It is almost unbelievable now to imagine a time when people did not pay much heed to YouTube as a legitimate work opportunity. Recent years have proven that that is not the case, as the number of millionaires on YouTube has increased exponentially. The present list deals with the 10 richest YouTubers in the world in 2022 based on the money they make directly off YouTube alone. It is important to make this distinction since there are YouTubers who may be richer according to net worth, owing to their other businesses, deals, and merch. Without further ado, here is the list!
10. Russell Brand
He is primarily an actor and comedian, whose YouTube account currently boasts of over 6 million subscribers! His videos deal with ideas of spirituality, relationships, politics, among much more.
9. Emma Chamberlain
She is a 21-year-old YouTube star, who also models and has a coffee company of her own. She changed the game for YouTubers with her unique style of editing and her ideas, quickly making her a fan favourite.
8. Kimberly Loaiza
Kimberly Loaiza is a singer from Mexico, who began her career on YouTube in 2016. Right now, her account is just slightly shy of 40 million subscribers. She mainly posts family content with her husband and two children.
7. Jeffree Star
Jeffree Star is a makeup YouTuber who was incredibly popular before he was involved in YouTube drama following which he took a break from social media. However, it is clear to see that he is back in the game.
6. Logan Paul
One of the Paul brothers, Logan has had a transformation since his initial YouTube days. After some major controversies, he is back with better content that has led him to amass nearly 24 million subscribers, a successful podcast and a more loyal fan following.
5. Like Nastya
This is the name of the 9-year-old Russian Internet star’s YouTube channel which has over 104 million subscribers. On this channel, her music videos, family videos, and other videos receive millions of views per video.
4. Jake Paul
The other half of the Paul brothers, Jake Paul has also changed since his early days on YouTube. He is currently very well-known for entering boxing competitions with other YouTubers and boxers as well.
3. Sony Entertainment Television India
SET India is an Indian 24-hour entertainment channel that currently has 152 million subscribers.
The channel, currently with 236 million subscribers, was famously in a public battle with PewDiePie during 2018 and 2019 for the title of the most subscribed channel.
This animated show is a YouTube channel created by Jay Jeon, who founded Treasure Studio. It started off as an educational channel for children and quickly climbed into the popularity list as it became a massive hit. The channel has 153 million subscribers.
Were you surprised by this list of the 10 richest YouTubers in the world in 2022 and if so, which one shocked you the most?