PewDiePie. Seems familiar? Yes, you must have heard the name being put up against T-Series quite a number of times. He is a Swedish YouTuber whose real name is Felix Kjellberg. He usually makes comic commentary videos on YouTube.
He had the most number of subscribers from the year 2013 to 22 February 2019. After that, T-Series had taken the no.1 spot of having the most number of subscribers all over the world. Right now, he has more than 94 million subscribers. And funnily enough, he calls his subscriber base as the ‘9 year old army’.
So, having the second largest subscriber base on YouTube leads him to make a lot of money out of it. So, let’s discuss his earnings and net worth.
How much does PewDiePie earn?
So, he has an average of 180 million views per month. And they get $7.50 for per 1000 views. So, using this formula we can calculate his earnings and it comes down to 1 million dollars per month. So, his hourly rate is $3.400. Back in 2013, the Wall Street Journal estimated that he used to earn around $4 million. And he even made a video about it and confirmed the estimate as well.
What is his current net worth?
By 2018, his net worth is somewhere around $30-$50 million. In 2017, PewDiePie had received a lot of negative publicity. But, according to Forbes, PewDiePie still managed to earn 12 million dollars and he ranked no.6 on the highest earning YouTubers list.
In 2019, his net worth is somewhere around $20 million.