MrBeast (Jimmy Donaldson) Net Worth, Wiki, Age, Bio and More

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MrBeast is an American YouTuber who is well known for his video series Worst Intros. His real name is Jimmy Donaldson. He has an estimated net worth of $10 million. Other popular series on the channel include Best Intros, Worst YouTube Channels Ever etc. His most popular video is a compilation video of the worst intros ever among different YouTubers and the video currently has over 20 million views. He is also known for doing outrageous stuff in his videos such as counting to 100,000 in one video, donating money to attractive Twitch streamers, tipping pizza delivery guys $10,000, buying a car using pennies, stop a bullet with 10,000 pieces of paper, doing over 2,000 miles in one Uber ride and many others.

The channel has over 25 million subscribers as of 2019 and has accumulated over 5 billion views so far. It is able to get an average of 10 million views per day from different sources. It is able to get an average of $40,000 per day ($15 million a year) from the ads that run on the videos.

About MrBeast
AGE 21 years old
BIRTH May 7, 1998
GENDER Male
HEIGHT 6 ft. 4 inches
PARENTS Not Disclosed
ADDRESS Greenville, North Carolina, USA
COUNTRY United States
NATIONALITY American
JOB Youtuber
EYE COLOUR Hazel
HOMETOWN Greenville, North Carolina
GIRLFRIEND Not Disclosed

YouTubers get paid $2 – $7 per 1000 monetized views after YouTube takes its cut. Monetized views range from 40% – 80% 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, type of advertisement, ad engagement, type of content 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.

MrBeast aka Jimmy Donaldson gets more income from companies sponsoring some of his videos and they end up paying him tens of thousands of dollars. He has promoted products like Quidd, CSGO Lotto, Tik Tok etc.

Controversy:

In 2018, a YouTuber named FlyyDoesYT accused Mr Beast alias Jimmy Donaldson of faking his videos. The 25 minute-long video, which was full of accusations was taken seriously by many, as FlyyDoesYT had worked for Mr Beast for a week as an editor.

According to fellow YouTuber’s video, Mr Beast was accused of mistreating his employees by asking them to film his videos. He had also stated that Mr Beast pretends in front of the camera, and it is not his real self.

Jimmy Donaldson
Mr Beast responded to the accusations by tweeting that he had given away lots of money for real and that he was not faking anything in front of the camera. He said ‘FlyyDoesYT’ or anyone for that matter is free to walk up to those who had received the money and ask them if they had received it for real.
He also rubbished the accusation which claimed that he was mistreating his employees by saying that he is suffering from Crohn’s disease and that whenever he doesn’t feel well, he asks his employees to help complete the videos.

Personal Life:

Mr Beast is close to his mother, who has appeared in a couple of his videos. One of his videos titled ‘Giving My Mom $100,000 (Proudest Day of My Life)’ has so far gathered more than 4.3 million views. She has featured in some of his prank video as well.

Mr Beast is quite vocal about his political views. In 2016, he had made many comedic videos on Donald Trump. Mr Beast is a philanthropist and is quite generous when it comes to helping those around him.

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