Top 10 Earners On Youtube In 2021.

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The advent of the internet has made it possible to not only earn a full-time income but to also become millionaires and billionaires. From TikTok to Youtube to Twitch, the internet has produced a lot of self-made millionaires. 

These top earners on Youtube make their money from a combination of the Youtube Partnership Program, collaborations, affiliate marketing, e-commerce, licensing, the list goes on.

So below is a compilation of the top 10 earners on Youtube between June 1, 2020, to June 1, 2021. This list is an estimate, compiled by Madeline Berg and Abram Brown based on Captiv8, SocialBlade, Pollstar as well as industry insiders.

Let’s get started.

10) Jeffree Star

Jeffree star is No 10 in the list of top 10 earners on youtube
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Between June 1, 2020, to June 1, 2021, the total number of views on his Youtube channel was 600 million with 16.9 subscribers with total estimated earnings of $15 million.

Jeffree Star is a beauty icon Youtuber and despite some changes caused by allegations of racist behavior and sexual assaults which he denied, he still managed to ramp up 600 million views on youtube to earn about $15 million dollars from his Youtube, his make up line and collaborations, hence Jeffree Star is number 10 on our list of Top 10 earners on Youtube.

9)David Dobrik

David Dobrik is No 9 in the list of top 10 earners on youtube
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Between June 1, 2020, to June 1, 2021, his Youtube channel estimates 2.7 billion views with 18 million subscribers and $15.5 million in total earnings.

David Dobrik is a self-acclaimed comedian committed to doing just about anything to make his audience laugh, he has also successfully built his TikTok audience with the same humor with over 24.7 million followers. He also makes his money from collaborations with brands and thriving apparel businesses for his loyal fans, this makes him No 9 on this list of top 10 earners on Youtube.

8) Blippi (Steven John)

Blippi is No 8 in the list of top 10 earners on youtube
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Between June 1, 2020, to June 1, 2021, his Youtube channel ramped up 8.2 billion views with 27.4 subscribers and $17 million in total earnings.

He is a 32 years old Youtuber acting with a child-like character in order to educate children through his videos which he also sells on Hulu and Amazon. He also earns by selling his merchandise at retail stores. This makes him No 8 on this list of top 10 earners on Youtube.

7)Nastya (Anastasia Radzinskaya)

Between June 1, 2020, to June 1, 2021, her Youtube channel estimates 39 billion views with 190.6 subscribers and $18.5 million in total earnings

This 6 years old Russian Youtuber made her debut on Youtube last year with videos featuring her playing with her father. The videos are fun and educative, suitable for family viewing. This little star is also on TikTok with about 3 million followers and is presently working on her licensing program. This makes her No 7 on this list of top 10 earners on Youtube.

6) Preston Arsement

Preston Arsement is No 6 in the list of top 10 earners on youtube
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Between June 1, 2020, to June 1, 2021, his Youtube channel estimates 3.3 billion views with 33.4 million subscribers and $19 million in total earnings.

Preston became a star on Youtube by playing Minecraft games on his Youtube channels. He also operates several Minecraft servers which people have to pay in order to play them. He advertises these servers by playing on them on his other Youtube channel. This makes him No 6 on this list of top 10 earners on Youtube.

5) Markiplier (Mark Fischbach)

Between June 1, 2020, to June 1, 2021, his Youtube channel estimates 3.1 billion views with 27.8 million subscribers and $19.5 million in total earnings.

Markiplier is a well-known popular gamer where he breaks down different games. He also started another Youtube channel called Unus Annus, with a fellow Youtuber where they do funny stunts for the pleasure of their viewers and they ramped up 1 billion views with 4.5 million subscribers on that channel. This makes him No 5 on this list of top 10 earners on Youtube

4) Rhett and Link

Rhett and Link is No 4 in the list of top 10 earners on youtube
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Between June 1, 2020, to June 1, 2021, his Youtube channel estimates 1.9 billion views with 41.8 million subscribers and $20 million in total earnings.

They started their nerdy talk show called “Good Mythical Morning” as early as 2012 which also has a fan page with paid subscriptions. They recently bought another popular Youtube channel called SMOSH, which is a sketchy comedy Youtube channel that turned in $11 million in earnings with 2 billion views this past year. This makes them No 4 on this list of top 10 earners on Youtube.

3) Dude Perfect

Dude Perfect is No 3 in the list of top 10 earners on youtube
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Between June 1, 2020, to June 1, 2021, this Youtube channel estimates 2.77 billion views with 57.5 million subscribers and $23 million in total earnings.

This channel is managed by Coby Cotton, Garret Hilbert, Tyler Toney, Cory Cotton, Cody Jones. Their content consists of doing playful childish games like paintball, this has opened doors to more collaborations in form of tours (grossed $6 million) and a documentary (Backstage Pass). This makes dude perfect No. 3 on this list of top 10 earners on Youtube.

2) Mr. Beast (Jimmy Donaldson)

Between June 1, 2020, to June 1, 2021, his Youtube channel estimates 3 billion views with 47.8 million subscribers and $24 million in total earnings.

Mr. Beast is popular for his humor and for doing outrageous stunts, he also makes money from the sale of his merchandise and from collaborations with brands like Microsoft, The Coupon App, etc. This makes him No. 2 on this list of top 10 earners on Youtube

1)Ryan Kaji

Ryan Kaji is No 1 in the list of top 10 earners on youtube
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Between June 1, 2020, to June 1, 2021, his Youtube channel estimates 12.2 billion views with 41.7 million subscribers and $29.5 million in total earnings.

Kaji is a 9 years old Youtube star that does videos about science experiments, telling family storytime, and reviewing toys. He is the very first Youtuber to be featured on Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, he also makes money through his licensing program with the sale of kids’ toys and other merchandise, this makes him No. 1 on this list of top 10 earners on Youtube.

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Conclusion

Below is a summary of the top 10 highest paid Youtuber according to Forbes

1)Ryan Kaji

2) Mr. Beast (Jimmy Donaldson)

3) Dude Perfect

4) Rhett and Link

5) Markiplier (Mark Fischbach)

6) Preston Arsement

7)Nastya (Anastasia Radzinskaya)

8) Blippi (Steven John)

9)David Dobrik

10) Jeffree Star

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