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Vsauce is a famous YouTube channel created by Michael Stevens who has a net worth of $8 Million. Michael is best known for his five thriving YouoTube channels which he created at different times.

He began his YouTube career in 2007 by creating his first channel called “Vsauce”. Later, he continued to launch more channels and garnered millions of subscribers.

Michael’s other channels are including “Vsauce2”, “Vsauce3”, “WeSauce” and “D!NG”. VSauce network became a massive success, with a combined 28 million subs and billions of views between its 5 channels.

What is Vsauce’s (Michael Stevens) Net Worth?

Net Worth$8 Million
BornJanuary 23, 1986
CountryUnited States of America
Salary (Annual)$1 Million +
Last Updated2023

Early Life

Michael Stevens was born on January 23rd, 1986, in Missouri. His father worked as a chemical engineer. When Michael was five years old, his family moved to Kansas City in 1991 where his mother worked for a local school.

His older sister is an intense athlete, entering the BMX tournament and joining a Pro Woman’s American Football League. In terms of education, Michael went to Blue Valley High School where he discovered his comedic skills.

During high school, he was part of the Drama club and also joined the program that focussed on how to give informative speeches. In 2004, he graduated from high school. He then studied at the University of Chicago where he double majored in psychology as well as English literature.


Stevens began his career by picking up editing and making a video that he uploaded on his YouTube channel called “pooplicker888” in 2007.

His first video did well on CollegeHumor and he followed it up with another Hillarius mashup. Funny or Die caught into the video and they posted it and then things blew up.

Michael started his second channel named “CamPain” in 2008. It took footage from the presidential campaign that year and made the into ridiculous speeches. The channel only had 11 videos on it but it raked in nearly 16 million views.

Michael’s work caught the eye of “Ben Relles”, the head of comedy for YouTube. His network “Barely Political” was doing well and he wanted Michael on as a creator. Michael joined their crew after graduating in 2008 and made the move to New York City.

He continued to work for the Barely Political and began starring in their videos. Michael’s most notable role was the “bearded nun”. Two years later, Michael decided to make his own channel where he could post his original content.

Michael Stevens as seen in a post (Michael Stevens / Instagram)
Michael Stevens as seen in a post (Michael Stevens / Instagram)


In 2010, Michael adopted the moniker of Vsauce and launched his new YouTube channel under this new name. Initially, he was posting numerous video game content with a slew of hosts. The turning point of his career came when Michael began focusing on educational content.

Shortly thereafter the switch, Vsauce became one of the fastest-growing channels on YouTube. He reached 1 million subscribers and even had TV presenter Bill Nye in a video. The video was called “Why Did the chicken cross the Road?”

Following the success, Michael launched Vsauce2 hosted by Kevin Lieber. The channel was focused on more pop culture content, technology, and random facts. Later, there was Vsauce3 hosted by Jake Roper which took over the video game and culture content.

Michael expanded his outreach by creating a new YouTube channel called “D!NG”. It focuses on producing content from the D!NG series formerly on Vsauce. However, he faced a little problem with the former name of the channel which he later changed in 2019. Thanks to his success on the internet, Michael Stevens earned a net worth of a whopping $8 Million.

Other Ventures

In 2012, Michael teamed up with “Next New Networks” and later went to Google to become a content strategist. Then years after that, he also worked for YouTube for programming strategy.

In the following year, Michael established himself as a public speaker and became a presenter of two TED talks. In 2015, he was invited to Toronto for the YouTube Fan Fest. While creating content for the Vsauce, Stevens collaborated with some high-profile names including Derek Muller, Jack Horner, Chris Pratt, and David Attenborough.

In early 2017, Michael collaborated with YouTube Red to launch the series called “Mind Field”. That show began premiering in January of that year on the Vsauce channel via YouTube’s paid streaming service. Stevens hosted the series and guests including Dominic Monaghan and some others.

Personal Life

Michael Steven has been living in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter since 2016. Before this, he was living in London, England where he moved in 2012. Michael began dating Marnie and the couple got married in 2016. Later, the two welcomed their first daughter in August 2019.

Career Highlights

  • Vsauce Network
  • Mind Field (YouTube Premium series, 2017)
  • 2014-2016 Webby Awards, People’s Voice for News & Information (Channel) _ Won
  • 2015 Streamy Awards, Science and Education _ Won

Vsauce Net Worth

Vsauce is one of the most popular multi channels networks on YouTube. Michael’s breakthrough moment started when he created the Vsauce YouTube channel.

Since then he has become one of the smartest men on YouTube and won the Webby Awards alongside many others.  His content grabbed the attention of famous publications who posted his content including Huffington Post, CBS, and Gizmodo.

Michael accumulated a handsome amount of money throughout his thriving career. As of 2023, Michael Stevens aka Vsauce’s net worth is estimated to be $8 Million.

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