PewDiePie's company Pewdie Productions AB made a profit of 63 million SEK (7.45 million USD or 6.7 million Euros in direct conversion) before taxes. This is up from 29.6 million SEK in 2013 and 7.2 million in 2012.
I just thought it was interesting, since this whole Youtube publisher versus gamer earnings debate has been going on for years now, and how much money there really is in making Yotube videos.
Sources are in Swedish:
- Original: http://www.expressen.se/nyheter/youtube-jattens-stora-vinst-63-miljoner/
There is an enormous amount of hateful comments on social media right now so let's not sink to that level and fill this thread with butthurt or jealous comments. I'm not a fan of his videos personally, but he seems like a nice guy, he's done a good job (clearly) and it shows potential for online media. And he does give away money to charity, in case someone was wondering.