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Who Owns YouTube? The Most Successful Acquisition Of Alphabet’s Google

Acquired by Google, in 2006, for $1.65 billion, YouTube is now worth many times over. In 2019, YouTube generated over $15 billion in revenues from advertising alone. YouTube is part of Google (now named Alphabet) and as such, it is owned by the main Google’s Alphabet shareholders.

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The most prominent institutional shareholders are BlackRock, Fidelity (entities affiliated with it), and the Vanguard Group. Larry Page and Sergey Brin together have 51% of the voting power. Then we have other individual shareholders comprising John Doerr, venture capitalist and early investor in Google, and Sundar Pichai, the current company’s CEO.
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Google has a diversified business model, primarily making money via its advertising networks that, in 2019, generated over 83% of its revenues, which also comprise YouTube Ads. Other revenue streams include Google Cloud, Hardware, Google Playstore, and YouTube Premium content. In 2019 Google made over $161 billion in total revenues.

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