Popularly known online as CryptosRUs, George Tung is an automotive and crypto enthusiast. He is an entrepreneur and content creator, Tung makes a full-time living through YouTube, operating websites, and selling courses about trading and investing. As of 2023, CryptosRUs has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Tung is from the Chicago Metropolitan Area and studied Telecommunications and Networking Technology at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. In 2004, he earned his bachelor’s degree and got a job as a system administrator at Fertility Centers of Illinois.
George worked there from 2007 to 2011 and moved onto Midwest Vein Center and served as an IT manager. However, he only worked for a month in his second job. Tung joined Upp Technology as the IT infrastructure manager from 2014 to 2015. His last IT job was at ATI Physical Therapy from 2015 to 2017.
After a decade working as an information technology expert, George ventured out on his own and joined YouTube in 2017. He focused on something new, a hobby he’s had for a long time, crypto investing.
This is how CryptosRUs was born and it mainly covers crypto news, price predictions and some general finance news. Since starting the channel, it has experienced steady growth and is now one of the leading crypto channels on YouTube.
A year after founding the crypto channel, Tung established a new account related to his other hobby, cars. He called it Drivers Only and uploads detailed reviews of cars. Currently, Drivers Only has 115,000 subscribers, while CryptosRUs has 667,000.
Both of his channels have websites associated with them. DriversOnlyRankings.com is made for car reviews. and CryptosRUs.com publishes crypto news and hosts his merch store.
The website has a newsletter for those that want daily news and also has a section for the ‘I Am George’ NFTs listed at the OpenSea marketplace. George sells a course called Bitcoin 101, teaching students about the fundamentals of crypto, blockchains, and the factors that influence its price.
Net Worth and Earnings
The CryptosRUs channel makes an estimated $10,000 every month from YouTube ads and around $120,000 annually. Drivers Only earns around $2,000 per month. As a crypto investor, he is a big believer in Bitcoin but does invest in altcoins, such as ETH and ADA.
George once revealed that he invested money into BitConnect despite suspicions of it being a Ponzi scheme. Still, he made some profits from the scheme. Right now, he has 148 subscribers on Patreon that pay from $15 to $500 every month. Currently, George has an estimated net worth of $2 million net worth.
Despite his success, Tung remains a private person and keeps his personal life to himself. His marital status is not confirmed, but he is believed to be single. The online figure is focused on his ventures and finding ways to grow them. In recent news, George is a judge on a new TV show called “The Next Crypto Gem.”