Marques Brownlee Net Worth 2020: Genuine Estimation with Proof

Facts about Marques Brownlee

Date of BirthDecember 3, 1993
Age27 years old
BirthplaceUnited States

Marques Brownlee Net Worth: $6 million

Marques Brownlee is an American YouTuber who is best-known for uploading Tech reviews, unboxing videos in his channel, Marques Brownlee. Marques started the channel on March 21st, 2008. Since then, he has earned more than 11.4 million subscribers. Also, his channel has garnered a total of more than 1.9 billion views as well. Besides YouTube, he has lots of fan followings on his other social media platforms. Also, he has more than 2.6 million followers on his Instagram alone at the time of writing this article.  He has also launched his own unscripted series called Retro Tech.

Marques Brownlee’s YouTube Earnings Calculation

Before making any calculations, we would like to make a statement that the genuine calculations given below are made from the beginning of Marques Brownlee’s YouTube career. The estimation is not made on flawed guessing but, rather on concrete facts and figures collected directly from Marques’s YouTube details. Now let us take you to the journey full of numbers and ultimately know Marques Brownlee’s YouTube earnings.

Now, let us get started with the facts and figures. At the time of writing this article, Marques Brownlee has exactly 11.4 million subscribers. Marques has been consistent in uploading videos, with over 1,245 on his YouTube closet. These videos have earned more than a whopping 1,940,021,704 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 Marques’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?

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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. 

FINALLY, let’s know what you have been waiting for.

As mentioned above, the total video view from the beginning is 1,940,021,704. So, now dividing it by 1000, the total number of 1000 views is 1,940,021.704. 

Now, by taking an average of $3 per 1000 views, Marques Brownlee’s YouTube earning is $5,820,065.112

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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, Marques Brownlee’s estimated YouTube earnings is $4,656,052.0896 (Approx. $4.6 million). Now, this is the closest estimation of Marques Brownlee’s YouTube earnings that you possibly could get in the entire Internet. 

Other Income

Sponsorship: As Marques has more than 2.6 million followers on his Instagram account, advertisers pay a certain amount for the post they make. Considering Marques’s latest 15 posts, the average engagement rate of followers on each of his posts is 6.01%. 

Thus, the average estimate of the amount Marques charges for sponsorship is between $5,187 – $8,645.

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, cottonbureau.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 $20-$45 which is very affordable and gets ‘sold out’ time and again.

Marques Brownlee’s Net worth

Thus, after all the facts and figures explained above, and adding up his YouTube earnings and other income streams, Marques Brownlee’s estimated net worth is $6 million. Even after all these explanations and calculations, if you don’t believe it then, “GOD BLESS YOU!”