- 3 Seasons
The YouTube channel MrBeast features Jimmy Donaldson performing sensational stunts, often involving giving away money in exchange for promoting companies and products. MrBeast is more than just a YouTuber. Between his generous digital philanthropy and his multiple business ventures, he is paving the way for a new generation of entertainers and entrepreneurs. Donaldson's videos typically feature attention-grabbing stunts. He often makes videos where he donates large amounts of money to individuals, with many of these videos being sponsored by various companies. He also sometimes hosts competitions in games, such as Minecraft, for big money prizes which includes donating a house in one of his gaming videos. A typical video involves Donaldson giving away large sums of money, such as giving $100,000 worth of items to homeless shelters in December 2018, donating $32,000 to the Veterans Army Wounded Warrior Program, $70,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and $10,000 to a local animal shelter in Los Angeles. His expensive YouTube videos are mostly funded and sponsored through large-scale brand deals that appear as in-video ads on his videos. In 2021, Donaldson claimed that he runs his main channel at a loss.