How Many App Sales Does It Take To Become A Millionaire?

How Many App Sales Does It Take To Become A Millionaire?

According to InstantShift and Wix's estimations, an app developer should aim for about 582,000 downloads (on Apple's app store, at least) in order to hit 'millionaire' status.

Paloma M. Vazquez
  • 15 march 2011

Business Insider turned our attention towards an infographic from InstantShift and Wix, indicating the number of downloads – and sales – an app developer should aspire to before making $1 million. Based on a $2.45 average app price on the Apple store, and the sales margin a developer receives (70%), the exact formula needed to become a millionaire calls for 581,395 downloads (see below):

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