Jimmy Donaldson aka MrBeast Net Worth
MrBeast Net Worth: Also known as Jimmy Donaldson, MrBeast is an American YouTube star who has a net worth of $8 million. He is known for his YouTube stunts that give large sums of money away to friends or charity. He is considered the pioneer of philanthropic YouTube stunt videos.
Early Life and Career Beginnings: Jimmy Donaldson was born on May 7, 1998 in Greenville, North Carolina where he attended Greenville Christian Academy, graduating in 2016. He started posting videos to YouTube when he was still a young teenager under the user name "MrBeast6000". He actually dropped out of college to pursue a YouTube career full time. He started to grow in popularity after the release of the video "counting to 100,000" in 2017. In the video he spent the day counting to 100,000. He followed up with a video where he counted to 200,000. Other popular accomplishments include reading the dictionary, reading the "Bee Movie" script, ubering across America, saying "Logan Paul" 100,000 times and watching the awful Jake Paul music video "It's Every Day Bro" on repeat for 10 hours straight.
Today his YouTube account has 40 million subscribers and has generated more than 6 billion video views. Most average videos are viewed more than 20 million times.
He is associated with PewDiePie and purchased billboards and radio advertisements to help him get more subscribers than T-Series. He was nominated for Vlogger of the Year at the 2019 Shorty Awards. He won the Breakout Creator award. He was nominated for a 2020 Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Male Social Star. He won the 2020 YouTuber of the Year award.
In one week alone in July 2020, MrBeast gained 400,000 new subscribers and had more than 80 million video views. The success made him the 20th most-popular personality on YouTube during that period.
Charity: Over the years MrBeast has donated or raised tens of millions of dollars to various charities. His stunt videos have donated items to homeless shelters, the Veterans Army Wounded Warrior Program, Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital, and a local animal shelter in Los Angeles. For example, a December 2018 video donated $100,000 worth of clothing and other items to homeless shelters.
In October 2019 Jimmy partnered with NASA engineer and YouTuber Mark Rober to create a foundation called #TeamTrees. The goal was to raise $20 million over the next three months to benefit the Arbor Day Foundation. The organization would plant one tree for every dollar raised. Dozens of YouTubers banded together to promote the cause. Within 24 hours of launching, #TeamTrees had raised $4 million. By December they had raised over $20 million. As of this writing they have raised north of $22 million.
|Net Worth:||$8 Million|