From its inception in 2011, till 2016, the site saw a 3,200% growth rate overall.
In popular culture Chaturbate was the presenting sponsor for the in 2016, as well as an exhibitor at the that year and in 2017.
The gender-specific categories are free to watch but viewers have to pay to join a private show.
The site itself earns revenues by taking roughly between 40% to 50% from the model's earnings.
However, Chaturbate did require the operator to prove their age.
Spy shows are private shows where viewers do not interact, and hence they are cheaper to view than private shows.
In addition, Chaturbate generates revenue from the audience when they purchase tokens using their credit cards.
There are popular chat rooms, that can have more than 500,000 followers and can get up to 20,000 viewers at once.