MKBHD Net Worth

Marques Brownlee known as MKBHD is one of the top tech reviewers on YouTube. He has risen to fame getting access to new tech before anyone else and interviewing some of the most influential figures in the Technology such as Elon Musk and Bill Gates.

NameMarques Brownlee
Date of BirthDecember 3, 1993
FromMaplewood, New Jersey
Lives inHoboken, New Jersey
Known ForYouTube, Professional Ultimate Frisbee
Net Worth$10 Million

What is MKBHD’s Net Worth?

MKBHD’s Net Worth is estimated to be $10 Million. This comes from his annual YouTube Earnings over the past 10 years, Merchandise and Sponsorships

How Does MKBHD make money on YouTube?

According to Socialblade, Marques makes approximately $1.6 Million per year through his YouTube Videos. Per month, this equates to approximately $130,000 – $150,000. This comes directly from advertisements through the YouTube Partnership Program.

YouTube Partnership Programme

MKBHD makes money through the YouTube Partnership Programme, this allows him to monetize his YouTube Videos though Adsense. The average cost per mille, is $4-$10 depending on a number of factors.

MKBHD Branded Merchandise

MKBHD Released his own branded merchandise in 2017 to his fans. His merchandise features beautifully crispy, T-Shirts, Hoodies, Throwboys and even Apple AirPods Cases.

It is estimated YouTubers of this size make upwards of $100,000 per month through their merchandise.

Sponsorships and Brand Deals

Marques also supplements his videos by creating sponsored videos. We see in videos he promotes services he uses or is a partner for. In the past, he has had sponsorships with Occulus, Nord VPN, LastPass and more.

We estimate these sponsorships be worth upwards of 5-6 figures in additional revenue.

Early Life

Marques was born in Maplewood New Jersey to his two parents Jeaniene and Marlon Brownlee. He has one sister, Simone. HIs Father Marlon, is an IT Consultant giving him exposure to technology from a young age, and his mother, Jeaniene worked in financial services.

From early on in marques life, his parents focused on Education, Creativity and Athletics. Marques grew up playing the trombone, playing golf and was an honours student throughout highschool.

Marcus graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology with a degree in marketing with a minor in information systems. During his time in university, he played ultimate frisbee professionally. Even while producing videos, playing sports at a professional level, he still managed to frequent the Dean’s list.

YouTube Career

Marques started his YouTube channel in 2008 at the age of 14. He started making videos of screencasts of software doing how to’s of their functionality. He then moved onto reviewing new tech that he aquired.

Marques was then approached by tech companies to review their products, thanks to his approach to his reviews.

Marcus grew exponentially on YouTube because of his inate ability to understand technology and what his viewers found most important. Early on he spent a lot of time in the comments replying to viewers asking them what they found most important and what they would like to see in his videos.

He has continously re-invested in his YouTube Channel and the process of producing his videos throughout the years. With high end RED 4K Cameras and revamping the filming and editing process in an agile fashion, leading him to be one of the best YouTube Technology reviewers out there.

Throughout the years, he as reviewed some bigs names in Tech and outside of Tech. In December 2015, he interviews Kobe Bryant talking about his tech interests and the Nike shoes designed by Bryant.

Other notable interviews included Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Apple SVP Craig Federighi.

In December 2019, his channel has gained over 10 million subscribers, beating Linus Tech Tips to the spot in a friendly competition. After achieveing the 10 Million Subscriber Milestone, naturally Marques reviewed the Diamond Play Button.

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