Timothy Daniel Pool, also known as Tim Pool, is a well-known citizen journalist, political commentator and YouTuber from Chicago, Illinois, United States. He is famous for the live streaming of the Occupy Wall Street protests in 2011. During the years 2013, and 2014 he worked for companies including vice media and fusion TV. He also has two youtube channels with a total of 2.5 million subscribers on his main channel, while his second YouTube channel named Timcast IRL, has 1.26 million subscribers. Currently, Tim is an inspiration for many aspiring journalists. His estimated net worth stands at $1.5 million as of 2022.
|Net Worth:||$1.5 Million|
|Profession:||Journalist & YouTuber|
|Birth Date:||March 9, 1986|
|Birthplace:||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
Tim pool was born on 9th March 1986 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He was raised in a middle-class family by his father, Daniel Pool and mother, Timothy Daniel Pool, in the Southern neighbourhoods of Chicago. He also has three siblings. Tim dropped out of school at a very young age of 14. He hasn’t attended University as of now. Besides this, he hasn’t shared much information regarding his early life and family. He prefers to keep his personal life private and doesn’t disclose much to the media. Tim also claims to belong of Korean descent.
Journalism: Tim Pool started working as a Journalism and was doing well at his job. In 2011, he came to the limelight through his live streaming of the Occupy Wall Street Protests. The footage of the protest was aired on various mainstream networks, including NBC. He used live streaming video and aerial drones to capture the Wall Street Protest. In response to this, The Guardian published an article stressing that these activities might take the form of resistance surveillance. Later in 2012, Tim was attacked by an unknown man.
His video taken during the protest came as ample proof of the absolution of the photographer; the NYPD later imprisoned Alexander Arbuckle. The live stream received over 250K viewers. It also earned him a position on Time’s list of people who matter in 2011. In addition to this, he has been featured in several most famous media outlets such as The Guardian, Al Jazeera English, Reuters, and The New York Times. Later in 2019, Tim Pool co-founded a news agency named Subverse, which earned over $1 million in less than 24-hours. He followed the approach of crowdfunding to raise such a considerable amount.
Tim Pool has covered several more protests, including the 2012’s NoNato protests in Chicago, where he almost got behind bars. Later in 2013, he started working for VICE Media and covered the protests in Ukraine, Istanbul. In 2017, Tim travelled to Sweden in order to investigate the migrant Suburbs. He began crowdfunding to raise sufficient money, where the photographer, Paul Joseph Watson, paid his travel costs and accommodation in Malmo.
YouTuber/Political commentator: Besides being an incredible journalist, Tim also runs two YouTube channels with 2.5 million subscribers on the main channel and 1.26 million subscribers on the second channel named Timcast IRL. His followers truly admired his videos of political commentary. Tim has also received an award for the Best Journalist in social media. In addition to this, Tim has also co-founded a mobile application named Tagg.ly, where users can retain copyright by watermarking photos and videos.
Tim Pool runs two of his YouTube channels while uploading his videos of political commentary. He receives around 15.34 million on each of his videos each month, which means 511.39 thousand views each day. Therefore, he earns up to $3 to $7 per every one thousand video views. It means that Tim can generate total revenue of $920.49 thousand per year. Besides this, he also earns through his professional career as a journalist and sponsoring products on YouTube. His estimated net worth stands at $1.5 million as of 2022.
Famous Quotes by Tim Pool
“Life is much more chill and boring than media makes it seem.”― Tim Pool
“I got started by couch surfing and being broke, homeless, without healthcare.”― Tim Pool
“There is no money. Companies are struggling and firing left and right. The companies that are doing well learned that hyperpartisan content shares better than real news.”― Tim Pool
“Fusion told me and many other staff to “side with the audience.” Which they clarified as young people being liberal or left leaning so that’s the angle we take regardless of the facts. It was not a fun time.”― Tim Pool
As of 2022, Tim Pool’s net worth is $1.5 million.
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