11 People Who Became Millionaires On Youtube
Published: Aug 1, 2015

Internet is an awesome place, it’s an endless source of knowledge & entertainment. Also if you’re talented enough, it’s a place where you can earn some serious cash. I bet you never thought you could become a millionaire by posting videos on youtube.

Well these guys already did! Don’t believe me? Have a look.

p.s. A lot of hard work goes into making a good video. So don’t be too happy, but keep creating awesome stuff. All the best!

1. Pewdiepie Felix Kjellberg –  $12 million

Source: overclock3d.net

Segment: Gaming

Net Worth: $12 Million


  • One of the most famous youtubers around
  • Makes funny walkthrough and reaction videos of himself playing various games
  • His channel received over 9 billion views
  • Has more than 38 million subscribers
  • Supports various Indie games and charities

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2. Funtoys Collector (formerly DisneyCollectorBR) – $8 million

Source: storypick.com

Segment: Toy channel with anonymous anchor who opens and plays with a variety of toys

Net Worth: $8 Million


  • The owner of this channel is a mystery woman who posts videos of  unboxing and playing with a variety of toys
  • Receives over 380 million views a month
  • Has over 5 million subscribers

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3. Smosh duo – $6 million

Source: smosh.com

Segment: web based comedy duo

Net Worth: $6 Million


  • Created by Ian Andrew Hecox and Anthony Padilla, who post comedy videos on a variety of topics
  • One of the most subscribed Youtube channels
  • Has over 20 Million Subscribers
  • Received over 4.5 billion views

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4. JennaMarbles – $4.3 million

Source: smosh.wikia.com

Segment: General Entertainment

Net Worth: $4.3 million


  • Her first video ‘How to trick people into thinking you’re good looking’ received over 6.3 million views in the first week
  • Top channel operated by a woman
  • Has over 15 million+ subscribers
  • 7th most subscribed channel on Youtube

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5. RayWilliamJohnson – $4 million

Source: youtube.com

Segment: Video series called Equalthree in which he provides commentary on viral videos

Net Worth: $4 million


  • In his video series EqualThree, provides commentary on viral videos
  • Has received over 2 billion views till date
  • Has over 12 million subscribers

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6.  UberHaxorNova – $3.5 million


Source: bestfiends.com

Segment: Gaming

Net Worth: $3.5 million


  • Original creator is James Richard Wilson a video game commentator known for his rather inappropriate videos
  • Has Over 2.8 Million subscribers
  • Has posted over 4600+ videos

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7.  RealAnnoyingOrange – $3.4 million (2.7b views)


Source: blogs.ocweekly.com

Segment: Comedy web series

Net Worth: $3.4 million


  • Comedy web series which has an anthropomorphic orange which annoys other fruits and vegetables
  • Has over 4 million subscribers
  • They have a video game, a TV series and a T shirt line based on the show


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8. CollegeHumor – $3.3 million

Source: collegehumor.com


Segment: Comedy

Net Worth: $3.3 million


  • Posts original comedy sketches and videos produced by the in-house editorial team
  • Also posts user generated videos
  • Over 9.5 million subscribers
  • Has received 3.5 billion+ views

9.  Epic Rap Battles – $2.4 million

Source: epicrapbattlesofhistory.wikia.com


Segment: Rap Battles between historical figures

Net Worth: $2.4 million


  • Videos have some of the famous history personalities and pop culture icons put against each other in a rap battle format
  • The channel gained huge success and has over 1.7 billion views overall
  • Over 12 million subscribers
  • 16th most subscribed channel on Youtube

10. Nigahiga – $2.3 million

Source: commons.wikimedia.org


Segment: Comedy

Net Worth: $2.3 million


  • Operated by Ryan Higa, a Japanese-American known for his comedy videos
  • Has over 14 million subscribers
  • Received over 2.5 Billion views

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11.  TheFineBros – $2.2 million

Source: en.wikipedia.org

egment: React video series

Net Worth: $2.2 million


  • The channel is operated by Benny Fine and Rafi Fine, who are known for their react video series (elders react, teens react etc.)
  • Recently they have also started another React channel
  • Have over 4 million subscribers
  • Has received over 418 million views

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