Youtube users may already know the content of a Swedish creator named Pewdiepie or his real name, Felix Kjellberg. He has built his own YouTube channel named ‘Pewdiepie’ in 2010. His channel had once become a YouTube channel with the largest number of subscribers in the world.
Unfortunately, the Pewdiepie channel had to lose to a Youtube channel called the ‘T-series’. T-series itself is a company originating from India. Despite competing with the company, Pewdiepie still has a number of subscribers that is not too different from the T-series channel.
Having been named the richest YouTuber in the world according to Forbes, of course, it makes the public want to know how much Pewdiepie makes money from his YouTube channel. Let’s see Pewdiepie’s net worth on our post below!
What Is Pewdiepie’s Net Worth?
As of 2021, Pewdiepie’s net worth is roughly $40 million. He earns income through his YouTube Channel. The popularity of PewDiePie channel grew steadily between 2010 and 2011. By December 2011, he also reached 60,000 subscribers. PewDiePie’s channel growth intensified over 2012 where he successfully reached 1 million subscribers in July 2012 doubling to 2 million by that September.
In fact, PewDiePie is not only YouTube’s biggest star. However, he is also one of the highest paid personalities on the site. Celebrity Net Worth revealed that PewDiePie was the highest paid YouTube star with earnings of $12 million.
He earned $14 million in 2014. In 2015, his earnings topped $9 million. He also made a cool $15 million in 2016. His earnings topped $12 million in 2017. In 2018, he earned $15.5 million. Then, in 2019, his earnings topped $13 million. As of this writing, he charges $450,000 for a single sponsored video.
If totaled, PewDiePie has earned more than $73 million per-tax off his YouTube empire since 2013. He then confirmed that his net worth is higher than $20 million in an interview.
In December 2012, PewDiePie signed with Maker Studio which presumably his money started flowing in. He also has a fanbase which reached 5 million in February 2013. As of June 2013, PewDiePie overtook Jenna Marbles to be YouTube’s second most popular channel with an incredible 10 million followers.
On August 15, 2013, he took the coveted Number 1 position on YouTube from Smosh. He became the first YouTube channel which reached 15 million subscribers on 1 November 2013. The Wall Street Journal predicted his 2013 earnings to reach $4 million. He then spoke about the predication in a video which confirmed that it was reasonably accurate.
PewDiePie could diversify in 2014 which included streaming videos of a co-hosted series, BroKen on Mlg:tv. During 2014, he successfully earned another 14 million subscribers. He continued varying his online activities in 2015 and 2016. Of course, many of them were money-making. At this point, he created his channel on the YouTube paid service.
PewDiePie released a book title This Book Loves You in late October 2015. By the end of 2016, he enjoyed a previously unheard of 50 million subscribers.
About PewDiePie Channel
Felix joined YouTube on December 19, 2006. His original YouTube channel was actually named ‘Pewdie’. He actually explained the ‘pew’ word option as the sound as laser makes. Felix is consistently playing Call of Duty and mixing in some vlogging videos.
Unfortunately, Felix forgot the password for Pewdie channel. So he finally launched his second YouTube channel named PewDiePie on April 29. 2010. On his new channel, Felix focused on Minecraft, Call of Duty and various other action/horror games.
PewDiePie channel features his videos which show him playing various video games. In recent history, the channel about gameplay has been the most-subscribed channel on YouTube. His typical video shows him playing the game while commentating on what he sees and experiences within the game. He also shows his reactions to what he is seeing on the screen.
PewDiePie frequently refers to his fans as the ‘Bro Army’ which were made up of his ‘Bros’. He commonly shows a ‘Brofist’ at the end of each video. The subscriptions to his YouTube channel have grown astronomically since he launched his channel in 2009.
PewDiePie also spoke at Nonick Conference 2012. OpenSlate placed the PewDiePie channel as the #1 YouTube channel by terms of “SlateScore” in October 2012. His channel also grew to 6 million subscribers in April 2013. He then moved to the United Kingdom for better Internet connectivity in July 2013.
PewDiePie channel was rapidly growing on YouTube in 2012 and 2013. This channel grew from 3.5 million subscribers to 19 million in 2013 alone. He totally got a new subscriber that year at a rate of 1.337 per second. Then, he earned 1.3 billion video views that year and ended as the most subscribed channel on YouTube.
He finally released a PewDiePie iPhone app with Maker Studio’s help. At various times, he expressed discomfort with Maker Studios, however, he ultimately developed a site and online store to complement the app that had become highly successful.
Then, in 2014, he got 14 million subscribers and earned 4.1 billion video views, that’s far more than any other channel. In 2015, he averaged 300 million video per month.
PewDiePie started playing the game Amnesia. His Amnesia Let’s Plays video caught the attention of more YouTube viewers and his channel began to skyrocket in the numbers of subscribers. In July 2012, his channel began to grow which reached 1 million subscribers and 2 million subscribers in September 2012.
Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg or better online as PewDiePie was born on October 24, 1989 in Gothenburg, Sweden. His parents are Lotta Kristine Johanna and Ulf Christian Kjellberg. Her mother is an award-winning Chief Information Officer and his father is a corporate executive. He has an older sister named Fanny.
Felix graduated from Göteborgs Högre Samskola high school. He initially focused on pursuing a degree in Industrial Economics and Technology Management at Chalmers University of Technology. Even though he was not interested in his school courses, he really had a passion for photoshop and a continued love of video games. Then, he sold photoshopped images to save enough money in order to buy a computer.