VladTV.com on YouTube is quite famous among all of us for it’s news , interviews and gossips. A passionate rapper and a crazy musician, DJ Vlad is the person behind this news channel with an enormous fan following and no doubt with a lot of money earned from it. Not just the news channel, DJ Vlad has a big collection of raps and mixtapes. Let’s find out the net worth of DJ Vlad in 2018.
DJ Vlad Early life
He was born in Kiev, Ukraine on June 28,1973, with the birth name, Vladimir Lyubovney. Better known as DJ vlad, he later moved to New York. He graduated in computer science from the University of California Berkley and was a computer programmer at the beginning of his career. Though inclined towards music from an early age, he rose as a businessman in his initial days with his own dot-com staffing company, GigaStaff. Later, in 2000, he closed down his company and completely turned his attention towards music.
DJ Vlad Career, Awards & Achievement
DJ Vlad is an executive vice president of Loud.com . He is known to be an American disc-jockey who also produces and directs many films. He is also the famous CEO of VladTV.com. In 2000, when Vlad closed his business , he resided in New York and created the Rap Phenomenon with DJ Dirty Harry. That was the time of his rise as a DJ, as The Rap Phenomenon mixtapes won several awards from magazines, like MTV and XXl and Rolling Stone. Vlad started VladTV.com in 2008, a No. 10 news channel on YouTube specifically, a hip hop video news site. Vlad also stepped in to movies and directed the famous TV series “American Gangster” and also the documentary “Ghostride Whip”, which throws light on the origins of ghostRiding.
Soon after DJ Vlad launched the channel, VladTV.com, he was allegedly assaulted by rapper Rick Ross . The cause being VladTV channelling a story that covered rapper’s former career as a correction officer. It resulted in Vlad filing a lawsuit worth $ 4 million. Later, on April 14, 2010, DJ Vlad was awarded $300,000 by a New York Federal Jury in his civil suit. They found Rapper Ross liable for breaking Vlad’s rib cage and eye socket in which Rapper’s crew was also involved. The incident reportedly happened at the Ozone Awards in Houston, Texas, in 2008. DJ Vlad, moving further in his career, produced and hosted Stan Lathan’s and Russell Simmons’ Hip-Hop on special Demand, a channel on Comcast. The “Star & Buc Wild” show merged with the VladTV family for a daily feature in April 2009. Vlad also acted in Adult Swim’s cartoon the “Boondocks” in May, 2010.
Awards and Achievements
DJ Vlad’s biggest achievement is his website VladTV.com, which is a worldwide success and a leader in executive interviews. It is one of the greatest YouTube channels for quality daily content and urban news. DJ being a multi talented person has a great voice and is famous for his direction of movies.
Net worth of DJ Vlad
DJ Vlad has a net worth of $6.5 million. His channel VladTV.com has over 2.1 million subscribers, as of early 2018 and has secured over 1.5 billion views since it’s starting days. The videos in the channel get an average of 1.2 million views in a day, which is huge. This must result in an estimated earnings of $2,200 per day from advertisements that run on the videos, which becomes $800,000 per year.
DJ Vlad is a renowned face of the American Music Industry and an example for those who have something outstanding in them other than the careers they chose in their college life. He stands out for his voice and amazing direction in movies. DJ Vlad is surely a name of inspiration for those who have the guts to find their real place even if they have settled for things easily in their life.