Linus Media Group is a popular Canadian YouTube technology channels made of ‘Linus Tech Tips,’ ‘Techquickie,’ and ‘TechLinked. Also, a behind the scenes channel called ‘Channel Super Fun.’ Continue reading to find the net worth of Linus Media Group as per 2019.
In January 2013, Linus Gabriel Sebastian along with Brandon Lee, Edzel Yago and Luke Lafreniere founded the Linus Media Group. Initially, they developed ‘Linus Tech Tips’ channel as an independent venture. Linus Gabriel Sebastian began his work on ‘Techquickie.’ Address of Linus Media Group was of a residential address in Surrey, British Columbia.
Regularly, Linus Gabriel Sebastian created and presented technology videos for NCIX, the non-functional Canadian retailer (2007-2015). His work experience helped Linus Gabriel Sebastian to update videos regularly. The contents were the latest information on the latest products and services available in the market. The technology videos discussed product and gadget reviews, website advice, tricks, tips and more.
In 2015, Linus Media Group moved to a commercial office space. This was documented in vlogs series. In the history of Linus Tech Tips channel, these videos were most viewed and popular. Since then, Linus Gabriel Sebastian creates vlogs of the move.
The combined channels attracted over 8 million subscribers to acquire information on latest technologies update. According to Inc. magazine, Linus Gabriel Sebastian was ranked 4th in the list of ‘Top 30 -20Power Players in Tech’ (2015). Linus Gabriel Sebastian is presently the CEO of Floatplane Media.
In 2014, Tubefilter named ‘Linus Tech Tips’ channel as one of the Top 1% of Google’s Preferred Advertising Channels on YouTube for Technology category. By March 2018, ‘Linus Tech Tips’ reached no.7 for most watched Technology channel on YouTube.
‘Techquickie’ draws over 1.1million subscribers and Channel Super Fun attracts over 40k subscribers. Linus Media Group also owns and runs a successful tech forum called ‘LinusTechTips.com.’
According to Socialblade, the average daily views of videos in the three channels are as follows: LinusTechTip (1,100,000), Techquickie (180,000) and Channel Super Fun (50,000). Thus, the total average views are 1.3 million per day.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Linus Gabriel Sebastian’s videos all have a duration less than 10 minutes, so the payout is $1-$3 for every 1000 views (CPM). Yet, all views are not monetized. Hence, depending on the category, the earnings can go up or down by about 50%. Since most videos are tech category and users are aware of ad-blocking tools, the earning percentage is low. Hence, form daily 7000,000 views, Linus Media Group gets monetized views around 0.65 million. If Linus Media Group gets CPM $3, then it gets $2100 per day or $63,000 per month.
Linus Gabriel Sebastian runs videos with advertisements that cannot be blocked. Also, he shares Amazon affiliate links. As a result, the net worth of Linus Media Group gets doubled and monthly income of $126,000. Assuming monthly income is around $100,000. Although it seems like a lot of money, there are overhead costs for running the Linus Media Group. Say, the profit is $50,000 per month. The current net worth of ‘Linus Tech Tips’ is $1.5 million.
As of September 2018, ‘Linus Tech Tips’ has posted 4284 videos and posts at least one video per day. ‘Techquickie’ has posted 566 videos and ‘Channel Super Fun’ has posted 158 videos. The videos are on product and service reviews, advice. Also, vlogs, build logs and websites are shared through these videos.