These are the richest YouTubers in the World for 2021 — according to facts and information gathered from the internet.
From reading news, opinion-based articles, entertainment and gossip stories from the internet, the next place to visit as means of entertainment is YouTube. Watching Video content brings entertainment and education to us via the internet.
This platform serving us — as source of entertainment, others also make use of it to make money online as Video content creators.
If you still doubt whether it’s possible to make money from YouTube, wonder no more — as a lot of people have become millionaires by uploading videos on YouTube, as Video Content platform owned by Alphabet Inc.
Despite social media, YouTube is the second most visited website in the world. According to estimation, there are over 300 hours of videos that are uploaded on YouTube every minute with almost 5 billion videos uploaded on a single day.
YouTube video content creators are mostly called, Vloggers. YouTube has about 30 million visitors per day which serves as a platform for Vloggers to share their video contents online.
So, how much money can someone make actually from his channel as a YouTuber?
The first thing you need to know is that there are 500 hours of video uploaded every minute. Competition on YouTube is fierce.
The next thing you’ll learn is that making money on YouTube isn’t a piece of cake. You will need a lot of subscribers and more watch time on your videos. There are generally 2 ways that determines how much money you can make and these are:
- CPM (cost per thousand views)
- CPC (cost per click)
Who Are The Richest YouTubers In The World?
Richest YouTubers are the Vloggers with most earnings from YouTuber platform. These information for richest YouTubers are gathered according to Forbes, Wikipedia, Google and YouTube website.
These are the top 10 richest YouTubers in The World for 2021.
Anastasia Radzinskaya -$18 million
The Russian-born 6-year-old has become one of the world’s fastest-growing creators, thanks to videos in seven languages that feature her playing with her dad on her channels including Like Nastya. Brands have noticed, with Legoland and Dannon shelling out at six figures to work with her.
Dude Perfect – $20 Million
Dude Perfect is a multinational sports entertainment conglomerate headquartered in Frisco, Texas, United States.
It routinely uploads videos to YouTube. The group consists of twins Cory and Coby Cotton, Garrett Hilbert, Cody Jones, and Tyler Toney, all of whom are former college roommates at Texas A&M University.
The members of the group hold many Guinness World Records. Their YouTube videos have garnered over 10 billion total views and their flagship channel, “Dude Perfect,” has over 50.8 million subscribers as of May 2020.
Preston Arsement – $20 million
Preston Arsement got his start playing Call of Duty and quickly became so popular that he started posting friendly pranks in addition to his gaming content. Outside of YouTube, his biggest moneymakers are the Minecraft servers he runs for seven figures annually. He has over 13 Million YouTube Subscribers.
Markiplier -$24 million
Mark Edward Fischbach known online as Markiplier, is an American YouTuber, gamer-commentator, actor, and comedian. Originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, he began his career in Cincinnati, Ohio, and is currently based in Los Angeles, California. He is listed by Forbes as one of the highest-earning YouTuber.
Felix Kjellberg – $25 million
Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg known as PewDiePie is a Swedish YouTuber, comedian, and philanthropist, known primarily for his Let’s Play videos and comedic formatted shows.
Evan Fong-$25 million
Evan Fong is a Canadian internet personality, video game commentator, and music producer. He is known online as VanossGaming.
It’s almost unbelievable that an 8-year-old is the highest-paid YouTuber in the world. He started by making videos purely of himself opening toys and playing with them. While this sounds rather hard to watch, he managed to gain millions of views on each of his videos. Ryan’s video “Huge Eggs Suprise” got 1.9 billion views. His videos have a huge impact on the toy industry and advertisers for toy companies are willing to splurge on this young YouTuber. Ryan now creates animation videos for kids that should keep his subscribers and income rolling in for a few more years.
- Earnings: $26 million
- Subscribers: 23.3 million
Daniel Middleton – $ 40 million
Daniel Robert Middletonis a British YouTube personality, professional gamer, author, actor, & voice actor. His online video channels have covered many video games, mainly the popular games Minecraft, Roblox, and Pokémon.
As of May 2020, Middleton has over 16 billion views, around 23 million subscribers, and has posted more than 3,400 videos. He is known online as DanTDM
Rhett and Link – $17.5 Million Earnings in 2019 only
Rhett & Link are an American comedy duo consisting of Rhett McLaughlin (born October 11, 1977) and Charles Lincoln “Link” Neal (born June 1, 1978).
Self-styled as “Internetainers” (a portmanteau of “Internet” and “entertainers“), they are known for creating and hosting the YouTube series Good Mythical Morning. Their other notable projects include comedic songs and sketches and a novel called “The Lost Causes of Bleak Creek”.
Independent Film Channel series Rhett & Link: Commercial Kings, and their YouTube Premium series Rhett and Link’s Buddy System (Season 1 and Season 2).
Jeffree Star -$75 million
Jeffree Star is an American entrepreneur and singer, and the founder and owner of Jeffree Star Cosmetics.
After getting his start as a musician on MySpace, Jeffree Star moved to YouTube, where he found a following doing makeup tutorials. He now uses his channel to tout his makeup line, which he says does at least eight figures in revenue thanks to its popular lipsticks, highlighters and eye shadow palettes.
YouTube can be very profitable though — but it is not advised to quick your job today and be YouTubing if you have low subscribers on your channel.