ItMeJP is a popular Twitch streamer from the United States whose real name is JP McDaniel. He has an estimated net worth of $2.4 million. He is a popular member in the StarCraft II community and he also works at MLG as the progamming director and show host. He started esports at gotfrag as a grunt. Some of the games he mostly streams on his channel include Dungeons & Dragrons, World Of Warcraft, Path of Exile, Talk Shows, Monster Hunter World and Call Of Duty.
How Much Money Does ItMeJP Earn On Twitch?
The streamer has over 400,000 followers as of 2019 and has accumulated over 90 million views. He is able to get an average of 3,000 viewers per stream with the highest viewership being 34,800 viewers. Streamers make money through ad revenue, subscriptions, donations and bits. ItMeJP has around 5,000 subscribers from which he makes a minimum of $2.5 per subscriber every month. This should add up to $12,500 per month ($150,000 a year).
Officially, Twitch Partners and Affiliates receive 50% of the total subscription fee, so for the $4.99 tier, the streamer would get around $2.50. Twitch has been known to increase this amount for popular streamers to encourage them to remain on the Twitch platform, with some being upgraded to anywhere from 60% to 100% of the monthly fee.
Streamers make money through the Cheering feature when a fan cheers with bits in the chat. A Cheer is an animated chat emote that uses bits. Typing “Cheer1” will generate a grey bouncing triangle, and cost you 1.4 cents. “Cheer100” brings up a dancing purple diamond, and costs you $1.4. You can Cheer any amount you please (including irregular figures, and the corresponding emotes get larger and larger, up to a “Cheer10000,” a $140 tip represented by a fractured red star. streamers will get 1 cent for every Bit pledged while Twitch will keep the 0.4 cents.
Fans can also donate directly to their favorite streamers through Paypal and also cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, litecoin or ethereum. There are a variety of third-party services which Twitch streamers can connect to their account to activate additional features such as donations and alerts. Some of the more-popular services are Gaming For Good, StreamTip, Muxy, Stream Elements, and StreamLabs. All of these services create a unique donation page for your channel hosted on their own server which you can direct your viewers to make a donation.