Parents. one of the things we wanted to teach our children is how to be independent and responsible as much as possible. We sometimes let them pursue their passion at a very young age. Seeing them doing the things they like makes us happy. But what if your kid can earn millions of dollars by just doing what they love.
For two consecutive years, Ryan Kaji, an 8-year-old kid, bagged once again the top spot as the highest earner of YouTube by Forbes. He now reached an earning of $26 million. Last year, he bagged $22 million from the same platform and still on top of the game.
Ryan’s World Youtube channel has 23M subscribers and with a total of 34,687,641,369 views as of writing this, is owned by a kid. Ryan started the vlogging career with the “unboxing of toys” genre. He opens up a box and comments on the toys inside. Now, he is now doing reviews.
Almost all of the toys they receive from different advertisers for reviews are being donated to a local charity.
Another kid ranked on 3rd highest Youtube earner is Anastasia Radzinskaya. She goes by the name Nastya, a young girl born with cerebral palsy from southern Russia.
Her parents started a vlog channel for their daughter so that the family’s friends and relatives can see Natsya’s progress. Now, “Like Nastya Vlog” has 42.4 million subscribers and 21,531,521,965 views as of writing this.
According to Forbes, their list of Youtube highest earners was computed and based on the pre-tax income derived from things such as sponsored content, advertisements, merchandise sales, and tours.
So here’s Forbes Top 10 highest Youtube earners:
- Ryan Kaji, $26 million
- Dude Perfect, $20 million
- Anastasia Radzinskaya, $18 million
- Rhett and Link, $17.5 million
- Jeffree Star, $17 million
- Preston (Preston Arsement), $14 million
- PewDiePie (Felix Kjellberg, $13 million (tie earnings)
- Markiplier (Mark Fischbach), $13 million (tie earnings)
- DanTDM (Daniel Middleton), $12 million
- VanossGaming (Evan Fong), $11.5 million