SELIDIKI.COM – When YouTube was introduced by Google in 2005, hardly anyone predicted that social media could be a land for income.
Until a few years later, YouTube only serves as a video sharing medium of its users.
But now, YouTube has turned into a land that can be used as a livelihood. These YouTubers upload a variety of interesting and creative videos that invite many followers.
From there then they earn a pretty fantastic income. The source is from Google AdSense and standalone ads (eg endorsement of a product or service).
Called fantastic, because the richest YouTubers that exist today can have an annual income of up to hundreds of billions of dollars. Beat the salary of a board of directors in a global multinational company.
want to know who are rich YouTuber in the world today? Here’s the list.
1. Daniel Middleton (DanTDM)
This is the richest YouTuber, number one in the world. Earnings of 16.5 million US dollars or Rp 222 billion can be earned by Daniel Middleton in one year.
The 26-year-old YouTuber focuses on “Minecraft” games and regularly reviews other games in a relaxed style. His YouTube Channel, titled “DanDTM” has been able to gather 17 million subscribers aged 5-10 years.
Born on November 8, 1991, Daniel never dreamed of being what he is today. He’s just smart at taking advantage of opportunities when YouTube has grown tremendously in the last five years. That’s when she decided to become YouTuber.
He is now becoming famous in the world thanks to online games that also become part of the lives of millions of young people in the world.
2. Evan Fong (VanossGaming)
YouTuber from Canada has a yearly income reached 15.5 million US dollars or equivalent to Rp 201.9 billion. Evan Fon aka “VanossGaming” man also makes the game as “selling” mainly on YouTube.
He uploaded a comedy video that showed his reaction when playing video games.
Despite success on YouTube as a gamer, Evan Gong’s childhood is not much of a video game. He is more interested in ice hockey sports and pursues scholarships in the field of athletics.
Initially YouTube lived just a hobby. After his creation in 2011, his YouTube channel was instantly popular within 1.5 years.
Especially after he uploaded the video series “Call of Duty: Black Ops II funny moments” his YouTube channel attracted more subscriber.
3. Dude Perfect
The twins Cory Cotton and Coby Cotton known as “Dude Perfect” are successful thanks to YouTube.
Their mainstay is to show tricks and tips and other things related to the joking bandage.
Serials released on their YouTube channel include ‘Stereotypes’ and ‘Overtime’.
Dude Perfect was able to break the world record, thanks to having more than 4.5 million viewers and 26 billion subscriber in January 2018.
As a result, they are now ranked 13th in the most subscribed channel line and the most famous sports channel on YouTube.
With an abundant number of subscribers, the twins managed to reap 14 million US dollars over the year. Not surprisingly with this income they are included in the list of 10 richest YouTubers in the world.
4. Logan Paul
Logan Paul is none other than the brother of the famous actor and YouTuber, Jake Paul.
YouTuber who has a daily vlog content with comedy feel has 14 million subscribers and earns 12.5 million US dollars or Rp 168 billion.
YouTuber from the United States had a vacuum because the video uploaded at the end of 2017, about suicide, became controversial and received sharp criticism from netizens.
Learning from mistakes and wanting to improve his image, Logan Paul finally returned with his latest video after a three-week vacuum.
Through his latest video titled ‘Suicide: Be Here Tomorrow’ Logan provides more positive content, providing education about suicide prevention.
He also said sorry through his personal vlog and regretted his actions.
5. Mark Fischbach (Markiplier)
With a yearly income of 12.5 million US dollars (USD 168 billion), the name Mark Fischback or known as “Markiplier” sticking out as one of the richest YouTuber in the world.
He brings a walkthrough of various video games with energetic style so that it can get 18 million subscriber.
Mark also collected many famous titles such as American YouTube Star to become the star of “Let’s Play” through the YouTube channel “MarkplierGAME ‘.
He uploaded his action while playing video games, horror and indie games, as well as video of his comments about video games.
Mark claimed not quite satisfied with what he has achieved at this time. To further enhance his ability to bring video games, Mark will try to learn music and acting.
6. Felix Kjellberg (PewDiePie)
PewDiePie whose real name is Felix Kjellberg is known to often yell when playing games and throwing jokes that tickle.
This controversial Swedish video commentator successfully collected 58 million subscribers on the YouTube channel “PewDiePie”. What is the income for a year? Reached 12 million US dollars or about Rp 162 billion.
Felix quit his lecture at Chalmer University of Technology to focus on the Internet. The choice was not in vain.
He is known as a YouTube celebrity with 60 billion subscribers. Felix was selected as the Most Popular Gaming Web Star at Teen Choice Award 2014. In 2016 his name is included in 100 people influential in the world version of Time Magazine.
Unfortunately, early 2018 this YouTube and Disney stop cooperation with Felix because the video content is considered problematic, contains elements that are less appropriate.
However, YouTube still allow him to take advantage of the video sharing platform.
7. Jake Paul
The next rich YouTuber is Jake Paul. By uploading a variety of videos with comedy content, music, and things about pop culture, Jake managed to reap an income of 11.5 million US dollars.
Starting a career in September 2013, Jake posted his first video on Vine. When Vine is turned off, Jake already has 5.3 million followers and 2 billion Vine videos.
In 2015, he entered into the movie scene and portrayed the character “Dirk” in one of the Disney production films.
In May 2017 Jake collaborated with Team 10 to release the song “It’s Everyday Bro”. The song managed to occupy the third most favored video rankings on YouTube with 70 million viewers.
Unfortunately, in July 2017 Jake was reported to the police by his neighbors for making noise.
In addition, rumors circulated that he would leave the Bizaardvark series movie that could catapult his name.
8. Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla (Smosh)
Two comedians, Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla, are among the pioneers of comedy videos on YouTube that carry the parody of video games and pop culture.
Padilla started his career as YouTuber with a Smosh account in 2003 by uploading Flash movies in Newgrounds. In 2005 Ian Hecox joined.
Smoosh became the most popular channel in January 2013. In July 2013 managed to get 11.1 million subscribers.
There are six Smoosh channels on YouTube that have scheduled content. One of the richest YouTubers also produces animated videos, Spanish-language videos and video games.
In June 2017 Anthony Padilla created his own account and left Smoosh. Although running Smoosh alone, Hecox is still able to reap a profit of 11 million US dollars a year.
9. Ryan Toys Review
Just six years old but has a revenue of 11 million US dollars, equivalent to Rp 148 billion, making Ryan included in the list of the richest YouTuber in the world.
Ryan reviewed the children’s toys with an adorable and natural manner without any contrivance. The toy review later uploaded to YouTube successfully attracted the attention of many netizens.
It all started when Ryan’s parents diligently recorded the action of this boy unwrapping toys, playing, and “reviewing” the toys.
The 15-minute video when Ryan played and talked about the train from Lego Duplo uploaded his father to YouTube under the name Ryan’s Family Review, then changed to Ryan Toys Review.
10. Lily Singh
Born and raised in Scarborough, Toronto on September 26, 1988, Lily and her sister inherited the Singh clan from her parents who immigrated from the Indian Punjab to Canada.
Lily is a very open, extrovert, who likes to be the center of attention, as she told AOL in 2016.
Growing up, Lily wanted to be a hero like Power Rangers or a rap artist. But his parents directed him to study at the department of psychology, York York University. They hope Lily can become a psychiatrist.
But fate says something else. Lily is now a successful YouTuber. Comedy sketches, nosy videos, to a movie called Trip to Island Unicorn are some of the content created by Lily Singh.
YouTuber this one managed to reap the subscriber of 12.7 million people through the YouTube Channel “IISuperwomanII”. With so many subscriber he was able to have an income of 10.5 million US dollars or about Rp 141.8 billion a year.
Being YouTuber is a new career choice that emerged over the last 5 years. If you are able to create interesting or intriguing content, you will surely earn an insane income.
No wonder the ten people above are able to become the richest YouTuber with hundreds of billions of revenue per year.