Mr Beast recently took the internet by storm after recreating a real-life Squid Game. But where does the YouTuber get all of his money from?

MrBeast aka Jimmy Donaldson shared a 25-minute video on his YouTube channel showing his recreation of Squid Game. The experiment included fully built sets and costumes similar to the ones from the show.

The experiment cost the YouTuber a total of $3.5 million. He revealed in one of his tweets that he spent “around 2 mil to build and produce and 1.5 mil in prizes.”

How did Mr Beast get all of his money?

Anyone who follows Mr Beast on YouTube and other social media knows that he has to earn a lot of money to sustain the kind of videos he makes.

Most of his videos see the star either creating larger than life sets or spending a lot of big bucks for challenges. The strategy works wonders for him, as on average, his videos rake up over 30-40 million views each.

According to a report in The Verge, like any other YouTuber, Mr Beast is a part of the platform’s partner program. Hence he definitely makes some big bucks from AdSense.

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As is the case with most YouTubers, Mr Beast’s Adsense revenue depends on the number of views his videos garner and the CPM (Cost per 1,000 impressions.)

In one of his 2018 video entitled ‘How I Gave Away $1,000,000’ the 23-year-old explained how brand deals helped him donate a lot of money in his videos, which then go on garner more and more views.

Over the years the star has also created supporting YouTube channels like MrBeast Shorts, MrBeast Gaming, Beast Reacts, MrBeast 2, and also Beast Philanthropy. These channels provide his fans with bonus and BTS content while adding to his revenue.

Lastly, Mr Beast is also huge on Twitch. Although he isn’t very active on the platform, he has a huge following, which adds to his income as well.

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YouTuber’s net worth explored

According to the Celebrity Net Worth portal, Mr Beast’s net worth is approximately $25 million.

According to his social blade he currently makes close to $1 million from ad revenues alone. The money he makes from brand deals still remains up to fans to guess.

Although he was making videos on YouTube since his pre-teen years, he became a viral sensation with his 2017 video “counting to 100,000.” He spent 44 hours counting up to 100,000.

The video has 24 million views right now. Some of his other viral videos from his early days see him saying “Logan Paul” 100,000 times and watching Jake Paul’s music video “It’s Every Day Bro” on repeat for 10 hours straight.

Star’s real-life Squid Game experiment explored

Mr Beast’s real-life recreation of Squid Game included some of the TV series’ most important sections including the “Red Light, Green Light” game.

As a twist, the players had a mechanism attached to their suits that would “explode” and stain their shirts when they get eliminated.

The show’s chilling tug of war segment was recreated with foam underneath to make sure the contestants were injured.

The full video is available here.

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