Ever wondered how your grandchildren along with other youngsters of their generations are making so much money? Would it ever cross your mind that it’s totally possible to earn a living simply by posting videos on YouTube? Well if you thought it was impossible, we’re here to tell you it definitely is! YouTube was launched back in 2015 and is an awesome platform filled with videos of every topic for every one. Who would have thought it would quickly become an awesome springboard for the next generation of celebrity bloggers as well as create a new kind of job for people? Although it’s not so easy to become popular, there is still something in it and cash is probably one of the main attractions. Currently, there are a huge number of YouTube stars that are making it big in the industry. Check out these popular YouTube personalities along with their extraordinary net worths. Some of them will leave you speechless…
The Dolan Twins – $5 Million
These gorgeous twin brothers, Ethan and Grayson Dolan are amazing proof that you can easily make a great living from creating YouTube content. The incredible duo first started out by simply creating comedy videos. Most of their videos are extremely hilarious and relatable to so many people. These two have become so popular and massive hit on YouTube. At just 20 years old, between both of them, they have an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Jenna Marbles – $8 Million
Jenna Nicole Mourey, more commonly known by her stage name, Jenna Marbles is a 33-year old American YouTube personality, vlogger and comedian who has taken YouTube by storm. She began building “her empire” from her very own bedroom, and today has over 1 billion followers and subscribers. Incredible, right? Althoug many rumors have been circulating that Marbles will be stopping her channel by the end of 2020. Whether this is true or not, we’ll just have to wait and see. Jenna has become extremely successful in under 10 years and has a net worth of $8 million.
Lilly Singh – $16 Million
Another extremely successful YouTube personality that is definitely doing something right, as she has been posting comedy videos for a whole decade. The gorgeous Canadian megastar goes by the name Superwoman, and after reading this you will understand why. Not only has she collaborated with an array of many famous personalities but is also considered to be one of the richest actresses in Canada. Lily has an astounding net worth of $16 million.
John Green – $17 Million
So who exactly is John Green? Well before we get started on his YouTube accomplishments lets fill you in on his other life achievements, just in case you didn’t know. John Green is seen as the New York Times bestselling author to a handful of books and has received several awards for his work. Back in 2007, John and his brother began a video blog called Brotherhood 2.0. Since then Green has become extremely popular and continues to post vlogs along with his brother. They created an educational channel which they host togetehr has subscribers from all over the world. John Green’s net worth is around $17 million.
PewDiePie (Felix Kjellberg) – $30 Million
Felix Kjellberg may not be as familiar to you as PewDiePie -which is his stage name. The young YouTube star started out by posting video game reviews to his channel back in 2010. The Swedish gamer became extremely popular and currently has the most viewed channel along with tons of subscribers. After he became so successful posting gaming commentary videos he then expanded and began doing comedy, music, and vlogs. This fascinating 30-year-old has a net worth of $30 million.
Dude Perfect – $30 Million
So who exactly is Dude Perfect? Well, if you didn’t know they are one of the most popular YouTubers’ who upload awesome videos to YouTube. The multinational sports entertainment group consists of twin brothers Cory and Coby Cotton, Garrett Hilbert, Cody Jones, and Tyler Toney. The former college roommates first began by posting viral videos of various trick shots and stunts but also incorporated some cool music tunes with it. Their content is incredible and is constantly creating, exciting content. Some of their more popular videos are mainly videos showing “battles”, where the group members compete against each other in games or creative spins of different sports. Obviously all for the fun of things! They have a huge fan base and are currently working on a TV show, a mobile app, and collaborations with some of the biggest names in sports. Dude Perfect’s net worth is roughly $30 million.
Ryan Kaji – $100 Million
Our next YouTube personality may not exactly be so well known amongst everyone. Regardless, Ryan Kaji is not only one of the richest YouTube stars but he is also one of the youngest. Wow, how amazing! The superstar youngster began starring in videos on his very own YouTube channel at only four years old. His children’s based, family-run channel also features his parents and twin sisters. The channel was first called Ryan Toys Review but was later renamed to Ryan’s World. Eight-year-old Ryan usually posts new content every day and has greatly influenced the toy industry with his adorable reviews. He also has his own line of toys, a mobile app and a TV series. It has been reported that this impressive kid has a net worth of $100 million.
Jeffree Star – $200 Million
Want to get all the expert tips and advice from one of the best beauty and makeup influencers? Then you should be following this icon, Jeffree Star. He has actually had social media following since the days of MySpace but later started his channel on YouTube to share all his makeup tricks and hacks with the rest of the world. The extremely talented also started his own cosmetics brand and is commonly known for giving his deeply honest makeup reviews. It has been said that Jeffree Star has an astonishing net worth of $200 million. Are you as speechless as we are?
Dr. DisRespect (Guy Beahm) – $3.5 Million
Guy Beahm is more commonly known by his online persona, Dr. DisRepct. This larger than life character is an American celeb and one of the most followed online streamers. In 2015, Beahm quit his job and continued to focus on his streaming career and accumulated over four million followers on the platform. WOW! He has also won the Streamer Of The Year award for his incredible work. However, recent news has transpired that Dr. DisRespect was indeed banned from the live-streaming platform – Twitch and will therefore not be returning to the platform. Sound crazy, we’ll have to wait and see what drama unfolds from this. Regardless of that, his current net worth is $3.5 million.
Shroud – $8-12 Million
Michael Grzesiek is better known as Shroud (his alias). He is a Canadien streamer, YouTuber, and former professional Cunter-Strike: Global Offensive and more… He is usually referred to as being one of the best aimers. Thus far, his channel Twitch has reached over 7.7 million followers, placing him as the third most followed channel on the platform. His YouTube channel; has over 6.4 subscribers. This June, Microsoft made a statement saying that they would partner with Facebook Gaming. Supposedly he got an offer from Facebook but Shroud declined that offer. He made the following statement on Twitter: ” I love you guys and am figuring out my next steps”
Ninja – Tyler Blevins – $25 Million
Richard Tyler Blevins, known as Ninja, is an American streamer, Youtuber, professional gamer, and Internet personality. In 2009 he began playing Halo 3 professionally and played for several organizations Could9, Renegades, Team Liquid, and Luminosity Gaming being amongst them. He started playing Fortnite Battle Royale in 2017 and became spectacularly known at the same time the game was becoming famous. By then his followers had grown already from 500.000 to over 2 million. In 2018 he set the Twitch record for the biggest audience (635.000) while playing Fortnite with the artists’ Drake, Travis Scott, and Juju Smith-Schuster.
Pokimane – $3 Million
Imane Anys better known as Pokimane is a Canadian internet personality. She is best known for her live streams on Twitch in which she As a Twitch streamer and YouTuber, Anys is best known for her live streams on Twitch, where she examines her video gaming experiences, in particular League of Legends and Fortnite. She studied chemical engineering at McMaster University but abandoned her studies to pursue her streaming career. By 2017 she had already gained 450.000 followers on Twitch being in the 100 lists of the most followed on the platform. She was named the Best Twitch Streamer of the year and won an award. Also, Pokimane had a cameo appearance in a new game trailer of LOL.
MrBeast – $18 Million
MrBeast, online alias for Jimmy Donaldson, is an American YouTuber known for his overpriced acts and philanthropy. He is considered the father of expensive stunts and he is only 22 years old: a new YouTube genre. As co-creator of Team Trees, he has managed to raise over 22$ dollars. He began posting videos to Youtube in 2012 at age 13. His videos mainly consist of donating thousands of dollars to Twitch followers. Some of his stunts include him trying to stay underwater for 24 hours, filming himself counting to 100.000… He dropped out of college to pursue a full-time career as a YouTuber.
Whinderson Nunes – $1-5 Million
Whindersson Nunes Batista is a 25-year-old Brazilian comedian, singer, and YouTuber known for his comedy videos since 2013. His YouTube channel became the most subscribed in Brazil but after 5 years another Chanel got in the first place. Nowadays, his channel is one of the 20th most-followed channels on youtube and he has over 38.2 million subscribers. The content of his channels varies from parodies, vlogs, songwritings to movie reviews. The main attention catcher on his videos is that he is most of the time shirtless in a messy room with no editing. His most-watched video is the parody WHAT IS THE WIFI PASSWORD exceeding the 69 million views.
The channel has many types of content: from parodies, vlogs, songwriting to movie reviews. Its main marks are its simplistic editing, scenery, and costumes used by Whindersson, who almost always is shirtless in a messy room, without any type of editing besides cuts. He always starts his videos with the phrase: “Hey guys watching my channel, how are you?” He humorously portrays subjects of his day-to-day life and childhood. The channel is currently the second most influential YouTube channel, according to research by Snack Intelligence. The most-watched video of the channel is the parody entitled WHAT IS THE WIFI PASSWORD – Parody Adele – Hello, that exceeds 69 million views.
Logan Paul – $19 Million
Paul made a name for himself by using Vine. He had millions of followers, however, the app shut down so he started to create his YouTube page. He has managed to make his page one of the most visited channels with over 4.7 billion views. Being one of the most known YouTubers, he has had roles in TV shows like “Law & Order: and movies such as The Thinning”. When he was in Japan, he participated in the “Tide Pod Challenge” in which he tasered two dead rats and faked giving CPR to a fish. These events created some controversies that cause the suspension of his channel. Today, after apologizing to his fans, he has changed completely the nature of his creations.
HolaSoyGerman- $13 Million
German Alejandro Garmendia Aranis is a Chilean YouTuber, comedian, and writer known for his YouTube channel HolaSoyGerman. Together with hid band Ancud, German has produced serval songs and has even written a book that published om Latin America and even Spain. He also starred as Julian in the Spanish version of Ice Age: Collision Course. In April 2014, he was supposed to appear at the Telmex Digital Village in Zócalo, Mexico City. However, there was an unplanned overcrowdedness and German ended up fainting because of the heat. As he had to be evacuated the event got canceled.
Shane Dawson- $12 Million
This American YouTuber, actor, director, and musician, was one of the first people to became famous through video-sharing on YouTube. When he was 19 years old, he began making YouTube videos and gained over half a billion views two years after. When he first started, Shane would impersonate celebrities and funnily play original characters. However several of the impersonations he did were criticized for their content such as “ghetto girl” that portrayed African-American stereotypes. In 2015, he created a conspiracy theories show which has been one of the most viewed videos.
Bethany Mota – $3 Million
This American video blogger jumped to fame in 2009 by showing in her videos fashion and style purchases via the internet. Her videos are mainly about outfit ideas, makeup and hair tutorials, yummy and healthy recipes… Such was her success that she created her clothing line called Aeropostale. She has had multiple yours to greet and meet her fans and she participated in Season 19 of dancing with the stars. She started doing videos because it was her only way to escape the bullying she was subjected to. She gained fans very quickly. With hauling becoming more popular on YouTube, retailers began to use it for marketing purposes, and Bethany was offered gift cards and free cosmetics.
Bethany Mota – $3 Million
elrubuisOMG – $7 Million
Ruben better known by his alias El Rubius is a Spanish/Norweigan YouTuber. His channel is mainly divided into gameplays and vlogs having over 8.7 billion views and 38 million subscribers. An interesting fact that occurred is one of his tweets became the most retweeted tweet in the world in 2016. Aside from being a YouTuber, one could say he is also a writer; In 2014, he published “El Libro Troll”, a book full of challenges that was a bestseller in Spain for eight weeks. However, the book was not considered for children or teenagers and parents described it as a sexual book.
Canal Kondzilla – $74 Million
Konrad Dantas is a Brazilian screenwriter and director known by the stage name KondZilla. He is the founder of KondZilla Records, a music video production company and record label considered the pioneer of funk ostentação which is a Brazillian music style. He runs and owns the largest YouTube channel in Brazil and Latin America. He also has the second-largest music channel in the world. 53 million people are subscribed and his videos have over 26 million views. Music videos are not the only thing he does, he is also the creator and director of the Netflix drama “Sintonia”
Liza Koshy – $6 Million
Liza Koshy is an American actress, television host, comedian, and YouTuber. Before starting the YouTube channel, she took off her career on Vine. She has starred in various movies and TV shows, amongst them Boo! A Madea Halloween, Escape de Night, Freakish… Her YouTube channel has more than 17 million subscribers! She was also in the 2019 Forbes 30 under 30 Hollywood & Entertainment list. She had the honor to host the live preshow at the 2017 Golden Globes Awards receiving 2.7 million viewers on Twitter. She and fellow YouTuber David Dobrik dated for almost two years. Their relationship ended in 2018.
Wengie – $5 Million
Wengi is a Chinese Australian YouTuber influencer, blogger, singer, and voice actress. She is the most famous YouTuber from Australia having over 14 million subscribers. In her channel, she explains “How-to and style” making it the 6th channel most subscribed to. Her videos focus mainly on beauty, fashion, and “Do It Yourself” (DIY) videos, prank videos, and slime videos. Her YouTube channel was awarded Best Channel” and “Overall Winner” at the 2017 Australian Online Video Awards. Her most important YouTube channel was created in September 2010 and now, 10 years later she has over 14 million fans and over 1.6 billion views.
Kefera Buchmann – $1-5 Million.
Kefera is a Brazilian actress and writer. She has already been named by Forbes as one of the most promising young women in Brazil. She was the first woman in Brazil to have a channel with over 1.000.000 followers. She got famous thanks to her YouTube channel 5inco Minutos. Kefera was raised in a Catholic family and completed her education in a Catholic school. She was indecisive about whether to study dentistry, psychology, or chemical engineering and studied theater for five years getting her actress record om 2013 with the highest possible.
Flula Borg – $2 Million
Flula Borg is a German DJ, actor, engineer, and YouTuber personality with a net worth of $2 million. He is known as DJ Flula or simply as Flula. He has starred in a few movies such as Photobomb, Resurgent, Blow Me, and The Cutuzzle. He has collaborated with celebrities and has appeared in the channels of very well known YouTubers such as Miranda Sings, Rhett, and Link, Trisha Paytas, and Smosh. He has over 350 videos on his Chanel. His most popular videos are “Jennifer is a Party Pooper”. Borg has been involved with music since a very young age.