Despite their successful career, Anthony left the channel in 2017 and started his solo project. As of 2018, he runs his self-titled YouTube channel which has more than 2.5 million+ subscribers. How much is the Youtuber worth? Know his journey to be one of the highest paid YouTubers.
Anthony Padilla's Sources Of Income. How Did He Become One Of The Top Paid YouTubers?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Padilla's net worth is estimated to be around $8million. He initiated his career as the founder of the online website Smosh.com. He is also well-known for his animations that he made on Newgrounds in early 2003. He, later on, teamed up with his childhood friend Ian Hecox in 2005 and together they created the Smosh YouTube channel.
Padilla with his girlfriend 'Mielmonster':
The first video they uploaded was a Power Rangers theme song. The duo wrote, edited as well as starred in the video. As of now, the video has more than 10 million views and their channel Smosh has more than 22 million subscribers as of 2018.
The duo also made money from Smosh Pit, Smosh Games and Shut Up! Cartoons. Along with his YouTube career, Padilla has also directed Smosh: The Movie and gave voice to the character named Hal for The Angry Birds Movie.
The duo worked on Smosh The Movie in 2015 which although wasn't a huge success featured many celebrities including Stone Cold Steve Austin, Michael Ian Black, Jillian Nelson, Britany, and others. The budget of the movie was $1 million but according to some sources couldn't collect as much as invested.
Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox in Smosh, the Movie
After Anthony left Smosh in 2017, he started working on his ongoing YouTube channel Anthony Padilla. Why I Left Smosh is the most viewed video of his channel with 11M+ views.
In an interview with Variety, Anthony Padilla emotionally stated,
“I realized I haven’t been as creatively excited about things recently. “When I first started, it was just me being excited about creating things.
Well, we all have to respect his decision.
Anthony Padilla's Assets And Income
His estimated earnings from Smosh was $6.9 million. Smosh had 15 other channels that had a network of over 35 million subscribers but his earnings from the network aren't reviewed.
As per SocoalBlade, Padilla's channel Anthony Padilla has an average earning of $70 thousand a year.
Anthony has a house in California. He used to have a Scion TC, but now he drives a Chevrolet Volt(now worth$34,095). Because of some security reasons, his current whereabouts haven't been made public yet.
Anthony Padilla: Quick Facts
- He was born on September 18, 1987, in Sacramento California.
- His birth sign is Virgo.
- He stands 5.9 feet (1.8m) tall.
- He attended Del Campo High School in California.
- He was interested in playing tennis during his high school days.
- He is the creator of the Smosh network.
- He released multiple comedy music albums through Smosh like 'Sexy Album' in 2010 and 'If Music Were Real' in 2011.
- He is of white ethnicity.
- He was previously engaged to beauty guru Kalel Cullen.
- He announced his relationship with girlfriend Mielmonster through a video in September 2017.