- Joe Farrington, 18, lives in the UK and posts fitness videos to his YouTube channel “Joe Fazer” with 139,000 subscribers.
- Farrington told Business Insider that he treats YouTube like a full-time job and earns money through sponsorships and ads in his videos.
- YouTube creators like Farrington earn money off the platform through YouTube’s Partner Program, which lets creators monetize their channels with video ads.
- On average, Farrington’s YouTube channel earns about $560 a month from the ads that play in his videos, he said.
- In response to the coronavirus, and taking college classes from home, he’s thought about potentially taking a year off from University this fall to focus on his YouTube channel, he said.
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Joe Farrington, 18, lives in the UK and posts fitness videos to his YouTube channel “Joe Fazer” with 139,000 subscribers.
Farrington started his YouTube channel in 2012 and created multiple different channels throughout the years, he said. Today, he treats YouTube like a full-time job and earns money through sponsorships and ads in his videos, he told Business Insider.
“Before I started this channel I got into fitness,” he said. “I posted my transformation – which a transformation will always get a fair amount of views – and after I posted it, it went absolutely viral with 26 million views.”
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