Tired of regular 9-to-5 jobs? You can try to start a YouTube channel and if it becomes successful, you’re looking at a very profitable career. Let’s check out who are 10 richest YouTubers in the world and how much they make.
10. Annoying Orange – Chances are you’ve seen at least one episode of this popular short comedy series that first appeared on YouTube five years ago. At the moment, this channel has around 4.3 million subscribers and over 2.5 billion views that help it generate around $3.4 million a year in revenue.
9. UberHaxorNova – This one was started back in 2008 and since then has become one of the most profitable channels out there with annual earnings of $3.5 million. Most videos on this channel are related to either different video games or gamer lifestyle.
8. RayWilliamJohnson – Ray was one of the first big YouTube channels out there. He made a name for himself by commenting on popular viral videos and by creating vlogs. This helped him generate nearly 11 million subscribers over the years and secure $4 million in yearly income.
7. TobyGames – Known for his videos on Minecraft and other popular video games like Skyrim and The Walking Dead, Toby managed to accumulate nearly 7 million subscribers and $4.2 in revenue per year.
6. JennaMarbles – With nearly 15 million subscribers, JennaMarbles is one of the most subscribed channel run by a female. With a total of over 1.7 billion views on her videos, she secured hefty annual earnings of $4.3 million.
5. BluCollection ToyCollector – Cracking the top 5 on our list is a channel that unboxes and reviews kids toys. Yup, you’ve heard that right. It has a bit less than two million subscribers and annual earnings of $4.8 million.
4. DC Toys Collector – This is another channel that reviews children’s toys and other gadgets. It is the first channel on our list to hit $5 million in yearly income. Who thought you can make that much money reviewing toys for kids.
3. Smosh – Run by two friends, this comedy channel offers many funny sketches, video game and movie parodies, as well as many other similar videos. It earns around $5.7 million per year and has just north of 20 million subscribers.
2. YOGSCAST Lewis & Simon – If you like video games (especially Minecraft) and comedy, then you probably know about this channel. Despite having about 7 million subscribers, this channel managed to accumulate over 3 billion views in total, which is more than most channels on YouTube. It earns over $6.7 million a year.
1. PewDiePie – If you’ve ever been on YouTube, it’s almost impossible you didn’t see at least one of PewDiePie’s videos. This Swedish game commentator has over 35 million subscribers and over 8 billion views across his videos. This helps him generate over $7 million a year, making him the richest YouTuber.