Linus Tech Tips is famous as one of the most popular YouTube technology channels of the modern era. The channel provides videos on information on product reviews, website tips, tricks and advice and more. Subscribers can take all sorts of useful advice on the latest technologies and gadgets available in the market. Linus Tech Tips is one of three under the Linus Media Group founded by Linus Sebastian. Continue reading to find the net worth of ‘Linus Tech Tips’ as of 2018.
While working for NCIX retailer, Linus Sebastian uploaded videos (2007-2015). His experience prompted him to create YouTube channel ‘LinusTechTips’ on 24th November 2008. He wished to maintain moderate cost for creating videos and separating them from Companies.
‘Linus techno tips’ became the most popular YouTube channel in the technology sector. This platform offered users to see videos providing information on products and gadget reviews, tips on website, tips, and advice on the latest technologies. Also, ‘Linus techno tips’ discussed how to draw maximum subscribers. The site also has blogs and entertainments. The website LinusTechTips.com runs a popular and successful tech forum for intellectual discussions.
Around early 2012, Sebastian Linus and his colleague from NCIX, Luke Lafreniere launched the additional channel called ‘Techquickie.’ This was created to inform the latest technologies within minutes. In January 2013, both Sebastian and Luke resigned from NCIX and commenced their own Company. The other two individuals who joined them were Brandon Lee and Edzel Yago. They founded ‘Linus Media Group’ that worked from a garage.
By May 2014, another new channel called ‘Channel Super Fun’ was launched. In this, Linus and Lafreniere used ‘Twitch’ to live-stream shows. These were of the latest technologies including questions and answers. By June 2017, the show had posted 184 episodes. Linus has worked on successful projects including 2014-2015s ‘Whole Room Water Cooling’, 2015s ‘Scrapyard Wars’, 2015-2016s ‘7 Gamers 1 CPU’, 2016s ‘8/10 Gamers, 1 CPU’.
In 2015, Linus Media Group moved from residential address to commercial workplace. Linus and his partners have a sales department for supplementing direct YouTube or Ad-sense income. As a result, the videos have a sponsor. Every view does not cost money but depends on the category.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of Linus Tech Tips is $2 million. Since this is a Tech Company, the valuation is based on assets and liabilities. There is a lot of scope for future growth. This explains why start-up business making initial loss can end up sold at high profits. It is not transparent how much the independent advertisers are charged on this site.
The Socialblade has reported the average daily views of the three YouTube channels of Linus Media Group. The figures are as follows: LinusTechTip (1,100,000), Techquickie (180,000) and ChannelSuperFun (50,000). Hence, the average total views are around 1.3 million.
The Linux videos run for less than 10 minutes offer a low payout of $1-$3 for every 1000 views (CPM). In January 2013, after his success with LinusTechTip, Linus expanded his business and created ‘Techquickie’ with over 1.1 million subscribers and ‘ChannelSuperFun’ with over 40K subscribers. It has been estimated that the Linus Media Group makes a profit of $50,000 a month.
Linus Tech Tips has four co-founders, and each of their percent is unknown. It is confirmed that the main CEO and founder, Linus Sebastian holds a maximum share stake of 50%.
Thus, ‘Linus Tech Tips’ is one of the three channels of YouTube platforms established by Linus Sebastian. Over the years, two additional channels, ‘Techquickie’ and ‘ChannelSuperFun’ have been established. These channels are used for uploading videos that run for less than 10 minutes. These videos provide information on gadgets and product reviews, website tips, advice, and tricks. These channels provide latest technologies updates on use and subscribers, blogs and entertainments.