Highest Earning YouTube Stars 2020; You Will Be Shocked

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According to American Business Magazine, Forbes, 9-year-old Ryaj Kaji was the highest earning YouTube star of 2020. Shocking right? Well, Ryaj made over $29 million from his 12.2 billion views and 41.7 million subscribers.  David Dobrick is 9th with $15 million from his 2.7 billion views and 18 million subscribers. 6-year-old Russian, Nastya also among top earners. Describing the methodology behind the list, Forbes defines a YouTube Star as someone whose primary form of digital and media revenue comes from YouTube.

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#10 | Jeffree Star

Jeffree Star

Earnings: $15 million

Views: 600 million

Subscribers: 16.9 million

Content: Fashion, Beauty and Cosmetics

#9 | David Dobrik

david dobrik

Earnings: $15.5 million

Views: 2.7 billion

Subscribers: 18 million

Content: Comedy

#8 | Blippi (Stevin John)

Stevin John

Earnings: $17 million

Views: 8.2 billion

Subscribers: 27.4 million

Content: Kiddies Education, Kiddies

#7 | Nastya (Anastasia Radzinskaya)


Earnings: $18.5 million

Views: 39 billion

Subscribers: 190.6 million

Content: Father and Daughter, Kiddies

#6 | Preston Arsement

Ptreston Arsement

Earnings: $19 million

Views: 3.3 billion

Subscribers: 33.4 million

Content: Minecraft and Call of Duty

#5 | Markiplier (Mark Fischbach)


Earnings: $19.5 million

Views: 3.1 billion

Subscribers: 27.8 million

Content: Video Game Reviews, Stunt, Fashion, etc.

#4 | Rhett and Link (Rhett James McLaughlin and Charles Lincoln Neal III)

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Earnings: $20 million

Views: 1.9 billion

Subscribers: 41.8 million

Content: Comedy and Nerdy Stuff

#3 | Dude Perfect (Coby Cotton, Cory Cotton, Garret Hilbert, Cody Jones and Tyler Toney)

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Earnings: $23 million

Views: 2.77 billion

Subscribers: 57.5 million

Content: Stunts and Games

#2 | Mr. Beast (Jimmy Donaldson)

mr beast

Earnings: $24 million

Views: 3 billion

Subscribers: 47.8 million

Content: Mix of Stunt and Humour

#1 | Ryan Kaji

Ryaj Kaji

Earnings: $29.5 million

Views: 12.2 billion

Subscribers: 41.7 million

Content: Kiddies, Toy reviews and Kiddies stories

Forbes says all earnings estimates and views are from June 1, 2019, to June 1, 2020 and that figures do not account for taxes, as well as agents’, managers, and lawyers’ fees. Also, estimates are based on data from Captiv8, SocialBlade and Pollstar and interviews with experts.

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