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David Dobrik Net Worth: Viral Viner to Money Making Machine

By Editorial Staff

23-year-old David Dobrik is one of the most famous YouTubers on the internet, known for his 4 minute and 20 second long vlogs that chronicle the daily lives of him and his friends. Originally born in Košice, Slovakia, Dobrik moved to the United States when he was just six years old. He grew up in Vernon Hills, Illinois with three much younger siblings whom he sometimes features in his videos. Once he graduates high school, David’s parents gave him the choice of going to college or moving out. David completed one semester of community college before deciding to drop out and move to Los Angeles, California where he began filming videos. While now he is most known for his YouTube success, Dobrik actually began his career in high school on the Vine app. 

David’s Social Following:

PlatformHandleFollower Count
Instagram@daviddobrik9.8M
Instagram@davidsdisposable2.8M
YouTubeDavid Dobrik14.8M
YouTubeDavid Dobrik Too6.62M
YouTubeViews Podcast587K
Twitter@DavidDobrik4M
TikTok@daviddobrik6.8M

Vine

Vine was a social media platform that allowed users to upload six-second videos. David Dobrik posted his first Vine in 2013. Originally he posted funny videos he made at home with his friends but after he began to gain popularity, David started collaborating with larger Viners such as Liza Kosy, Jason Nash, Gabbie Hanna, and Zane and Heath. Vine announced it would be disabling uploads in January of 2016, causing many prominent Vine influencers to leave the app and head to YouTube. David followed this trend and began uploading more regularly on his YouTube channel. Before leaving Vine, David said he made about $1,500-$2,000 per month on the app. Keep reading for our full David Dobrik net worth breakdown.

YouTube

David Dobrik began his YouTube career as part of a collaboration channel called Second Class. On this channel, David uploaded videos with creators Cameron Kasper, Jack Dytrych, Jake Webber, and Brendan Lunn. The channel gained 18,000 subscribers by 2015 but disbanded shortly after Dobrik made his personal channel, David Dobrik. Once Vine ended, David began to post vlog-style videos featuring him and his friends doing everyday activities around Los Angeles, California where David now lived.  David’s channel currently has 14.6 million subscribers and his first vlog, uploaded on July 30, 2015, now has over 10 million views. His videos, always 4 minutes and 20 seconds long, are posted twice a week and include pranks on his friends, cute (and scary) animals, comedy skits with other YouTubers, and celebrity appearances. In August 2016, Dobrik created the channel David Dobrik Too where he occasionally uploads longer videos including clips that didn’t make it onto his main account. 

David Dobrik YouTube Channel

The popularity of his vlogs has given David the unofficial position of ‘leader’ of the Vlog Squad, the group of YouTubers David often films with. Members of the Vlog Squad are thought to be:

  1. Carly Incontro and Erin Gilfoy (Known together as Carly and Erin)
  2. Jason Nash
  3. Zane Hijazi
  4. Heath Hussar (and his girlfriend Mariah Amato)
  5. Matt King
  6. Corinna Kopf
  7. Nick (Jonah) Antonian
  8. Toddy Smith
  9. Scotty Sire
  10. Jeff Wittek

Friends of the Vlog Squad include:

  • Liza Koshy
  • Gabbie Hanna
  • Josh Peck
  • Howie Mandell
  • Kylie Jenner
  • Stassie Karanikolaou

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Other Business Ventures

Ever the entrepreneur, lots of other factors went into our David Dobrik net worth breakdown. As well as posting regularly on his YouTube channel, Dobrik has embarked on other business ventures as well. These include:

  • Co-host of Views Podcast with Jason Nash
  • A competitor in the 2019 Kid’s Choice Sports on Nickelodeon
  • Co-host of the 2019 Kid’s Choice Awards on Nickelodeon with Lucy Hale
  • Television Judge on  America’s Most Musical Family
  • Guest Judge on Chopped Junior
  • Presenter at the American Music Awards
  • Named People Magazine’s Sexiest Heartthrob of 2019
  • Starred in several films and music videos. His most notable roles were:
    • Taylor Mackey in the movie FML
    • The voice of AXEL in The Angry Birds Movie 2
    • Ryan in Juice WRLD’s music video for the song ‘Graduation’

Awards:

YearAward ShowCategoryResult
2017Shorty AwardsVlogger of the YearWon
2017Streamy Awards- Breakout Creator
- Creator of the Year
- Won
- Nominated
2018Shorty Awards- YouTuber of the Year
- YouTube Ensemble: Vlog Squad
- Podcast: Views with David Dobrik and Jason Nash
- Nominated
- Won
- Won
2018Streamy Awards- Creator of the Year
- First Person
- Podcast: Views with David Dobrik and Jason Nash
- Collaboration: David Dobrik and Jennifer Lopez
- Ensemble Cast: Vlog Squad
- Nominated
- Won
- Nominated
- Nominated
- Won
2019Shorty AwardsYouTuber of the YearNominated
2019Team Choice Awards- Choice Male YouTuber
- Choice YouTuber
- Won
- Nominated
2019Streamy Brand Awards- Brand Engagement
- Influencer Campaign
- Won
- Nominated
2019People's Choice AwardsSocial StarWon

David Dobrik has also been nominated in the following categories of the 2019 Streamy Awards which took place on December 13. Creator of the Year, First Person presented by GoPro HERO8 Black, Podcast: Views with David Dobrik and Jason Nash, Collaboration: David Dobrik and Kylie Jenner– SURPRISING PEOPLE WITH KYLIE JENNER!!, Ensemble Cast: Vlog Squad, Directing, and Editing. 

David Dobrik Net Worth Breakdown

If you watch David’s videos, you probably know that his first big purchase with his YouTube money was a Tesla Model X. He recently bought himself a second car, a bright red Ferrari. In fact, since the creation of his channel, David has gifted over 10 cars to his friends and family with the help of one of his sponsors, SeatGeek. Almost a  year ago David and his full-time assistant and best-friend Natalie moved into a 2.5 million dollar house in the Hollywood hills. However, despite his love for expensive cars, David remains a simple man, usually dressed in casual black jeans with a t-shirt and his signature baseball cap.

When calculating our David Dobrik net worth breakdown, it was important to keep in mind all of the ways he receives income. These include:

  1. His YouTube channels
  2. His podcast with Jason Nash
  3. His merch line through FanJoy
  4. His role as a judge on America’s Most Musical Family

According to Celebrity Net Worth, David’s net worth is around $7 million. On his main channel, it is estimated that David earns between $1,000 and $20,000 per YouTube video making his monthly estimated earnings between  $51,000 and $829,000. David Dobrik Too is estimated to add $8,500-$136,500 to that every month. However, despite these numbers, David often mentions that YouTube tends to demonetize his videos, meaning he doesn’t make much money off of the videos themselves. It is believed that most of David’s YouTube money comes from sponsors such as his favorite, SeatGeek. 

David Dobrik Seat Geek Sponsorship

Although it is not clear how much money Views makes, co-hosts David and Jason disclosed that David takes home 70% of the podcast’s revenue while Jason takes 30%. David also generates income through his popular merch line. David often creates individualized merch dedicated to each member of the Vlog Squad, as well as generalized pieces using popular phrases like “Clickbait.” The last part of our David Dobrik net worth breakdown includes his role as a judge on America’s Most Musical Family. Although the exact amount of his salary is unknown, the show has received a positive response since its initial airing on November 1, 2019. 

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This article was written by Lauren Martin

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