Tim Pool is an American journalist, YouTuber, and political commentator, who has a net worth of $4 Million. He rose to fame in 2011 when Tim started the live stream of the Occupy Wall Street protests.
He has managed to make a name for himself as one of the top journalists on the internet. In 2013 he began working for the high-end company, “Vice Media” and then became part of “Fusion TV” a year later.
Outside of TV, Tim is also one of the most popular social media personalities. He garnered over 1.3 million subscribers on his self-titled YouTube channel.
What is Tim Pool’s Net Worth?
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Timothy Daniel Pool was born on March 9th, 1986, in Chicago, Illinois. He is of Korean descent and was raised by a middle-class family in the Southern neighborhoods of Chicago. His father Daniel worked as a firefighter and his mother used to sell cars.
Tim grew up with three siblings but he hasn’t revealed any information about them. In terms of education, he attended a Catholic school. However, at the age of 14 Pool dropped out of school. Around that time he was studying in fifth grade.
Tim Pool started his Journalism career after watching the viral video from Occupy Wall Street. In September 2011 he went to New York and joined the Occupy Wall Street protestors. There he teamed up with a retired realtor and sales manager, Henry Ferry, to form their own media company, “The Other 99.”
Tim began broadcasting with his cell phone and within a week he had 2,000 live viewers. On November 15th, 2011, he ended up broadcasting for over 21 hours straight and earned over 250,000 viewers.
Two days later, on the anniversary of March, he filmed for another 13 hours and on this day he wound up earning over 750,000 viewers. Soon enough, the major news organizations started grabbing Tim’s feed straight from his cell phone. They also began rebroadcasting on their channels.
To catch the Wall Street Protest, Poll began using aerial drones and live-streaming videos. That led him to catch the attention of newspapers like, “The Guardian” which published a post that was about highlighting that these movements can take the form of resistance to surveillance.
During the protests, one of Tim’s videos was taken as ample evidence of the absolution of the photographer, Alexander Arbuckle who was arrested by NYPD. This live stream made him one of the top journalists in the country. As a result, he was named in the 2011s Times list of people who matter.
From that point forward, Tim earned mainstream sensation, being featured in a number of big newspapers such as Al Jazeera English, Reuters, The New York Times, and The Guardian. In 2012 he was named Time 100 personality.
Tim joined “Vice Media” and began sharing content and reporting on Istanbul’s Gezi Park protests in 2013. That same year he earned the Shorty Award for Best Journalist in Social Media.
In the following year, he was covering and live-streaming protests in Ukraine, Thailand, Turkey, and Egypt. He also covered numerous famous protests including Chicago’s “NoNato” and more.
Next year, Tim became a Director of Media Innovation and Senior Correspondent of the popular American news, “Fusion TV.” Pool flew to Sweden to explore the migrant Suburbs in 2017. While in Malmo he was paid by the photographer, Paul Joseph Watson, for his travel and accommodation expenses.
In 2019 he co-founded the news agency, “Subverse.” This company earned over $1 million in a single day. All thanks to his method of crowdfunding which helped him to earn that much revenue.
Tim Pool expanded his outreach with the help of social media platforms. He has managed to create 6 YouTube channels. In December 2011 he created his self-titled YouTube channel, “Tim Pool, and began posting everyday political commentary. He followed this up with his second channel “Timcast” which is also created by him for the same purpose.
In February 2016 his other channel “Timcast IRL” was launched which features his podcasts. He also created another channel, “Cast Castle” to upload personal and lifestyle vlogs. Tim has millions of subscribers on his channel.
- Joining Occupy Wall Street protests as well as Vice Media and Fusion TV
- NoNATO protests, (2012)
- Time 100 personality, (2012) _ Nomination
- Shorty Award, Best Journalist in Social Media _ Won
- Only Ever Wanted, (Song, 2022)
- Genocide, Losing My Mind, (Song, 2022)
Tim Pool Net Worth
Tim Pool is an American Broadcaster, YouTuber, and podcast host from Chicago, Illinois. He is one of the more popular journalists and has earned millions of dollars over the years.
Tim started his career in 2011 and within a few years, he was at the peak of his career. His popularity grew when he joined Vice Media and then Fusion TV. He mainly earns from TV shows and his YouTube channels.
According to some reports, Pool made more than $65,000 from his one channel, Timcast IRL from October 2020 to November 2021. He earns massive revenue from his other YouTube channels. As of 2023. Tim Pool’s net worth is estimated to be $4 Million.
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