Who Is MrBeast?
Jimmy Donaldson, 22, is an American YouTuber and entrepreneur who is popular for his expensive stunts. MrBeast as he’s popularly referred to online is known for his large heart when it comes to giving.
He’s known as the pioneer of the Expensive Stunts genre on YouTube where the star is an unmistakable presence. Jimmy Donaldson is also the co-founder of a fundraiser for Arbor Day Foundation known as Team Trees.
We know how much MrBeast loves to give out. His most recent events for the month of December featured his restaurant chain business where he gave out free burgers and gifts ranging from iPads to money and even a car. Jimmy also revived his Finger On The Keypad Challenge where the winner will get the opportunity to walk home with $100,000.
One may ask then, how much does Jimmy Donaldson earn to allow him to carry out these heroic acts of kindness. We shall be looking at how much MrBeast made in 2020.
How Much Money Did MrBeast Make In 2020?
The year 2020 has further strengthened claims that YouTube can be a major source of income for its celebrities. Although the year was clearly not what we’d hope for, the YouTube stars can confidently say they had a good ride when it comes to numbers this year.
While a dip in advertising revenue was reported by Forbes at the beginning of the pandemic-ridden year, it quickly responded and even, to much more higher heights. This means that creators made a lot more money this year from advertisement and brand promotions.
With over 49.4 million followers on YouTube, 11.8 million followers on Instagram, 8.7 million on Twitter, and 254,000 on Twitch, it can be said that the star had a great year.
Indeed he had a great year, receiving accolades from even the greatest of award shows. At the 12th Annual Shorty Awards, the star won the award for the Best YouTuber of the year. To follow that up, he won the awards for Creator of the year, Live Special, Social Good: Creator, and Social Good: Non-Profit NGO at the 10th Streamy Awards. The last two awards are in fact in recognition of his philanthropic exploits so far.
Jimmy Donaldson also emerged the second-best paid YouTuber for the year 2020 behind 9-year-old Ryan Kaji. All in all, MrBeast made over $24 million this year from streaming while amassing 3 billion views. This, with additional revenue, set him up for a financially buoyant year, his best so far.