Top Richest YouTubers Who Made So Much Money – Update 2021

2021 has not been the most okay year for all, but it sure has been a year of achievement for few YouTubers. YouTube has provided a platform for many to showcase their talent, create content and entertain the viewers. So what’s the catch for YouTubers? They get fame, recognition, popularity, and MONEY. 

Many YouTubers make money out of YouTube, but only a few get to be on the Top Richest YouTubers list. Call it luck or talent, but they sure are filling up their banks. Here’s the list of Top Richest YouTubers of 2021.

1. Ryan Kaji

Ryan Kaji
  •      Income: $29.5 million
  •      Views: 44 billion
  •      YouTube subscribers: 28 million

Don’t get fooled by this cute little nine-year-old boy. He is more prosperous than most of us in the room. All thanks to his YouTube channel, Ryan’s World. Ryan joined YouTube in 2015 and makes educational videos, tutorials, DIYs, and videos on toys reviews. His track features his mother, father, and twin sisters. 

Kaji’s channel posted a video called, Huge Eggs Surprise Toys Challenge and have more than 2 billion views. This video became one of the 60 most-watched videos. Moreover, Kaji’s channel is one of the top 100 most-subscribed channels on YouTube from the USA.

2. Mr.Beast 

mr beast
  • Income: $24 million
  • Views: 8 billion
  • YouTube subscribers: 52 million 
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Jimmy Donaldson is popularly known as Mr.Beast in the world of YouTube. This 22-year-old man is known for introducing a new category in YouTube of making expensive stunt videos. Jimmy started uploading videos at the age of 13, but his video gained popularity, “I counted to 100000!”. This video was released in 2017 and had 21M views.

It’s his choice of making different and original videos that makes him a popular YouTuber. He even made videos on freezing himself in ice, ride a Ferris wheel a thousand times, and constructing the largest Lego tower. On 12th December, Jimmy won the Creator of the Year Award.

3. Dude Perfect

dude perfect
  • Income: $23 million
  • Views: 12 billion
  • YouTube Subscribers: 55 million 

Dude Perfect consists of five members- Twins Coby Cotton, Cory Cotton, Tyler Toney, Garret Hilbert, and Cody Jones. They were former college roommates who decided to group and form Dude Perfect. Their former videos consist of trick shots and stunts depiction. Dude Perfect covers distinctive sports and set up unique rules. 

Dude Perfect is the 2nd most subscribed channel and the 15th most subscribed channel on YouTube. In 2009, they placed the world record for the longest basketball shot. Dude Perfect runs two other channels called Dude Perfect Gaming and Dude Perfect Plus.

4. Rhett and Link 

Rhett and Link
  • Income: $20 million
  • Views: 91 million
  • YouTube subscribers: 49 million

Rhett McLaughlin (43 yrs) and Charles Lincoln- Link (42 yrs) are a duo who runs Rhett and Link channel. They both became famous for creating and hosting the ‘Good Mythical Morning’ series on YouTube. Rhett and Link is a comedy oriented channel. In 2009, Business Insider listed Rhett and Link in No.22 for Top 25 Most Creative People in Advertising. Rhett and Link acquired SMOSH, a sketch comedy channel, in February 2019 by paying $10 million. After the acquisition, they manage to bring in $11 million revenue from YouTube ads and got around 2 billion views.

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5. Markiplier 

Markiplier
  • Income: $19.5 million
  • Views: 41 billion
  • YouTube subscribers: 28 million

Mark Edward Fischbach is known as Markiplier on YouTube. 31-year-old Mark is known for making content on playing horror games and recording his experience and process. He has collaborated on sketch comedy with fellow YouTubers and also on gaming videos. Mark also made appearances in Disney and SMOSH. His channel also consists of charity live streaming, playing games, promoting the campaign, and asking for donations. He is also the co-host of the Unus Annus channel on YouTube. 

6. Preston Arsement

Preston Arsement
  • Income: $19 million
  • Views: 5 billion
  • YouTube subscribers: 15 million

Popularly known as Preston or PrestonPlayz, this 26-year-old has five channels. TBNRFrags, PrestonGamez, PrestonPlayz, PrestonComic, and his main channel Preston Arsement. All his channels are on playing online games, but he is known for making Minecraft content. Preston also owns a Minecraft server with MrWoofless, and it is called CosmicPvP. During his factions series, he uses this server to play.

7. Nastya

Anastasia Radzinskaya
  • Income: $18.5 million
  • Views: 51 billion
  • YouTube subscribers: 68 million

Anastasia Radzinskaya is a 6-year-old who goes by Nastya in her YouTube channel. Her channel features herself and her father, where they play, do household chores, and made educational videos. Her videos are very colorful and easy to understand for the global masses. She has also become popular in TikTok. 

8. Blippi

blippi
  • Income: $17 million
  • Views: 8.6 billion
  • YouTube subscribers: 11 million

Stevin John, known as Blippi on YouTube, is the only adult who creates content for kids. Stevin, 32 years old, launched in 2014 and stars as Blippi, who educates through his videos. He has also merchandised his line of products for children.

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9. David Dobrik

David Dobrik
  • Income: $15.5 million 
  • Views: 8 billion
  • YouTube subscribers: 11 million

Dobrik is 24 years-old who got famous making vines. He then joined YouTube and made funny videos like shaving someone’s entire body, married his best friend’s mom for a prank video. Dobrik always attracted his audience through his humorous side. He also has a massive following in TikTok and won many corporate sponsorships.

10. Jeffree Star

Jeffree Star
  • Income: $15 million
  • Views: 2 billion
  • YouTube subscribers: 16 million

Jeffree Star needs no introduction as he is already an established beauty mogul, entrepreneur, and YouTuber. He makes YouTube videos on make-up tutorials and uses it to promote his make-up line. Despite so many controversies, he is still one of the most viewed YouTuber. As per reports, he sold 1 million eyeshadows in just 30 minutes.

Here are some of our notable mentions:

11. Logan Paul: $12.5million

12. Jake Paul: $11.5 million

13. Toys and Little Gaby: $11 million

14. Lilly Singh: $10.5 million

We hope you loved reading our lists as much as we enjoyed putting them together for you.

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