When YouTube first started its journey back in 2005, who could have thought that it would become so popular so fast? And not only popular, but it has also now become a source of daily income for many. Would you disagree with that? If you did, you wouldn’t be here searching for the richest YouTubers in 2021.
But, for one thing, one has to understand that success does not come overnight. You have to work hard for that. All these enlisted rich YouTubers below have had a history of struggle, strategy, and dedication that has brought them here. So, are you ready to jump and know their stories? Here are the 9 Richest YouTubers in 2021.
Richest YouTubers in 2021
Net Worth: $200 Million
YouTube Subscribers: 16.4 Million
One should never underestimate make up for it has great popularity on YouTube. Well, we are not babbling here. Have you ever heard of Jeffree Star? I can bet many of you may even follow him on YouTube. Well, Jeffree’s channel is not only about makeup. Instead, he is a singer, songwriter and makes many other videos.
Forbes disclosed that Jeffree had earned around $18 million in 2018. It made him the fifth highly paid YouTube in that year alone. Jeffree cosmetics have wide popularity in the USA and in some other countries. So, what makes Jeffree so popular?
Jeffree’s makeup tips and tutorials are really helpful for ladies out there. Also, he is passionate about what he does. Hence, he has been able to hold up his position for this long. Are you startled enough, and do you think you can hit a crack? Then start it now!
Net Worth: $80 Million
YouTube Subscribers: 29.7 Million
If you think that children are just children and can’t do much on YouTube, you might be wrong. After all, the richest YouTuber on this planet is no one but Ryan Kaji. His YouTube channel, Ryan’s World, previously known as Ryan’s ToysReview, is the richest channel on YouTube, featuring this 9-year-old boy and his family.
So, what is Ryan’s channel about? The channel is a Toy review channel with more than 29 million subscribers. And, till March 2021, Ryan’s channel got 46.16 billion views. More than that, in 2020, Ryan’s channel earned $29.5 million from YouTube. This more than some reputed business owners, wouldn’t you agree?
Ryan operates his channel with his mother Loann, father Shion, and two twin sisters named Emma and Kate. So, never underestimate the power of a child. If you are passionate enough and think someone might help, why not start with a little kid?
Net Worth: $50 Million
YouTube Subscribers: 56.2 Million
Do you keep an interest in sports? Cause if you do, you would be amazed to know that the third richest channel on Youtube is a sports channel. Have you ever heard the name of Dude Perfect? Well, it’s the most popular sports channel on YouTube, with 56.2 million subscribers. It is also the 16th most popular YouTube channel overall.
The channel features twins Coby and Corry Cotton, Cody Jones, Garrett Hilbert, and Tyler “Ty” Toney. They were all roommates at Texas A&M University. Dude Perfect has two other channels as well.
The channel mainly focuses on various stunts, tricks, stereotypes and posts videos regularly. Their total view is 12.98 billion on YouTube. The channel also holds some world records. This channel is really an inspiration for many.
Net Worth: $40 Million
YouTube Subscribers: 110 million
Have you been waiting for this name to appear? Well, most of you were! And why wouldn’t? PewDiePie is one of the most popular YouTube channels with 110 million subscribers. And most of you reading this right now at least have seen one video of this creator (if you are passionate about gaming, of course).
PewDiePie started his YouTube channel in 2010, where he used to post videos on action and horror video games. He quickly started to draw the attention of others and became a successful YouTuber. In 2016, Time Magazine named him among the 100 most influential people around the world.
The channel is run by Felix Kjellberg, whose pseudonym is PewDiePie. Now the channel is not only a gaming channel anymore. You can find vlogs, comedy, and other videos too. PewDiePie earns over $58 million per year.
Net Worth: $35 Million
YouTube Subscribers: 29.3 Million
Gaming channels have quiet dominated the top results of YouTube. Markiplier is quite a popular name in this regard. The person behind this channel is Mark Edward Fischbach, an American man originally from Honolulu, Hawaii. The channel has 29.3 Million subscribers with a net worth of 35 million dollars.
Markiplier posts videos of game playthroughs regularly. Fischbach is also a gaming commentator, podcast host, comedian, and actor. He also co-founded the famous clothing brand, Cloak along with another YouTuber Jacksepticeye.
Markiplier does have not only a successful YouTube career but also a kind heart. The Fischbach has been an active fundraiser who has collected millions and donate that money to the needy. His fans and people worldwide love his endeavors.
Net Worth: $25 million
YouTube Subscribers: 25.5 Million
There would be hardly anyone who hasn’t heard the name of VanossGaming. This channel is owned by the famous gaming commentator Evan Fong. Evan is a famous Canadian internet personality who is also a renowned music producer and DJ. VanossGaming has a networth of $25 million.
In 2015 the channel started getting media attention as it crossed 11 million subscribers and came onto the list of 25 most subscribed channels on YouTube. Presently, the channel has 13.8 billion total views so far. His videos are like a compilation of various scenes from a specific gaming session.
Evan started his channel in 2011, which is still very active, with a subscriber base of 25.5 million. The gaming channel is quite very much popular among gaming enthusiasts. Evan creates various gaming playthroughs and other related videos and posts those regularly.
Net Worth: $25 million
YouTube Subscribers: 24.2 million
Ninja is another famous YouTube channel with a net worth of $25 million. It is owned by Richard Tyler Blevins, an American professional gamer, twitch streamer, and YouTuber. Blevins has over 24.2 million subscribers on his channel and is the most famous and followed twitch channel on YouTube.
Blevins started his career on YouTube by participating in various esports teams in competitive games of Halo 3. He started to be getting noticed by the mainstream media in march 2018. Back then, he started playing Fortnite with JuJu, Travis, and Drake. It broke all the records of the twitch channel on YouTube, creating a new benchmark.
As of May 2021, Ninja has a total view of 538 million. Blevins has also been an active participant in charity events. He even raised a lot of charity for the needy people in our society. In 2018 alone, Blevins won the Fortnite Pro-Am event and donated 1 million dollars to a charity of his preference.
Net Worth: $24 Million
YouTube Subscribers: 62.7 Million
Stunts have always gathered some attention. And when it comes to professional stunting, who can be better than Jimmy Donaldson, aka MrBeast? Also, MrBeast is one of the richest YouTubers in 2021, with a net worth of 24 million dollars. The channel also has 62.7 million loyal youtube subscribers.
MrBeast started his journey in 2012 at the age of 13. He has created a new genre of YouTube videos. Thus, he has found some unique ways to make money on youtube. His videos are based on expensive stunts. Over time his content developed and became more famous. Now he has over 10 million views on almost any of his videos.
Jimmy is also a pioneer among the most charitable YouTubers. He is the co-founder of a fundraiser for Arbour Day Foundation, named Team Trees. It is a fundraiser that has collected over 22 million dollars till now. His charitable works have attained him an excellent reputation from his subscribers and viewers.
Net Worth: $20 million
YouTube Subscribers: 74.2 million
Adults may not know how to become famous on yt, but kids do! So, this list has another kid on it. Nastya is one of the most famous YouTubers and the second most famous YouTube kid. She has over 74.2 million subscribers with a net worth of 20 million dollars.
The channel is owned by Anastasia Radzinskaya, a Russian-American kid. She was born in 2014 in Krasnodar, Russia. Anastasia also has some other channels like Like Nastya Show and Like Nastya Vlog, which she operates with her parents.
The channel has mostly family-friendly content and ranks among the 5th most viewed channel on YouTube (as of May 2021). One of the many reasons behind the channel’s popularity is its availability of content in 7 languages.
Forbes said in 2019 that Anastasia was one of the fastest-growing channels for this reason. So, again, don’t underestimate children for their size. They can earn far more than some people would ever do.
It is an era of influencers, where we learn to break the stereotypes. Therefore, earning opportunities are no more confined to the boundaries of ‘getting a job’ or starting your ‘own business. Instead, you can focus on what you are passionate about. YouTube gives you a chance to express your passion before the world.
This list was a short story of all these richest YouTubers in 2021. However, we would again like to remind you that success does not come overnight. So, be patient, and you will soon find unique ways to earn money from youtube.