Forbes published its list of the top-earning YouTube stars of 2020, which also include the controversial beauty YouTuber Jeffree Star. Nine-year-old Ryan Kaji once again has topped the list.
1. Ryan Kaji
Nine-year-old Ryan Kaji was Forbes’ estimated top-earning YouTube star of 2020, bringing in an estimated $29.5 million and 12.2 billion between June 2019 and June 2020. His channel has 41.7 million subscribers.
2. MrBeast (Jimmy Donaldson)
According to Forbes, MrBeast, who has 47.8 million subscribers, made an estimated $24 million and amassed 3 billion views.
3. Dude Perfect
Five-man channel Dude Perfect, which has 57.5 million subscribers, brought in $23 million and 2.77 billion views, Forbes estimated.
4. Rhett and Link
According to Forbes, YouTube duo Rhett and Link, who have 41.8 subscribers, brought in $20 million and 19 billion views.
5. Markiplier (Mark Fischbach)
Forbes estimated that Markiplier, who has 27.8 million subscribers, earned $19.5 million and amassed 3.1 billion views.
6. Preston Arsement
Forbes reported that Preston Arsement, who has approximately 33.4 million subscribers, earned $19 million and amassed 3.3 billion views
7. Nastya (Anastasia Radzinskaya)
Forbes estimated that six-year-old Russian YouTuber Anastasia “Nastya” Radzinskaya earned $18.5 million, amassing 39 billion views. Her channel has approximately 190.6 million subscribers.
8. Blippi (Stevin John)
Forbes estimated that Blippi, whose real name is Stevin John, earned $17 million, racking up 8.2 billion views. He has approximately 27.4 million subscribers.
9. David Dobrik
Dobrik earned an estimated $15.5 million dollars between June 2019 and June 2020, amassing 2.7 billion views. He currently has 18 million subscribers.
10. Jeffree Star
Star, who currently has 16.9 million followers, was the 10th top-earning YouTube star of the year, Forbes reported, estimating that he earned approximately $15 million and reporting that his total number of views from June 2019 to June 2020 was 600 million.