Ali Abdaal Net Worth, YouTube, Background, Wiki, Earnings

Ali Abdaal.
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Who Is Ali Abdaal?

Ali Abdaal is a UK-based doctor, YouTuber, and online entrepreneur. Abdaal rose to prominence thanks to his YouTube videos covering his life as a doctor, as well as his entrepreneurial activity.

Ali Abdaal is also the co-founder of 6med – an online course platform intended to assist users with their medical school applications and exams.


Bio And Background

According to Ali Abdaal’s LinkedIn profile, he graduated from the University of Cambridge with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Preclinical Medicine, Psychology, First Class in 2015. In 2018, he graduated from the University of Cambridge with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Medicine, Clinical Medicine.

Abdaal worked as a Teaching Assistant at Kumon (May 2008 – September 2012), a Doctor at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Foundation Year 1, August 2018 – August 2019), and a Doctor at West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (Foundation Year 2, since August 2019).

Abdaal’s website states that he learned to code at the age of 12 and worked as a freelance web designer/developer through his teenage years.


Ali Abdaal As An Online Entrepreneur

Ali Abdaal is a present on a range of online platforms.

Abdaal's YouTube channel.
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Abdaal joined YouTube in November 2007, but he uploaded his first video in March 2016. As of the time of this writing, his channel had 2.79 million subscribers and over 184 million total video views. Among other things, Abdaal uploads study videos, tech reviews, and vlogs covering his life as a student and as a digital entrepreneur.

Abdaal’s tech reviews primarily cover devices he uses in his daily life, including keyboards, tablets, and computers.

Abdaal’s favorite keyboard is IQUnix F96 Coral.

Abdaal's website.
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Abdaal also has a website. His website contains blog posts supplementing his YouTube video content, as well as links to his other projects.

The homepage of 6med.
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Abdaal’s 6med platform contains a number of paid courses intended to help visitors with their medical school applications and exams. Among other things, the courses on 6med cover interviews, personal statements, UCAT (University Clinical Aptitude Test), and BMAT (BioMedical Admissions Test).

6med also offers bursaries to school applicants who struggle financially. 6med claims to have given out over £100,000 in bursaries throughout its activity.

Abdaal has an additional set of courses on his personal course website. He justifies the creation of a separate course website as follows:

Throughout medical school, I taught classroom courses for the UCAT, BMAT and Interviews via my company (6med), reaching thousands of students worldwide.

These days, I like to focus all my efforts on my YouTube channel, and so my friends and I have piled everything we know into online video courses for the UCAT, BMAT and Interviews.

At, Abdaal offers a course on creating and growing a YouTube channel called Part-Time YouTuber Academy (PTYA), and bonus material through the Inner Circle membership.

Abdaal has courses on Skillshare as well. His Skillshare content is primarily focused on productivity and motivation rather than medicine.

Together with his brother Taimur, Abdaal runs a podcast “about happiness, creativity, and the human condition”.

Abdaal also has a newsletter entitled “The Friendzone.” “The Friendzone” newsletter is free, and Abdaal typically sends out content weekly.


What Does Ali Abdaal Earn? Ali Abdaal Net Worth

Ali Abdaal’s exact net worth is unknown. In a May 2020 YouTube video, Abdaal shared how much he earned in a week working as a doctor and YouTuber.

His earnings from March 23, 2020, to March 29, 2020, were as follows:

  • Monday, March 23. $172 active income, $429 passive income, $601 in total.
  • Tuesday, March 24. $172 active income, $552 passive income, $724 in total.
  • Wednesday, March 25. $172 active income, $504 passive income, $676 in total.
  • Thursday, March 26. $0 active income, $634 passive income, $634 in total.
  • Friday, March 27. $249 active income, $694 passive income, $943 in total.
  • Saturday, March 28. $311 active income, $820 passive income, $1131 in total.
  • Sunday, March 29. $311 active income, $629 passive income, $940 in total.

Abdaal’s active income comes from his medical activities, while passive income incorporates sources such as YouTube Adsense, Skillshare, Skillshare Affiliates, Amazon Affiliates, and Paperlike Epidemic Sound earnings.

As of October 9, 2019, Abdaal’s company 6med generated £150,000 in annual revenue, according to a YouTube video he published back then.

In 2020, Abdaal earned a total of £1,013,266 ($1,362,000), of which:

  • £22,100 was his junior doctor salary.
  • £100,695 from AdSense.
  • £132,471 were affiliate commissions.
  • £136,000 were from sponsorships.
  • £350,000 were from Skillshare courses.
  • £220,000 from the PTYA course.
  • £53,000 from Inner Circle memberships.

In an April 2021 video, Abdaal talks about how he earns $27,000 per week.


Online Presence And Publicity

Ali Abdaal is present on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and he has also published a number of articles on the Medium blogging platform.

To find out more about Abdaal’s activity as a doctor and as an online entrepreneur, visit his website.




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