The Richest YouTube Stars You Should Know About

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The Richest YouTube Stars You Should Know About

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| March 10, 2017

The Richest YouTube Stars

You Should Know About

By RJ Firmeza

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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.



Subscribers: 31, 204, 023

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.


Tyler Oakley


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.


Rosanna Pansino


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.