his channel has garnered a total of more than 311 million views as well. Besides YouTube, he has lots of fan followings on his other social media platforms. Also, he has more than 83.3k followers on his Instagram alone at the time of writing this article.
How does General Sam earn from YouTube?
Before making any calculations, we would like to make a statement that, the genuine calculations given below are made from the beginning of General Sam’s YouTube career. The estimation is not made on flawed guessing but, rather on concrete facts and figures collected directly from Sam’s YouTube details. Now let us take you on the journey full of numbers and ultimately know General Sam’s YouTube earnings.
Now, let us get started with the facts and figures. At the time of writing this article, General Sam has exactly 1.27 million subscribers. Sam has been consistent in uploading videos, with over 844 on his YouTube closet. These videos have earned more than a whopping 311,398,920 views till now.
WAIT, now comes the crucial piece of information which you should definitely know to understand the meaning of the results and estimation of Sam’s YouTube earnings below.
First off, YouTube pays YouTubers by placing a piece of ads while the viewers watch their videos. Do you remember the annoying ads popping all over your face?
(Image source: parqamarketing.com)
Yup, that is the main source of their income and earnings. For every 1000 views, advertisers pay an average of $2 – $5, which varies factors such as devices, location, types of ads, user engagement, and many more. Now, YouTube takes its cut of 45% of the overall advertising revenue.
For example: if an advertiser paid the average $5 CPM (Cost per 1000 views), YouTubers get 55% of $5 = $2.75, and the remaining $2.25 goes to Google (45%). Hope it clears the general idea of the YouTube earning system.
What is General Sam earnings from YouTube?
FINALLY, let’s know what you have been waiting for.
As mentioned above, the total video view from the beginning is 311,398,920. So, now dividing it by 1000, the total number of 1000 views is 311399.
Now, by taking an average of $3 per 1000 views, the total YouTube earnings is $934,197.
HOLD ON? NO TAX FOR YOUTUBERS?
Does any Government leave a person who earns from any sources? – A BIG NO. Generally, YouTubers fall into the category of people who are self-employed.
According to medium.com, YouTubers fall into the category of 20% tax bracket as self-employed individuals.
So, deducting 20% from the above results, General Sam’s estimated YouTube earnings is $747,358.
Sponsorship: As Sam has more than 83.3k followers on his Instagram account, advertisers pay a certain amount for the post they make. Considering Sam’s latest 15 posts, the average engagement rate of followers on each of his post is 24.94%.
Thus, the average estimate of the amount Sam charges for sponsorship is between $345.75 – $576.25.
Merchandise: As a popular YouTuber, many of his fans and viewers have demanded his own merchandise.
Fortunately, he has provided his own merchandise which is sold through, bigcartel.com. At the moment, he mostly sells custom-made T-shirts, hoodies, and other accessories with various stickers and prints.
The prices of the merchandise range from 16 – $24 which is very affordable and gets ‘sold out’ time and again.
Thus, after all the facts and figures explained above, and adding up his YouTube earnings and other income streams, his net worth is $1 million.