Who would have thought that by making videos and posting them on YouTube can make people millionaire but it’s a reality now. With immense popularity of social media platforms and the internet, many individuals have turned their fortune by uploading quality and unique content on YouTube. There are some whose net worth is as high as up to hundreds of millions. In this article, we have compiled and presented a list of top 15 Richest YouTuber in the world 2023.
Top 15 Richest YouTubers in the World 2023
The table provides the list of the richest YouTubers around the world along with their latest net worth and YouTube channel.
|Name||Net worth (2023)– In US Dollar||YouTube Channel|
|Jay Jeon||$460 Million||CoComelon|
|Jeffree Star||$200 Million||jeffreestar|
|Jimmy Donaldson||$105 Million||MrBeast|
|Ryan Kaji||$100 Million||Ryan’s World|
|Jake Paul||$60 Million||Jake Paul|
|Logan Paul||$45 Million||Logan Paul|
|Richard Tyler Blevins||$40 Million||Ninja|
|Felix Kjellberg||$40 Million||PewDiePie|
|Mark Edward Fischbach||$35 Million||Markiplier|
|Daniel Middleton||$35 Million||DanTDM|
|Olajide Olatunji||$27 Million||KSI|
|James Charles||$22 Million||James Charles|
|David Dobrik||$20 Million||David Dobrik|
|Ethan Klein||$20 Million||h3h3Productions|
|Stevin John||$16 Million||Blippi|
World’s 15 Richest YouTubers in 2023
You already know who the world’s richest YouTubers, their net worth and their channels are. Now let us learn a little bit more about them in detail.
1. Jay Jeon
Jay Jeon is the founder of the famous YouTube channel CoComelon that creates nursery rhymes and similar contents for children. Jay Jeon, his wife and children launched the channel in 2006 under the name ‘checkgate’ but was later renamed to CoComelon in 2018. The immense popularity of this channel has made Jay Jeon the richest YouTuber in the world.
2. Jeffree Star
Jeffree Star is a well-known YouTuber and the owner of cosmetic brand Jeffree Star Cosmetics. A makeup artist and former singer-songwriter, Star gained popularity as a YouTuber when he started promoting his cosmetic brand. Currently, he ranks second among the top 15 richest YouTubers in the world 2023.
3. Jimmy Donaldson
Jimmy Donaldson, commonly known as MrBeast due to his YouTube channel of same name, is one of the wealthiest YouTubers with a net worth of $60 million. He has been making and posting videos on YouTube since he was 13 years old and his channel is one of the most-subscribed channels. Only 24 years old, Donaldson is also a philanthropist.
4. Ryan Kaji
Ryan Kaji is famous for his YouTube channel Ryan’s World, a toy review and unboxing channel which features Ryan, his parents and twin sisters. He has been making videos since he was four years old and his channel is one of the most popular YouTube channels with over 20 million subscribers.
5. Jake Paul
Jake Paul is the brother of famous YouTuber and wrestler Logan Paul and he himself is a renowned YouTuber and a professional boxer. He started his career by posting sketches on the video-sharing application Vine along with his brother. Paul was ranked in second place in Forbes’ list of highest-paid YouTubers in 2018 and is still one of the richest in 2023.
6. Logan Paul
Logan Paul is an American YouTuber and media personality and is currently signed with WWE as a professional wrestler. Gained popularity by posting sketches on the video-sharing application Vine, Paul has made guest appearances in television and cinema as well. As of 2023, the estimated net worth of Logan Paul is 45 million dollars.
7. Richard Tyler Blevins
Known popularly as Ninja, Richard Tyler Blevins is a professional gamer and YouTuber who rose to prominence by playing Fortnite on Twitch app. Not only on YouTube, videos posted by Tyler are quite famous on Twitch platform and his channel is in fact the most-followed Twitch channel of 2023.
8. Felix Kjellberg
Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg is one of the most renowned YouTube personality and content creator from Sweden. He is known for his channel PewDiePie on which he posted Let’s Play videos of horror and action video games. PewDiePie was once a fastest growing channel and the most-subscribed on YouTube.
9. Mark Edward Fischbach
Markiplier or Mark Edward Fischbach is known for his YouTube channel Markiplier on which he posts play through videos of indie and horror games. He is also the co-owner of a clothing company named Cloak. Mark is one of the richest YouTubers and also a major philanthropist.
10. Daniel Middleton
Daniel Middleton has won awards including Kids’ Choice Awards and holds Guinness World Records for gaming and presenting. He was the Highest-Paid YouTube Stars according to the Forbes list in 2017. His online channel DanTDM (TheDiamondMinecart) has over 3,500 videos with 26.2 million subscribers and 18.6 billion video views. Daniel has a net worth of around $35 million.
11. Olajide Olatunji
Olajide Olayinka Williams “JJ” Olatunji, better known as KSI, is a YouTuber and also a rapper, songwriter, actor and boxer. He successfully runs other businesses too and is one of the richest YouTube stars in 2023. The current net worth of KSI is approximately $25 million.
12. James Charles
A YouTuber and makeup artist, James Charles rose to prominence when he started his beauty channel on YouTube while working as a local makeup artist in his hometown. James is the first male brand ambassador for Cover Girl and has been awarded with various awards for his work on social media including People’s Choice Awards, Teen Choice Award, etc.
13. David Dobrik
David Dobrik gained fame on social media through video-sharing platform Vine and later started posting vlogs on YouTube. Dobrik was ranked the most popular media personality among teenagers and has been mentioned by different entertainment magazines including Variety for his talents and career.
14. Ethan Klein
Along with his wife Hila Klein, Ethan Klein runs the YouTube channel h3h3Productions where they post reaction videos and sketchy comedy. The channel gained wide reputation over time and Ethan became one of the Richest YouTubers in the World 2023 with a net worth of about $20 Million.
15. Stevin John
Stevin W. John, known by his entertainment name Blippi is a children educator and entertainer who was inspired after watching his nephew see low-quality YouTube videos. He always dressed in a blue shirt, orange suspenders, orange bow tie and blue and orange beanie cap. Stevin’s videos are also popular on Hulu, Netflix, HBO Max and Amazon Prime Video. Today, he is counted among the world’s richest youtubers.
460 million dollars