MrBeast –is an American YouTuber, influencer and entrepreneur Known famously for his very intriguing videos and skits on the internet, most especially YouTube. His attention grabbing videos with over 187 million subscribers centers on expensive stunts, giveaways and incredible challenges.
WHO Is MrBeast?
Born on May 7, 1998, as Jimmy Donaldson, MrBeast at a young age developed an interest in YouTube during his early teens, inspired by other creators on the platform. Jimmy’s early videos were mainly stunts to grab attention, such as counting to 100,000, giving away free cars, or surviving on a deserted island. These videos caught the interest of millions of viewers and subsequently increased his subscribers.
Raised in a middle-class household in Greenville, North Carolina. MrBeast began uploading videos on YouTube in February 2012, at the age of 13, using the name of “MrBeast6000” where he created videos that estimated the wealth of other YouTubers. After gaining over 30,000 subscribers, Donaldson In 2016 dropped out of East Carolina University to focus full-time on his career as a YouTuber.
MrBeast Rise to Fame
MrBeast’s career breakthrough came when he released a video of himself counting to 100,000 and another to 200,000. Other viral videos of his early days include him attempting to “UBER“ himself across America, and watching a boring Jake Paul music video “It’s Every Day Bro” on repeat for 10 hours.
In 2019, he collaborated with fellow YouTuber Mark Robert to launch the #TeamTrees campaign. Their goal was to plant 20 million trees by 2020, with each dollar donated, one tree planted. They surpassed their goal, planting over 21 million trees worldwide.
Another highlight of his career came when he collaborated with YouTube, PewDiePie (Felix Kjellberg). PewDiePie and T-Series were locked in a challenge for the title of a creator with the highest YouTube subscribers. The challenge caught the attention of the entire YouTube community, with creators and fans alike passionately supporting their favorite channels.
The friendly competition between himself and PewDiePie was to see who could reach 100 million subscribers first. The winner would get to choose a charity, and the loser would have to donate $100,000 to that charity. It was a win-win situation where a charity would benefit, regardless of the outcome.
In the end, PewDiePie emerged victorious, reaching 100 million subscribers before MrBeast. PewDiePie selected the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as the beneficiary of the $100,000 donation, and MrBeast made good on his promise by delivering the donation in a video where he personally handed over the check to the WWF.
What is MrBeast’s Net Worth in 2023
He is the highest-paid YouTubers on the planet according to Forbes’ in 2023. Jimmy is credited to be the pioneer of philanthropic YouTube stunt videos he is known to give tons of cash prizes and cars to strangers who feature in his stunts.
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What is MrBeast monthly income?
Through his successful YouTube channel and Empire MrBeast makes a minimum of $3 million per month from YouTube ads alone without adding in-video brand deals.
How much does MrBeast make a year?
With a monthly income of about $3 million from massive viewership of his videos online, At just 25 years of age, MrBeast yearly income is estimated to be $54 million as reported by Forbes’. Other revenue includes merchandise sales and sponsorships with brands like Microsoft and Electronic Arts. In 2021 he made $50 million, and approximately $30 million from YouTube ads.
MrBeast’s Social Media Empire
MrBeast has a massive social media presence with millions of followers.
- Instagram account has 21.3 million followers,
- Facebook account has 8.1 million followers,
- Twitter account has 16.4 million followers.
MrBeast’s popularity comes from his high cost production videos and Stunts of him buried alive for 50 hours , attempting to starve himself for 30 days, surviving alone in the Antarctica for 50 hours, and also philanthropic stunts like giving money and expensive surprise gifts to strangers.
The earning from the majority of his videos is invested back into more video production. MrBeast production cost a few years ago was about $10,000, in 2023, he spends as much as $300,000 producing just one video.