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Top 10 Highest Paid Youtubers in 2018. How Much Are Their Earnings

ZUU Online SG logo ZUU Online SG 18/10/2018 Taha Khan
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YouTube really provides a great platform to all those video content producers from all over the world who want to make a fortune. Whether you want to use your Youtube videos to promote your business - as you’re getting direct access to 1,300,000,000 users daily and all for free - or you want to make money by monetizing your YouTube videos, there are lots of opportunities available for you to unearth. Remember, however, that success doesn’t come overnight and you really have to work hard day and night to become the highest paid YouTuber.

For some motivation, here is a list of top 10 YouTubers with their massive net worth details to give you some inspiration. They all share some amazing videos in their specific genre and make millions every year.

Daniel Middleton - Total Earnings $16.5 Million

If someone says you’re wasting time playing video games, show them this mammoth figure Daniel Middleton - who goes by the name dantdm on YouTube - has earned through his gaming videos on YouTube. With 21.2 million audiences, Daniel has earned most of his money by sharing his Minecraft videos on YouTube. He’s the author of quite a few comic books, starred in some TV shows, and also makes money through gaming merchandise and sponsorships.

Evan Fong - Total Earnings $15.5 Million

Known popularly with his YouTube name VanossGaming, Evan boasts of a massive $15.5 million net worth and enjoys a huge 23 million subscribers to his YouTube channel. He’s from Canada and makes money through his gaming videos shared on YouTube. His editing skills are really immaculate and that’s what attracts viewers to his channel.

Cory Cotton And Coby Cotton - Total Earnings $14 Million

The twins Cory and Coby Cotton own the YouTube channel Dude Perfect which is also shared by 6 of their ex-high-school basketball mates as well. They are earning through their amazing sport-related stunt videos and some comedy sketches.

Mark Edward Fischbach - Total Earnings $12.5 Million

Total earning of $12.5 million and 20 million subscribers put Markiplier on number 4 on this list of highest paid YouTubers. The owner, Mark Edward, is another video game lover who shares videos of games like Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Slender: The Eight Pages. The reason why he is one of the most popular YouTubers around in 2018 is his cool commentary style and voice acting skills that have even helped him make an appearance in many TV shows.

Logan Paul - Total Earnings $12.5 Million

Logan Paul is a Vlogger and has managed to earn $12.5 million through his Vlogs on YouTube. He got everyone’s attention through a recent suicide incident in Japan and the number of his subscribers hasn’t gone down ever since. It’s his daredevil style that has really helped him rise to stardom through YouTube. Let’s wait and watch how long his success story continues.

Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg - Total Earnings $12.5 Million

Owner of most subscribed YouTube channel with 63 million subscribers, Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg has earned $12.5 million through his channel that goes by the name PewDiePie. 28-years old gaming commentator from Sweden takes pride in being one of richest Internet celebrities around today. It seems, however, that he’s past the prime time because for last two years his annual income has seen a continuous decline. Nevertheless, his estimated net worth is between $30 million to $50 million.

Jake Paul - Total Earnings $11.5 Million

Logan Paul’s younger brother Jake Paul is another successful YouTuber who has many faces to his personality being a musician, an actor and a video producer. YouTubing since 2013, Jake’s videos have been able to collect more than 4 billion views on YouTube through all the years. Last year, he released a song titled ‘It’s Everyday Bro’ which managed to receive 70 million hits within a month. He’s just 22 now and has a bright future right in front of him.

Ryan ToysReview - Total Earnings $11 Million

Making $11 million from toys’ reviews is something really commendable. Ryan takes pride in being the first ever child superstar on YouTube as he’s just 7 years of age right now. The videos are actually about reviews of different toys. What Ryan does is simply open up new toys and start playing with them. With something as simple as that, he has managed 14 million YouTube subscribers over last three years. He uploads new videos daily and his most popular upload so far has managed to receive 1.3 billion views.

Smosh - Total Earnings $11 Million

Probably the oldest channel to have featured on the list, slapstick comedians Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox debuted on YouTube 13 years ago. Producing some amazing parodies and video-game music videos, they have managed to make $11 million through their 23 million subscribers on YouTube. The ongoing web series from Smosh has been so popular that they have received almost 7 billion views so far and have also won various awards as well. The channel now only belongs to Ian Hecox, however, as Padilla stopped making videos for Smosh last year starting his own new channel on YouTube.

Lilly Singh - Total Earnings $10.5 Millions

Another Vlogger from Canada, Lilly Singh is actually a singer and comedy video producer who owns the extremely popular YouTube channel named Superwoman. She has earned $10.5 million so far and has 13 million subscribers to her channel. She’s been in business since 2010 and it’s been her beauty and incredible talent that has helped her survive through all these years. With more than 2 billion views on her YouTube videos, Lilly really is a superwoman on YouTube. Wait, she isn’t just a YouTuber, Lilly has also featured in popular films like Bad Moms, Dr. Cabbie and Fahrenheit 451 only to name a few. Hopefully, her success story will continue in 2018 and beyond.

So, these are the top 10 YouTubers with the shocking details of their whopping earnings. If you feel excited too, why not start your own YouTube channel today!


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