See top 10 highest YouTube earners of 2020

YouTube has released list of its top earners of 2020, and a 9-year-old boy took the number one spot for the third time.

Child influencer, Ryan Kaji, from Texas racked in nearly $30m in a year from “unboxing” and reviewing toys and games on YouTube, nabbing 12.2 billion views.

According to Forbes, the 9-year-old made $29.5 million (£22 million) from his YouTube channel “Ryan’s World”, as well as a further estimated $200 million from Ryan’s World branded toys and clothing, including Marks & Spencer pyjamas.

Kaji, first began making YouTube videos in March 2015 after watching other toy review channels and asking his mother, “How come I’m not on YouTube when all the other kids are?”

See full list below.

1. Ryan Kaji

$29.5 million

2. Mr. Beast

$24 million

3. Dude Perfect

$23 million

4. Rhett and Link

$20 million

5. Markiplier

$19.5 million

6. Preston Arsement

$19 million

7. Nastya

$18.5 million

8. Blippi

$17 million

9. David Dobrik

$15.5 million

10. Jeffree Star

$15 million

NB: All earnings estimates are from June 1, 2019, through June 1, 2020.



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