Vitaly Net Worth & Biography [UPDATED]

By Mixxerly Updated: SEPTEMBER 22, 2021

Find out how much money does Vitaly make monthly and yearly? How much is Vitaly's net worth?

Introduction

NET WORTH
$8M

Vitaly also known as VitalyzdTv, is a Russian-American YouTube personality, businessperson, content creator, Social Media Influencer, Internet Personality, and website owner. His YouTube videos have reached over 1.6B views and over 10M subscribers, while his new vlogging channel has almost 2M subs and more than 272M views. As of , Vitaly's estimated net worth is at least $8M.

In 2012, Vitaly received his first significant success, with the video "Miami Zombie Attack Prank!" Inspired by the cannibal attack of a homeless man in Miami in May 2012, he dressed up as a zombie and traveled to some of the poorest neighborhoods in Miami to scare random bystanders. By January 2015, the "Miami Zombie Attack Prank!" had been viewed more than 30 million times.

Net Worth

Vitaly's "Gold Digger Prank", featuring a woman who rejects his advances until she believes he drives a Lamborghini Gallardo sports car, generated more than 18 million views in its first week of posting, making VitalyzdTV the third most watched YouTube channel in the world during that week with over 45 million views. As of , Vitaly's estimated net worth is at least $8M.

Favorite Quotes from Vitaly Zdorovetskiy

“Overall, just do not let that fear stop you from doing anything you want to do. Don’t be afraid.” – Vitaly Zdorovetskiy
“Well, first of all, do not be afraid. Do not be afraid of life and taking chances because you will never know when will be your last day. Go out and experience life as it is.” – Vitaly Zdorovetskiy
“I just shoot my first movie, it is a prank movie and it is called The Natural Born Prankster. It is a great experience and there is a lot of TV shows that we are working on as well. By starting everything off from YouTube has definitely helped out with a lot of opportunities.” – Vitaly Zdorovetskiy
“Well, I always wanted to be an actor. But after I saw some prankster’s video, I thought to myself I want to try that and from there I just started doing it.” – Vitaly Zdorovetskiy
“Honestly, I feel completely fine. Let me put it this way, I feel completely fine because I’ve been through a lot such as people pressing charges on me, and it is fine because this is what I do and these are the consequences I am ready to face.” – Vitaly Zdorovetskiy

Early Life and Education

Vitaly Zdorovetskiy was born in a Russian-Jewish family in Murmansk on March 8, 1992. As a child, he lived in the Ukrainian city of Odessa. He grew up in Boca Raton, Florida. Zdorovetskiy attempted to become a professional skateboarder at an early age but quit due to injuries.

In the video titled "Why I Did P**n!", he tells his audience he got his first job at age 15 as a garbage collector making $5.00 an hour. His second job was a sign-spinner dressed as Uncle Sam making $20 for 3 hours of work. After that, Vitaly picked up a job as a bus boy at a restaurant in Miami, Florida. Shortly after turning 18, Zdorovetskiy took part in an adult film scene with adult actress Diamond Kitty for the adult entertainment company Bang Bros in 2011.

Career

On June 16, 2012, Zdorovetskiy and cameraman Jonathan Vanegas filmed the "Russian Hitman Prank". As part of the prank, Zdorovetskiy approached a Boca Raton Resort man and informed him they had 60 seconds to get away from a briefcase he placed on the ground. After Zdorovetskiy revealed the whole thing to be a prank and that there was a hidden camera nearby, the man started attacking him and his partner and called the police.

Zdorovetskiy was arrested by Boca Raton police department, facing a maximum of 15 years in prison on charges of threatening to detonate a bomb. At the time of the prank, Zdorovetskiy's YouTube channel had only about 100,000 subscribers, but after the incident his channel grew to over four million subscribers within just over a year.

On July 20, 2013, Zdorovetskiy released the video "Extreme Homeless Man Makeover", in which he befriends a homeless man named Martin and provides him with new clothes and a hotel room. The video posting resulted in a job offer that Martin accepted. He was also reunited with his wife. The project also included an attempt to raise money to have Martin's teeth fixed, for which Zdorovetskiy was able to raise about $10,000 online.

The fundraising campaign was canceled before it was completed, because of Zdorovetskiy's criminal history. However, Zdorovetskiy received several offers from surgeons to do the dental work for free. The surgery and the video story was featured on television news casts including the Good Day LA Fox morning show.

His "Gold Digger Prank", featuring a woman who rejects his advances until she believes he drives a Lamborghini Gallardo sports car, generated more than 18 million views in its first week of posting, making VitalyzdTV the third most watched YouTube channel in the world during that week with over 45 million views.

On October 15, 2014, Zdorovetskiy pulled a prank which involved himself dressing up as Leatherface from The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, pretending to saw off the legs of Hanhart syndrome patient Nick Santonastasso with a chainsaw in front of unsuspecting witnesses. The prank went viral, receiving over 30 million views in 3 weeks.

While being in Croatia in 2015, he pranked former Croatian prime minister Ivo Sanader, while Sanader was leaving Remetinec prison where he was serving his sentence for corruption charges by jumping on Sanader's car while he and his lawyers were inside.

In November 2015, Lionsgate officially acquired worldwide distribution rights for a film in which Zdorovetskiy starred, Natural Born Pranksters. Upon its debut, Natural Born Pranksters was panned by viewers, with an average user rating of 3.6 out of 10 on IMDb, and a 3.3 out of 10 on Metacritic.