Income as a Yotubers cannot be underestimated now. Thanks to one of these social media platforms, one can get tens of millions of US dollars in each year. Today many famous YouTubers are able to make their personal image a multimillion-dollar business. Now the Youtuber have found a new source of income outside of advertising revenue in their videos. Forbes recently released the highest paid list of YouTubers, based on their earnings from June 1, 2017, to June 1, 2018. Here are 10 Forbes’s richest Yotuber in the world:
- DanTDM (18.5 million US dollars)
Video-game streamer from Australia, Daniel “DanTDM” Middleton is the highest paid YouTuber last year earning 16.5 million US dollars. Middleton’s earnings skyrocketed thanks to his world tour and the sale of personal clothing brands that are growing rapidly. Middleton is famous after streaming it in the game “Minecraft” and recently played a role in Disney’s “Ralph Breaks the Internet” as eBoy.
- Jeffree Star (US $ 18 million)
Before being famous on YouTube, Jefree Star was once known as the most followed person on MySpace, Jeffree Star had made a very successful transition to YouTube since 2014. Star launched its channel along with its make up brand, Jeffree Star Cosmetics. He uploaded beauty tips, tutorials, and personal vlogs. Star has gotten more than 13 million customers with around 300 videos.
- Markiplier (17.5 million US dollars)
Markiplier or Mark Edward Fischbach is one of the most popular video-game YouTubers for more than five years. He also often collaborates with other influential YouTuber content creators. Before wrestling with the YouTuber world, he had studied to become a biomedical engineer, but he experienced a series of events which led him to pursue a career on YouTube. Fischbach told Forbes that there was a tumor removed from his adrenal gland, he had also broken up with his girlfriend, and was dismissed from his job before deciding to start the YouTubeny channel. At present, he has more than 23 million followers on YouTube.
- VanossGaming (17 million US dollars)
VanossGaming is a channel run by Canadian gamers named Evan Fong. In the video, Fong rarely appears on the camera. The channel stands out because of its unique editing techniques, original art work, and comedy. Fong also expanded its business from private clothing brand video content and self-produced music with the name Rynx.