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.
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