By Johnny Lieu
It’s no surprise that having a popular YouTube channel can be lucrative — but just how much has always been a source of curiosity.
The video platform has released a report detailing how much creators earn on the site, with more than 100 Australian channels earning over A$100,000 (US$76,000) in advertising in 2016.
On top of that, 2,000 creators earned between A$1,000 (US$763) and A$100,000 in the same year.
This is revenue earned through advertising that’s displayed alongside their content on the platform, like those pre-roll ads you watch before a video. …