“Another successful year,” MrBeast shares his journey from 15K to 19 billion views on his 25th birthday

Mr.Beast has turned 25 this year. Let's take a look at his journey to become the fourth most subscribed channel on YouTube.

“Another successful year,” MrBeast shares his journey from 15K to 19 billion views on his 25th birthday

As 2023 rose to the horizon, it brought new scales for Jimmy “MrBeast” Donaldson to climb upon. With his YouTube channel placing in the 4th highest subscribed channel, MrBeast is down another milestone. The popular YouTube philanthropist has amassed a total of 19 billion views on all his videos on his main channel. But the journey wasn’t so easy in the early days.

With a little over 15K views, there was no action for him. The channel struggled to keep its expenses running for the first two years. But things are quite different today. Among all the YouTubers, MrBeast Beast has the highest cost-to-video ratio in the entire YouTube industry. Investing huge chunks of his earnings back into the production of new videos shows how dedicated and passionate Mr. Beast is towards running his YouTube channels.

Mr.Beast (source: YouTube.com)

Mr. Beast has changed the whole YouTube genre with his huge videos coming one after another and each happening to garner massive views. Jimmy Donaldson, popularly known as MrBeast, is a well-known YouTuber, philanthropist, and businessman who is renowned for his incredible antics and kindness. Born in North Carolina in 1998, MrBeast began his YouTube career at the age of 14 in 2012 by posting humorous and gaming-related videos.

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MrBeast becomes fourth most subscribed YouTube channel in world

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Mr.Beast (image credit: YouTube.com)

While MrBeast had somewhat of a rocky start, he rose to fame and has now become the owner of the fourth most subscribed YouTube channel in the world. However, it is worth noting that his channel didn’t become well known until he began producing captivating and charitable content.

Mr. Beast is renowned for making generous financial gifts to total strangers. Lending his support to a variety of worthy organizations, and carrying out wild deeds like spending a day in jail, surviving on a desert island, MrBeast has even donated $1 million worth of food to homeless shelters.

The YouTuber continues to motivate and enthrall millions of viewers worldwide with over 151 million subscribers and a net worth of $106 million. But the first video that got him the most attention was counting numbers from 1 to 10000. Although this mundane job took him around 40 hours, he squeezed it into a 24-hour video. This brought him into the limelight and Donaldson has not looked back since.

What made the 25-year-old YouTuber so successful?

MrBeast is renowned for his passion for his profession and strong work ethic. He has made the statement that he works 12–14 hours per day. He also revealed that he works seven days a week and that he frequently puts in up to 80 hours per week of video editing. Additionally, he is renowned for his meticulousness and willingness to go above and beyond to produce the greatest content for his viewers.

MrBeast has maintained his modesty and commitment to his profession in the face of popularity and success. In interviews, he stated that he still sees himself as a relatively inexperienced YouTuber, and that he is continuously working to expand and enhance his channel. His dedication to his fans and work ethic have made him one of the best YouTubers globally.

Although his videos are larger than life more often than not, the YouTuber himself likes to maintain a simple and modest front. It is his sheer hard work and dedication for his work that has made MrBeast so successful over the years.