Over the decade, YouTube has emerged as a popular platform for content creators to showcase their talents, entertain audiences as well as share their knowledge.
A new generation of celebrities has come to rise with the increasing popularity of Youtube and some people have made good fortune through YouTube’s ad revenue and sponsorships.
From vloggers to comedians, from gamers to beauty gurus, these YouTubers have managed to amass an enormous following and make millions of dollars from their online ventures.
In this post, we will be going to take a look at the top 10 richest YouTubers in the world who have become a millionaire just by creating videos on YouTube.
Jimmy Donaldson a.k.a Mr. Beast is one of the highly successful Youtubers who receives millions of views on each of his videos. The 24 years old Youtuber made a $54 million yearly income on YouTube in 2021, making him the highest-paid Youtuber in the world.
From giving sight to 1,000 blind people to building a full-blown Netflix show Squid Games set, Jimmy spends millions of dollars on his videos to entertain his 137 million subscribers. Thanks to his sponsors and Youtube’s ad revenue, Jimmy receives a Paycheck worth millions every year from Youtube.
According to Forbes, Mr. Beast has an estimated net worth of $500 million as of 2023 and he might be the first billionaire Youtuber.
Jake Paul is known for his hilarious stunts and pranks on his Youtube channel where he has 20 million subscribers as of March 2023. Paul joined YouTube on Sep 20, 2013, and he has 957 videos published on his channel as of 9 March 2023.
Moreover, he also uploads boxing-related videos and his original music on the channel which racks in millions of views. Though, he has been heavily criticized and trolled for his music “It’s everyday bro”, it helped him to reach more audiences worldwide.
The 26 year-old Youtuber made $45 million in 2021 which makes him one of the world’s richest YouTubers.
Paul has an estimated net worth of $60 million as of 2023 and with his increasing subscriber base, the Youtuber’s income is expected to grow all-time high in 2023.
Mark Edward Fischbach, known by his online alias Markplier, is known for gameplay videos, reactions, and comedic skits on his channel. He becomes widely for making gameplay and reaction videos of “5 Nights at Freedy’s”, “Minecraft, and so on.
As of 9th March 2023, the YouTube star has 34.5 million subscribers and 5.4k videos on his channel. He joined YouTube on May 27, 2012.
Mark made whooping earnings of $38 million through Youtube in 2021. With his growing audience and entertaining videos, his income is expected to rise even more in 2023.
He has an estimated net worth of $40 million as of 2023.
Rhett and Link
If you are a fan of the Daily talk show, then you probably have heard or are already a fan of Good Mythical Morning which is hosted by Rhett and Link. Over the years, the duo has extended their brand with different spinoffs of their show like Mythical Kitchen & Mythical Accelator which has also become a huge hit with millions in subscribers.
Their Popular show “Good Mythical Morning” has over 18.2 million subscribers as of 9th March 2023.
According to Forbes, The duo has made a whopping $30 million through Youtube in 2021 making them on this list.
The duo has a combined net worth of approximately $40 million as of 2023.
Another Youtuber on the list of the world’s richest YouTubers is Nathan Graham who is known for his channel Unspeakable. He uploads “challenges videos” similar to Mr. Beast with eye-catching colorful thumbnails. The channel has over 15.2 million subscribers and a total of 733 uploads as of 9th March 2023.
His most popular video is “DON’T CHOOSE THE WRONG PATH! GIANT GAMEBOARD CHALLENGE!” which has 73 million views.
In 2021, He signed a deal with Spotter which is an independent owner of Youtuber content and he made over $28.5 million in that year making him one of the richest YouTubers.