15 Richest YouTubers in the World Along With Their Net-Worth

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YouTube is the ultimate platform to follow your passion and realize your dreams. There is no denying the fact that the last decade has seen major growth in the number of content creators. The journey to a successful YouTube career is not an easy one but with persistence, comes great results and success. Find out the richest YouTubers in this article.

The list includes YouTube stars ranging from vloggers to gamers. Every famous YouTuber has their own unique way of writing their success story but the basic idea is the same. Put out your content, amass a huge audience, launch your own brands, and use the platform for marketing.

The List of the top 10 Richest YouTubers include: 

Jeffree Star200-250 million USD 
Pewdiepie40-50 million USD
DanTDM35-40 million USD 
Markiplier30-35 million USD
Ryan’s World30-35 million USD
Rhett and Link30-32 million USD
VanossGaming30-32 million USD
Dude Perfect20-30 million USD
Ninja25 million USD
James Charles22-25 million USD

These YouTubers are an example of how useful the internet can be in the 21st century. Creativity and creation can take you places. Without further ado, let’s dive right into the list of the highest-paid YouTubers along with their earnings.

15 Richest YouTubers in the World

Richest YouTubers in the World
Source: YouTube

YouTube can be a source of huge income, and these YouTubers have proved it. All of them created their own space on the platform and grew along the years.

1. Jeffree Star: 200-250 million USD 

Subscribers: 16.5 million
Total Views: 2.5 billion

First on the list of the richest YouTubers in the world is Jeffrey Lynn Steininger Jr., better known as Jeffree Star, who started his YouTube channel in 2009. What began as a channel for music turned into a platform for promoting his own brand Jeffree Star Cosmetics.

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2. Pewdiepie: 40-50 million USD

Subscribers: 110 million
Total Views: 27 billion

You must have heard about the most subscribed individual YouTube channel, Pewdiepie. Well, it only makes sense for him to be on the list of richest YouTubers. Initially registered in 2010, Pewdiepie put out gaming content including both gameplay and commentary videos. He has now branched out into making diss songs and reacting to various videos and memes.

3. DanTDM: 35-40 million USD 

Subscribers: 25.2 million
Total Views: 18 billion

Another gamer in the list of richest YouTubers, Daniel Middleton created his YouTube channel: TheDiamondMinecraft in 2012, where he primarily played Minecraft. He eventually changed the channel name to DanTDM and started playing Pokemon and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

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4. Markiplier: 30-35 million USD

Subscribers: 29.2 million
Total Views: 15.7 billion

Mark Edward Fischbach, popularly known as Markiplier, set out as a YouTuber who made comedy sketches. He started a new channel in 2012, markiplierGAME after his AdSense got banned. He makes gameplay content and is quite famous for playing horror games.

5. Ryan’s World: 30-35 million USD

Subscribers: 45 million
Total Views: 61.3 billion

Ryan’s World is a children-oriented YouTube channel. Started out in 2015, the channel focuses on toy reviews and a variety of fun DIY science experiments by Ryan Kaji and his family. The Kaji family runs a total of 9 channels. Ryan is also the youngest YouTuber to feature on this list of richest YouTubers.  

Also, read List of 50 Most Subscribed YouTube Channels

6. Rhett and Link: 30-32 million USD

Subscribers: 27.9 million
Total Views: 9.2 billion

Rhett McLaughlin and Charles Lincoln began their YouTube journey after quitting their jobs. The duo makes comedy sketches, songs and also hosts morning talk shows. The duo runs 5 YouTube channels namely Good Mythical Morning, Good Mythical MORE, Mythical Kitchen, Ear Biscuits, and Rhett & Link.

7. VanossGaming: 30-32 million USD

Subscribers: 25.5 million
Total Views: 13.8 billion

Evan Fong, another gaming personality, started out his YouTube career in 2011. His content primarily consists of a lot of montages featuring funny and strategic gameplays ranging from Grand Theft Auto V to Among Us.

Also, read Top Best 30 Most Viewed Videos on YouTube

8. Dude Perfect: 20-30 million USD

Subscribers: 56.1 million
Total Views: 12.9 billion

Dude Perfect is a sports-themed YouTube channel run by 5 former college-mates. The group started its YouTube journey in 2009. Dude Perfect puts out content mostly involving stunts and trick-shots.

9. Ninja: 25 million USD

Subscribers: 24.2 million
Total Views: 2.4 billion

If you’re into the gaming world, you’d have probably heard about Ninja. Richard Blevins is one of the famous streamers and professional gamers in both the YouTube and Twitch communities. He started as a competitive esports player and gained fame with the launch of Fortnite Battle Royale in late 2017.

10. James Charles: 22-25 million USD

Subscribers: 25.3 million
Total Views: 3.4 billion

James Charles Dickinson is a rather famous internet personality who started out as a make-up artist. He launched his YouTube channel in 2015 where he posts make-up tutorials and makeover videos. He also became the first male ambassador for CoverGirl in 2016.

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11. Preston: 20 million USD

Subscribers: 17.2 million
Total Views: 5.4 billion

Over the ten years of his YouTube journey, Preston Arsement currently runs 5 different YouTube channels majorly focussing on gaming content. Preston is best known for his Minecraft gameplays along with his newly discovered passion for pranks and vlogs on his main channel.

12. Lilly Singh: 20 million USD

Subscribers: 17.7 million
Total Views: 4 billion

Lilly started her YouTube career in 2011 under the name Superwoman where she mostly puts up comedy skits. She has another channel – Lilly Singh Vlogs, where she uploads vlogs and a lot of bloopers and behind-the-scenes clips.

13. Logan Paul: 19-20 million USD

Subscribers: 28 million
Total Views: 6.3 billion

You might have heard his name before, Logan Paul amassed huge popularity on Vines. Shortly after Vine died, Logan started putting vlogs on his YouTube channel. He also hosts podcasts on another channel – Impaulsive, along with his friends and roommates. 

14. Jake Paul: 17-20 million USD

Subscribers: 22.5 million
Total Views: 7 billion

Like his brother, Logan Paul, Jake also started his career from Vines and then shifted to vlogging on YouTube in 2013. Jake launched another channel – Team10 with his then room-mates. He also makes music videos and started his boxing career in 2018.

Jake was recently hyped in the news because of his issues and a fight with Dillon Danis.

15. David Dobrik: 15-20 million USD

Subscribers: 28.3 million
Total Views: 6.7 billion

Another Vine star on the list, David Dobrik, began his YouTube journey in 2014. He initially uploaded comedy skits and then started uploading vlogs soon after. He has other YouTube channels – David Dobrik Too, where he puts bloopers. And a podcast channel with Jason Nash – VIEWS.

Wrapping Up

This was the list of the richest YouTubers in the world. All these YouTubers are still making progress in their growth and writing their own success stories. Let us know in the comment section below which YouTuber is your favorite. Stay connected for more such content.

Have a great day and an amazing life!


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