How much is Dude Perfect worth?
|Net Worth:||$60 million|
|Founded:||March 16, 2009|
|Country:||United States of America|
|People:||Cory and Coby Cotton, Garrett Hilbert, Cody Jones|
About Dude Perfect
Dude Perfect is a team of entertainers that upload videos on YouTube. The trick shot team consists of Coby Cotton, Cody Jones, Cory Cotton, Garrett Hilbert, Tyler Toney, and Panda. At first, they began uploading challenges such as sandwich betting and basketball shots. They joined YouTube in March 2009 and as of now, with more than 51 million subscribers their channel is now the 12th most subscribed on the video-sharing platform.
How Did Dude Perfect Get So Rich?
The group became rich from their many uploads on YouTube as well as the money, they received from their television projects. Beginning in the early 2010s, the group received many professional endorsements and requests that began with the former Sacramento Kings player Tyreke Evans. They also appeared in the music video for Rob Dyrdek’s song “Fantasy Factory”. Since then, they have been consistently working with many public figures and celebrities.
Among some of the hundreds of athletes and celebrities that Dude Perfect are known for working with are Aaron Rogers (quarterback of Green Bay Packers), Chris Paul (NBA star), Jason Belmonte (Australian ten-pin bowler), Peter Carrol (Seattle Seahawks coach), Russel Willson (Seattle Seahawks quarterback), and Morgan Beck (volleyball star). They have also collaborated with the likes of Serena Williams, Johnny Hekker, Jacob McQuaide, Sean Payton, and Odell Beckham Jr. from which they earned more than $100.000. By the mid-2010s, the group’s net worth was exceeding $10 million, with half of their income coming from their videos on YouTube.
Why Are They So Famous?
Dude Perfect became famous with their trick shot videos on YouTube. The group was established in mid-March 2009 by former college teammates Garret Hilbert, Cody Jones, Tyler Jones, Panda, and the twins Cory and Coby Cotton. In April, they released their first videos on the video-sharing platform that helped the obtain thousands of subscribers. Their first video titled “Dude Perfect | Backyard Edition | Our First Video!” on April 9, 2009, and as of now, it has more than 41 million views.
In April 2009, they uploaded several trick shots and videos. Within a week, the video was able to receive more than 200,000 views. Their second film was filmed at the Christian summer camp “Sky Ranch”. As of now, the video has accumulated more than 18 million views. Their videos went viral relatively quickly and they began appearing on the series “First Take”, “Around the Horn”, “Pardon the Interruption” and “Sports Nation”. By 2010, they introduced the Panda mascot, which became a popular symbol at the Texas A&M basketball games.
What Makes Them So Successful?
What makes Dude Perfect so successful are their many professions and their world records. At the peak of their career, the group launched their own free mobile game for both iOS and Android titled “Dude Perfect”. The subsequently released several mobile apps and games – “Dude Perfect 2”, “Endless Ducker”, and “That’s Lit”. Around the same time, they released their first book entitled “Go Big”, which sold over 50,000 copies in one month. In September 2015, they were approved for a television series titled “The Dude Perfect Show” as part of the CMT network.
Ever since the group was founded, they have been consistently making history. The group has set many world records over the past 11 years. Their first world record was set in 2009 for the longest basketball shot. Among some of their other records include other successful and controversial basketball shots. In the late 2010s, they broke the record for longest basketball shot, longest sitting basketball shot, and longest blindfolded basketball shot. They also broke the record for the longest barefoot Lego walk in 2018. Most recently, in February 2020, the group broke another record, this time for the most beach ball header passes in just 30 seconds.
Dude Perfect is one of the most well-known groups/collectives on social media. Ever since the group was formed a little over a decade ago, they have been continuously making history in different fields of entertainment. Concurrently with making regular appearances in the media, news, and television, they have been breaking world records. From 2009 to now, with more than 50 million subscribers and a total of 12 billion views, their YouTube channel remains one of the most-watched and subscribed of all time.