Ray William Johnson net worth: Ray William Johnson is an American comedian who has a net worth of $5 million. Ray William Johnson has earned his net worth from his extremely popular Youtube channel. The Ray William Johnson channel is one of the most subscribed channels on You Tube. The channel has over 4.7 million subscribers and over 1.3 billion video views. An industry publication stated that as of February 2011 Johnson held six of the top twenty most watched videos of the month. He was attending Columbia University to pursue a career in law, when he started watching videos on YouTube and eventually, making videos himself. He noticed people visit YouTube either to watch viral videos or to follow videos from their favorite bloggers, and that spawned his idea for his first formatted show, Equals Three, this was a way for him to combine the two popular video styles. Johnson started a new collaborative YouTube channel called "YourFavoriteMartian", in January 2001, this channel features animated comedy music videos. The songs are performed by a virtual band of fictional cartoon characters, Ray writes lyrics, raps, sing, compose beats, and sometimes collaborate with other musicians to produce the songs. The characters used on the channel include: Puff Puff Humbert (lead singer, voiced by Johnson), DeeJay (DJ), Axel Chains (drummer), and Benatar (guitar/keyboard).
Johnson started a daily video blog or vlog titled BreakingNYC; he made vlogs almost daily while living in New York City, until June 2010. Johnson moved to Los Angeles and after nearly a year-long hiatus, he resumed contributing to the video blog channel, by creating a new higher quality series that contained a similar format. The new series titled, Breaking Los Angeles and the Adventures of Puff Puff. A new video is released every Friday and is filmed in Los Angeles. Ray often has popular guests featured on the channel such as, rappers Wax, Hoodie Allen and Dumbfounded, slam poet George Watsky.