Top 20 Highest Paid YouTubers in 2021 (You will be Amazed)

YouTube has proven to be one of those platforms which help people to grow and make a career on it. And many of the people have successfully established their careers on this platform, YouTube pays people for their videos once it starts getting viral. And thus people are making living out of YouTube. Today I am going to tell you about the top 20 highest paid YouTubers who have successfully made their names and gained popularity among the people.

Top 20 Highest Paid YouTubers 2021

So, we shall begin with the list without wasting any further time. The below-provided list is not in any specific order, we have randomly mentioned all the top 20 highest paid/earning YouTubers. The data is verified and it has been from last year’s records, as the latest list is yet to be released for the current year.

1. Jeffree Star

I doubt if anybody is there who doesn’t know Jeffree. He has been into the YouTube game for quite a while now, and we can undoubtedly say that he is one of the top-notch players in this game. He is a beauty guru, he has his cosmetic brand and his eye palettes are one of the most famous cosmetics under his brand.

He started posting about make-up and tutorials promoting his brand and now his net worth is $50 million, making him the highest Paid YouTuber.

2. DanTDM

DanTDM or also known as Daniel Middleton started his YouTube career with gaming and he mainly focuses on Pokemon at the very beginning. Then, he started evolving into other games such as Minecraft. He even wrote a best-selling graphic novel, and he never fell from his growth after then. His net worth is $30 million.

3. PewDiePie

If you are into gaming, you know that PewDiePie is the Holy Grail to many players out there. He makes YouTube videos concentrated on gaming-commentaries.

They are so entertaining and loved by so many people out there. He is such a huge influence on his followers that if he does a commentary on a particular game, it directly hypes up the game’s sales. It is known that his net worth is approximately $30 million.

4. Markiplier

Markiplier has over 27.8 million subscribers on his YouTube, he is famous for his very intriguing gaming content. He has been in this career for more than 8 years now, it has been estimated that he has a net worth of $19.5 million.

And except for all of this, he is highly known for his charitable side as he has raised huge amounts through fundraising streams, etc. for charity.

5. Rhett And Link

They have been on the list of highest-paid YouTubers in the past years as well, and here they are again. Their complete names are Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal, both of them are seen as duo making comedy videos, they act and perform.

They create a very high-rated viral video, which is loved by a large chunk of the population amounting to be 41.8 million subscribers. Their approximate earning is $20 million each.

6. Dude Perfect

As per Forbes, Dude Perfect has over 57.5 million subscribers and their earning is $23 million. They are one of the highest-paid YouTubers, they are a team of 5 men namely, twin brothers i.e.

Cory and Coby Cotton, Cody Jones, Garrett Hilbert, Tyler Toney. They initially used to post some of the videos of trick shots. These sports videos took on a toll and started to be liked by so many people.

7. Preston Assessment

He is another YouTuber who has gained popularity by making gaming content. He streams himself while playing Minecraft, Roblox, Fortnite, Call of Duty, etc. He now has a decent number of subscribers on platforms like YouTube and Twitch. Also, he into operating the Minecraft pay-to-access servers. His net worth is $19 million.

8. Nastya (Anastasia Radzinskaya)

Anastasia is a Russian-American YouTuber who is just an eight-year-old girl. She operates her channels with her parents, and she mainly focuses on family-friendly content. She has over 190.6 million subscribers which are insane; she is the youngest YouTuber who turned a millionaire. Her net worth is $18.5 million.

9. James Charles

James Charles is an inspiration for so many of the growing male makeup artist who has finally found the courage to be able to take up makeup as their career. He has over 22.9 million subscribers and his net worth is approximately $22 million.

10. David Dobrik

Dobrik has a YouTuber channel with 18 million people having almost 2.7 billion views. Since he started his channel he has done everything to make his audience laugh.

He did pranks, he shaved off people’s hair, etc. He made quite a huge audience on TikTok and he is admired for his sense of humor and his net worth is $15 million.

11. Blippi (Stevin John)

He works on educational content creation for his YouTube channel and has gained a lot of subscribers through it. He creates educational videos for children, he is 32 years old.

He dresses up in funky childish clothes and makes education fun for the children. He has over 24.7 million subscribers and his net worth is $17 million. He is one of the highest-paid YouTubers.

12. Mr. Beast (Jimmy Donaldson)

He is known for the Giveaways that he holds on his YouTube channel from the money that he earns. He creates videos of both humor and stunts, and he has an amusing 47.8 million subscribers.

His channel helps him market his merchandise. He is very popular with brands like Microsoft, Electronic Arts, and Honey, etc. His net earnings are $24 million and are an amazing YouTuber.

13. Ryan Kaji

He is another one of the youngest highest-earning YouTubers who has made it to this list. He is just 9-year old, and he creates videos regarding educational stuff such as experiments, DIYs, etc. Also, he loves to review the new toy launch, he has a strong family of 41.7 million subscribers. He is such a talented and confident boy, his net worth is $29.5 million.

14. Roman Atwood

Roman Atwood is another one of the YouTubers who is growing on this platform having $14.5 million as his net income. He has 2 YouTube channels, one which focuses on vlogs and another where he posts pranks. He is more famous for the pranks that he pulls on his channel, also his prank led to a movie named Natural Born Pranksters.

15. John Green

He and his brother have many YouTube channels, and John Green particularly created educational related series for his channel. However, he is a bestselling author of the most famous “the Fault In Our Stars” book. His net worth is approximately $17 million.

16. Logan Paul

He is an actor and also performed a part in the very famous ‘law and Order – Special Victims Unit’ series. He started off his YouTube channel in 2013 and he has been growing ever since, his net earnings are $19 million.

17. Jake Paul

Jake Paul first started on Vine when he was sixteen and then, he worked on a series named ‘Bizaardvark’. After doing the series, he started focusing on his YouTube channel.

He vlogs or creates prank videos on his channel and has attained popularity after that and now, his net worth is $20 million.

18. Lilly Singh

She is one of the most confident women promoting women empowerment with all that she has achieved so far and has successfully made it to this list.

She is a Canadian and she makes funny skit videos on YouTube, also, she now has her TV show. She is so popular on Instagram as well as YouTube, her subscribers are genuine and her net worth is $20 million.

19. VanossGaming

He is another Canadian star who gained popularity by focusing on gaming videos. His real name is Evan Fong, he is famous among people for creating gaming videos on his channel. His net worth is approximately $25 million also; he is even a music producer.

20. Ninja (Tyler Blevins)

Ninja as mentioned already is also known by the name Tyler Blevins. He is popular for creating gaming videos for his channel and mostly famous for streaming Fortnite.

He is the sole person who shattered Twitch’s record individually for the largest concurrent viewing audience. And then broke the same record once again in the following month, his net earnings are $25 million.


And that is it, we have completed the list and we deliberately hope that you liked reading this article. It is nice to see our favorite YouTubers growing. If you have any further suggestions for us then, you can let us know in the comments below.

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