Mr. Beast Net Worth:

$16 million

Who is Mr. Beast?

Jimmy Donaldson, or Mr. Beast as he’s known on YouTube, is an American YouTuber. Jimmy Donaldson was born in Greenville, North Carolina where he attended Greenville Christian Academy, graduating in 2016. He making YouTube videos when he was 12 years old. He briefly attended college but dropped out to work on his YouTube channel full time.

NameJimmy Donaldson
Date of BirthMay 7, 1998
Net Worth (2021)$16 million
Primary Source of IncomeYouTube – Mr. Beast

Mr. Beast’s YouTube Career

Mr. Beast is known for his expensive YouTube videos that are often spun as a philanthropic video. A few of his most-viewed YouTube videos are titled “I Bought A Car Using Only Pennies,” “I Donated $30,000 To A Random Twitch Streamer,” “I Flew Using Only Leaf Blowers,” and “Can 100,000 Pieces Of Paper Stop A Bullet?”. Other popular videos involve giving away money, cars, or other items of value to friends and strangers alike.

Mr. Beast currently has 50 million subscribers on YouTube. Almost all of his videos end up on the YouTube Trending page.

How much is Mr. Beast’s net worth?

Mr. Beast is worth an estimated $16 million in 2021.


Forbes’ 2020 listing of the highest-paid YouTubers put Mr. Beast at #2. His estimated 2020 YouTube earnings is $24 million. The bulk of Mr. Beasts’s YouTube income comes from a combination of Google AdSense ad revenue, and brand sponsorships, notably with Microsoft, EA, and Honey. He also supplements his YouTube income with merchandise sales from his own brand.

Other Ventures & Charity

Mr. Beast is involved in a few other ventures related to his YouTube channel:

  • Co-creator of “Team Trees” (#TeamTrees), a collaborative fundraiser for the Arbor Day Foundation, which raised $20 million before 2020 to plant 20 million trees. The initiative was co-founded with American YouTuber Mark Rober.
  • Known as YouTube’s biggest philanthropist – given millions of dollars in donations to homeless shelters, the Veterans Army Wounded Warrior Program, Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and a local animal shelter in Los Angeles.
  • In December 2020, Mr. Beast launched the Mr. Beast Burger chain, with various items available for order through the Mr. Beast Burger app and other delivery apps like UberEats, Postmates, and Doordash.