Mike Chen Net Worth

Mike Chen, better known online as Mikey Chen, is a Youtuber who captains 11 popular channels, including:

  • Mikey Chen – travel vlog;
  • the Asian culture channel The Chen Dynasty;
  • Pho The Love of Food;
  • food channels Strictly Dumpling;
  • the insanely popular paranormal and mystery channel Beyond Science.


He was born on December 22, 1980, in China. He grew up in the US.

In 2003, Chen graduated from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri.

After college, Mike worked for Morgan Stanley as a financial analyst.

”I majored in Accounting to become an FBI agent,” he wrote on Reddit in 2018. Mike added: ”Then mellowed out and worked for Morgan Stanley.”

Since 2010, he serves as the Head of Digital Strategy at NTD Television.

A Complete List Of Mike Chen’s YouTube Channels:

Mike Chen

It was created on Mar 31, 2014. It is a Chinese language channel where he makes vlogs speaking either in English with Chinese subtitles or in Mandarin.

”My first video was filmed on an iPhone 4,” Chen said during an interview.

The Friendly Brain

It was created on May 22, 2017, and it has around 13,900 subscribers. It is a flashcard animation channel.

The channel has over 2 million views.

Eat with Mikey

It was created on Nov 15, 2017, and it has around 120,000 subscribers. It is a food channel. 

The channel has more than 7 million views.

Cook With Mikey

Pho The Love of Food is Mike’s cooking recipe channel that was created on Aug 18, 2017. It has around 58,500 subscribers.

It features either Chen or his friends, teaching the viewer how to cook certain interesting food dishes.

The channel has over 1.3 million views.

Beyond Science 2

It was created on Aug 26, 2016, and it has around 165,000 subscribers. It is a 2nd channel similar to his original Beyond Science channel; however, it has slightly broader topics.

It has 165,000 subscribers and over 24 million views.

Awesome Toy Review!

Mike Chen Net Worth
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It was created on July 19, 2016, and it has around 3,000 subscribers.

”Awesome Toy Review!” is an inactive channel that was used for reviewing and playing with children’s toys.

The CheNews

It was created on Mar 4, 2016, and it has around 76,600 subscribers and 21 million views.

The CheNews features weird and humorous news stories, mainly from China.

Mikey Chen

It was created on Aug 7, 2014, and it has around 987,000 subscribers and over 106 million views.

The channel is mainly used for posting his travel vlogs, which he has documented, including his trips to:

  • Vietnam;
  • Thailand;
  • Taiwan;
  • South Korea;
  • Singapore;
  • Peru;
  • Mongolia;
  • Japan;
  • Italy;
  • India;
  • Hong Kong.

The Chen Dynasty

It was created on Jul 5, 2014, and it has around 448,000 subscribers. Initially entitled ”The Double Chen Show,” Mike would be alongside Dan Chen to talk about Asian traditions and culture.

The channel has more than 60 million views.

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Strictly Dumpling

It was created on Oct 27, 2013, and it has around 3.47 million subscribers. The channel has over 702 million views.

This YouTube channel featured Mike informing his audience about authentic Chinese food, like – popular western so-called Chinese dishes.

”Everywhere in the world, food is both historical and modern and encompasses the people, the land, and the essence of its cultural identity,” Chen told CNBC.

Some of the best videos (and some of his most well known) are his 7-11 and convenience store series.

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Beyond Science

It was created on Oct 27, 2013, and it has around 2.08 million subscribers. It is Chen’s first channel to reach a million subscribers. The channel has more than 344 million views. 

On this YouTube channel, he explores topics including ancient aliens that may have come in contact with Earth and advanced human civilizations existing millions of years ago.

In addition, he uploads videos about Earth mysteries and strange phenomena that are not explained by science.

Wife/ Girlfriend

There is no information regarding Mike Chen’s romantic life.

Mike wrote on his Instagram page: ”In a loving relationship with food.”

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”In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.”

”I usually don’t know where I’m going until two weeks before I leave.”


He said that the easiest meal to cook is shredded potatoes.

Chen runs 5k almost daily.

What is the net worth of Mike Chen?

Chen earns most of his wealth from advertisements on his YouTube channel.

In total, Mike has over 1.52 billion views which have earned him around $3.2 million before state taxes. Also, Chen is selling personalized T-shirts, hoods, and accessories.

In 2021, Mike bought a new apartment in Dallas, Texas.

Therefore, Versatile Youtuber and passionate foodie Mike Chen has an estimated net worth of $3.5 million.

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