Charleston White from Texas has many roles. He is a YouTuber, social media influencer, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker. Despite his fame, many also considered him a one-hit wonder and viral sensation for a moment. Some people also projected that White was going to fall down soon. Besides, Charleston did have a criminal past. He has spent several years in prison on the charge of murder. Charleston furthermore had affiliations to gangs.
However, White would walk out of his past following which he would amass sizeable followers on platforms like Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter. Charleston now mostly talks about lessons from his past life serving as a motivational speaker. All those advisory works, at times, have also brought him millions and so it seems from his interviews that White makes good money.
Unlike other celebrities, White has been pretty vocal about the topic of money and at times has also discussed his past financial status, which according to the social media artist, has been up and down several times. So what is his net worth and how rich is he? Scroll to get the answers.
Charleston White’s Net Worth
I’m living well in the…. right now and I’m making a lot of money.
said the former gang leader in late Oct 2022 during his interview with RealLyfe Productions.
Charleston White Focuses On Building Relationships With People Than Make Money
In the same interview, White also mentioned he rather focuses on building relationships with people than making money as the ex-child convict thinks the latter lasts longer than a ‘big lump sum of money.’
Explaining further, the motivational speaker said he grew up believing God exists in relationships.
In fact, Charleston doesn’t even entertain super chats when he goes live on Youtube. Shedding light on this while talking to Say Cheese in July 2022, White said while he supports people tipping the waitresses, when it’s about him he doesn’t think it’s important.
All that the 52 years old apparently wants is the eyes and the ears of his viewers.
Explaining further, White said since most of his audience are single mothers, and unemployed people, he doesn’t really feel like taking super chats from them.
White also added that he knows how to monetize his work even if YouTube or Facebook doesn’t allow it for him.
Charleston additionally doesn’t even ask for money for the interviews.
White Made Over $2 Millions In Less Than Two Years
Back in Dec 2021, while talking to Say Cheese, White revealed that year he made more money than he ever had in his whole life. And that’s excluding the potential super chats revenue which the content creator doesn’t allow on his Youtube.
During the q and a, Charleston said he however also received more hate from the people outside. The Baby Blu revealed he therefore also spent extra money on guns, bullets, ammunition, bulletproof vests, helmets, and other protective gear.
Exactly a year later in Dec 2022 while talking with the same interviewer, Say Cheese, Charleston revealed he had made over $2 million from the internet alone in 2 years.
For the first months on Youtube, Charleston says he was making $16,000 a month.
How Does White Make His Money?
For all that the Texas Wesleyan University graduate is known for not making money his priority, it does beg the question of just how he makes his money.
Apparently, White says most of his revenues come from branding, marketing, and advertising. He also claims to have good learning of these dynamics.
He also has his own clothing merchandise and an online fashion store.
The founder/CEO once said he wanted to learn other ways to make money because he didn’t want to be dependent on money from social media only as he has faced demonization from the platforms on several occasions. He additionally also likes to keep his freedom of speech intact while being on social media and making money whilst doing so is quite difficult on Youtube and other such platforms.
As a matter of fact, Charleston has also lost almost a sold-out show because of this very stance of his.
Charleston White Career; Spent Years In Jail As A Boy
White, at age 14, involved himself, with two others, in the killing of a man, who confronted them for stealing a jacket.
While Charleston didn’t pull the trigger, he admits he was the murderer. After that, White would serve his time in several juvenile centers and prisons until the year 1998. Since then he has never been to prison or breached any law.
White now is a social media influencer and motivational speaker.
He also serves as the founder and CEO of Helping Young People Excel (HYPE). The organization aims to help educate teens and tries to steer them away from diving into a life of crime.
The group has additionally collaborated with members of one of Texas’ largest Hispanic gangs.
White now also has a wife and two children, according to his LinkedIn.