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Check Out These YouTubers Who Are Making Millions

Mar 13 2014 - 1:33pm

Wow. Who knew you could make millions from just filming short YouTube videos? YouTube analytics site SocialBlade ranked 25 of the most popular YouTube accounts [1] and provided their estimated salaries. Here are the top eight:

  1. PewDiePie [2]: PewDiePie makes an estimated $1.7 million to $16.6 million a year with 25 million subscribers and 3.8 billion views. He provides entertaining commentary on video games.
  2. DisneyCollectorBR [3]: DisneyCollector BR makes an estimated $1 million to $10.3 million a year with 1.1 million subscribers and 1.6 billion views. This YouTuber reviews Disney toys.
  3. BluCollection [4]: BlueCollection makes an estimated $693,000 to $6.9 million a year with 648,000 subscribers and 1.4 billion views. He reviews toys on YouTube.
  4. SkyDoesMinecraft [5]: SkyDoesMinecraft makes an estimated $567,000 to $2.92 million a year with 9.3 million subscribers and 1.7 billion views. This YouTuber provides commentary on games.
  5. TheFineBros [6]: TheFineBros makes an estimated $466,000 to $4.7 million a year with 7.5 million subscribers and 1.4 billion views. This YouTube channel produces videos that film people's reactions to different things.
  6. RoosterTeeth [7]: RoosterTeeth makes an estimated $431,000 to $4.3 million a year with 7.2 million subscribers and 2.8 billion views. This YouTuber provides commentary on games.
  7. Smosh [8]: Smosh makes an estimated $395,000 to $3.9 million a year with 17 million subscribers and 3 billion views. This YouTube duo produces comedy videos.
  8. TheBajanCanadian [9]: TheBajanCanadian makes an estimated $343,600 to $3.4 million a year with 3.37 million subscribers and 576 million views. This YouTuber does voice-overs for video games.

As you can see, the top YouTubers trend heavily toward video-game commentary, children's toys, and comedy videos. Perhaps it's time to bust out that old Nintendo [10]?

Source: YouTube user TheFineBros [11]


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