Top 10 highest Paid YouTubers of 2020

top 10 highest paid youtubers

As we all know now days YouTube is a full time career option for many peoples. YouTube is raising very fast and according to reports approx.. 5 billion videos watches every day. Due to this huge number You Tube is well popular platform to make money and career. If you want to make money and want to start career as a You Tuber then read this article till end. We will also talk about top 10 highest paid Youtubers and how you can make money from YouTube.

There are many videos on the YouTube. Which are completely dust and waste but if you have talent and have good ideas to make videos then you will definitely get success in YouTube.

If you are thinking to get success over a night then I would recommend you this platform is not for you because everything takes time.

Not happy with you 9 to 5 job and want to switch your career then YouTube is ready for you.

How to make money as a YouTuber?

A YouTuber make money by through various ways like Google Ads or Sponsorships etc. You can make limitless money through YouTube platform. There is no restriction or limit to make money.

Don’t be so happy because making money on YouTube is not going to be an easy task because you will not get traffic in a night or day. You have to work hard put videos continuously.

There are mainly 2 ways to make money from YouTube from Ads.

  1. CPM (cost per miles (1000 views)
  2. CPC (cost per click)

If you are planning to make money from YouTube Ads then you will need to join the YouTube Partner Program. Before you join this program there are some condition given by YouTube. Which are having 1000 subscribers and 4000 watch hours in last 12 months.

For beginners these conditions are not easy task to complete but if you are dedicated then you can meet the given requirements and start making money.

Once you meet the given requirements and submit your channel for Monetization then YouTube will closely scan your channel and check whether it is eligible or not.

Ads will show on the basis of your traffic and videos quality. If somehow you channel is spreading hate or violence then it will be rejected by YouTube team.

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What is Sponsorship Program & how to make money from it?

When your channel is getting huge traffic then some brands directly reach to you and run their campaigns. In this way you don’t have to wait for YouTube Monetization approval.

This way is only possible if your channel have huge views on videos and having a huge subscriber’s database.

You can demand the money as per your choice there is no limit like if your channel is popular on YouTube then you can ask money from brands as much as you want.

Another way is to make money by running affiliate programs from your channel. Like if you sign up as an affiliate marketing program on any website. Then you can run your affiliate marketing campaigns though your channel videos.

If someone will buy any product or any service from your affiliate link then you will get commission every time.

How much you can make money through YouTube Ads?

If you are not aware then I should tell you that around 500 hours of videos uploaded on YouTube every day. Due this huge number the competition on YouTube is very high.

There is huge competition then making money on this platform will also be very hard. As I have told you above that you will find mainly 2 ways to earn money from Ads.

  1. CPM (Cost per thousand views)
  2. CPC (cost per click)

Let’s understand this in depth. If you have been approved by YouTube team for ads then you advertisements earnings will be either CPC or CPM.

If your ads are based on CPC then you will earning on basic of clicks received on your ads. Which are generally high value like $1 – $5 per click.  

Now if your ads will be based on CPM then you will get paid on the basis of views. Like when your ads complete the 1000 views then you will get payment. It generally range from $1 to $10 per 1000 views.

Now if you have $100 in your account you can ask for transfer the funds to your account. Here is one more condition YouTube is that your will not get whole amount. YouTube will take around 45% from your total earning as commission.

So, if your content is engaging and videos getting more views then YouTube is perfect place for earning.

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Top 10 Highest Paid YouTubers worldwide

For your inspiration we have shortlisted top 10 highest paid YouTubers from Worldwide and along with their channels niche topics

1. Ryan’s World
highest paid youtubers - Ryan's world

About: You will not believe this child age is just 8 years and he is one of highest Paid YouTubers in world. This child started his YouTube career by playing with toys in his videos.

He gain much popularity by YouTube. So, many toys companies wants to collaborate with him for promotion. He donates most of the reviewed toys to the local charity.

Subscribers Base & Earnings: As of now date 17-10-2020 he has around 26.9 MSubscribers on his channel. His net worth is $26 million (estimated). He is dedicated to give fun related content to his subscribers.

2. Dude Perfect
top 10 highest paid youtubers - Dude perfect

About: This channel is for those peoples who love sports and comedy. This group was made by 5 college friends. They views are from great sense of humor. They make money through mobile app named Dude Perfect and another is sponsored videos.

Subscriber’s base & earnings: There subscribers base is 53.9 Million people. If talked about their earnings then it would be $20 million (estimated). Due to huge views on their videos they make lot of income through YouTube Ads.

Dude Perfect group is one of the Highest Paid YouTubers in the world.

3. Nastya
Nastya YouTube channel

Here is another child who is one of the highest paid YouTubers.  This channel videos are only based on her life. Videos on this channel are related to beaches parties and others. You will not find any toy review videos on this channel.

This channel is managed by two peoples one is Nastya and second one is her father. Nastya and her father makes a perfect vlog together for channel.

Subscribers and Earnings:  If we talked about the earning of Nastya then it is around $18 million (estimated) and the subscriber’s number on their channel is 63.1 Million.

4. Jeffree Star
Jeffree Star

Real name of Jeffree Star is Jeffrey Lynn Steininger Jr. A well-known personality in USA and has many sources of income like Singer, Makeup artist, YouTuber and Model.

Jeffree star is also the founder of Jeffree Star Cosmetics. You will find makeup related videos on his channel like tutorial videos and brand reviews etc.

Subscriber and Earnings: Huge subscriber’s base is available on his channel. He has not only children as subscribers but having young age subscriber’s base. The subscriber base of 17.1 million peoples on this channel.

He is earning around $17 million (estimated) with total net worth of $200 million (estimated). Due to this huge number he is one of from top 10 highest paid youtubers.

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5. DanTDM (Daniel Middleton)
DanTDM channel

DanTDM is gaming videos channel. If you love gaming videos then you should check this channel. This channel has 17,287,754,010 views on videos till now.

This channel video get approx.. 4.84 million views per video. This shows that YouTube is a full time career if you are serious.

Many advertisers are willing to pay huge amount for his videos due to channel popularity. So, DanTDM is also one of the highest paid YouTubers in the world.

Subscriber base and earning: This channel having subscriber base of 23.9 million and earning is around $16.5 million (estimated). YouTube ads are not only single source of income, DanTDM also earn through sponsorships.

6. PewDiePie
PewDiePie - top 10 highest paid youtubers

PewDiePie is one of the most subscribed channel in this article listed names. This channel is also popular worldwide.

This channel is popular for commentary in gaming vlogs. He is a Swedish and also not only a YouTuber, he is also a gamer and a comedian.

His book launch was hit, named   “This Book Loves You” sold 112,000 copies worldwide.

Subscribers and Earnings: There is no doubt that PewDiePie is one of the highest paid Youtubers in 10 top list. His net worth is between $30 and $50 million (estimated) with earnings of $15.5 million (estimated). He has subscribers base of 102 million peoples.

7. Vanoss Gaming

As you can understand this channel is for gaming. Another motivation for those gamers who want to start their own channel on YouTube.

His channel is not focused on only one game on his channel. In this way he has a different type of audience as subscribers.

If you really want to start a gaming channel then you will need to do something different because there is huge competition in this line.

Subscribers and Earnings: The number of subscribed people on this channel is huge. There are 25.3 million subscribers on this channel.  Evan Fong is earning $15.5 million from YouTube.

8. Logan Paul
Logan Paul

Logan Paul got popularity in year 2017, when he went to a forest in the japan. Which is famous for suicides. When he went there he saw a hanging body. Logan paul made a short film and made some jokes in same film.

He got criticism from other peoples but he confessed that he did a mistake and apologise to peoples then somehow he started gaining the followers.

Today he has huge subscriber list on his channel and he is one of the highest paid YouTuber worldwide in 10 ten list.

Subscribers and earnings:  Logan Paul has 22.6 million followers on his channel. He is earning $14.5 million (estimated) from YouTube.

9. Markiplier
Markiplier - top 10 highest paid youtubers

This is another gaming channel available at YouTube. But there is a big difference between these gaming channels that you will find horror video games here.

This channel is not recommended for children’s because vulgar language used in this channel. So far this channel has raised around $3,000,000+ for charity.

Subscribers and Earnings: It has 27.2 million subscribers on Channel with total watch time of 14,155,999,645 views. If we talked about earning then it would be $13 million (estimated) from YouTube and other sources.

10. Preston

This channel is also based on gaming videos. It has no huge subscribers base like above but this channel is growing fast.

This channel was started by posting videos of Call of duty but then prank videos were getting posted on channel.

Subscribers and Earnings: This channel having subscriber base of 6.22 million peoples with 1,352,899,764 life time views on channel.

Earning from this channel is $14 million (estimated). With this earning he is one of the highest paid YouTubers in top 10 lists.

Conclusion: I hope now you are well aware on how to make money on YouTube. One thing you need to understand that is you will need to work hard and input some different activities in videos.

Above all given names are successful and top 10 highest paid youtubers in the world. I know this list is not over because there are many other YouTubers. Who are also earning lot of money. If you know any other YouTuber then comment below.


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