Introduction

Famous YouTubers take part in Google’s ad campaigns and earn money through it because of the millions of subscribers they have. The hardest part of becoming a YouTuber is gaining a steady number of subscribers for your channel. If you become successful in it, you can earn all the money you want. So, who is the richest YouTuber in the world? Let’s look at the most famous YouTuber in the world and the ones following him close behind.

Who is the Richest YouTuber? (Top 5)

There are many of the YouTubers that are earning a hefty sum from YouTube but who is the richest YouTuber of them all? Keep reading to find out.

1.  Jeffree Star

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Net Worth: $200 Million

Subscribers: 16.4 Million

Videos: 406

Jeffree Star is an American YouTuber who is the richest YouTuber in the world. He is versatile in his work and is known to be a DJ, fashion designer, singer, songwriter and a make-up artist. He started his music career in the beginning and then launched his own brand of cosmetics later, known as Jeffree Star Cosmetics which is now the main source of his income other than YouTube.

2.  PewDiePie

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Net Worth: $40 Million

Subscribers: 110 Million

Videos: 4,365

Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, also known as PewDiePie on YouTube, is a Swedish gamer who has earned the title of ‘Most Subscribed to Channel’ on YouTube. He became famous because of his energetic reaction videos on games. After signing with Makers Studio, his fame grew to another level and caught the media’s attention too. Many of his gaming series went viral, amongst which Let’s Play! is known to be the best. Apart from YouTube, he also has many projects and collaborations going on that earn him a lot of money.

3.  DanTDM

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Net Worth: $35 Million

Subscribers: 25.3 Million

Videos: 3,508

DanTDM is a gaming channel owned by Daniel Middleton who belongs to Aldershot, England. His channel was named Diamond Minecraft because he covers video games with Minecraft as the main focus. He started his career on YouTube with a Pokémon channel and, later in 2012, became famous for reviewing and playing games. Daniel is also a writer and published his two graphic novels named “Trayaurus” and “The Enchanted Crystal” in 2016.

4.  Ryan’s World

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Net Worth: $32 Million

Subscribers: 30 Million

Videos: 2,010

Formerly known as Ryan Toys Review, Ryan’s World is a famous YouTube channel with the highest net worth in the world. The channel started in 2015 and in addition to Ryan, features his mother, father and twin sisters. Ryan Kaji is active on his channel and releases one video each day, with his Huge Eggs Surprise Toys Challenge being the most famous of them all. Besides YouTube, he also has merchandise with the name Ryan’s World that features almost 5,000 products including toys, action figures, face masks and bedroom décor items.

5.  Markiplier

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Net Worth: $28 Million

Subscribers: 29.5 Million

Videos: 4,965

Markiplier or Mark Edward Fischbach is an American YouTuber from Honolulu, Hawaii. He has a gaming channel where he reacts to famous games. Markiplier also collaborates with many famous fellow YouTubers for projects that also include an acting project for the American science fiction comedy film, Smosh: The Movie which was his first film project. Markiplier’s main source of income is his YouTube channel.

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