Shay Carl Net Worth: $55 million
One of the original stars of YouTube and the man who started the trend for networks, Shay Carl, has an estimated net worth of $55 million. How did he make enough money to earn a net worth of this size? Shay started a YouTube network called Maker Studios along with other partners. For those of you who aren’t familiar with how a network works is basically they will do their own negotiating with advertisers for a higher pay rate, sign on big YouTubers, and earn a share of the YouTubers’ profits.
Shay Carl Sells Maker Studios to Disney
Where the big money truly came from is when the Shaytards star sold his company to Disney for $400 million. This deal also included another $450 million in incentives for hitting certain goals down the road. With his stake in the company he made out really well.