Highest Paid Youtubers
Top 10 Highest Paid Youtubers

With over 20 million daily active users, YouTube offers instant access to one of the largest audiences on the internet to all video content producers worldwide. Besides entertainment, it is one of the means of earning. There are some of the richest YouTubers in the world but remember success doesn’t come overnight. And all these highest-paid YouTubers had to work hard to be where they are now in 2022.

Yet another interesting fact is that most of those frequently mentioned in these discussions were under 40 years old. Let’s take a look at the top 10 richest YouTubers of 2022.

The Top 10 World’s Highest Paid Youtubers in 2022

10. James Charles
9. Mark Edward Fischbach
8. Logan Paul 
7. Richard Tyler Blevins
6. Felix Kjellberg – PewDiePie
5. Jimmy Donalson – Mr. Beast 
4. Ryan Kaji 
3. Jeffree Star
2. Like Nastya 
1. Jay Jeon

10. James Charles

23-year-old James Charles Dickinson is an American Youtuber and makeup artist. He rose to prominence after when he started a Youtube channel where he posts makeup tutorials. He is one of the highest-paid YouTubers in 2022 with a net worth of $22 million.

In 2016, James became the first male brand ambassador for CoverGirl after a tweet featuring his makeup that went viral. While he hosted, directed, and co-produced the Youtube Originals reality competition series Instant Influencer. Besides, he also released an eyeshadow palette and created a makeup line in collaboration with Morphe Cosmetics. Undoubtedly, he is one of the richest YouTubers in 2022.

9. Mark Edward Fischbach (Markiplier)

Mark Edward Fischbach also popularly known as Markiplier is an American and the highest-paid Youtuber. He posts play-through videos of indie and horror games. Originally from Hawaii, he began he first joined Youtube in March and uploaded his first video under the name Markipilier in April.

Besides, uploading his video on his main channel, he is also the co-founder of the clothing company named Cloak. He has also featured in the 2019 film A Heist With Markipilier and its sequel In Space With Markipilier (2022)

With a net worth of $35 million, Mark is one of the richest YouTubers in 2022. His channel this year crossed 19.06 billion video views and 33.6 million subscribers.

8. Logan Paul 

Next on the list, we have multitalented Logan Paul, who is a Youtuber, podcaster, actor, and wrestler. Currently. he is signed to WWE but is inactive due to a knee injury. With over 23 million subscribers, he was on Forbe’s list of Highest Paid YouTubers in 2017, 2018, and 2021.

Paul gained a following in 2013 after posting sketches on video sharing application Vine. He started regularly posting and later created a channel name Paul Vlogs in 2015. As of January 2022, his channel ranked as 74th most subscribed channel in the United States.

As an actor, he has starred in films such as Law & Order, The Thinning, Bizzardvark, etc. With a net worth of $35 million, he is the 9th richest YouTuber on our list in 2022.

7. Richard Tyler Blevins (Ninja)

Popularly known as Ninja, Richard Tyler Blevins is an American Twitch streamer, Youtuber, and professional gamer. He rose to prominence by playing Fortnite on Twitch. In 2018, he played Fortnite together with Drake and Travis Scott, breaking a peak viewer count record. His account became the most-followed Twitch channel with 18 million followers n 2022.

Ninja is one of the highest-paid YouTubers and also a major philanthropist. He raised over $110,000 to be donated to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Besides, during the first Fortnite Battle Royale Esports event, he gave away nearly $50,000 in prize money, with $2,500 of that going to the Alzheimer’s Association.

6. Felix Kjellberg (PewDiePie)

Another renowned Youtube personality, Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg aka PewDiePie is a content creator from Sweden. Known for his Let’s Play videos and comedic videos, Felix is of the most noted online personalities.

His channel name is PewDewPie which he started in 2010 and is one of the fastest-growing and most subscribed channels. He has a total net worth of $56 million, making him the 6th highest-paid YouTuber on our list.

5. Jimmy Donalson (Mr. Beast)

Jimmy Daldason popular as Mr. Beast, has a Youtube channel named the same. He is one of the richest YouTubers in 2022 and is the fifth most subscribed channel on that platform. He began posting at the age of 13 in 2012. Mr. Beast went viral in 2017 after his “counting to 100,000” video earned tens of thousands of views in just a few days.

Ever since he has become increasingly popular with most of his videos gaining tens of millions of views. As of 2022, his team has 100 people and a net worth of $60 million, making him the highest-paid Youtuber in 2022.

4. Ryan Kaji

At number 4, we have a children’s youtube channel named Ryan World. The channel is for a 2-6 years old, toy reviewing and unboxing channel which features Ryan, his parents, and twin sisters. He started the youtube channel at the age of four, reviewing and playing with the toys. The channel is one of the 60 most viewed videos on YouTube. As of 2022, the channel has more than 37 million subscribers and a net worth of $100 million.

Forbes listed him in 2016 and 2017 as the eighth highest-paid YouTuber earning $22- $28 million from videos and product lines. He is just 11 and is one of the top richest YouTubers in 2022.

3. Jeffree Star

Jeffree Star is a renowned American Youtuber, makeup artist, and former singer and songwriter. He is the founder and owner of the cosmetic brand Jeffree Star Cosmetics. He has sung songs featuring Nicki Minaj and has been on several world tours to promote his music. Jeffree gained recognition on Youtube while promoting his cosmetic brand.

Forbes revealed in 2018, he earned $18 million only from Youtube which made him the fifth highest-paid YouTuber that year. As of 2022, his net worth is $200 million, he ranks third among the top 10 richest Youtubers in the world in 2022.

2. Like Nastya

Nastya is a Russian-American and the second richest Youtuber on our list. Her channel has 102 million subscribers and shows original child-oriented stories and role-plays. The videos on her channel are dubbed into several languages such as German, Arabic, Hindi, Spanish, Korean, and many more. Her channel is the 5th most viewed and 7th most subscribed channel in the world. Currently, she has a net worth of $260 million and is 2nd highest paid Youtuber in the world.

1. Jay Jeon

At the first position on the list of highest-paid YouTubers in the world in 2022 is Jay Jeon. He is the founder of the channel CoComelon which creates 3D animation videos and nursery rhymes and similar content for kids. In July 2021, it was the most viewed channel in the US and the second most subscribed channel in the World after T-series. With a net worth of $460 million, Jay Jeoon is the richest Youtuber in the world in 2022.

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