The Key of Awesome net worth and earnings

Updated: November 1, 2020

The Key of Awesome is a popular YouTube channel, boasting 5.49 million subscribers. It was founded in 2007 and is located in the United States.

There’s one question everybody wants answered: How does The Key of Awesome earn money? No one beyond The Key of Awesome really knows, however let's walk through what we know.

What is The Key of Awesome's net worth?

The Key of Awesome has an estimated net worth of about $248.22 thousand.

NetWorthSpot.com's data points to The Key of Awesome's net worth to be near $248.22 thousand. Although The Key of Awesome's acutualized net worth is not known. Our site's industry expertise estimates The Key of Awesome's net worth at $248.22 thousand, but The Key of Awesome's actualized net worth is still being verified.

Net Spot Worth's estimate only uses one source of revenue however. The Key of Awesome's net worth may truly be higher than $248.22 thousand. When we consider many revenue sources, The Key of Awesome's net worth could be as high as $434.38 thousand.

How much does The Key of Awesome earn?

The Key of Awesome earns an estimated $124.11 thousand a year.

The Key of Awesome fans often ask the same question: How much does The Key of Awesome earn?

The YouTube channel The Key of Awesome gets more than 2.59 million views each month.

Monetized channels earn money by serving ads for every thousand video views. Monetized YouTube channels may earn $3 to $7 per every one thousand video views. If The Key of Awesome is within this range, Net Worth Spot estimates that The Key of Awesome earns $10.34 thousand a month, totalling $124.11 thousand a year.

Some YouTube channels earn even more than $7 per thousand video views. Optimistically, The Key of Awesome may make as much as $279.24 thousand a year.

YouTubers rarely have one source of income too. Additional revenue sources like sponsorships, affiliate commissions, product sales and speaking gigs may generate much more revenue than ads.

The Key of Awesome (formerly Barely Productions and Barely Political) is a YouTube channel that produced comedy videos starring writer/performer Mark Douglas. "The Key of Awesome" was created by Mark Douglas and Ben Relles and is the channel's most popular series, mainly producing viral music videos and parodies. Barely Political was created in June 2007 by Ben Relles and subsequently debuted its first music video, "Crush on Obama", starring Amber Lee "Obama Girl" Ettinger, created by Ben Relles and Jake Chudnow. Videos on the channel have been seen over 3.2 billion times online. "The Key of Awesome" became the central identity of the channel. The Key of Awesome created numerous videos covering political topics, the military, and news media. During the 2008 presidential primaries, the channel invited some of the candidates to be featured in a video, including former Senator Mike Gravel. In October 2007, Barely Political was bought by Next New Networks for an unknown amount which in turn was acquired by YouTube in spring 2011. Herb Scannell, co-founder and CEO of Next New Networks, stated, "With Barely Political, we've added a team that can grow our reach to a very important audience — one that likes their politics with a healthy serving of humor — timed perfectly with the upcoming 2008 election season."Its videos were mainly directed by Tom Small and feature writing and performances by Mark Douglas, Todd Womack, Doug Larsen, Anastasia Douglas, Bryan Olsen, and occasionally Lauren Francesca, Andrea Feczko, Amber Lee "Obama Girl" Ettinger, Ewan Gotfryd, and Michael Stevens. In 2014, the channel was listed on New Media Rockstars Top 100 Channels, ranked at #29.On February 4, 2018, in form of a song, Mark Douglas announced that he would be taking an indefinite break from YouTube, thanking his fans for their support over the years.