How did Roman Atwood Net Worth Reach $12M from Vlogging on YouTube

Roman Atwood, the YouTube personality, Vlogger and businessman is worth $12 million as of 2018.  Atwood, who began a career with his family business and eventually started to post videos on the social media platform, soon became a national sensation for his humour and wit and his ability to make his followers laugh. With growing fame, Atwood has also appeared in movies and TV shows. He is also an entrepreneur and has started his merchandise line.

Early Life

Roman Bernard Atwood was born in Millersport, Ohio, U.S.

Atwood married Shanna Riley in 2001, and the couple has one son. However, he filed for divorce on adultery charges in 2008. Currently, Atwood is dating Brittney Smith, and the couple has one son and a daughter.




Atwood initially worked at his family’s rope factory “Atwood Rope”. When Atwood was in high school, he began to film and produce videos. Soon he started his series of DVDs called “The Nerd Herd” which he sold at the Warped Tour in 2006.

After working on several film projects and commercials, he created his own YouTube channel “Sketch Empire.”


Atwood is best known for his vlogs where he posts his life updates on a daily basis on his vlogging channel “RomanAtwoodVlogs“. The channel has over 3.6 billion views and 13 million subscribers. It is also the 50th most subscribed channel on YouTube. He also has another channel “RomanAtwood”, where he posts prank video.

The channel has over 1.4 billion views and 10.4 million subscribers. He has also received Diamond Play Buttons for both of his YouTube channels.

Some of the famous pranks that he has posted include, Plastic Ball prank, where he fills his house with plastic balls turning it into a massive ball pit, Anniversary Prank Backfires and Killing My Kid Prank.

Films and TV Shows

Atwood has acted in movies like Airplane Mode and Natural Born Pranksters. He has also starred in TV series like Seven Bucks Digital Studios, Roman Atwood’s Day Dreams and Bad Weather Films.

Atwood has made guest appearances in TV shows like Content Cop, Casey Neistat Vlog, Noches con Platanito, Made in Hollywood, Roman vs Fousey(documentary), YouTubers react, Hobro Vlogs and The Screen Junkies Show.

The film “Natural Born Pranksters” was produced and released by Atwood with Vitaly Zdorovetskiy and Dennis Roady which failed was not a commercial success. IMDB rates the movie at 3.7 out of 10.

Atwood started a worldwide tour in 2016, called “Roman vs Fousey”.


Atwood founded his merchandise line “Smile More” which sells T-shirts, hoodies, bracelets and other items. He sells his products through his online store, The Smile More Store.

Awards and Achievements

Atwood has been nominated for four awards and has won two out of them including 5th Streamy Awards for his Crazy Plastic Ball Prank as a part of Nissan Brand Campaign and 8th Shorty Awards for the category “YouTube Comedian”.

Roman Atwood Net Worth

The prankster who has made a fortune from his YouTube videos is worth $12 million as on 2018. His net worth also includes income from his TV shows, movies, business and endorsement deals. His annual revenue estimates at $10 million.

House and cars

Atwood currently lives in his hometown of Millersport, Ohio with his girlfriend Brittney Smith and their two children. His two storey house which sits on a five-acre land has three bedrooms.

He also has a plush collection of cars including Nissan 370Z, Toyota Tundra and a Nissan GTR. He also has his police-made-car.


With the success of his prank video, Plastic ball prank, Atwood signed a deal Nissan, and the ad was considered one of the best ad campaigns.



The prankster who makes people laugh is also a man of heart. In 2017, Atwood became a part of the YouTube Red series “Roman Atwood’s Day Dreams”. The point of the show is to help make a difference by granting wishes for less unfortunate children.


Atwood is one of the highest paid YouTube personalities. He has earned millions of followers literally for being himself. Atwood, who is 34 now, and is slowly widening his career from YouTube to TV shows and merchandise lines, has been showered with other offers for different TV shows. He is a rising star, with a bright future and a million more followers ahead.


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