YouTube is a video sharing website that is great for people who want to upload interesting videos and share with the world. It's also turned out to be an excellent resource for talented entertainers who have something worthwhile to share with the world. Some YouTubers have experienced massive success and have had the good fortune to monetize their YouTube sites and become filthy rich in the process. Here are the 20 richest YouTubers who have made a fortune on the site and their stories that serve as an inspiration for us all. We've ranked each in accordance with their net worth as of 2019.
20. Trisha Paytas - Net worth: $4 Million
Trisha Paytas is the 20th richest YouTuber in the world with an estimated net worth of $4 Million. She's a girl who didn't have a background in entertainment. She had to start by scratch. The Riverside, California native established her YouTube channel in 2006. After a life of sheer struggles just to survive, she finally found a niche where she could flourish and prosper. Her first uploaded videos were a tribute to Quentin Tarantino, her favorite director and before long, her channel had received an astounding billion views. She picked the right subject matter. her site became monetized. She's also an actress who has appeared in several television series as well as a singer with 7 EPs to her credit.
19. Liza Koshy - Net worth: $4 Million
Liza Koshy is a famous YouTube personality and actress. After she moved to Los Angeles, she met David Dobrik, another famous YouTuber and the two started dating. Liza is known for her appearance in the YouTube Red series "Escape The Night" as the explorer as well as other roles in Hulu original television series. She became wildly successful with more than 12 million subscribers to her channel as well as over a billion views. It's a celebrated channel and Liza has won multiple awards for her channel.
18. Dolan Twins - Net worth: $4 Million
The Dolan twins, otherwise known as Grayson and Ethan Dolan are two brothers who have their own YouTube channel. They began their video career on Vine where they amassed well over 6 million followers before making the migration to a YouTube channel. The two have made a lot of money through the monetized sit as well as Ethan's professional wrestling career and he's even wrestled at a tournament held at Madison Square Garden and he won the match.
17. Ali A - Net worth: $5 Million
Ali A is a British video producer who's real name is Alastair Aiken. His "Call of Duty" let's play series and commentaries have earned him fame and fortune. He also produces a variety of different vlogs which appear on his channel. He also has a second channel in the same vein and he goes by the name of Matroix. The has received just short of a billion views on his channels with a total of more than 4.6 million subscribers in a well monetized channel that has made him a multi millionaire.
16. Ninja - Net worth: $10 Million
Ninja is a popular YouTube personality who's real name is Tyler Blevins. Blevins became famous through his YouTube and Twitch channels which have become highly monetized. He shared that the majority of the fortune that he's earned has been as the result of viewers of the videos of him playing video games, and the remainder has come in through various sponsors. He's earned a net worth of around $10 million with well over 32 million followers as well as ad sales from his monetized channels.
15. Shane Dawson - Net worth: $12 Million
Shane Dawson is another famous YouTuber who is the 12th richest in the world. His real name is Shane Lee Yaw. He began a prosperous career with his YouTube channel which is titled ShaneDawsonTV, established in 2010. He's done videos with other famous YouTube personalities to gain een more exposure. In addition to being a YouTuber with several popular videos, he is also a comedian, film director, actor, singer and a songwriter. He's a multi-talented guy with multiple streams of income but he owes much of his success to the start that he got on YouTube.
14. Roman Atwood - Net worth: $12 Million
Roman Atwood is a famous YouTuber who earned a fortune with the pranks that he pulls in his videos. We all love to laugh and Roman Atwood knows how to give his audience what they want to see. He specializes in the old hidden camera pranks and gets them on videos. The stunts that he records with the reactions of his victims are simply priceless, but there are some elements of danger in some of his escapades. It's made his two channels among the top highest subscribed channels on YouTube though. His channels are highly monetized in addition to the income that he generates through the massive amount of views. He participates in paid viewing so if you want to help him get even richer, don't click the skip the advertising button.
13. James Charles -Net worth: $12 Million
James Charles has a YouTube channel that focuses on makeup and it's a big hit on the internet. He is so popular that he has millions of viewers who have helped him to become a multimillionaire, but his site is also monetized. He started his YouTube channel in 2015 and it didn't take long for the model and make up artist to become wildly famous. He's collaborated with some of the larger make up companies in the world and his make up videos have paid off by going viral and helping him in amassing a fortune that is estimated to be at $12 Million.
12. The German Garmendia - Net worth: $13 Million
The Chilean YouTuber, the German Garmendia, otherwis known as HolaSoyGerman is the twelfth richest YouTuber in the world. His net worth is an amazing $13 million. He became famous on his channel HolaSoyGerman along with his other channel JuegaGerman. He's a singer, songwriter, musician and comedian who's videos have gone viral. He started out young and formed a band along with his brother, that is called Zudex, and YouTube has certainly been good to him by giving him the exposure that he needed to get the opportunity to show the world just how funny and how talented he truly is.
11 Lilly Singh - Net worth: $16 Million
Famous YouTube personality Lilly Singh hails from Canada. She is also an actress, comedian and is also a motivational speaker. Her YouTube channel Superwoman was started in 2010 and it was almost instantly a sensation bringing in nearly 6 million subscribers and millions of views. Singh has received multiple nominations for Awards for her channel. She also rubs shoulders with some of the most famous actors in the world including James Franco and Seth Rogan, in addition to her collaborations with multiple famous YouTube personalities. She's well connected with the stars and she has gained an incredible net worth of $16 million for her efforts.
10. Evan Fong - Net worth: $17 Million
Evan Fong is a YouTuber who is among the most famous on the internet. The Canadian celebrity began his Vanoss Gaming channel on YouTube and it was a big success which brought him more than 23 million subscribers as well as n astronomical 10 billion views for the videos that he posted. Gaming channels are usually among the more successful, but Fong's channel has a special appeal to gamers that has helped him to monetize his site and earn a whopping $17 million in net worth.
9. John Green - Net worth: $19 Million
John Green is a YouTube personality who is worth an amazing $19 million, but it's only in part to YouTube. He's a prolific writer and he also produces podcasts and films. The award winning podcast called th Anthropocene Reviewed" was a big success along with his other helpful videos that have inspired millions. He offers crash courses on a variety of subjects of the Mental Floss type since he's the front man for the magazine. he's just an extremely talented guy and it's brought him in a net worth of $19 million as of 2019.
8. Pew Die Pie - Net worth: $20 Million
Pew Die Pie is also know by his real name Felix Kjellberg. He's among the more popular YouTube personalities who is among the funniest commentators and comedians on the internet. He gained more than seventy million subscribers who have helped him to earn millions from his monetize YouTube site. He's considered to be one of th most beloved YouTubers and has held top positioning on YouTube thanks to his massive following.
7. Dude Perfect - Net worth: $20 Million
Dude Perfect consists of a group of guys who's names are Cory and Coby Cotton, Garrett Hilbert and Cody Jones. The group has done very well for themselves by posting sports videos on their YouTube channel. They are classified as a sports entertainment group. One of the most impressive aspects of this group is the fact that just from uploading videos of basketball trick shots and associated sports videos from a summer camp, their videos went viral and they've amassed more than 5 billion views which is impressive by anyone's standards. They've also worked with a variety of different athletes to make the site even more interesting to viewers. The group has an estimated net worth as of 2019 of $20 million.
6. Jake Paul -Net worth: $21.5 million
Jake Paul is a young YouTuber who at the age of just 21 years old has made a fortune of $21.5 million. He has his own YouTube channel that has drawn in over three an a half million views to see his funny pranks, his rap songs and the daily Vlogs that he posts.
5. Ryan Toys Review - $22 Million
Ryan is such a popular YouTube kid that his mom was ale to quit her job and stay at home with him. He's the internet sensation who is best known for his review of toys and it's one of the cutest things that you'll ever view on the internet. This is obvious as his "hug Eggs Surprise Toys Challenge" video went viral and amassed a whopping one and a half billion views. His net worth is estimated at $22 million as of 2019.
4. Markiplier - Net Worth: $24 Million
Markiplier is a YouTube personality with multiple talents. He's a voice actor, actor and comedian, also known by his real name Mark Fischbach. He hails from Honolulu, Hawaii and his YouTube channel has made him a very rich man. As of 2019, he has more than 22 million subscribers with 10 billion views on his gameplay commentary videos channel. He's one of the funniest guys on the internet, but some of his action videos are filled with actin and horror so it's not all funny, but most of it is. He began his channel in 2012 and he is also a voice actor with the Red Giant Entertainment company.
3. Logan Paul - Net worth: $40 Million
Paul Logan is the third richest YouTuber with a net worth of an estimated $40 million. He's the owner and operator of two YouTube channels, called "The Official Logan Paul" as well as his "Logan Paul Vlogs" channel. He started out with Vine and he made good money through advertising and drawing in 3 million followers. Logan then set up his YouTube channels and he has joined forces with big companies which include Hanes, HBO and PepsiCo as sponsors. He's also appeared in several television series as an actor including "Stitchers," "Weird Loners" and "Law & Order." His brother Jake Paul is also a famous and rich YouTuber.
2.Daniel Middleton - Net worth: $45 Million
Daniel Middleton has made a fortune through his Diamond Minecart gaming channel. He focuses upon the Minecraft game with daily posts including game play videos and reviews. The popular site has brought in millions of viewers and it has become monetized through a host of sponsorship deals as well as other revenue streams which have been generated through the site. Daniel has two YouTube channels with one focused on children and gaming.
1. Jeffree Star - Net worth:$75 Million
The richest YouTuber in the world today is Jeffree Star. He's an American model as well as a fashion designer who's make up skills and tutorials are widely viewed on YouTube. He's a talented make up artist who inspires all genders as he is supportive of all genders. He began his career on MySpace and became popular on the site in his singing and DJ career promoting his album Beauty Killer which made it all the way to #2 on the charts. Jeffree is involved in a variety of career ventures and he's become one of the richest YouTubers in the world.
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