Ed Bassmaster Net Worth
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- What is Ed Bassmaster’s net worth?
- How did Ed Bassmaster make his money and fortune?
- What are his occupations?
- How much money does Ed Bassmaster make a year?
- What is the source of income for Ed Bassmaster?
Ed Bassmaster estimated net worth as per online sources is about $1.5 million.
Ed Bassmaster (real name Edwin Rodriguez) is an American comedian and YouTube celebrity. His main source of income is YouTube ad monetization.
Ed Bassmaster Income Sources
The main source of Ed Bassmaster’s income is his YouTube channel. He also earns income from sponsorship deals. In addition, income from online sales of merchandise contributes to Bassmaster’s net worth.
The different income sources of the YouTube celebrity are listed below:
● Earnings from YouTube channel (~$4,600 to $73,100 a year)
● Sponsorship deals (Income not known)
● Online sales (Income not known)
Income Source 1: YouTube
Ed Bassmaster earns between $4,600 and $73,100 a year from his YouTube channel.
Ed Bassmaster has created two video channels edbassmaster vlog and Ed Bassmaster. He created these two channels in 2005 and 2006, respectively. The table below shows the number of subscribers, total views, and net estimated earnings from his YouTube channels.
|Ed Bassmaster YouTube Channel||Subscribers||Views||Est. Net Earnings*|
|Ed Bassmaster||2.49 million||787.3 million||$3.15 million|
|edbassmaster vlog||0.97 million||10.5 million||$42,000|
|Total||3.46 million||797.5 million||$3.15 million|
*Note: YouTube pays between $3 and $5 per thousand views to content creators, according to Forbes.  We have used $4 for calculating Bassmaster income.
Income Source 2: Sponsorships
Ed Bassmaster also earns income from his sponsorship deals. He partners with well-known local brands to promote their products. His income from sponsorships is not disclosed.
Income Source 3: Online Sales
Ed Bassmaster also sells merchandise online. His merchandise is available on different online stores such as Amazon, Bonfire, and edbassmaster.shop. His income from online sales is not known.
Ed Bassmaster Bio/Early Life
Ed Bassmaster was born Edwin Rodriguez on February 4 1973 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His parents had divorced when he was a toddler. His father was Puerto Rican while his mother is half Russian Jew and half Italian. 
Bassmaster’s father left the family when he was a toddler. His mother remarried several times due to which he did not experience stability during childhood. He dropped out of high school when he was in the third grade.
Caption: Ed Bassmaster posing as a CIA fictional character in his prank videos, Girad Douche. Credit: Instagram@edbassmaster
Ed Bassmaster Career
Ed Bassmaster created his first YouTube channel titled ‘edbassmaster vlog’ on 1 Nov 2005. He mainly posted videos of him bass fishing on this channel.
Bassmaster’s career as a comedian and YouTube celebrity took off when he posted a prank video on a new channel he had created – Ed Bassmaster – in December 2006.
The prank videos posted on his channel started getting millions of views. In the late 2000s, he left his full-time job at AT&T to concentrate on his YouTube career.
In 2012, Bassmaster was approached by an LA-based company Maker Studios. The company that was later bought by Disney for nearly a billion dollars promoted social media celebrities. His partnership with the company allowed him to make deals with popular brands and movie production companies.
A unique aspect of Ed Bassmaster’s video is that he appears in his comedy videos as different characters. He has created dozens of fictional characters such as Skippy, Emilio, Always Teste, Randy, I-Work guy, Girad Douche, and others.
Ed Bassmaster Accomplishments
Ed Bassmaster is one of the main casts in the movie Balls to the Wall (2014). He also had a brief appearance in the movie Guest House (2020). Bass Master played the role of Chip ‘Mud Yodel’ Diamond in the movie.
In April 2016, Bassmaster also appeared on his TV show on the CMT channel owned by ViacomCBS. The show titled, The Ed Bassmaster Show, involved playing pranks on people similar to his YouTube videos.
Ed Bassmaster also created controversy while shooting a prank video in 2019. He appeared as one of his comedy characters, Chip Diamond, at the 2019 Indiana 250 race. The character went around the track causing a lot of commotion such as walking into driver’s meetings and kicking tires in the garage. NASCAR banned him from attending future events for life for creating a distraction.
Ed Bassmaster Controversy
Ed Bassmaster attracted a lot of controversies when he ‘murdered’ a Canadian hitchhiking robot named hitchBot in 2015. The robot was designed by Canadian professors at Ryerson University in Ontario.
It was a science experiment to gauge human compassion. The robot relied on human compassion and generosity to move from one city to the next.
The hitchBot made it across Canada and Europe to the US. But its journey was cut short in Philadelphia when he was assaulted and damaged beyond repair.
The murder of the robot was solved the same month when it was revealed that the crime was committed by none other than Ed Bassmaster. It was found that Bassmaster along with his YouTube celebrity friend Jesse Wellens had dismantled the robot as a prank for their video.
Ed Bassmaster was once kicked out of the YouTube comedy week live as he went on stage unannounced.
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Ed Bassmaster Aeg/ Height/ Weight/ Wife/ Life Bio
|Legal Name||Edwin Rodriguez|
|Net Worth||$1.5 Million|
|Source of Wealth||YouTube|
|Date of Birth||4 February 1973|
|Place of Birth||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Height||175 cm, 5ft 9in.|
|Weight||68 kg, 150 pounds|
|Names of Children||Macy Rodriguez, Jake Rodriguez, and Cam Rodriguez|
Frequently Asked Questions About Ed Bassmaster
Is Ed Bassmaster his real name?
Ed Bassmaster is a stage name used by the YouTube celebrity. His real name is Edwin Rodriguez.
How many videos does Ed Bassmaster have?
Ed Bassmaster has uploaded over 600 videos. His videos have attracted over 2 million views.
Is Ed Bassmaster a fisherman?
Ed Bassmaster is an avid bass fisherman. But he has not taken part in professional competitions such as the Bassmaster Classic.
Is Ed Bassmaster in any movies?
Ed Bassmaster is one of the main casts in the movie Balls to the Wall (2015). He also had a brief appearance in the movie Guest House (2020). Bass Master played the role of Chip ‘Mud Yodel’ Diamond in the movie.
. https://socialblade.com/youtube/channel/UCGAY8t6KCq0tXyBFfjXeHZw – Ed Bassmaster YouTube channel summary on Social Blade.
. https://www.forbes.com/sites/natalierobehmed/2018/12/03/highest-paid-youtube-stars-2018-markiplier-jake-paul-pewdiepie-and-more/?sh=203b298f909a – An article about the age height earnings of YouTube content creators.
. https://www.phillymag.com/news/2015/11/15/ed-bassmaster-youtube-philly/ – An interview of Ed Bassmaster on sign in welcome log City Life magazine.
. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4170994/ – Details of the movie Balls to the Wall on Imbd.com
. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10054316/ – Detail of the movie Guest House on Imbd.com
. https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2015/08/innocent-hitchhiking-robot-murdered-by-america.html – A story published on NYMag about the attack on a robot built by Canadian researchers.