Owing To Their Ability To Reach Millions, Youtubers Are The Most Preferred Influencers
YouTube’s impact on the lives of millennials can’t be overlooked. The top YouTubers becomes the world’s premiere influencer. As influencers become more valuable, many popular YouTubers have been able to turn their personal brands into million-dollar businesses. Here is the list of top-earning YouTubers of 2018.
Ryan ToysReview: $22 million
This is an undeniable fact that kids are inseparable from their toys, but this 7 years old kid turned his love for toys into a huge business.
Ryan is just like every other 7 years old; he loves his toys and tells people how much he liked them. This has resulted in Ryan being the top-earning YouTuber this year, just by reviewing toys on his channel. With a follower base of more than 17 million, he has made a huge influence on the toy industry.
Jake Paul: $21.5 million
While last year’s fourth-highest earner YouTuber, Logan Paul’s earnings stumbled after the Aokigahara forest incident; His brother, Jake has made his way into the top ranks. Jake Logan came to fame from the social media network Vine and later switched to Youtube. He posts daily vlogs and rap videos and has earned more than 17 million subscribers.
Dude Perfect: $20 million
A channel run by a group of five-man: twins Cory and Coby Cotton, Garret Hilbert, Cody Jones, and Tyler Toney, have garnered tons of viral attention. The sports-focused channel specializes in feats of dexterity and intricate trick shots— say, hurling Ping-Pong balls that trigger domino-falls of Oreos.
As their popularity has grown, Dude Perfect has also produced videos with a number of famous professional athletes, including Odell Beckham Jr., Chris Paul etc.
Daniel Middleton: $18.5 million
Turning the passion for playing video games into a professional career, Daniel Middleton is the fourth highest-earning YouTuber in 2018. Middleton is a professional gamer and has built his massive audience streaming "Minecraft".
Middleton enjoys a fan following of 20.7 million, who shell out for his tour and merchandise, which includes backpacks, baseball caps and hoodies.
Jeffree Star: $18 million
Jeffree Star is genuinely a “Star” in the glamour world. A world-famous make-up artist, since the Myspace era, has made a successful transition to YouTube and is the fifth highest earner YouTuber in 2018. Star launched his channel alongside his makeup brand, Jeffree Star Cosmetics, uploading a mix of beauty tips, tutorials, and personal vlogs. Star now enjoys more than 11 million subscribers.