2018’s Highest Paid YouTubers Have Been Revealed And There Are Some Surprises

9. PewDiePie – $15.5 million

The Swedish gamer remains the YouTuber with the most subscribers of all time (72.5 million) and has earned a pretty penny over the past twelve months after accepting some lucrative offers from a range of high paying advertisers.

If quitting your job and launching a YouTube channel has always sounded appealing to you, the following information is going to leave you second-guessing plenty of your life choices.

According to Forbes, the ten people who have made the most money through their channels this year are all men; with a bit of global controversy doing absolutely nothing to stem their cash flow.

10. Logan Paul – $14.5 million

Back in January 2018, Logan faced widespread backlash after uploading a vlog that depicted the body of a suicide victim in Japan. The video was removed and Logan took a break from his channel before subsequently going on to re-launch his daily vlogs a month later.







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9. PewDiePie – $15.5 million

The Swedish gamer remains the YouTuber with the most subscribers of all time (72.5 million) and has earned a pretty penny over the past twelve months after accepting some lucrative offers from a range of high paying advertisers.








2018's highest paid YouTubers have been revealed and there are surprises

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8. Jacksepticeye – $16 million

Jack’s channel has over 10 billion views and over 20.7 million subscribers. He’s made a series of sound business decisions in the past year and even signed a multi-year deal with Disney’s Digital Network. NBD.








2018's highest paid YouTubers have been revealed and there are surprises

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7. Vanoss Gaming – $17 million

There’s clearly serious money to be made in uploading videos of yourself playing video games. Who even knew this was a thing? Evan Fong receives millions of hits per upload and has recently decided to launch a side career as a hip-hop artist. Basically, he’s living out everyone’s teenage dream rn.








2018's highest paid YouTubers have been revealed and there are surprises

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6. Markiplier – $17.5 million

Another gamer who is making serious bank, Markiplier spends a good portion of his day getting paid to chill out on his PS4. He specialises in survival horror video games and has a whopping total of over 10 billion combined video views.








2018's highest paid YouTubers have been revealed and there are surprises

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The MUA that everyone has heard of, Jeffree Star originally made a name for himself on MySpace and has since taken over pretty much all social channels. His total earnings stem from a combination of video views and profits from make-up collection, Jeffree Star Cosmetics.








2018's highest paid YouTubers have been revealed and there are surprises

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4. DanTDM – $18.5 million

The Minecraft specialist topped Forbes’s list last year but has since slipped a few places down the top spot. DanTDM has 20.7 million followers online and also makes bank from his widely successful merchandise collection.








2018's highest paid YouTubers have been revealed and there are surprises

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3. Dude Perfect – $20 million

Coby and Cory Cotton, Garrett Hilbert, Cody Jones and Tyler Toney spend their days taking on the near impossible in a series of videos depicting various trick shots and stunts. The gang have even gone on to break several Guinness World Records over the years.








2018's highest paid YouTubers have been revealed and there are surprises

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2. Jake Paul – $21.5 million

The younger brother of Logan Paul, Jake has earned a load of money in the past year from his successful merchandise business. Having risen to fame through Vine, the 21-year-old has clearly found a second home for his content on YouTube.








2018's highest paid YouTubers have been revealed and there are surprises

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1. Ryan ToysReview – $22 million

Possibly the biggest surprise so far, the number one spot has been stolen by a seven-year-old who reviews toys and uploads additional adorable content for his 17,327,509 subscribers. As expected, an endorsement from him can work wonders for any toy brand.








2018's highest paid YouTubers have been revealed and there are surprises

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