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YouTube Ad Revenue

YouTube, by 2021, generated over $28 billion in advertising revenues. In the first nine months of 2022, YouTube generated over $21 billion in advertising revenues.

Founded in 2005 by former PayPal co-workers (Chad Hurley, Eric Skaggs, Jawed Karim, Martin Pauer, and Steve Chen), YouTube was acquired for almost $1.7 billion in 2006 by Google. YouTube’s primary revenue streams are advertising and paid memberships.

YearAdvertising Revenues
2017$8.15 Billion
2018$11.15 Billion
2019$15.15 Billion
2020$19.77 Billion
2021$28.85 Billion
First 9 Months of 2022$21.28 Billion

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