Over the years YouTube has emerged as a go-to place for creative content. The video sharing platform has managed to draw millions and millions of users who flock to consume the content shared on the site. From educative, to comedy, to interactive, to intriguing, to even daring videos that keep the viewers on edge and yearning for more. And with that the platform has cultivated and moulded less known people to become YouTube stars. In the process, these YouTubers have created names for themselves and gained millions of subscribers, who come back to view videos they post. Thus, YouTube has become sort of their daily jobs, earning them more money that most people in formal employment.
Ryan’s World is a children’s YouTube channel featuring Ryan Kaji, who is eight years old as of October 2019, along with his mother, father, and twin sisters. The channel usually releases a new video every day
2. Dude Perfect
Earnings: $20 million
Dude Perfect is an American sports entertainment group from Frisco, Texas which routinely uploads videos to YouTube. The group consists of twins Cory and Coby Cotton, Garrett Hilbert, Cody Jones, Tyler Toney, all of whom are former college roommates at Texas A&M University.
3. Anastasia Radzinskaya
Earnings: $18 million
Anastasia Radzinskaya, also known as Nastya, Like Nastya, and Stacy, is a Russian-American YouTuber. She and her parents run six family-friendly YouTube channels for children, Like Nastya, Like Nastya Vlog, Stacy Toys, Stacy Show, Funny Stacy, and Funny Stacy PRT
4. Rhett & Link
Earnings: $17.5 million
Rhett & Link are an American comedy duo consisting of Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal. Self-styled as “Internetainers”, they are known for creating and hosting Good Mythical Morning.
5. Jeffree Star
Earnings: $17 million
Jeffree Star is an American makeup artist, entrepreneur, singer-songwriter, DJ, beauty YouTuber, model, and Internet celebrity. He is the founder and owner of Jeffree Star Cosmetics. By 2006, Star had become the most followed person on MySpace.
Earnings: $14 million
Preston Arsement got his start playing Call of Duty and quickly became so popular that he started posting friendly pranks in addition to his gaming content. Outside of YouTube, his biggest moneymakers are the Minecraft servers he runs for seven figures annually.
Earnings: $13 million
Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, known online as PewDiePie, is a Swedish YouTuber and comedian, known for his YouTube video content, which mainly consists of Let’s Play videos and comedic formatted shows. Kjellberg’s channel was the most-subscribed channel on YouTube for more than five years, from 2013 to 2019.
Earnings: $13 million
Mark Edward Fischbach, known online as Markiplier, is an American YouTuber. Fischbach is primarily known for his playthroughs of indie and horror games. Markiplier has been known for his sensationalized video game commentary, involving yelling, screaming, cursing, and even crying during his Let’s Play videos.
Earnings: $12 million
Daniel Robert Middleton, known online as DanTDM, is a British YouTube personality, professional gamer, and author. His online video channels have covered many video games, mainly the popular game Minecraft. His channel has been listed among the top YouTube channels in the United Kingdom.
Earnings: $11.5 million
Evan Fong, known online as VanossGaming, is a Canadian internet personality, video game commentator, and music producer. He posts montage-style videos on YouTube of him and other creators playing various video games.