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PewDiePie: How Much Money Does PewDiePie Make

Updated on March 5, 2017

PewDiePie, The Fastest Subscribed YouTube Star on the Internet

PewDiePie is the name of Felix Kjellberg's YouTube channel, and in total the PewDiePie YouTube channel has amassed 14 billion page views. This makes PewDiePie the most well known internet star on the planet today.

There has been a lot of controversy around the YouTube star PewDiePie, as he has recently seen a throwback from his YouTube red series which was cancelled losing the star one of his earning streams given that YouTube both cancelled the RED series and also cut their ties with the star from their elite earning program.

However, the YouTube star still makes money from Google Ads within their ad program for clips at the start of his videos.

PewDiePie gets a lot of views per YouTube video averaging at around the 2 million views per video mark. This makes PewDiePie the fastest YouTuber to rack up the page views, and this certainly shows in the amount of money that he makes from his YouTube channel.

PewDiePie is an online personality on the internet, and has become majorly popular from his quirky gaming videos that highlight independent game titles that his fans immediately relate to. Not to mention the opportunities he has had with independent gaming companies paying him money to play their videos.

PewDiePie, on his channel has made attempts at vlogging to join the ranks of many other YouTubers within the niche, including such YouTubers as Zoella and Casey Neistat. However, this did not work out for the YouTube star as he felt that for the views he was getting that it was not worth the time and effort that it took to make the video vlogging series work.

PewDiePie is best known among the internet fan base as someone who is not afraid to speak out and has made numerous videos highlighting the issues with the YouTube website, something that many of his fans turn to as these videos for the internet star typically get more views.

PewDiePie, Where the Money Comes From

Asset Summary


PewDiePie moved to the UK in 2013 and has since spent his time working between the UK, Sweden and America.

Income Summary

PewDiePie is estimated to earn approximately £700,000 per month, a shocking level of financial action for an internet star, but given his immense loyal fan following on his YouTube channel this will likely come as little shock.

PewDiePie earns money from Google ads, which are the ad clips which play before each of his videos, which should earn the star anywhere from £50,000-100,000 per month. This is said to be the internet stars most secure income given that he continues to score the heavy amounts of views that he gets from his YouTube videos.

PewDiePie will also earn money from product placements, so when the internet star plays a new independent title, or perhaps a more mainstream video game then for doing the commentary on the game and playing it LIVE for his massive audience the gaming companies will pay him for his efforts.

PewDiePie is also quite the entrepreneur having now got his own independent video game titles that he releases and promotes to his YouTube followers. And, to add to his income he also sells PewDiePie merchandise on a website which he owns. Every penny counts.

"Forbes has named Felix Kjellberg, more commonly known as PewDiePie, as the top-earning YouTube star on the planet after earning $12 million in the past year (2015)."

Life On the Internet High, with PewDiePie

PewDiePie is a Swedish born internet star at the top of his game, renting an apartment in London, a house in Sweden, and finally a house in LA.

PewDiePie is the ultimate wacky internet entertainment, having a massive YouTube following that has plummeted the internet star into the atmosphere with some of his videos garnering 10 million views a pop.

Marzia, PewDiePie's girlfriend is also a YouTuber with a following of more than 6 million and video views that average at 450,000 she is doing ok.

How Much is PewDiePie (aka Felix Kjellberg) Worth?

PewDiePie currently has a net worth of £14 million, a rewarding sum that he has earned from his work as a gaming commentator on YouTube, and various business activities selling his own independent video games, etc.

"Forbes says of its stars: “Most of their earnings comes from advertisements—both sponsored, integrated content and the pesky, inescapable previews—but some of these stars are diversifying into the television, movie and music industries (YouTube stars in general)."

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Other YouTube Stars, and How They Earn Their Income

Zoella (YouTube channel) - How much money does Zoella make - so be sure to check out Zoella's net worth.


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