Discord Revenue and Usage Stats (2024)

Discord – Company Overview

Discord Stats

  • In Q4 2023, the mobile app for Discord reported approximately $31 million in in-app purchase revenues.
  • As of July 2022, approximately 60% of all Discord’s mobile in-app revenues are generated from the United States, followed by the United Kingdom and Canada. (Statista)
  • According to a survey of Discord users conducted during the fourth quarter of 2021, over 60 percent of respondents reported being interested in technology, and almost the same amount of respondents reported being interested in gaming. (Statista)
  • Discord generated $208 million in revenue in 2022 according to Statista forecast. The platform is generated $207 million in sales in the full year 2023.
YearDiscord Revenue
2016$5 million
2017$10 million
2018$30 million
2019$45 million
2020$130 million
2021$173 million
2022$208 million
2023$207 million
  • Discord was estimated to have 154 million monthly active users as of January 2023.
Discord MAUs
201710 million
201845 million
201956 million
2020100 million
2021150 million
January 2022152 million
January 2023154 million
  • Discord’s anticipated 563 million registered users in January 2023 represent an increase of over 87 percent over the 300 million users recorded in June 2020.
YearRegistered Users
201625 million
201745 million
2018130 million
2019250 million
2020300 million
January 2023563 million
  • Discord valuation reached $15 billion after raising $500 million in funding in September 2021. (Reuters)
Discord Valuation
2017$1.6 billion
2018$2 billion
2020$3.5 billion
January 2021$7 billion
September 2021$15 billion
  • Discord has raised $995.4 million million so far, including its most recent $500 million funding in September 2021. 
Funding Round & DateDeal AmountPost-Money Valuation
Seed, July 2012$1.1 Million
Series A, November 2013$8.2 Million$23.34 million
Series B, February 2015$4.5 Million$48.5 million
Series C, January 2016$20 Million$108.42 million
Series D, January 2017$50 Million$725 million
Series E, April 2018$50 Million$1.65 billion
Series F, December 2018$150 Million$2.05 billion
Series G, June 2020$100 Million$3.5 billion
Series H, December 2020$100 Million$7 billion
September 2021$500 Million$15 billion
Source: Crunchbase
  • As of January 2021, an average Discord user in the United States spends 280.6 minutes per month on the platform, which equates to about 5 hours per month or 9 minutes per day.
  • There are 19 million active Discord servers per week and Discord servers host 4 billion minutes of conversations daily. (Discord)
  • As of October 2020, 3 percent of US teenagers thinks that Discord is their favorite platform. 
  • As of February 2021, Discord is the 4th most popular platform for video game streaming. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Discord?

Discord, to put it simply, is a chat app that allows you to communicate with different people over the Internet in voice, video, and text, like Skype or TeamSpeak.

Discord, generally preferred by people who play online computer games, supports audio, and written communication as well as video calls and allows you to open live broadcasts. In other words, you can broadcast to the people you speak to.

How Does Discord Make Money?

Discord operates on a ‘freemium’ business model. This means that the platform is free for anyone to download and use, but an additional premium subscription is available. It has two main income streams.

Other sources of income include server buffs and fees for games sold on its servers. Discord introduced a Developer Portal where game developers can develop their own games and distribute them exclusively on Discord. 90% of every game sold goes back to the developers and Discord gets 10%.

What is Discord Nitro?

Its main revenue stream is Discord Nitro with its premium subscription. Loyal Discord users who chat and stream 24/7 on the platform may want to consider Discord Nitro, which comes with upgraded features for an enhanced user experience. These features include HD quality video streams, larger file upload size, and personalized avatars and stickers.

Discord Nitro costs $9.99 per month or $99.99 per year.

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Written by Jordan Bevan


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