A few years back people would have quite simply laughed had you told them recording gaming and funny videos could make money. However, times have changed and rightfully so, tables have turned.
Welcome to the age of the INTERNET!
This is one crazy era where making money is easy online than it is offline.
Weird, but true!
If you don’t believe us, then why not ask these video celebrities who have made a fortune by only making and uploading random videos on YouTube.
Here’s our countdown of the 10 Biggest YouTubers who make more money than you can count!
10Jenna Marbles – $1.3 Million
After her video – “How To Trick People Into Thinking You’re Good Looking” went viral, Mourey took to YouTube and jumped into serious video making. Ever since she has been making comical videos about being a young Millennial woman. She is also known as ‘the’ YouTube model. Check her out at the JennaMarbles channel.
9Ryan Higa – $2 Million
This Youtuber who goes by the username NigaHiga is downright hilarious and you can see that if you watch his videos. With over 18 million subscribers, Ryan Higa makes a variety of comedy videos which include satirical takes on pop culture. He also makes funny music videos and sketches. The thing about Ryan that catches almost everyone’s attention is his comical timing and acting skills.
8Jesse Wellens and Jeanna – $3 Million
Jesse and Jeanna are the two epic pranksters behind popular YouTube channel PrankvsPrank. It all started when Jesse made a video of his girlfriend Jeanna eating cinnamon. As the prank footage went viral, Jeanna retaliated with one on her own that showed Jesse getting a pan hit to his head. This started a prank war between the two that continues to entertain us till now.
7||Superwoman|| – $3.5 Million
Lilly Singh’s YouTube bio says it all. “Spent thousands of dollars on tuition, graduated and got a degree. I make YouTube videos now” Ain’t that cool? Make videos for a living. BTW, she isn’t just feeding herself, she has bought an apartment for herself, just 385 days into YouTubing (not a bad idea to make videos after all).
6Toby Turner – $4.2 Million
Toby Turner shot to fame with his popular parody of Adam Sandler movie “Click”. There has been no stopping the comedian since. He is credited with creating “CuteWinFail”, a popular series which is the YouTube equivalent of “America’s Funniest Home Videos”. He’s got three popular channels – TobyTurner, Tobuscus and TobyGames with over 15 million subscribers.
5DisneyCollectorBR – $5 Million
This channel is every little girl’s dream come true. An unnamed Brazilian woman who operates DisneyCollectorBR uploads videos of unboxing, assembling and playing with Disney toys. She is credited to have raked in the highest amount of money in 2015.
4TheFineBros – $5.6 Million
Benny Fine and Rafi Fine a.k.a TheFineBros run two comedy YouTube channels – TheFineBros and TheFineBros2. They are also popular for their REACT videos where viral videos are shown to normal people of certain age groups to see how they react to it. The hilarious reactions are instantly captured on camera and made into a video. Watch one and you’ll go back for more. WE BET!
3Smosh – $6.3 Million
Watch the duo of Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla create slapstick comedy videos of the games and pop culture. The veteran YouTube stars command a 32.81 million combined subscriber base and their videos are hilarious AF. Check them out at the Smosh channel.
2BlueXephos – $7.2 Million
A group of video game commentators from Britain maintain this funny channel. It’s pure entertainment to watch the players speak as they go about playing with their comrades. Minecraft is the game in action for most of the times and you can seriously ROFL listening to some hilarious commentary.
1PewDiePie – $8.2 Million
He’s number 1 for a reason. Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg a.k.a PewDiePie is a YouTube legend. He is a gaming commentator (nothing so special about that). But what separates him from the rest is his godforsaken foul mouth. This guy rants on and on while gaming and it is actually funny to listen. With 47 million subscribers on YouTube, he is one who makes money by playing games and talking trash.