OnlyFans Users and Revenue Statistics (2024)

Important stats about OnlyFans. Includes key statistics on country-by-country availability, valuation, investments and more.
Last updated on:
December 29, 2023
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OnlyFans started in November 2016.

It’s an incredible business, despite the controversies that might surround it. It’s a company that’s been held 100% privately (although they did have intentions to raise capital) and, at this point, it’s not even required to “survive”.

Key OnlyFans Statistics

  • OnlyFans is currently valued at ~$18 billion (8x more than in 2020)
  • Currently, 190 million active users use OnlyFans (and 2.1 million of those are creators)
  • OnlyFans has raised $0 in investments. That means they’re completely self-funded
  • In 2018, the founder sold a 75% stake to Leonid Radvinsky. Great deal for both sides.
  • Revenue has grown at a CAGR of 174.3%.
  • User growth rate: There’s been 1291.85% increase in user base between 2019 and 2021

OnlyFans Revenue and Profits

Given that it’s a UK-based company, every year, OnlyFans’ parent company releases financial statements, as they’re required by the law.

Between 2020 and 2021, OnlyFans’ revenue increased by 220%. Revenue was $1.2 billion in 2021, compares to $375 million in 2020. That’s stellar growth by many standards.

1. OnlyFans revenue

In 2022, OnlyFans had revenue worth $2.5 billion USD. That’s over one billion more than the previous year!

Graph highlighting OnlyFans revenue

OnlyFans revenue has grown at a CAGR of 174.3% over the past 3 years (2018-2021).

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2. OnlyFans Profits

As for profits, OnlyFans had $1.2 billion in 2022, which is double what it was in 2021.

Graph about OnlyFans Profits

Sources: Axios, Xsrus

The most interesting thing is that OnlyFans is a 100% self-funded (bootstrapped) company. That means they haven’t taken any outside investment.

That wasn’t because they didn’t want to — investors simply do not want to touch this industry.

How much is OnlyFans worth (valuation)?

OnlyFans has not taken on any external funding, so its valuation will not be dictated by the amount at which they’ve raised, unlike other tech companies.

Given OnlyFans’ profile, its valuation multiple will likely be a EBITDA multiple of 15.

OnlyFans Valuation:

Graph about OnlyFans Valuation

Source: calculated from revenue figures

OnlyFans Users Numbers

Most recent data is from 2021, and it shows that OnlyFans had 187.9 million users, out of which 2.1 million were content creators.

  • 2017: 100,000 users
  • 2018: 1 million users
  • 2019: 13.5 million users, 348,000 content creators
  • 2020: 82.3 million users, 1.6 million content creators
  • 2021: 187.9 million users, 2.1 million content creators

Source: Gov.uk

Here’s a more detailed breakdown of the timeline of OnlyFans’ userbase size:

Graph about OnlyFans Number of Users

OnlyFans users: Gender statistics

Most of the audience on OnlyFans consists of male users, topping up 87% of the total users. Only 10% of the users are females, and 3% would rather not say.

  • 87% of users are male
  • 10% of users are female
  • 3% of users would rather not say their gender

How much do OnlyFans creators earn?

How much did creators earn on OnlyFans?

In total, creators earned:

Graph about OnlyFans Creators Earnings

Other interesting stats about OnlyFans creators and earnings:

  • 300+ creators earn $1M+ per year
  • 16,000+ creators earn $50,000+ per year.
  • The median account makes $180/mo. That means ~$140/mo after taxes
  • Top 1% of the creators earn 33% of the income
  • Top 10% of the creators earn 73% of the income
  • The average OnlyFans subscription is $7.20. Out of that $5.76 is kept by the creator and $1.44 is kept by the platform
  • The average OnlyFans account has 21 fans

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Sources: Axios, Xsrus

Average OnlyFans Income: How much money does an average creator make?

OnlyFans never really gave out information on how much their creators earn on theplatform on average. However, based on the estimation of XSRUS, a median OnlyFans creator account make around $180/month in earnings before taxes.

That’s far too small from what you hear in the news, isn’t it? The truth is that only a handful people really earns a lot of cash in OnlyFans. The top 1% in the platform earns 33% of the total gross merchandise value while the top 10% earns 73% of it.

In 2021, OnlyFans creators made $12.5 billion in gross merchandise volume. The top 1% OnlyFans creators earned $4.125 billion in gross merchandise value in 2021.

The complete breakdown would be like this:

The average OnlyFans subscription costs around $7.20. Out of that $5.76 is kept by the creator and $1.44 is kept by the platform.

Also, the average OnlyFans creator has around 21 fans. Aside from that, there are only 300 creators who earned more than $1 million on the platform in 2021.

Sources: Axios, Xsrus

Is OnlyFans available in every country?

OnlyFans isn’t yet available in all countries, but it is working in many countries, including:

  • USA
  • UK
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • India
  • Belize
  • The Dominican Republic
  • Mexico
  • Venezuela
  • etc

OnlyFans isn’t, for instance, allowed in South Africa.

That said, OnlyFans boasts that they have fans from 187+ countries.

Source: OnlyFans

How old do you have to be to use OnlyFans?

Users and creators on OnlyFans must be 18+ in order to register on the platform.

Source: OnlyFans

OnlyFans website statistics

  • OnlyFans has ~320 million monthly visits. That means OnlyFans gets around 3.84 billion visits per year.
  • People spend, on average, 5 minutes and 15 seconds on OnlyFans.com
  • People visit, on average 5.84 pages per visit, on OnlyFans
  • OnlyFans is the 104th most popular website in the world
  • OnlyFans is the 52nd most popular website in the US

As for traffic distribution:

  • 55.39% of its visits come from direct links
  • 18.27% come from referrals
  • 12.04% come from search (Google + other search engines)
  • 13.95% of visits come from social media platforms
  • Out of its social media traffic, 63.74% OnlyFans visits come from Twitter, 14.47% come from Reddit, 11.48% come from Instagram, 6.44% from YouTube

Source: SimilarWeb

Infographic about OnlyFans site statistics

Most popular OnlyFans users

The most popular user on OnlyFans is Bryce Adams, having over 8.7 million likes. Followed by which is Mags.IRL, with 7.7 million likes.

Below is a list with 10 of the most popular OnlyFans users:

Source: OnlyFinder.com

Highest paid OnlyFans creators

The OnlyFans creator which earns most money through the app is Blac Chyna, with 1 million subscribers and monthly earnings of $20 million.

Have a look at the list below to see who gets the most money on OnlyFans:

The sceond ‘richest’ OnlyFans creator is Bella Thorne, with 1.1 million subscribers and $11 million in monthly earnings just through the app.

Source: Briefly

How does OnlyFans make money?

The OnlyFans business model is built on charging a commission per successful payment from fans. OnlyFans charges 20% of what creators earn.

Creators’ subscription prices vary: the minimum subscription price is $4.99/mo, while the maximum subscription price is $49.99/mo.

How do you make money on OnlyFans?

As a creator, you get to keep 80% of what you earn, as the platform takes a 20% cut of your revenue. You won’t need to “pay” anything per se, as OnlyFans

How much does OnlyFans take from fans & subscribers?

As noted above, OnlyFans earns 20% of the money a creator makes – on every payment.

In other words, if you earn $100 this month as a creator, OnlyFans gets $20 and you get $80.

Let’s see what that means in terms of top creators:

Infographic about OnlyFans business model

Who owns OnlyFans? (Founder information)

OnlyFans is owned by Leonid Radvinsky and Tim Stokely.

Radvinsky has a 75% stake in OnlyFans, while Stokely and his family have a 25% stake.

Assuming an $18 billion valuation, they are each worth (thanks to just OnlyFans):

  • Leonid Radvinsky, OnlyFans Owner: $13.5 billion
  • Tim Stokely + family, OnlyFans Owners: $4.5 billion

While this valuation is only applicable if OnlyFans is ever acquired, what we know for sure is that the Radvinsky has received payouts worth $500 million over 2021 and 2022.

Source: Gov.uk, Indy100

What does the average OnlyFans user look like?

The average user of OnlyFans (meaning: the fans) is:

  • 68.9% likely to be white
  • 89.5% likely to be married
  • 63.1% likely to be white
  • 59% likely to be heterosexual
  • Has an average income of $42,000/yr
  • 29 years old, on average

Source: Research

User distribution by country:

  • 43.15% US users
  • 5.95% UK users
  • 4.99% Canadian users
  • 3.36% Australian users
  • 2.76% German users

Source: SimilarWeb

Demographics: OnlyFans Users by Age

Here’s a full breakdown:

  • 29.64% of OnlyFans active users accounts are people aged 18-24
  • 31.25% of OnlyFans active users accounts are people aged 25-34
  • 17.30% of OnlyFans active users accounts are people aged 35-44
  • 10.70% of OnlyFans active users accounts are people aged 45-54
  • 6.79% of OnlyFans active users accounts are people aged 55-64
  • 4.33% of OnlyFans active users accounts are people aged 65+

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