Joseph Michael Graceffa (b. May 16, 1991) is an American internet personality, filmmaker, actor, author, producer and singer, whose net worth as of 2022 is $12 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Most of Graceffa’s earnings come from his four channels on YouTube, his published books, and his internet-based ventures outside YouTube. His yearly salary is estimated to be $253,000 according to Net Worth Spot, although the estimate could be much higher.
Graceffa has four channels on YouTube, all under his name. His first channel is for vlogs and challenge videos, his second channel is for video gaming content, the third one is for daily vlogs and the fourth one is a reaction channel. He was also a contestant on the 22nd and 24th seasons of ‘The Amazing Race’. He has been known to direct short films as well as various web series.
Since 2009, Joey Graceffa has operated four YouTube channels over the course of his career. His estimated monthly salary from his main channel Joey Graceffa is between $950-$15.2k, and his yearly salary is supposedly between $11.4k-$183.2k. On his main channel, he uploads vlogs, situational videos as well as challenges. On his main channel, he has been sponsored by brands like Tempo Move, Google Nest, and Best Friends to name a few. The channel has 9.45 million subscribers and 1,991 uploads.All the income statistics are provided by Social Blade.
His second channel, also called Joey Graceffa, contains video gaming content. He mainly plays Minecraft and Roblox. His estimated monthly salary is said to be between $358-$5.7k, and his yearly salary is estimated to be between $4.3k-$68.6k. He hasn’t been sponsored as such on this channel, but he has promoted his merchandise on that channel. The channel has 2.8 million subscribers and 2,295 uploads.
His third channel, called JoeyGraceffaVlogs, is where he does daily vlog content and is quite similar to what he does on his main channel. He vlogs a lot about dog adoption on this channel and also promotes charity organizations dedicated to rescuing dogs. His estimated monthly income from this channel is supposedly between $73-$1.2k, and his yearly income is estimated to be between $872-$14k. The channel has 856,000 subscribers and 232 uploads.
His fourth channel, JoeyGraceffaReacts, is mainly a reaction channel, where he reacts to TikToks and various other trends of the day. His estimated monthly earnings are between $87-$1.4k and his yearly income from that channel is supposedly between $1k-$16.6k. He does not get sponsorships on that channel, and his income range is pretty big, considering he doesn’t post that often on this channel. This channel has 54.9k subscribers and 54 uploads.
In 2015, he released a music video for his song ‘Don’t Wait’ on YouTube. In the past, he has collaborated with famous YouTubers like Lilly Singh, Miranda Sings, Colleen Ballinger, Connor Franta, to name just a few.
Between 2013 - 2014, Graceffa released his first web-series on YouTube, using KickStarter and Indiegogo as funding sources, whose campaigns he ran himself. The funds were raised upto $170,000 from both the platforms combined. He has earned a substantial amount of income from this venture according to reports; however, controversies regarding non-payment of dues to investors remain in the public eye. He has also created content for YouTube channels like AwesomenessTV, as well as created his own original series for YouTube Premium.
On June 22, 2016, Graceffa released the first episode of a YouTube Premium mini-web series called ‘Escape the Night’. The cast of this season were prominent YouTubers like Shane Dawson, Eva Gutowski, Glozell Green, Oli White, Timothy Delaghetto, Andrea Brooks, Matthew Haag, Justine Ezarik, Sierra Furtado, Lele Pons and Graceffa himself. The first episode has over 50,000,000 views as of 2022.
The show was renewed for a second season considering the success of the first, and premiered on June 22, 2017, with an entirely new cast. The line-up included Liza Koshy, Alex Wassabi, Lauren Riihimaki, DeStorm Power, Gabbie Hanna, Jesse Wellens, Andrea Russett, Tyler Oakley, Tana Mongeau, and Graceffa himself.
The third season of the show premiered on June 21, 2018, and starred Graceffa, Nikita Dragun, Teala Dunn, Safiya Nygaard, Manny MUA, Roi Wassabi (Guava Juice), Rosanna Pansino, JC Caylen, Matthew Patrick, and Colleen Ballinger.
The fourth season of the web series premiered on July 11, 2019, bringing back cast members from previous seasons as well as including new cast members. It starred Graceffa, Rosanna Pansino, Alex Wassabi, Timothy Delaghetto, DeStorm Power, Justine Ezarik, Tana Mongeau, Colleen Ballinger, Gabbie Hanna, Bretman Rock, Nikita Dragun, Matthew Patrick, and Liza Koshy.
It is unknown whether a fifth season will be renewed, but it has reportedly generated a considerable amount of revenue and income for Graceffa. Each episode has at least if not more than 10 million views. This is considering the fact that YouTube Premium does not have as many takers for a subscription service.
Joey Graceffa is the author of a young adult fiction series called ‘Children of Eden’. The series has four books in it and has been on the New York Times Best-seller list in the Young Adult Hardcover list. The series was published between 2016 and 2018.
Graceffa has also released his own memoir ‘Real Life: My Journey to a Pixelated World’, published by Keywords Press. This book discussed his family issues, his mother’s substance issues as well as his time being bullied at school. The book was a New York Times Bestseller on the ‘Celebrities’ list and in July 2015, the prints of the book contained a brand new updated cover to acknowledge this listing. All his books so far have generated a substantial amount of income for him.
Between 2012 and 2014, Graceffa starred in films like ‘Eon’ and ‘Ethereal’ as well as several BlackBoxTV short films. He was also part of the Fine Brothers’ ‘MyMusic’ series from 2013 to 2014. He also starred in an episode of the CONtv reality series ‘Fight of the Living Dead’ in March 2015.
In 2016, he started a jewelry line of crystal jewelry called “Crystal Wolf”. The brand has now gone on to include make-up items and clothing in the range of items it has to offer. As of 2023, this has generated a substantial amount of income for Graceffa.
In 2015, Joey purchased a house in Sherman Oaks, California for $2.1 million. He sold that house in January 2018 for $2.5 million. In January 2019, Joey spent $4.5 million on a new house in Encino, California.
In 2020, he had announced on his YouTube channel that he had moved to England. However, in 2021, he moved back to California, where he purchased a new house with a swimming pool, marble finishings, and more than 5 bedrooms.