How much money does OnlyFans take from creators?

Currently, OnlyFans takes a 20% commission on all payments made to its content creators.

Founded in 2016, OnlyFans has 220 million users and more than two million creators worldwide.

OnlyFans business model revolves around the membership business.

Whereby you follow your favorite creator by paying a monthly subscription fee.

Onlyfans takes 20% of the money that Onlyfans creators make.

Let’s say you are making $100. Then this means that you will receive $80 in net revenue, and the rest 20% goes to Onlyfans (Company)

Onlyfans has set a minimum subscription price of $4.99 per month and a maximum limit of $49.99 per month.

Creators can also charge a minimum of $5 for tips or paid private messages, which can significantly boost earnings for those with a large and loyal subscriber base

But it’s important to note that OnlyFans retains 20% of what creators earn, meaning creators only receive 80% of their profits.

There are various ways creators can monetize their content on Onlyfans.  Below we have highlighted them

How To Make Money On OnlyFans

Below are various ways to make money on OnlyFans

Paid Subscriptions

Paid subscriptions are, by far, the most popular way creators on OnlyFans choose to monetize their content.

By going the paid subscription route, you’re putting all your OnlyFans content behind a paywall.

Only users who pay your monthly subscription price will be able to see your posts, stories, or streams.

Paid Posts

One of the ways to monetize with a free account is to put some of your posts behind a paywall.

Paid posts immediately stand out in your feed as something special to subscribers

Paid Messages

Unlike paid posts, paid messages (or PPV messages), are available to both free and paid subscription accounts.

They allow you to reach some or all of your fans over direct messages and give them the chance to pay to view a variety of content

Another exclusive for free accounts is the ability to charge viewers to access your live streams.

Think of PPV streams (or ‘Payment Gated Streams’) as selling tickets to live events like concerts, classes, or fashion shows. Plus, you can set your ticket price as low as $5!


Your fans can opt to show their appreciation by sending you a tip. As long as you have five or more posts on your page, subscribers can tip directly to your profile, on your posts, through messages, during streams, and on your stories!

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