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Zoella’s earnings as a YouTube vlogger are ludicrous

If Monday morning hadn’t already depressed you enough, this might help.

Zoella is making incredible money as a YouTube vlogger, if a new report is to be believed.

The Sunday Times claims to have seen account figures for Zoella – real name Zoe Sugg – and they’re very impressive.

According to the report, Sugg turned over a profit of nearly £400,000 in the eight months leading up to November 2014.

That translates to roughly £50,000 per month, although the figure may be even higher now.

Check out a recent Zoella video below:

Zoella is one of the UK’s most successful YouTube stars, boasting a subscriber count of over 10 million.

The Wiltshire-born vlogger began posting videos to YouTube in 2009, and released her first book in 2014.

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But where does the money come from? Well aside from YouTube earnings and book royalties, Sugg also endorses products in her videos and charges companies for the advertising.

As a result, Sugg was recently able to purchase a £1 million home in Brighton with her boyfriend Alfie Deyes, a YouTube star in his own right with five million subscribers.

What’s more, Zoella’s success has been somewhat mirroed by her brother Joe Sugg, who has a six million strong following on YouTube.

Are you surprised by Zoella’s alleged earnings? Let us know in the comments.

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