How does Linus make money? - 2020 Update

2020年10月 3日
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  • Why do people want to know how much money does linus get? I just see that he and his team have been working hard day by day making this possible.

    diego pascodiego pasco2 小时 前
  • They currently have 20 000 floatplane subscribers. In a very recent WAN show they told that with apples 30% cut they wouldn't lose or make money of the platform. On floatplane there are 2 payment tiers. A $5 one and a $10 tier. Assuming around 10% has the expensive tier that would mean that they make $1,80 per subscription. 20 000 x 1,8 = 36000 dollars of floatplane income per month. 12 x 36000 makes for around $432.000 anualy of money truh floatplane. As shown on 2:55 FLoatplane is 6% of there income. $432.000 x 16,667 = $7.200.144 of revenue per year.

    Jochem VinkJochem Vink2 小时 前
  • Even Jayztwocents used it on his RIPGN LTTstore bottle

    Vier KatzVier Katz8 小时 前
  • Like 15.2 Million USD this year.

    Dian VenterDian Venter12 小时 前
  • I feel like we're entitled to know, if it weren't for us, you wouldn't be making any money at all

    Fart SoundeffectFart Soundeffect16 小时 前
  • My wife in the background as I'm watching this video. Did I just hear him say UNDERWEAR?!?! YOU CAN GET LTT UNDERWEAR?!?! I got a good guess of something ill be getting for Christmas 😅🤣🤣

    NightghoulNightghoul23 小时 前
  • We're is the part linus talk about gear

    Liamsi HabibiLiamsi Habibi天 前
  • "it's none of your business" "Buy my water bottle" lmfao ♥️

    A Google UserA Google User天 前
  • I’m guessing 2.2 million

    WalterthecatWalterthecat天 前
  • Linus you're an inspiration... I'm definitely getting the undies if you get them back in stock and remodel them 😱😉🤤😋

    Adsta CongrejoAdsta Congrejo天 前
  • He made $69,420 in 2019

    Dah Koh TahDah Koh Tah2 天 前
  • I never knew why people cared about how much youtubers make. Let's say you said your salary. Then what...? I wonder what they'd do then

    eathamseathams3 天 前
  • Went to go and buy the GPU T Shirt from LTT Store after seeing the little LTT plug at the end of the video, but shipping costs to the UK is too much, sorry Linus ;c

    FranticSkunkFranticSkunk3 天 前
  • This is actually a pretty awesome video. Cheers to you for being so honest.

    KdNKdN4 天 前
  • Just did some maths and considering he gets 1$ per 1000 clicks (its probatly way more like 3-6) he would make ~4.000.000$ this year. I dont know how much he pays his employees but he should have at least 2 milion leftover to pay for everything else, what should be more than enough.

    Johannes BöhmJohannes Böhm4 天 前
  • Well Linus has an asian wife. He isnt broke

    Tacticool MillenialTacticool Millenial5 天 前
  • Around 10 mill per year in total?

    Stavros KlaoudatosStavros Klaoudatos5 天 前
  • Ok now we need to know the amount of money LTT sets aside for dropped products

    drino zhaodrino zhao5 天 前
  • Nice way to plug the merch lmao xD

    Pedro SequeiraPedro Sequeira5 天 前
  • That ltt bottle costos about as much as 4 days of work in my country

    AnimalBMX streetAnimalBMX street5 天 前
  • I would assume that the LTT channel with adsense alone makes about 500k to 600k usd a year alone as net profit (final takeaway salary). If we add up the sponsor money then it goes up to around 800k/900k a year. So basically the sponsor money covers for some of the youtube cut.

    deathtrap555deathtrap5555 天 前
  • I'll actually take a while to drop a like and comment here as sharing this kind of information is something that only channels that care about transparency do.

    Shirou RiderShirou Rider5 天 前
  • He pays himself in rtx 3080 trust

    marias 234marias 2345 天 前
  • Seriously, you look tired, mate. I look at vids from a year ago and you're fresh faced. I cannot tell if it's covid, stress of a very successful channel, or other never-to-be-disclosed-personal thing. Take time for yourself. You deserve it. We'll be here when you get back and thirsty for more. (Kevin McAllister voice)

    Adam RooneyAdam Rooney5 天 前
  • You could’ve not put a black rectangle over the number.

    Joe LarsonJoe Larson6 天 前
  • not me linUS

    TheloSpikeTheloSpike6 天 前
  • Linus built this channel up from a garage and turned it into what it is today. Considering he’s a pretty active boss I doubt that he’s exploiting his employee’s labor any more than is normal in a capitalist society, and it seems like LMG is a great place to work. I couldn’t care less what salary he draws from it. As long as he and his family are comfortable and his kids have a good nest egg for their future that’s all I care about.

    Ryan BoyceRyan Boyce6 天 前
  • Sponsored link for windows?

    Abbas JinnahAbbas Jinnah6 天 前
  • Thank you. I love your sweatshirts 😍😍

    Ethan MenzelEthan Menzel6 天 前
  • So on average youtube ad revenue generates 2000$ per million views. If there were 1.2 billion views throughout all of the videos that would put the total to roughly 2.4 million in overall ad revenue. CNworld takes 45% putting tech tips take at around 1.32 million. That equates to apx. 26% of the net income, putting the total at apx. 5,076,923$. The real question is is that US dollars or the colorful plastic monopoly money

    Andre TrammellAndre Trammell7 天 前
  • I'm a avid silent watcher of your channel, but don't say "thank you covid, because you don't know, how many casualties and until now are sufferings because of that around the world. Instead, say "thank you fans". That is my opinion. Please respect.

    Reymar EllosoReymar Elloso7 天 前
  • Kappa

    NightSkyACC /\NightSkyACC /\7 天 前
  • I’ve heard enough- when y’all dropping that IPO? 👀

    Ben CravensBen Cravens7 天 前
  • At least $4

    FlawFlaw8 天 前
  • “ i really do not make a lot of money. So anyways , intel is way better than amd”

    CataCata8 天 前
  • I wish LTT store was easily available in India

    Farun JacobFarun Jacob8 天 前
  • Next video plz show us thre numbers!

    Daniel PerssonDaniel Persson9 天 前
  • Is this really a topic of controversy ? This channel is the best growing project on youtube, it kept its integrity while making better content. Everyone seems happy in that deal.

    VN PouletVN Poulet9 天 前
  • I went to just watch yt vids of products i dont have, to buy parts and build my pc 2 weeks ago, so, thanks a lot, u also help me with my englisg, im from Brazil :) so, that is wonderful man, keep going!!

    bruno Tolentinobruno Tolentino9 天 前
  • Your putting food and a roof over alot of people's heads and that's all that should matter.

    JustincredibleJustincredible9 天 前
  • If anyone wants to actually know the amount they make it's basically for every hundred thousand views you get about $100 in Revenue ad. So that means if it's only 26% of the revenue that almost comes out to be 4 million linustechtips gets alone. then you add the other two channels they have which is probably another million each and they're bringing in six million dollars a year. You're welcome

    Isaiah RossiterIsaiah Rossiter9 天 前
  • Yeah but you have like 10 channels lamp

    Kanan .NKanan .N9 天 前
  • How LTT makes money? This video alone has 3 ads and 2 sponsor block!

    Ranjan NadigRanjan Nadig9 天 前
  • I love premium

    ThreadyThready10 天 前
  • I'm not even here cause I care, just cause linus is a cool guy

    AsumhalomanAsumhaloman10 天 前
  • I'm not even here cause I care, just cause linus is a cool guy

    AsumhalomanAsumhaloman10 天 前
  • great video.

    UNVjustCynical /UNVjustCynical /10 天 前
  • Even if he’s rich he’s cheap hahaha he drove that car they spray painted for a while

    bryson davisbryson davis10 天 前
  • For those who are seaching for real numbers: In 6:37, Linus showed in the Pie Chart that Floatplane constitutes 6% of their total revenue, so I went on their floatplane page and saw he has around 19500 members which charges them $5 for 1 subscription. Therefore, LMG earns $5×19500 = $97500 approx. Alone from Floatplane. As I told earlier it's ONLY 6% of their total revenue By Doing some basic calculations, LMG earns around $1.625 millon. Thank You.

    Gulshan SinghGulshan Singh10 天 前
  • Why dont you start a tech bussines ? I mean parts and stuff ?

    Abdiel RuizAbdiel Ruiz10 天 前
  • Slow clap really amazing

    Emerson MoraEmerson Mora11 天 前
  • Hey Linus I’ve been watching you since the beginning but I’ve notice lately your Eyes are Glazier than usual.could it be because of All the time you spend in front of a Monitor or is it due to something more Natural maybe Herbal?🧐🤓😜 Love All your content!!

    Ramon PadillaRamon Padilla11 天 前
  • since youtube pays about 2-7 dolars for 1000 views, it has a bilion views a year, and it's 25% of it's income you could estimate it with a margin..

    Matheus PerimMatheus Perim11 天 前
  • Don't know why, but the transparency, the adherence to ethics, and the thanking got me emotional. Damn you, Linus.

    Tj16903Tj1690311 天 前
  • even if he earns a cent per view than he made 8 million just from ad sense this year

    Afnaan AnwarAfnaan Anwar11 天 前
  • I'd buy the damn water bottle, but overseas shipping cranks up the cost by over 50% so I just can't quite justify it

    jhosiojajhosioja11 天 前
  • blue balled

    manjot matharumanjot matharu11 天 前
  • At least offer a discount on the water bottle for people who thirst for answers :) PUN Intended!!

    Martin AdamskiMartin Adamski12 天 前
  • If there is ~100k subscribers on Floatplane, so 2020 revenue should be ~100 millions. Not bad LTT ! :)

    Relaxation AmbienceRelaxation Ambience12 天 前
  • "from the bottle of your heart" hahahaha

    Email UserEmail User12 天 前
  • 6:23 (as CEO of the company) Hhmm Yvonne was right, she never gets any credit for what’s she’s done 😂

    Carlos MuñozCarlos Muñoz12 天 前
    • @Fart Soundeffect have you ever seen the Linus roast video?

      Carlos MuñozCarlos Muñoz6 小时 前
    • She hasn't done anything and never will, all credit goes to linus

      Fart SoundeffectFart Soundeffect16 小时 前
  • Very cool growth and transparency! Congrats :)

    Chris PruterChris Pruter12 天 前
  • My guess is you guys make around 12 miliob a year

    Мартин ДиклиевМартин Диклиев13 天 前
  • His old boss must feel soo stupid

    ree manree man13 天 前
  • This video made me finally visit for the first time. Nice Holofoil shirt guys!

    Calamity GauntletCalamity Gauntlet13 天 前
  • All these growth metrics are the direct result of growing out the beard and no longer looking like a child 💕

    matt maloneymatt maloney13 天 前
  • No way you guys are in Vancouver... and Surrey... even closer to my house. One day I'll come by to say hello.

    Bruno SaldanhaBruno Saldanha14 天 前
  • just stop showing me Linus in his underwear.... please for the love of all that is good... stop it!

    bringersbobbringersbob14 天 前
  • Every time I take a drink from your water bottle on my twitch stream I say LTT store partially because I think it's funny and I legitimately think it's a great product.

    Codeman_87Codeman_8714 天 前
  • He makes money with this segue to our sponsor.

    vSolitudevSolitude14 天 前
  • My attempt at an educated guess: They probably make somewhere between 2.5-3million / year but the vast majority of it goes to expenses. Meaning overall profit is probably around 350,000

    pokeface119pokeface11914 天 前
  • For all of you wondering, Assuming one view equals .005 cents and that the channel got 1,000,000,000 views in 2020 LTT Netted 24,230,769 dollars in 2020 (I got my number from knowing that ad sense accounts for 26% of their revenue)

    craig whittakercraig whittaker14 天 前
  • For all y'all reading these comments, check out shopify's (SHOP) stock. That's a nice company sponsoring this video. Wish I invested in them back in March.

    Imago DeiImago Dei14 天 前
  • Seen you grow a fair bit Linus. I am pretty sure that if there is at all any CNworld channel worthy of being sold it's yours. Meaning, I think you really have done a great job. And that one day maybe you will sell. The amount of joie de vivre you express in doing all this for us viewers doesn't go unnoticed! haha pas mal! I think the best achievement is all those jobs you created.

    Peter VKPeter VK14 天 前
    • Oh, and can you have caps made with the orange LTT on black? haha

      Peter VKPeter VK14 天 前
  • Of course they’re nice and transparent, they’re Canadians haha

    MackanMackan15 天 前
  • The first video I watched was one on techquickie, while trying to understand wtf is a DisplayPort. Really a long long time ago

    JorelplayJorelplay15 天 前
  • Hey! I’d love to support LTT but I don’t use insulated water bottles. Are there any plans to add plastic bottles to the store as well?

    Vladimir CovaliovVladimir Covaliov15 天 前
  • I’m pulling this number completely out of thin air, but judging the house Linus lives in, the technology he are keeps in it, and the upgrades hes made to it. I’m willing to guess he takes home around 135k USD a year. From what I’ve learned about Linus after watching since 2015, is that at the end of the day, hes humble. He’s put ALOT more money into building his business than into his personal life. He cares more about his company, his employees, and the quality of his content than his own pay. Thank you for being such a good man, Linus. :)

    WryzWryz15 天 前
  • 2:29 That's too specific linus, too specific.

    Mark MaxwellMark Maxwell16 天 前
  • Non of your beez wax !! 100% agree !

    Minit 55Minit 5516 天 前
  • SELLING the channel was a good thing back in the years, but in this algorithms... I ain't that well good. So things are all good when their affordable, however, are they worth their prices. Are the people at INTEL or AMD overpaid? details...

    Ricky TailleferRicky Taillefer16 天 前
  • What's actually really respectable is the Merch... It's high quality and very cheap for what it is. The 40 Oz. Water Bottle thing looks great and is pretty cheap compared to other vacuum sealed bottles of similar sizes.

    justmtvjustmtv16 天 前
  • I can’t afford a $30 water bottle, but one day I will, and will buy one

    FershnibbityFershnibbity16 天 前
  • Linus is basically telling us at the end that he is fucking rich.

    Luis VelazquezLuis Velazquez16 天 前
  • 8:25 COVID: You hindered my work by keeping many people inside the😀ir house.

    AIT science clubAIT science club16 天 前
  • It says "" on the goddamn plant. I think I'm going to have to buy a water bottle, finally.

    Patrick BrooksPatrick Brooks17 天 前
  • Has Linus been doing crossfit and i haven't noticed?

    Ryan SteinbachRyan Steinbach17 天 前
  • I don’t buy merch but I am glad my CNworld premium gives you more money

    Will FabricantWill Fabricant17 天 前
  • Hey Linus! What do you do after your done building your computers? Do you guys sell it off or just keep it in your office? Also, thanks for this Video Linus and team. Watching you all the way from Bangalore, India since 2013... Dad recommended your channel so I'd learn about computers and not just play video games. :)

    CelestialWolfCelestialWolf18 天 前
  • i lowkey wanna buy some cableties, but i dont got a job so, when ill get one, you can bet my cables are gonna be tied

    Zachary TribouZachary Tribou18 天 前
  • Linus Is clearly poor because Canadian Money is wet paper.

    SergeiLouSergeiLou18 天 前
  • Anyone seen this guys house? it's not bad at all, but hes closer to one of us. Vancouver is pricy, so probably worth a boatload, but middle class is middle class, he might reach the upper middle class. My guess is 127k a year take home.

    Patrick AllenPatrick Allen18 天 前
  • there's money on the table for everyone to grab.

    Daniel FilippusDaniel Filippus18 天 前
  • Considering how he lives, he has never work another day in his life money. Which good for him. If CNworld could stop existing tomorrow and he and his family would be fine

    Johnny ScissorsJohnny Scissors18 天 前
  • I would guess that the anual income based on CNworld adsense is about 10 to 15 million dollars. So per vid round about 10000 or a bit more with several cahnnels combined. One video per day would mean 3,650,000 dollars times 4 is 14,600,000 dollars. But the data is very very vague.

    Be SchBe Sch19 天 前
  • I use a yeti insulated cup every day and i love how i can leave it over night and have ice not melt. Does the ltt one actually do the same or is it a cheaper cup. asking anyone who actually owns one who can give me an honest answer.

    Neves7kNeves7k19 天 前
  • where does their money come from?.... huh ... those sponsor segues are soooooo smooth and integrated that i never noticed an individual or organization was paying some or all of the costs involved in staging an artistic event in return for advertising

    Somethingelse309Somethingelse30919 天 前
  • In reality, Linus works nights at a gay bar as a stripper to pay for everything.

    Wu LiWu Li19 天 前
  • I've been watching your content on and off for years. I couldn't care less what you pay yourself, every cent is earned. Keep up the great work and thanks to the whole team for some great entertainment.

    Steven PalmerSteven Palmer19 天 前
  • when i start to watch linus video I thought he is just a random guy who give stupid tips ahahahahahahah now I've come a long way

    Mark 13Mark 1319 天 前