Game Grumps is a web series that is hosted by Internet personalities namely Arin Hanson and also Dan Avidan which was created in 2012. Both Arin Hanson and also Dan Avidan holds American nationality. This series does center itself around the hosts playing various video games and also comedically commentating on them. It happened Jafari was leaving, and after Jafari left the show in 2013 to concentrate on his show by titled JonTron, he was succeeded by Avidan.
Avidan continues to host this show together with Hanson. This YouTube Channel was part of Polaris, which is a network owned by the Maker Studios. Keep Reading to know more about the net worth of Game Grumps in 2018.
Games Grumps was created by two young people by the name Jon Jafari and Arin Hanson. Jon is an internet personality while Arin is an animator. They began with a video of both playing Kirby Superstar that they uploaded on July 2012. According to the two internet personalities, the idea for this show came about when both of them were arguing. They were arguing over character wolf from fighting game by the name Super Smash Bros Brawl.
This was too similar to character Fox regarding the way that they fought and even their styles. Hanson initially had an idea of a podcast. The show eventually became a YouTube Web series rather than a podcast.
In 2012, Berry was brought into this show as an editor. Hanson and Jafari worked together until June 2013. This is the time that Jafari did announce that he was leaving the show. He wanted to focus on creating his show which would require his full attention.
After the departure of Jafari, many of the fans were very upset. The channel had plans for the beginning of ‘Steam Train’ on a similar day. Avidan succeeded Jafari and became the new co-host of the show. Also, an animator by the name Ross O’Donovan joined.
They both played various games and expanded the channel output to include three videos a day. The expansion did introduce a brand new Steam Rolled series. This is where four player games got to be played by a group. The show has brought in new content over time something that has left the fans more elated.
The show has grown bit by bit with the YouTube channel gaining very many subscribers. Among the awards that this show has been nominated for include Shorty Awards in the year 2013 and 2016. Despite not winning the awards, it was a clear that they were doing something that was remarkable and worthy to continue doing.
Net Worth & Earnings
The estimated net worth that has been generated from this show is $2.5 million. This fortune has come from several sources. Among these sources that have brought this wealth does include the money that is paid by YouTube as they run various ads on the channel. Also, they have been able to receive sponsorship from various parties.
There is no doubt that this show has grown to earn a huge number of subscribers. Despite them doing well, they have set aside a chunk of the wealth to help the less fortunate. This is a good thing to emulate for others who run YouTube Channels.