By Brian Dean

Patreon launched in 2013 with a mission to help creatives monetize their content.

Within 18 months, 125,000 “patrons” were using the platform to make recurring payments to creators. And total monthly payments hit the $1 million landmark.

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Patreon has continued to grow and now boasts more than 6 million active patrons. The platform supports a network of more than 200 thousand creators.

On this page, you’ll find the latest statistics on Patreon’s growth to date.

First, here’s a quick overview of what you’re about to read:

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