Vlogger Joe Santagato Net Worth and Income Sources

Joe Santagato Net Worth

Joe Santagato net worth is estimated to be $1 million according to reputable online sources.

Joe Santagato is an American YouTube vlogger and comedian. His comedy videos such as ‘Idiots of the Internet and ‘Mad Lib Madness’ are a huge hit among online viewers.  

Joseph Patrick “Joe” Santagato was born 25 February 1992 in Queens, New York City USA, and is a comedian, entertainer, and YouTube personality. He is known for his vlogs, comedy content, and comedy video series on YouTube.

Joe Santagato posing for a photo. Credit: Instagram@joesantagato

Joe Santagato Income Sources

Joe Santagato has various sources of income. He earns income from YouTube ad monetization, sponsorship deals, and sales of merchandise on his online website.

The main income sources that contribute to Jose Santagato net worth include the following.

  • YouTube channel income (~$2,400 to $37,800 million a year)
  • Online sales (~$87,984 a year)
  • Sponsorship deals ($840,000 per year)
Joe Santagato during a podcast session. Credit: Instagram@joesantagato

Income Source 1: YouTube

Joe Santagato earns between $2,400 and $37,800 a year from his self-titled YouTube channel.[1]

Santagato created his YouTube channel on 18th May 2014. The video channel received nearly half a billion views as of February 2022. The net earnings from his YouTube channel are estimated to be $1.9 million.

On 11 Feb. 2018, Santagato created a YouTube channel titled The Basement Yard with his friend Frank Alvarez. The channel contains funny podcast videos.

Santagato created another YouTube channel titled Santagato Studios on 21st October 2021. He uploads videos on this channel that show glimpses of his personal life.

The following table shows the total number of subscribers, video views, and estimated net earnings from his different channels.

Joe Santagato YouTube ChannelSubscribersViewsEst. Net Earnings*
Joe Santagato2.43 million477 million$1.9 million
Santagato Studios616,00059 million$236,000
The Basement Yard228,00044 million$176,000
Total3.27 million580 million$2.31 million

*Note: YouTube content creators earn between $3 and $5 per thousand views from ad monetization, according to Forbes. We have estimated $4 per thousand views in calculating the net earnings figure. [2] 

Income Source 2: Online Sales

Joe Santagato’s official store is https://studios-nyc.com/.  He sells clothing and accessories such as hoodies, caps, and jogging pants.

The average price of goods sold on the website is $72.5. A survey in 2022 found that the average conversion rate of fashion clothing and accessories websites is 1.72 percent. [3]

His website receives 5,880 unique visitors monthly. [4] This means that the online sales from his website are estimated to be $7,332 i.e. (5,880 x 1.72 percent) x $72.5.

Income Source 3: Sponsorship Deals

Joe Santiago also earns income through sponsorship deals. Sponsors generally pay on average 0.089 per video view. [5]

His YouTube channel has about 788,000 views each month, according to Social Blade. This means that his sponsorship earnings are $70,000+ per month.

Joe Santagato Bio/Early Life

Joe Santagato was born in Astoria in Queens, New York. His date of birth is 25th February 1992. He has Irish ancestry from his mother’s side and Italian ancestry from his father’s side. His father Joseph served as a firefighter while his mother Elizabeth was a secretary at a public school.

He has three siblings named Thomas, Keith, and Shannon. His brother Keith had a popular YouTube gaming channel with 100,000+ subscribers that he closed in 2017.

Schools and education

In addition to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School, he attended Louis Armstrong Middle School and St. Francis Preparatory School. He was a Bench Warner for the school’s football team that had won the championship.

He had attended Queenborough Community College after completing High School. But he later dropped out to focus on his fledgling YouTube channel.

Joe Santagato with his nephew in 2021. Credit: Instagram@joesantagato

Joe Santagato Career

Joe Santagato started making videos when he was just 13 years old. He made short movies, parodies, and sketches. He uploaded videos under the moniker Santagato TV.

He created his YouTube channel on 18th May 2014. The video channel was created after his friend had suggested that he should upload his comedy videos online.

Training from Vine

In addition, he created a Vine social media account that became inactive after Twitter decided to pull the plug on the site.

Santagato created a program show named ‘Rock the Promo’ in 2016. The show was presented in collaboration with famous wrestler and actor Dwayne Johnson (The Rock).

Board game collaboration with Hasbro 

In 2016, Santagato collaborated with Hasbro to create a board game for children where players recited phrases while wearing a dental retractor. He also promotes Hasbro’s other board games on his channel.

In addition to comedy videos, Santagato also co-hosts a podcast each week with Frank Alvarez titled ‘The Basement Yard’. He also co-hosts a podcast titled ‘Other Peoples Lives’ with his friend Greg Dybec.

Santagato in collaboration with his friend Joe had created a trivia party game known as ‘Pay the Price’ in 2021.

Before starting his YouTube career, Santagato worked as an editor and producer of the American online new website, Elite Daily.

In 2017, he formed a business venture named Wing in collaboration with his former workmates at Elite Daily offering data plans to customers. [6]

Joe Santagato posing on a bike with his brother. Credit: Instagram@theFaZeJev

Joe Santagato Accomplishments

Joe Santagato hosts a podcast with his pal Frank Alvarez. His YouTube podcast reached the number one spot on iTunes. [7]

The most popular video of Joe Santagato is Idiots of the Internet:

Joe Santagato Quotes

“You’re beautiful the way you are, you don’t need makeup”.

“The only time you should cut yourself is when you’re cutting yourself some slack.”.

Funny Twiter Exchange with TacoBell

“Thanks for the dinner” – JoeSantagato

“Your welcome, Joe. What did you get?” – TacoBell

“I got diarrhea but it was worth it. – JoeSantagato

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Joe Santagato Biography

Legal NameJoseph Santagato
Net Worth$1,000,000
Source of WealthYouTube, Sponsorship, Online Sales, Business venture
Date of Birth25th February 1992
Place of BirthAstoria, Queens, NY
Height178 cm, 5 feet 83 inches
Weight77 kg, 169.4 pounds
Marital StatusSingle
Names of ChildrenN/A


  • Elizabeth Santagato (mother)
  • Joseph Pasquale Santagato (father)
  • Keith Santagato (brother) 
  • Shannon Santagato (sister) 
  • Thomas Santagato (brother) 



Frequently Asked Questions About Joe Santagato

What makes Joe Santagato popular?

Joe Santagato’s YouTube channel is popular due to his original and witty comedy videos.

Who is Joe Santiago’s Partner?

Joe Santagato hosts the popular YouTube channel ‘The Basement Yard’ with his friend Frank Alvarez.

Who are Joe Santiago’s Competitors?

Joe Santagato’s competitors are YouTubers who upload comedy videos such as Filthy Frank, Nigahiga Ryan Higa, and Ed Bassmaster.

Is Joe Santagato gay?

There is nothing gay about Joe Santagato. He is straight and not married. He is believed to be dating someone. 


 [1]. https://socialblade.com/youtube/user/joesantagato- Joe Santagato YouTube channel summary on Social Blade.

[2]. https://influencermarketinghub.com/how-much-do-youtubers-make/ – An article about the earnings of YouTube content creators.

[3]. https://www.irpcommerce.com/en/gb/ecommercemarketdata.aspx?Market=3 – An article about the average conversion rate of fashion clothing websites.

[4]. https://www.siteworthtraffic.com/report/studios-nyc.com – Website Statistics of Joe Santagato’s online store.

[5]. https://gethypedmedia.com/how-much-do-sponsors-pay-youtubers/ – An article about how much sponsors pay to YouTubers.

[6]. https://twitter.com/wingtel – The official Twitter page of Joe Santagato’s business venture formed in 2017.

[7]. https://donyc.com/events/2016/8/17/the-basement-yard-with-joe-santagato – An article about the Basement Yard YouTube channel.

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