Phew! People have goals to start a YouTube channel, meanwhile, giving birth to children to do it for you is where the money is. Sike, don’t try this at home… use your nieces and nephews instead.
Anyway, while you understand that, let me tell you about this 8-year-old boy who made $ 26 million in 2019 alone, according to Forbes. Ryan Kaji reviews the toys on YouTube and is now the biggest winner on the platform. Ryan has 22.9 million subscribers, so roughly $ 1 million per subscriber, then some.
Ryan was also the highest income from last year, and he broke his own record by apparently making $ 4 million more this year.
Watch one of Ryan’s videos below – it must be fun!
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Top ten earnings on YouTube according to Forbes understand:
1 – Ryan Kaji, $ 26 million
2 – Dude Perfect, $ 20 million
3 – Anastasia Radzinskaya, $ 18 million
4 – Rhett and Link, $ 17.5 million
5 – Jeffree Star, $ 17 million
6 – Preston (Preston Arsement), $ 14 million
7 (attached) – PewDiePie (Felix Kjellberg, $ 13 million
7 (attached) – Markiplier (Mark Fischbach), $ 13 million
9 – DanTDM (Daniel Middleton), $ 12 million
10 – VanossGaming (Evan Fong), $ 11.5 million
Regarding how they got all of this information, here’s what Forbes has to say:
METHODOLOGY: All revenue estimates range from June 1, 2018 to June 1, 2019. The figures are before taxes; the fees of agents, managers and lawyers are not deducted. Profit estimates are based on data from Captiv8, SocialBlade and Pollstar as well as interviews with industry insiders. For the purposes of the list, Forbes defines a YouTube Star as a person whose main form of digital and media revenue comes from YouTube.
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