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Forbes highest paid YouTube stars 2018: This 7-year-old tops the list

Updated : December 04, 2018 01:36:58 IST

Forbes magazine on Monday announced the list of world's highest earning YouTube stars and a 7-year-old vlogger has topped the list.

Ryan, from Ryan ToysReview made $22 million for his online reviews between June 2017 and June 2018, according to a Forbes' report. Launched in 2015, Ryan's channel currently has more than 17 million followers and has close to 26 billion views.

The toys featuring in Ryan's videos reportedly sell out in no time. Ryan has also launched his own toys and clothing collection at Walmart.

The second on the list is Jake Paul with earnings of around $21.5 million. Paul's channel attracted more than 3.5 billion views for his rap songs and goofy pranks, as per Forbes.

Third on the list is sports crew Dude Perfect with around $20 million earnings and 175 million views, while fourth is Daniel Middleton, with $18.5 million. Middleton was the top earner in 2017.  The British gamer, who specialises in Minecraft, has a following of 20.7 million.

Here is the list of top 10 YouTubers, according to Forbes (in descending order):
  • Logan Paul ($14.5 million)
  • PewDiePie ($15.5 million)
  • Jacksepticeye ($16 million)
  • Vanoss Gaming ($17 million)
  • Markiplier ($ 17.5 million)
  • Jeffree Star ($18 million)
  • Daniel Middleton ($18.5 million)
  • Dude Perfect ($20 million)
  • Jake Paul ($21.5 million)
  • Ryan ($22 million)
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