The richest YouTubers in the world!!

YouTube is one of the most used platforms on the internet. From kids to adults, everyone loves watching exciting videos of their interest.

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From lifestyle and travel to fun DIYs and informational ones, there is not much that YouTube has not covered. 

With over 122 million daily users, it provides instant access to the audience for free! 

However, it is essential to notice that success doesn’t come overnight. All of these creators work full-time on their content and are constantly aiming to be better. 

So, who is the richest of them all? Keep reading to find out!

Quick Overview

Rank

Name Net Worth 
1. Jeffree Star $200 million
2. Ryan Kaji $50 million
3. Dude Perfect $50 million
4. Gaurav Chaudhary $45 million
5. Felix Kjellberg $40 million
6. Paul brothers $35 million
7. Rhett & Link $30 million
8. Mark Edward Fischbach $28 million
9. MrBeast $25 million
10. James Charles $22 million
11. Like Nastya $20 million
12. Lilly Singh  $20 million
13. David Dobrik $20 million
14. Daniel Middleton $16.5 million
15. Emma Chamberlain $12 million
16. Rosanna Pansino $9 million
17. Smosh $8 million
18. Zach King $6.5 million
19. Alia Shelesh $6 million
20. Liza Koshy $6 million

Richest YouTubers

All the information and details has been compiled from trusted sites such as Wikipedia, YouTube and Pinterest.

20. Liza Koshi

Elizabeth Shaila Koshy began her career through the social networking platform Vine in 2013. Koshi is also a television host, comedian, and YouTuber. She gained popularity on YouTube in November 2016.

Her videos feature her facial expressions, quick pace, and touch on severe issues with lighthearted jokes.

Her main YouTube channel has over 17 million subscribers, and both of her channels have over 3 billion views combined.

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Liza Koshi (Source: Pinterest)

Furthermore, she makes videos related to her everyday life experiences in addition to comedy sketches.

Her most popular video is My addiction—Thoughts While Eating, which has over 51 million views.

Liza has a Net Worth of $6 million.

19. Alia Shelesh

Also known as Sssniperwolf or Little Lia, Alia has over 29.5 million subscribers on her YouTube channel. She started a YouTube channel in 2014. The creator posts mainly reaction videos with commentary and vlogs. 

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Alia Shelesh (Source: Pinterest)

She has also shown a keen interest in gaming. 

The English-American YouTuber’s most popular video is My House Tour which has over 17 million views. The video was released in 2019.

Alia has a Net Worth of $6 million

18. Zach King

Zach King is an illusionist and a filmmaker. He is widely known for his short videos, which are digitally edited to make it as if he is doing magic tricks.

He’s been loved for his simple and short videos, with mind-boggling tricks.

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Zach King (Source: Pinterest)

King calls his videos “digital sleight of hand.” Moreover, he won YouTube’s NextUp Creators contest in 2013.

His most popular video is titled I am Going to Read Your Mind- Magic Trick, which has over 29 million views on Youtube. He has 11.6 million subscribers on Youtube.

Zach has a Net Worth of $6.5 million.

17. Smosh

Smosh is a sketch comedy channel co-founded by Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla. They started the channel in autumn of 2005, which became one of the most popular channels.

Smosh posts comedy, gaming, and mostly animated videos on the channel. They have ten other channels on YouTube, which sums up over 25 million subscribers and 9.8 billion views.

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Smosh logo (Source: Wallpaper cave)

They conduct game shows where the participants engage in fun activities such as Gamebang and Let’s Play Saturday.

Smosh has an estimated Net Worth of $8 million.

16. Rosanna Pansino

Next up is Rosanna Pansino. In 2011, Pansino started the YouTube channel Nerdy Nummies, which became one of the most popular cooking series on YouTube. 

Moreover, she is one of the highest-paid female YouTubers in the world. Rosanna has written and published two cookbooks and has released a baking line.

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Rosanna Pansino (Source: Pinterest)

The YouTuber has been featured in several TV shows as a guest judge and has even played a side role in shows such as Glee.

Her YouTube channel has over 13 million subscribers, and her most popular upload is How to Make a Disney Princess Sisters Cake which has over 220 million views.

Furthermore, she has a Net Worth of $9 million.

15. Emma Chamberlain

Emma Frances Chamberlain is a YouTube personality and podcaster.

In 2018, she won the 2018 Steamy Award for Breakout Creator. She was also listed on TIME’s 25 Most Influential People on the Internet.

Chamberlain launched her weekly podcast in April 2019, where she talks about her life experiences and likes to do advice sessions with her viewers.

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Emma Chamberlain (Source: Pinterest)

Furthermore, Emma started her YouTube channel in June 2017. We all owe the dollar store an apology became her first viral video. 

She attended Paris Fashion week in a co-sponsorship with YouTube and Louis Vuitton.

Her YouTube channel has over 10.9 million subscribers. Her Net Worth is estimated to be around $12 million. 

14. Daniel Middleton

Daniel Robert Middleton joined YouTube in 2012.

Middleton creates and uploads videos usually targeted to a younger audience, including gaming videos, animations, and sometimes commentary.

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Daniel Middleton (Source: Wikimedia)

Furthermore, he has over 25.6 subscribers on his YouTube channel. His most popular video is titled I’M IN A MOVIE, which has over 2.1 million views. 

Including his main channel DanTDM, the YouTuber manages other channels such as MoreTDM and DanTDM Live, which has over 3 million and 1 million subscribers, respectively.

Middleton’s Net Worth is estimated to be over $16.5 million.

13. David Dobrik

Davis Julian Dobrik is a podcaster, YouTuber, and co-founder of the photography app Dispo.

Dobrik gained popularity through Vine. Later in 2015, he started a YouTube channel.

David is known as the leader of the YouTube ensemble The Vlog Squad. It features videos with his friend group doing various challenges.

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David Dobrik With His Disposable Camera (Source: FilterGuide)

Furthermore, David Dobrik released his podcast in 2017 titled “Views with David Dobrik and Jason Nash.”

The YouTuber has more than 18.5 million subscribers on his main channel David Dobrick and 8.6 on his second channel.

His most popular video is titled Elephant’s Toothpaste Experiment, which has over 180 million views. 

His Net Worth is estimated to be over $20 million.

12. Lilly Singh

Next up is a Canadian comedian, talk-show host, and YouTuber, Lilly Singh. She appears under the pseudonym Superwoman.

Singh began making YouTube videos in 2010. By 2016, she was on the Forbes list of the World’s Highest-Paid YouTubers, ranking third.

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Lilly Singh (Source: Pinterest)

Furthermore, Lilly features comedy skits on her YouTube channel with “relatable” content. At the starting of her career, she usually made fun-colorful videos that portrayed the everyday life of youngsters.

In 2019, she served as executive producer and host to A Little Late with Lilly Singh. Singh is the first person of Indian descent to host an American major broadcast network late-night talk show.

Moreover, the YouTuber has over 14.8 million subscribers, and her most viewed video is titled Three girls, One Elevator (ft. Zendaya & Winnie Harlow), which has over 50 million views.

Lilly has a Net Worth of over $20 million.

11. Like Nastya

Anastasia Yuryevna Radzinskaya is a Russian YouTuber with over 76.1 million subscribers. Her parents help her create her videos. The videos are targeted towards younger teenage girls. 

Nastya makes DIYs, school routines, and short skits with her friend Maggie. 

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Like Natsya (Source: Wikimedia)

Like Nastya’s channel was created in 2016 as a toy unboxing channel. Later, the channel turned to showcase amusement parks in various countries.

Her videos are dubbed in seven languages, including Portuguese, Hindi, Spanish and Korean.

The creator has 76.9 million subscribers, and her most viewed video is Nastya and papa sleeping at farm sheep Family fun trip, which has over 891 million views!

Like Natsya has a Net Worth of over $20 million.

10. James Charles

James Charles Dickinson is a YouTuber and makeup artist. He began as a local makeup artist in New York before starting a YouTube channel in December 2015.

At the age of 17, James became the first male ambassador for CoverGirl.

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James Charles (Source: Pinterest)

Furthermore, he has made collaborative videos doing makeup with public figures such as Doja Cat, Jojo Siwa, Kylie Jenner, and Lil Nas X.

James has released an eyeshadow palette and created a makeup line in collaboration with Morphe Cosmetics.

Charles has over 24 million subscribers on YouTube. His most popular video is titled No More Lies, which has over 55 million views.

His Net Worth is estimated to be over $22 million.

9. MrBeast

Next up on our list is Jimmy Donaldson, also known as MrBeastHe is a YouTuber, businessman, and philanthropist. He makes YouTube videos focusing on expensive stunts and extreme time-bound challenges. 

Jimmy is the co-founder of MrBeast Burger and Team Tree, a fundraiser. It has helped to raise funds of over $23 million.

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MrBeast (Source:commons.wikipedia.org)

MrBeast began creating YouTube videos in early 2012 when he was just 13 under the name MrBeast6000. However, he went viral in 2017 after his counting to 10,000 video gained popularity.

His YouTube channel has over 70 million subscribers. Donaldson’s most popular video is I put 100 million Orbeez in my friend’s backyard, with over 139 million views.

His Net Worth is estimated to be around $25 million.

8. Mark Edward Fischbach

Markiplier is an American YouTuber and podcaster. He makes videos on horror, comedy, gaming, and vlogs. He is famous for Let’s play videos, which include survival horror video games.

Additionally, he is the co-founder of clothing company Cloak with fellow YouTuber Jackespticeye.

Mark Edward Fischbach (source: Pinterest)
Mark Edward Fischbach (Source: Pinterest)

The YouTuber streamed a podcast titled 3 Peens in a Podcast in 2018, where he discussed current events and played multiplayer games with his friends Wade Barnes and Bob Muyskens.

Moreover, his YouTube channel has over 30 million subscribers. Meow is his most-watched video with over 328 million views.

Edward’s Net Worth is estimated to be $28 million.

7. Rhett & Link

Rhett James Laughlin and Charles Lincoln Neal III are a comedy duo. They like to call themselves “Intertainers.”

The duo’s most famous work is creating and hosting the YouTube series Good mythical morning.

The YouTubers have also launched a podcast titled Ear Biscuits and a novel, The Lost Causes Of Bleak Creek.

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Rhett & Link (Source: Pinterest)

The creators quit their jobs as engineers after graduating college to focus fully on YouTube.

Rhett & Link’s most popular video is My OCD (song) which has over 58 million views. Moreover, their YouTube channel has over 5 million subscribers.

Their combined Net Worth is estimated to be around $30 million.

6. Paul Brothers

Jake and Logan Paul are American actors, boxers, and YouTubers.  They have a podcast titled Impaulsive, which they started in 2018.

They started gaining followers in 2013 through the video-sharing platform Vine. The brothers began their channels in 2013.

Richest Youtubers Jake Paul and Logan Paul
Jake Paul and Logan Paul (Source: Metro)

Jake Paul has over 20.4 million subscribers, with his most viewed video is Its everyday bro with 203 million.

Likewise, Logan Paul has over 23.2 million subscribers, and his most popular video is The fall of Jake Paul, which has over 272 million views.

The Net Worth of Jake Paul And Logan Paul is estimated to be $30 and $35 million, respectively.

5. Felix Kjellberg 

Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, also known as PewDiePie, is a YouTuber, comedian, and philanthropist. He is mainly famous for his Let’s Play videos. 

He started his YouYube channel in 2010, posting Let’s Play videos of horror and action video games.

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PewDiePie (Source: Pinterest)

PewDiePie became one of the fastest-growing channels in 2012 and 2013. The YouTuber also authored a book titled This Book Loves You in October 2015.

PewDiePie has over 110 million subscribers and is one of the most subscribed channels on the platform. His most viewed video is titled Bitch lasagna, which has over 292 million views.

His Net Worth is estimated to be around $40 million.

4. Gaurav Choudhary

Next on our list is Technical Guruji. Gaurav is known for making YouTube videos regarding technology in Hindi.

His channel saw rapid growth in 2018.

He became the 9th most subscribed technology channel on YouTube. Chaudhary was also the first technology YouTuber to gain more than 12.8 million subscribers.

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Technical Guruji (Source: Wikimedia)

Furthermore, he is also a Nanoscience researcher.

His YouTube channel has over 21.7 subscribers, and his most viewed video is My Youtube Earnings Revealed!!! With over 17 million views.

His Net Worth is estimated to be around $45 million.

3. Dude Perfect

Dude Perfect is a sports and comedy group. It consists of twins Cory and Coby Cotton, Garrett Hilbert, Cody Jones, and Tyler Toney. They were former college roommates at Texas A&M University.

They are most famous for their trick shot videos in addition to sports and comedy videos. The creators started the channel in March 2009.

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Dude Perfect (Source: Pinterest)

They also have two other YouTube channels, Dude Perfect Plus and Dude Perfect Gaming. The friends also upload videos of “battles” in which they compete against each other.

Their YouTube channel has over 56.7 million subscribers, and their most viewed video is Water Bottle flip 2, with more than 405 million views.

Their Net Worth is estimated to be around $50 million.

2. Ryan Kaji

Ryan Kaji is featured on his YouTube channel Ryan’s World. The channel makes videos for children under 2-6.

The videos are released daily.

His channel is one of the top 10 most-subscribed channels in the United States. Ryan was the eighth-highest paid YouTuber in 2016 and 2017.

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Ryan Kaji

His YouTube channel has over 30.6 million subscribers, and his most viewed video is Huge Eggs Surprise Toys Challenges, with over 2 billion views!

His Net Worth is estimated to be around $50 million.

1. Jeffree Star

On the top of our list is Jeffrey Lynn Steininger Jr. He is an entrepreneur, makeup artist, and YouTuber. Jeffree is the founder of Jeffree Star Cosmetics.

In 2018, he had earned $18 million from his YouYube endeavors. He became the fifth-highest-paid YouTuber that year.

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Jeffree With His Wyeshadow Pallete (Source: youtube)

Furthermore, he founded his e-commerce makeup brand, Jeffree Star cosmetics, in 2014. Star also released a studio album in 2009.

His YouTube channel has over 16.3 subscribers, and his most viewed video is Full Face of Brands That Hate Me, which has over 42 million views.

Jeffree’s Net Worth is estimated to be around $200 million!

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