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How Did YouTuber Jimmy Donaldson AKA MrBeast Become A Millionaire?

This richest and most viewed YouTuber is a social media personality with a huge fan base. Yes, we are talking about Jimmy Donaldson, a 25-year-old, who is professionally known as MrBeast. He is famous for his big-budget stunts and philanthropy. Not only this, he is available on every social media platform and co-creator of Team Trees, which helps in fundraising for the Arbor Day Foundation.


As of now, MrBeast has 41 million followers on Instagram, and his bio states, “I want to make the world a better place before I die.” On TikTok, Jimmy has more than 32.5 million followers and runs many channels on YouTube with millions of followers and views on each. His main channel on YouTube has more than 90 million followers. His amazing content made him a millionaire but what is his monthly salary and how rich is he? Let’s find out now!

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MrBeast Early Life


The real name of MrBeast is Jimmy Donaldson and he was born in Greenville, North Carolina on May 7, 1998. Jimmy was raised by his mother only and has one brother, CJ. Donaldson is a graduate of Greenville Christian Academy and went to private school only. He decided to drop out of East Carolina University after establishing his career as a YouTuber, philanthropist, and businessman. If we talk about his health conditions, then he suffers from an inflammatory bowel condition.


Professional Life


In 2012, at the age of 13, Jimmy joined YouTube and uploaded content about gaming and other stuff. He continued to upload engaging videos that featured him as well. By 2015 and 2016, he started gaining popularity because of his video – Worst Intros on YouTube. In this, he used to show introductions of other YouTubers that he came across.

His mother did not support him in his decision to drop out of the university and becoming a full-time YouTuber. This led him to leave his family behind and contact many friends to create content. He started launching many challenges, record-breaking tasks, and much more. Some of his videos that gained more than 10 million views are $5 For Hot Girls To Advertise YouTube Channel, I Bought A Car Using Only Pennies, I Donated $30,000 To A Random Twitch Streamer, I Flew Using Only Leaf Blower, I Bought The World’s largest Firework, Can 100,000 Pieces Of Paper Stop A Bullet? and many more.

MrBeast always comes up with quirky ideas to create videos on his channels and also started doing videos on donations as well such as Giving A Random Homeless Man $10,000, Gave $500,000 To Random People, and more. He continued doing such stuff and sharing it on YouTube and claimed an app called QUIDD was sponsoring.


He started many ventures as well such as Finger on the App and a virtual restaurant called MrBeast Burger in 2020. Also this year, in January, he launched chocolate bars by the name MrBeast Bars which comes in three flavors. He also runs an online store that sells t-shirts, hoodies, hats, water bottles, and more. He has done investments and various partnerships as well.

Awards And Achievements


Since the day he got fame because of his interesting and unique videos, he has been nominated for a number of notable awards. In 2019, Jimmy won the Breakout Creator award at the Streamy Awards. In the same year, his name was nominated for Creator Of The Year and Ensemble Cast.

MrBeast worked hard and in 2020 he won 4 awards at the 10th Streamy Awards for Creator Of The Year, Live Special, Social Good: Creator, and Social Good: Nonprofit of NGO. Another award he bagged in 2020 was at the 12th Annual Shorty Awards for YouTuber of The Year. Last year, he won the YouTuber of the Year Award at the Shorty Awards and was nominated for the Kids’ Choice Awards for Favourite Male Social Star.


Net Worth Of MrBeast


As of now, the estimated net worth of Jimmy Donaldson aka Mrbeast is $100 million and his monthly salary is $3 million as per sources. He spends around $300,000 to produce one video. Earlier he used to spend $10,000 and all of his stunt videos have a philanthropic angle which is why he is so famous and the highest-paid YouTuber on this planet. 

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Sakshi Goel
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Sakshi Goel is an eager entertainment writer and ardor who likes to cover news on celebrities, movies, and TV shows for FirstCuriosity. She is currently pursuing a Master of Sociology. She is a huge fan of Andrew Garfield.


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