Raina Huang is a competitive eater and YouTuber from the United States currently living in Walnut California. She has an estimated net worth of $250,000. She rose to fame after finishing the In-N-Out 50×50 challenge in 40 minutes and ended up breaking the world record. She has also won the Pabst Blue Ribbon Eating Challenge at Oozefest 3 after eating 16 slices of pizza in 10 minutes. Her content on YouTube is mainly about competitive eating, eating challenges, trying out new foods and anything else that may be entertaining.
Raina started her channel years ago when she was 14 years old making videos on cooking. She had always wanted to do something within the entertainment industry. She is of Chinese ethnicity but can speak Taiwanese and Japanese fluently in addition to Mandarin.
How Much Money Does Raina Huang Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 500,000 subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 100 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 170,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of $850 per day ($300,000 a year) from the ads that appear on the videos.
YouTubers get paid $2 – $7 per 1000 monetized views after YouTube takes its cut. Monetized views range from 40% – 80% of the total views. All these are influenced by several factors like device played on, time of the year, the location of the viewer, ad inventory, how many ads there are on a video, how many people skip the ads, type of advertisement, ad engagement, type of content etc. The cost of an ad view is based on an auction between advertisers based on views. Advertisers have to bid a minimum of $0.01 per view.
There is also a program known as Google Preferred where deep-pocketed companies can target ads on the top 5% most popular content. The ad rates here are higher than normal. Apart from ads, YouTubers also generate extra from YouTube Red viewers who pay a monthly fee to view premium content on YouTube plus watch videos without ads. Here they get paid based on watch time on their videos. The longer the viewers watch their videos, the more money they earn.
Raina makes extra income through brand deals on her Instagram account. She has worked with brands like Slater 50/50, Shein etc.