For many years, YouTube has been more than a simple online video archive. With a bit of luck and behaving smart, you can accumulate lots of money. Take a look at the 10 world’s highest-paid YouTubers.
10. Rosanna Pansino – $ 2,5 million
The 30-year-old Rosanna Pansino from Seattle shares her baking recipes with 5 million subscribers on her YouTube channel. Accorsing to Forbes, she earns $ 2,5 million in the year.
9. Roman Atwood – $ 2,5 million
The father of two children make more than 7,5 million fans laugh about his prank videos. The 32-year-old earns $ 2,5 million in the year.
8. Lilly Singh – $ 2,5 million
The 27-year-old Canadian is better known as Superwoman on YouTube and entertains more than 7 million fans with her funny skits. Lilly Singh has earned $ 2,5 million in the year 2014.
7. Michelle Phan – $ 3 million
According to Forbes, Michelle Phan earns $ 3 million in the year. Her almost 8 million subscribers love her beauty tips.
6. KSI – $ 4,5 million
The comedian and rapper from Great Britain almost has 11 million fans and entertains them predominantly with his Let’s Play commentaries. With earnings of $ 4,5 million, KSI is the 6th highest paid YouTube star in the world.
5. Rhett & Link – $ 4,5 million
The comedy duo entertains its fans with a daily talk show called “Good Mythical Morning”. Their talkshow channel has more than 8 million subscribers. According to Forbes, Rhett and Link make $ 4,5 million in the year.
4. Lindsey Stirling – $ 6 million
Lindsey Stirling is violinist and has more than 8 million listeners. Since 2007 she publishes her music videos as lindseystomp on YouTube. She earns $ 6 million in the year.
3. Fine Brothers – $ 8,5 million
The brothers Benny and Rafi created the first sitcom on YouTube. More than 13 million fans subsribed their YouTube channel. According to Forbes, the online-producers earn $ 8,5 million in the year.
2. Smosh – $ 8,5 million
Smosh are the two comedians Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla. More than 20 million people are interested in their sketches and many funny videos. The guys make $ 8,5 million in the year.
1. Felix Kjellberg – $ 12 million
The Swede Felix Kjellbergis is better known as PewDiePie and has more than 40 million subscribers. He fascinates his fans prodominantly with his Let’s Play commentaries. According to Forbes, the 25-year-old earns $ 12 million in the year.