Ever since the launch of YouTube in 2005, it has been gaining popularity to the point where some of us check it every day. YouTube has helped launching careers for many years. Whether the YouTubers are gamers, beauty gurus, vloggers or pranksters, their videos have been watched millions of times. Here we bring the Top 10 Richest YouTubers.
World’s Top 10 Richest YouTubers
10. Ryan Higa
Ryan Higa, also known as nigahiga, started his YouTube journey in mid 2006. The Hawaiian born comedian and actor has an impressive views count of over 3 billion and over 19 million subscribers. He is the 14th most subscribed person on YouTube. It is estimated that the YouTube star’s net worth is $2.5 million.
9. Jenna Marbles
Jenna Nicole Mourey, who is known by her pseudonym Jenna Marbles, is the 22nd most subscribed channel on YouTube.
Marbles’ net worth is at $2.9 million. Marbles’s video titled ‘How to Avoid Talking to People You Don’t Want To Talk To’ is her most popular video with approximately 35 million views. Her total view count is over 2.2 billion views, making her channel the second most popular channel operate by a woman.
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Zoe Elizabeth Sugg is a beauty vlogger and YouTuber. Her YouTube channel, which had the name ‘Zoella280390’, has over 950 million in total views and 11.7 million subscribers.
As of 2014, Sugg launched a variety of beauty products under the name of Zoella Beauty. In addition, Her novel ‘Girl Online’ broke the record for the highest week sales of a first time novelist. Her net worth is reportedly around $3 million.
Mark Edward Fischbach, also known under the pseudonym Markiplier, is another famous YouTube personality. He is famous for his gaming videos and commentary and Let’s Play videos. His channel reached 10 million subscribes on October 15th 2015.
Markiplier is the 23rd most subscribed channel on YouTube and has over 7 billion in total views and 17 million subscribers. His net worth is between $5 and $6 million.
6. Fine Brothers
The masterminds behind the Fine Brothers channel, which is known for their React videos, are Benny and Rafi Fine. The channel has more than 5 billion views and over 15 million subscribers.
They have been creating videos for almost their lifetime and have become very successful at it.
Their react series, which includes kids, teens, elders and YouTubers react have earned them millions of dollars. Their net worth is at $5.7 million.
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5. Rosanna Pansino
Rosanna Pansino is an American YouTube personality who is famous for her baking and cooking videos. Her cooking show, which is titled Nerdy Nummies, has featured many popular YouTube stars. It’s one of the most popular cooking shows on YouTube.
In 2015, she released a cookbook which was featured on the New York Times best seller. She has 8.2 million subscribers and 1.8 billion views and a net worth of $6 million.
4. Tyler Oakley
Tyler Oakley is a Youtuber who has 7.9 million subscribers and 620 million views. His videos, where he talks about pop culture and humor, have gained worldwide fame. The openly gay YouTube star is also a supporter of The Trevor Project, which is a prevention of suicide among LGBT youth organization. His social media success gave him the opportunity to meet former President Barack Obama and former first Lady Michelle Obama.
Tyler has released a book in 2015, titled Binge, which got the attention of Ellen DeGeneres. His net worth is estimated to be $6 million.
3. Lilly Singh
Lilly Singh is a Canadian born YouTube star. Her channel, llSuperwomanll, has 1.8 billion views and 11 million subscribers. She was ranked as one of the world’s highest paid YouTube stars by Forbes in 2016. Her second channel, SuperwomanVlogs, has over 1.9 million subscribers.
In 2016, Singh released her first feature film title ‘A Trip to Unicorn Island’ and in 2017, she released her first book. She has a net worth of 7.5$ million.
2. Roman Atwood
The American born YouTube personality, who is mainly known for his vlogs, has a net worth of $8 million dollar. One of his videos, where he fills his house with plastic balls to turn it into a passive pit, has over 83 million views. Other than vlogging, he is known for his pranks videos.
His vlog channel, RomanAtwoodVlogs has currently 12 million subscribers and 3.3 billion views. His other channel, RomanAtwood, has 10.3 million subscribers and 1.3 billion views.
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Felix Arvid Ulf Kjelberg is one of the most popular and iconic YouTube personalities. The 27 years old YouTube star is known for his ‘Let’s Play’ videos that have gained worldwide popularity. Before becoming a YouTube star, he went to Chalmers University of Technology to purse a degree in industrial economics and technology management. He later left university and started working at a hotdog stand, but soon enough, his channel started rising to fame.
With over 54 million subscribers as of 2017, he was named one of the most influential people by Time’s magazine. Pewdiepie’s net worth is estimated to be $61 million.