Chris and Tray is a popular YouTube channel run by two popular YouTuber from Atlanta, United States and they are known as Chris Gilly and Tray Bills. They have an estimated net worth of $70,000. Their content is mainly composed of challenges, reactions and vlog videos of the highlights of their day to day activities. Tray has been able to release original songs such as “Who the Plug” and “Chiraq”.
How Much Money Do Chris And Tray Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 500,000 subscribers as of 2018 and has accumulated over 50 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 400,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $720 per day ($260,000 a year) from the ads that appear on the videos.
YouTubers get paid between $2 – $5 per 1000 monetized views after YouTube takes its cut. Monetized views range from 40% – 60% of the total views. All these are influenced by several factors like device played on, the location of the viewer, ad inventory, how many ads there are on a video, how many people skip the ads, ad engagement etc. The cost of an ad view is based on an auction between advertisers based on views. Advertisers have to bid a minimum of $0.01 per view.
There is also a program known as Google Preferred where deep-pocketed companies can target ads on the top 5% most popular content. The ad rates here are higher than normal. Apart from ads, YouTubers also generate extra from YouTube Red viewers who pay a monthly fee to view premium content on YouTube plus watch videos without ads. Here they get paid based on watch time on their videos. The longer the viewers watch their videos, the more money they earn.