How Much Do Social Media Influencers Earn?

In the past few years, there have been many people across the globe who are claiming to make a living solely out of social media. While many deride social media for addicting people to their mobile phones, a few have been shrewd enough to put social media to good use & actually benefit from it.

An article on reveals that Youtuber CA Rachana Ranade who supposed to have amassed a net worth of $200,000 in a span of just 7 years of being on social media. It rumored that she charges several lakhs for any paid activity. One has to go through her team of managers to strike any paid activity or brand endorsement deal involving her – much like a movie or TV celeb.

Motivational speaker & Youtuber Sandeep Maheshwari on the other hand has a net worth of $3million. He had made his money from Youtube & ImagesBazaar. His videos are watch widely by the youth. 

Instagram star Kusha Kapila who has millions of followers on Instagram & even has huge number of followers on Youtube has a net worth of 3million+. She too has been making a sizeable income from endorsement deals.

Not just these social media biggies, there are millions of social media influencers who are now able to make a decent income from social media alone. They have teams of people sometimes running into 20-30 people working for them at any given point in time.

The success of these social media influencers is proof that one need not stick to conventional & traditional forms of employment. All one needs is a bit of talent, a bit of hard work & some amount of luck to make it & monetize their social media platforms. As the net worth of some of these influencers has shown that being a social media influencer can turn out to be more lucrative than even doing a expensive MBA or any post graduate course from a reputed university in India or abroad.

Abdus Subhan

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