Hank Green Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career

Hank Green Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career.

Hank Green Net Worth 2020William Henry “Hank” Green II is a well-known American internet celebrity, educator, musician, producer and entrepreneur most renowned for his Video blog channel on YouTube ‘Vlogbrothers’ that he co-created and hosts with his brother, John Green.

Hank Green Net Worth 2020

Hank Green Net Worth 2019

He is also known as developer and host of educational YouTube channels ‘SciShow’ and ‘Crash Course’.

Hank Green Net Worth

Hank Green is an American entrepreneur, musician, and vlogger who has a net worth of $12 million.


Hank Green was born William Henry Green II on May 5, 1980 in Birmingham, Alabama, US to Mike and Sydney Green. His brother, John Michael Green, is a vlogger, author, writer, editor, actor and producer with whom he collaborates on different projects.

He grew up in Orlando, Florida where his family relocated soon after his birth. In Florida, he attended ‘Winter Park High School’ from where he graduated in 1998. He started developing and designing his websites as also that of local clients during his high school days which he continued through college life.


He attended ‘Eckerd College’ and obtained a B.S. degree in Biochemistry. Thereafter, he enrolled at the ‘University of Montana’ from where he earned a M.S. degree in Environmental Studies submitting his thesis titled “Of Both Worlds: How the Personal Computer and the Environmental Movement Change Everything”.


  • Hank remained a regular writer of Dennis Publishing’s print, digital and e-commerce media company ‘Mental Floss’ in the mid-2000s. He co-wrote the book ‘Mental Floss: Scatterbrained’.
  • Inspired by ‘the show with zefrank’, Hank and his brother John came up with the concept of the video blog project ‘Brotherhood 2.0’ that the two launched on January 1, 2007 and ran it through the year.
  • The concept of ‘Brotherhood 2.0’ saw the brothers communicating through vlogs on each weekday stopping all text-based communication for a year. Such vlogs were made publicly available through their website and YouTube channel ‘Vlogbrothers’.
  • Hank has written, recorded and performed many songs after he took up a challenge to perform an original song bi-weekly. Two such songs are ‘What Would Captain Picard Do?’ and ‘I’m Gonna Kill You’.
  • Their first breakthrough as vloggers came when Hank posted a video where he sang ‘Accio Deathly Hallows’ paying homage to the seventh Harry Potter book on July 18, 2007. The video marked the first of the Vlogbrothers to flash on YouTube’s front page.
  • In late 2007, Green brothers launched a YouTube based community-driven charitable movement called ‘Project For Awesome’ (P4A) where YouTubers get an opportunity to promote their favourite charity by developing innovative videos aiming to create awareness and raising funds for the charity.
  • Called the ‘Nerdfighter Power Project for Awesome’ earlier, P4A takes place every December traditionally on 17 and 18 of the month. It raised a record amount of $1,546,384 in 2015.
  • Following the ‘Brotherhood 2.0’ project, the popularity of their vlogs motivated the Green brothers to continue posting videos. They established a website ‘Nerdfighters’ for their community which was initially maintained by Hank.
  • At present, the Ningmasters, a team of volunteers of the community update ‘Nerdfighters’, where videos, new projects and discussions developed by the fan community of ‘Vlogbrothers’ are posted daily.
  • The Green brothers upload vlogs every Tuesday and Friday and their subjects vary from current affairs, jokes, random topics, Question Tuesdays and many more.
  • Today ‘Vlogbrothers’ boasts of having a count of more than 3 million subscribers who form the base of the online community ‘Nerdfighteria’. ‘Vlogbrothers’ is legally owned by their company ‘Complexly’.
  • In November 2008, the Green brothers went on national tour meeting thousands of Nerdfighters at different venues. This is when Hank released his debut album ‘So Jokes’ comprising of Nerdfighter-themed songs.
  • Other albums released by Hank over the years include ‘This Machine Pwns n00bs’ (2009), ‘Ellen Hardcastle’ (2011) and ‘Incongruent’ (2014) with the later featuring his backing band, ‘The Perfect Strangers’ for the first time.

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