The Richest YouTube Stars
You Should Know About
By RJ Firmeza
Ever wondered how much famous YouTubers actually earn? You’d be surprised that they actually earn a lot. Here’s a list of the top YouTube celebrity magnates who’s been reeling in the dough according to Forbes.
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Anything goes under the sun when it comes to Chilean YouTuber, HolaSoyaGerman, who earned $5.5 million in 2016. HolaySoyGerman is heavy on humor as he delves into pop culture. The catch here is that he speaks in Spanish, which means you’ll be reading subtitles. But that adds charm to his clips.
Subscribers: 16, 779, 021
Mark Fischbach, aka Markiplier, is a gamer famed for his hilarious video commentaries. One could say that he’s slowly catching up to figures like PewDiePie, but Markiplier isn’t really pressured at all with his $5.5 million pay check in 2016.
Subscribers: 8, 013, 570 and counting
Tyler Oakley is mostly known as an LGBT youth activist where his content is regularly centered around queer topics and pop culture. What makes Oakley so successful is his persona of a vibrant young gay man and his conviction to support LGBT. He earned $6 million in 2016.
Subscribers: 8, 002, 365 and counting
Creativity goes a long way in content creation, and that’s exactly what Rosanna Pansino championed in her channel. Her passion, baking, has her earning $6 million in 2016. If you have a sweet tooth then this is the channel for you.