Ex-doctor now a full-time YouTuber, podcaster, and author, Ali Abdaal is a millionaire. Here’s a breakdown of his streams of income.
Launched by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim on February 14, 2005, but now fully owned by Google, YouTube is the second most visited website after Google Search. The company which is based in San Bruno California is a global online video-sharing and social media platform just like TikTok, Instagram, and Facebook.
Since YouTube was launched in 2005, it has produced a lot of celebrities, personalities, and figures who are successful in their niche of information with a lot being millionaires.
One of the profitable niches on YouTube is Technology, investments, saving, and everything that has to do with money. Personalities like MrWhoseTheBoss, Technology Gyan, Unbox Therapy, Linus Tech Tips, and Marque Brownlee among many others come to mind when the such niche is mentioned.
Another name that should ring a bell is Ali Abdaal. He is a YouTuber, podcaster, entrepreneur, and online teacher. Ali Abdaal was born on 11 May 1994 in Pakistan. His mother is a doctor. Ali has a younger brother, Taimur Abdaal. After graduating from medical school at the University of Cambridge in 2018 he worked as a doctor for two years. He now lives in London and is writing his first non-fiction book, which is due to be published by Penguin Random House in 2023.
Ali Abdaal has had over 3 million subscribers on YouTube since joining the platform in 2017. He has been successful and has been making a mindblowing amount of revenue ever since. In fact, his growth is what we all (beginner YouTubers) should learn. So, how much is Ali Abdaal worth, is he a millionaire?
Who is Ali Abdaal?
Ali Abdaal is a YouTuber, podcaster, entrepreneur, and online teacher. Ali Abdaal was born on 11 May 1994 in Pakistan. He has a brother and a sister whose names are Lucia and Taimur Abdaal. His mother is a doctor.
After graduating from medical school at the University of Cambridge in 2018 he worked as a doctor for two years. He now lives in London and is writing his first non-fiction book, which is due to be published by Penguin Random House in 2023.
He studied Medicine for 6 years at Cambridge University and graduated in 2018. He was a doctor working in the U.K. While still a doctor in the UK as of August 2020, he took a 1-year sabbatical from Medicine to explore my other interests which led to him becoming a content creator.
On his YouTube channel, he makes videos about medicine, tech, productivity, and lifestyle.
He writes a weekly email newsletter. Each Sunday, he shares some thoughts about subjects he’s been pondering, along with links to books, articles, and podcasts that he’s been enjoying.
He hosts a weekly podcast called Not Overthinking with his brother. Every Sunday we talk about topics related to ‘happiness, creativity, and the human condition’.
On this website, he writes articles about productivity, entrepreneurship, and generic life advice that he’s found helpful over the years, as well as sharing his favorite apps and tech.
Ali learned to code aged 12 and worked as a freelance web designer/developer through his teenage years. This funded his World of Warcraft addiction.
At university (2012-2018), he started a company called 6med that helps students apply to medical school.
Today, he is a successful creator and is regarded as one of the best Technology YouTubers. A journey he started back in 2017, has since then grown into a multi-million business that employs 15+ people.
What is Ali Abdaal’s net worth?
As of 2023, Ali Abdaal has a current net worth of $4 million to $5 million USD based on his investments and business income, per Techie Gamers. While he was a doctor in the UK, he earned around $37K to 38k. Since he started YouTube and joining other streaming platforms, he made $2.27 in 2017, $24,614 in 2018, $130,091 in 2019, $1,213,007 in 2020, $4,051, 116 in 2021, and $4,600,593 in 2022.
How much does Ali Abdaal make on YouTube?
Most of his fortune is generated from YouTube Adsense. Since joining YouTube in 2017, he started earning good money in 2019. A breakdown of his YouTube earnings is as below;
Ali Abdaal’s YouTube earnings per Social Blade
Per Social Blade, Ali Abdaal’s channel is the 934th in subscriber rank, 197th best channel in the UK, and 292nd best Education channel on YouTube. About his earnings, the site estimates that he earns; $88 – $1.4K in a day, $619 – $9.9K in a week, $2.7K – $42.4K in a month, $31.8K – $509.1K in a year.
What other ways does Ali Abdaal make his money?
Aside from YouTube earnings, Ali Abdaal makes his money from 11 other streams of income including Amazon Associates, Affiliate Income, YouTube Sponsorships, Podcast, Email newsletter, IG and TikTok (he made 37,061 in 2022), Merch (he made 63,603 in 2022), Digital products, SkillShare, Self-hosted courses, and cohort courses.