Sean Evans is one of the most popular internet and YouTube personality. He hosts the famous culinary show First We Feast. He gets paid for eating hot wings with celebrities belonging to the entertainment world in the show named the Hot Ones. The show has nothing given popularity to Evans but also made him quite a rich man. Let us have a look at his net worth of Sean Evans in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
He was born on 26th April 1986 in the city of Chicago. Initially, he used to work as a copywriter for the Chicago tourism board. Then he had joined as a freelancer in the company named Complex. Eventually, he started working as a full-time interviewer for Complex which is located in the New York City.
He became famous with his video which went viral in the year 2015 where he was seen eating a whole Carolina Reaper. This food product has been certified to be the spiciest pepper in the world. This led him to earn his name in the Guinness World Records too. He used to consume extremely spicy food since his childhood days which made him build his tolerance towards it.
Not much has been known about Sean Evans’ personal life. His Instagram profile highlight is his father’s social media account. Additionally, he has a younger brother named Gavin. His Instagram photographs too don’t give us much information about his life.
Career, Awards, & Nominations:
He started his career as an interviewer for the Complex Magazine, where he used to interview people and use to put them on the company’s YouTube channel. There, he had interviewed famous personalities such as 2 Chainz and Steph Curry. Eventually, he took up a full-time job in the same company.
Christopher Schonberger with the production of Complex Media started a show named the Hot Ones which was hosted by Evans from where he acquired maximum fame in his life. Sean had an idea of hosting such a show which was inspired by a show which Alexa Chung used to do. He too would conduct funny interviews on the English TV. The show had a unique format where Evans and his guests are supposed to eat ten chicken wings, each one with a progressively spicier hot sauce. The first sauce started with the Srircha and ended with the sauce named the Blair’s Mega Death Sauce which had a rating of 550,000.
Every season of the series introduced a new and spicier sauce for their guests. In season 4 they added a fresh sauce which was prepared by the makers of the show, and they had named them the Last Dab. This sauce as made from the hottest pepper known as the Pepper X. The guests who finish the challenge of eating all the ten hot wings are given a chance to promote their future projects. The guests who fail to do so give similar opportunities but their names are also added to the show’s Hall of Shame.
Net Worth and Earnings:
The primary source of his income is by hosting the show the Hot Ones. This income depends on the TRPs of the show. Additionally, it also depends on how many people have been viewing the show on YouTube, how many are liking and disliking the show, how many of them are putting positive and negative comments. Recently Sean Evans total net worth earning has been calculated to be $40 million.
Sean Evans is one of that host who delivers a spiced up episode whenever his show is on air. His unique way of making the celebrities answer questions while making them overeat of spice is quite commendable. At the end of each episode of his show, guests are more concerned about the way they would get rid of the spice than answering Evans’ questions.