Here is a breakdown of the highest paid YouTube stars. These YouTube celebrities make money through ad revenue, product placement, subscribers, and other revenue streams.
Sweden’s own, Felix Arvid Ulf Kjelberg has become famous testing out video games and reacting to them in ultra hilarious fashion. Right now he is hands-down one of YouTube’s biggest celebrities, and a huge part of Maker Studios, now owned by Disney. He has an estimated annual income of 8.47 million dollars.
Here’s their channel: PewDiePie
This mysterious YouTuber has managed to rake in the big money due to her soothing voice and Disney toy reviews. She has her YouTube account linked to Blu Collection’s and they are rumored to be married. Her real name is thought to be Messias Credidio. She is estimated to now have an annual income of 13 million dollars!
Here’s their channel: DisneyCollectorBR
It is believed this man’s name is Vera Credidio, husband of DisneyCollectorBR. They are YouTube’s most powerful couple. He makes videos reviewing trending toys and brings in around 6.38 million dollars a year.
Here’s their channel: Blucollection
Mobile gaming with a good dose of comedy equals Smosh, Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox. The comedy duo has a created a whole network of YouTube channels, and they’ve had the most subscribed-to channel on YouTube at least three times. Currently they have over 22 million subscribers and their total video views are over 5 billion. They make around 4.50 million dollars a year.
Here’s their channel: Smosh
These two Japanese kids will melt your heart with their reviews of Japanese toys. This channel was started in May of 2010 and has absolutely exploded since. They have over 1 million subscribers and have over 1 billion views from their videos. These toddlers are earning 3.2 million dollars a year!
Here’s their channel: Potemi926