|Real Name:||David Julian Dobrik|
|Birthday:||July 23, 1996|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
|Occupation:||Slovak YouTube personality|
If you are a teenager or in your 20s, you’ve certainly heard of David Dobrik. At the moment, he is the most popular YouTuber. The 20-something-year-old Dobrik started making videos on Vine and then moved to YouTube. Recently, he got named Generation Z’s favorite social media personality. So, how much is David Dobrik‘s cash flow?
David rose to fame thanks to social media. And now, he turned his social media empire into a $10 million wealth. Dobrik’s famous stunts and vlogs earned him movie roles and a gig to host the Teen Choice Award. But his loyal fan base is his biggest supporter.
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Career Ups and Downs
Born in Kosice, Slovakia, Dobrik moved to Vernon Hills, Illinois as a child. His family moved to America when he was 6 years old. There, he attended Vernon Hills High School. As a young kid, David played tennis. He even qualified for the 2014 Boys Tennis State Tournament. He won third place in doubles.
After graduation, his parents presented him with a simple choice. Either go to college or move out. David chose the latter and moved to Los Angeles in 2013 with some friends. In the beginning, the group struggled to survive on cheap groceries.
And at that time, he found out about Vine. The application served as a platform for users to create and post six-second looping videos and share with others. In the beginning, Dobrik ran different sports accounts and posted sports highlights. He made between $1,500 and $2,000 per month.
But he wanted more and dreamt of bigger things. Dobrik transitioned to comedic Vine videos and teamed up with other funny people on Vine. The group earned the name the Vlog Squad. Other members include Zane Hijazi, Gabbie Hanna, Josh Peck, Toddy Smith, and Scotty Sire.
In 2015, Dobrik followed some of the creators of Vine to YouTube. In the beginning, he couldn’t afford elaborate productions and rent out massive sets. So, he and Liza Koshy started vlogging. A vlog is basically an online video journal. David loved that he can record his whole day with a small camera. He did it for his own enjoyment.
When he moved to YouTube, Dobrik entered the group Second Class. By the end of the channel in 2015, they got close to 20,000 subscribers.
In 2015, David launched his personal channel and focused on comedy vlogs based on real-life situations. Sometimes, he posts semi-scripted videos as well. For those, he invites his former Vine collaborators to help him.
His high energy videos like pranks, cute animals, inside jokes, and similar, helped him gain a huge YouTube following. He often collaborates with YouTube and Vine stars, as well as real celebrities. A few years ago, he posted three days a week. Now, he posts two days a week.
Dobrik also has a podcast Views with Jason Nash, a fellow YouTube celebrity. He started it in September 2018. In the beginning, he posted the podcasts on YouTube, but then made the move to Apple Podcasts and Spotify. He uploaded the last podcast on June 2, 2019.
In December 2018, his channel surpassed the threshold of 10 million subscribers. YouTube gave him a Diamond Play Button for achievement. PAPER Magazine named him one of the 10 Social Media Personalities Making the Most Noise for 2018.
2019 proved an even more successful year for David. He joined America’s Most Musical Family as a judge. He got featured in the Power of Young Hollywood by Variety Magazine. And in October 2019, David got named as the Number 1 Influencer and Personality to follow on social media by teenagers.
In November 2019, he beat Harry Styles and Shawn Mendes for People magazine’s Sexiest Heartthrob of 2019. The same year, YouTube named him the fifth most-viewed creator for December with 2.4 billion views.
Dobrik used his popularity and fame to try other ventures as well. In January 2020 he launched a mobile camera application. Called David’s Disposable, it lets users create retro-looking photos of their own. So far, the app amassed one million downloads. Apple put it on the Apps We Love Right Now list.
In April 2020, he got named as the Number 1 influencer again.
The Verge made the best description for David and his vlog. “Think of it like Friends, but for vloggers. He created the first sitcom-vlog”. David’s vlog contains musical transitions, characters that drive the story forward, and laughter.
David has three siblings, Toby, Sara, and Easter. He dated fellow YouTube personality Liza Koshy from 2015 to 2018. In May 2019, he got married to Lorraine Nash as a comedic bit for one of his vlogs. The two ended their marriage a month after.
Awards and Achievements
We already mentioned some of his awards. David won Number 1 influencer by teenagers for two years in a row. But he has many more awards in his pockets. Let’s mention some of the big ones.
– Vlogger of the year in 2017 by Shorty Awards
– Breakout creator in 2017 by Streamy Awards
– Best Podcast in 2018 by Shorty Awards for his Views podcast
– Favorite Social Star by Kids Choice Awards in 2019
– Creator of the year in 2019 by People’s Choice Award
After all his success and fans, how much is David Dobrik’s wealth? That is the question we want to know. How much does one of the most popular YouTubers earn?
David is an internet personality with millions of fans thanks to Vine and YouTube. As of September 2020, David Dobrik’s fortune is more than $10 million.
His channel has more than 20 million subscribers. He gets more than 10,000 new subscribers per day and so far, accumulated more than 9 billion views.
Every day, his channel gets an average of 7 million views and brings in $35,000 in revenue. That is more than $13 million per year earnings just from YouTube.
He also has a second channel, David Dobrik Too. This one has more than 5 million subscribers and brings in $4,750 in revenue per day.
Dobrik earns money from sponsorships as well. He has contracts with companies like SeatGeek and sells merchandise to fans through his websites. Dobrik’s popularity got him a role in The Angry Birds Movie 2 where he portrayed Axel.
And how does he spend his money? Dobrik has a $2.5 million home in Los Angeles with an in-house recording studio. He also has a garage full of luxury cars, including a Tesla and a Ferrari. Sometimes, he surprises his friends and family with gifts, including cars.
As of August 2020, David Dobrik’s fortune is more than $10 million. He can afford gifts every now and then.