How does Linus make money? - 2020 Update

3 oct. 2020
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Commentaires
  • The Canadian says "ya'll" #FAKE /s

    Baxxter101Baxxter101Il y a 9 heures
  • Well done, impressed by this video both content and delivery

    sean fleschsean fleschIl y a 15 heures
  • As a 1%er I appreciate the fallout Linus ❤️

    SuperMonkeyPlaysAllSuperMonkeyPlaysAllIl y a 17 heures
  • Damnit now I have to buy a shirt or something. Keep on keepin' on Linus.

    Vulcan BradyVulcan BradyIl y a 21 heure
  • Simple: Ctrl + C, Ctrl + V

    Heretic D3Heretic D3Il y a jour
  • Linus is honestly my role model.

    DragaroobDragaroobIl y a jour
  • Who cares? You and you're team have done an amazing job over the years and you deserve any success you get from it

    Dominic WindleDominic WindleIl y a jour
  • Honestly I'm surprised you published this much information about your company. I felt a little uncomfortable just reading graphs about your progress.

    Buck MainBuck MainIl y a jour
  • If i have some extra money I'll buy that bottle, i learned a lot from you about pc and more, Thanks to you and your team for being a great teacher!

    Rauufuu RauufuuRauufuu RauufuuIl y a jour
  • clickbait also makes a ton of money 👀

    Junior EsperidiãoJunior EsperidiãoIl y a jour
  • Convinced me to "Join" the channel. Nice to see transparency. Also love your personality too

    The Man With a Blue CombeThe Man With a Blue CombeIl y a jour
  • He is a cool guy and a cool dad who spend some of his earnings to buy products for us to see again. Can we have a minute of appreciation for this guy to teach us about technology?

    The GamerThe GamerIl y a 2 jours
  • Imagine watching this with LTT underwear

    Moop MeepMoop MeepIl y a 2 jours
  • Ok whats the point of knowing what is the income if you can't know the expenses. Staff, location, hardware. You need the spend money to make money. Its alot more complicated then it looks and I really appreciate Linus and the great people at Ltt media group doing there best. Watch every video. And every Segway. Talking about Segway... Lttstore.com bottle🥛.

    Michael ClerouxMichael ClerouxIl y a 2 jours
  • Linus takes home at least $1.

    DrBigglesworthDrBigglesworthIl y a 2 jours
  • So where do I send the resume?? Actual question

    austan jacksonaustan jacksonIl y a 2 jours
  • @9:28 whole 9 minutes hyping your transparency and then the video was clickbait. Oof Edit - for reason 3, yeah, I agree with you, but by promising it, you kinda made it be. Lol

    Pole TookePole TookeIl y a 2 jours
  • Wait techlinked is you guys too??? Wow.

    Pole TookePole TookeIl y a 2 jours
  • @5:39 always happy to hear the Canadians are doing something successfully. Such an overlooked bunch.

    Pole TookePole TookeIl y a 2 jours
  • I like how he's showing us how he makes freedom currency in units of freedom, in Canada.

    SCU LaterSCU LaterIl y a 2 jours
  • 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 pascoIl y a 2 jours
  • 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 VinkIl y a 2 jours
  • Even Jayztwocents used it on his RIPGN LTTstore bottle

    Vier KatzVier KatzIl y a 3 jours
  • Like 15.2 Million USD this year.

    Dian VenterDian VenterIl y a 3 jours
  • 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 SoundeffectIl y a 3 jours
  • 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 😅🤣🤣

    NightghoulNightghoulIl y a 3 jours
  • We're is the part linus talk about gear

    Liamsi HabibiLiamsi HabibiIl y a 4 jours
  • "it's none of your business" "Buy my water bottle" lmfao ♥️

    A Google UserA Google UserIl y a 4 jours
  • I’m guessing 2.2 million

    WalterthecatWalterthecatIl y a 4 jours
  • Linus you're an inspiration... I'm definitely getting the undies if you get them back in stock and remodel them 😱😉🤤😋

    Adsta CongrejoAdsta CongrejoIl y a 4 jours
  • He made $69,420 in 2019

    Dah Koh TahDah Koh TahIl y a 4 jours
    • Wrong new sources have shown that he actually make 69,420,911

      GraVe BallyGraVe BallyIl y a 14 heures
  • 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

    eathamseathamsIl y a 6 jours
  • 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

    FranticSkunkFranticSkunkIl y a 6 jours
  • This is actually a pretty awesome video. Cheers to you for being so honest.

    KdNKdNIl y a 6 jours
  • 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 BöhmIl y a 7 jours
  • Well Linus has an asian wife. He isnt broke

    Tacticool MillenialTacticool MillenialIl y a 7 jours
  • Around 10 mill per year in total?

    Stavros KlaoudatosStavros KlaoudatosIl y a 7 jours
  • Ok now we need to know the amount of money LTT sets aside for dropped products

    drino zhaodrino zhaoIl y a 7 jours
  • Nice way to plug the merch lmao xD

    Pedro SequeiraPedro SequeiraIl y a 7 jours
  • That ltt bottle costos about as much as 4 days of work in my country

    AnimalBMX streetAnimalBMX streetIl y a 7 jours
  • 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.

    deathtrap555deathtrap555Il y a 8 jours
  • 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 RiderIl y a 8 jours
  • He pays himself in rtx 3080 trust

    marias 234marias 234Il y a 8 jours
  • 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 RooneyIl y a 8 jours
  • You could’ve not put a black rectangle over the number.

    Joe LarsonJoe LarsonIl y a 9 jours
  • not me linUS

    TheloSpikeTheloSpikeIl y a 9 jours
  • 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 BoyceIl y a 9 jours
  • Sponsored link for windows?

    Abbas JinnahAbbas JinnahIl y a 9 jours
  • Thank you. I love your sweatshirts 😍😍

    Ethan MenzelEthan MenzelIl y a 9 jours
  • 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. FRworld 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 TrammellIl y a 10 jours
  • 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 EllosoIl y a 10 jours
  • Kappa

    NightSkyACC /\NightSkyACC /\Il y a 10 jours
  • I’ve heard enough- when y’all dropping that IPO? 👀

    Ben CravensBen CravensIl y a 10 jours
  • At least $4

    FlawFlawIl y a 10 jours
  • “ i really do not make a lot of money. So anyways , intel is way better than amd”

    CataCataIl y a 10 jours
  • I wish LTT store was easily available in India

    Farun JacobFarun JacobIl y a 10 jours
  • Next video plz show us thre numbers!

    Daniel PerssonDaniel PerssonIl y a 12 jours
  • 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 PouletIl y a 12 jours
  • 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 TolentinoIl y a 12 jours
  • Your putting food and a roof over alot of people's heads and that's all that should matter.

    JustincredibleJustincredibleIl y a 12 jours
  • 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 RossiterIl y a 12 jours
  • Yeah but you have like 10 channels lamp

    Kanan .NKanan .NIl y a 12 jours
  • How LTT makes money? This video alone has 3 ads and 2 sponsor block!

    Ranjan NadigRanjan NadigIl y a 12 jours
  • I love premium

    ThreadyThreadyIl y a 12 jours
  • I'm not even here cause I care, just cause linus is a cool guy

    AsumhalomanAsumhalomanIl y a 12 jours
  • I'm not even here cause I care, just cause linus is a cool guy

    AsumhalomanAsumhalomanIl y a 12 jours
  • great video.

    UNVjustCynical /UNVjustCynical /Il y a 12 jours
  • Even if he’s rich he’s cheap hahaha he drove that car they spray painted for a while

    bryson davisbryson davisIl y a 12 jours
  • 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 SinghIl y a 13 jours
  • Why dont you start a tech bussines ? I mean parts and stuff ?

    Abdiel RuizAbdiel RuizIl y a 13 jours
  • Slow clap really amazing

    Emerson MoraEmerson MoraIl y a 13 jours
  • 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 PadillaIl y a 13 jours
  • 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 PerimIl y a 13 jours
  • Don't know why, but the transparency, the adherence to ethics, and the thanking got me emotional. Damn you, Linus.

    Tj16903Tj16903Il y a 14 jours
  • even if he earns a cent per view than he made 8 million just from ad sense this year

    Afnaan AnwarAfnaan AnwarIl y a 14 jours
  • 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

    jhosiojajhosiojaIl y a 14 jours
  • blue balled

    manjot matharumanjot matharuIl y a 14 jours
  • At least offer a discount on the water bottle for people who thirst for answers :) PUN Intended!!

    Martin AdamskiMartin AdamskiIl y a 14 jours
  • OK, I see 20k subscribers on Floatplane and that is 6% (~1.200.000$ per year), so 2020 revenue should be ~20 millions. Not bad LTT ! :)

    Relaxation AmbienceRelaxation AmbienceIl y a 15 jours
  • "from the bottle of your heart" hahahaha

    Email UserEmail UserIl y a 15 jours
  • 6:23 (as CEO of the company) Hhmm Yvonne was right, she never gets any credit for what’s she’s done 😂

    Carlos MuñozCarlos MuñozIl y a 15 jours
    • @Fart Soundeffect have you ever seen the Linus roast video?

      Carlos MuñozCarlos MuñozIl y a 2 jours
    • She hasn't done anything and never will, all credit goes to linus

      Fart SoundeffectFart SoundeffectIl y a 3 jours
  • Very cool growth and transparency! Congrats :)

    Chris PruterChris PruterIl y a 15 jours
  • My guess is you guys make around 12 miliob a year

    Мартин ДиклиевМартин ДиклиевIl y a 15 jours
  • His old boss must feel soo stupid

    ree manree manIl y a 16 jours
  • This video made me finally visit lttstore.com for the first time. Nice Holofoil shirt guys!

    Simon Gonzalez JrSimon Gonzalez JrIl y a 16 jours
  • All these growth metrics are the direct result of growing out the beard and no longer looking like a child 💕

    matt maloneymatt maloneyIl y a 16 jours
  • 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 SaldanhaIl y a 16 jours
  • just stop showing me Linus in his underwear.... please for the love of all that is good... stop it!

    bringersbobbringersbobIl y a 16 jours
  • 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_87Il y a 17 jours
  • He makes money with this segue to our sponsor.

    vSolitudevSolitudeIl y a 17 jours
  • 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

    pokeface119pokeface119Il y a 17 jours
  • 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 whittakerIl y a 17 jours
  • 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 DeiIl y a 17 jours
  • Seen you grow a fair bit Linus. I am pretty sure that if there is at all any FRworld 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 VKIl y a 17 jours
    • Oh, and can you have caps made with the orange LTT on black? haha

      Peter VKPeter VKIl y a 17 jours
  • Of course they’re nice and transparent, they’re Canadians haha

    MackanMackanIl y a 17 jours
  • The first video I watched was one on techquickie, while trying to understand wtf is a DisplayPort. Really a long long time ago

    JorelplayJorelplayIl y a 17 jours
  • 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 CovaliovIl y a 17 jours
  • 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. :)

    WryzWryzIl y a 18 jours
  • 2:29 That's too specific linus, too specific.

    Mark MaxwellMark MaxwellIl y a 18 jours
  • Non of your beez wax !! 100% agree !

    Minit 55Minit 55Il y a 18 jours
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