Lets get things straight.. we all want to make bucket loads of cash doing stuff we love day by day. Before the advancements of the world wide web, if you wanted to play video games all day or review movies, tv or… really anything, you didn’t have a way in the world of making a living out of it. Now… well you can. and not just a living… a pretty darn good one.
In 2005, YouTube was created. Back then it was merely a site to share funny videos and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots of cat videos… don’t forget the cat videos. Now, 11 years later and YouTube is filled with all kinds of videos and people in which are now deemed celebrities from creating content. Although these famous YouTubers have to give up 45 percent of their earnings to the site, they still make a heck of an amount of money. The parents of these video makers may think that they’re wasting their time, until their first check comes in and they surprise mum and dad with a new car, house mortgage and even a holiday just to name a few…
So in the world of YouTube, who is making the most money and what are they doing to earn this living? A lot of them simply play video games and talk about them and others have some sort of original content. Without further ado, here are the top 5 richest YouTube Stars.
5. SkyDoesMinecraft ($2.92 Million)
Dahlberg started as a member of Team Crafted, which was one of the most popular groups that played Minecraft on YouTube. When the team wanted to advertise their videos, Dahlberg wanted out and created his own page, which he dubbed SkyDoesMinecraft. At only 22 years old, Dahlberg has already achieved the ultimate goal of becoming rich while playing video games.
4. Smosh ($4.5 Million)
Smosh is a comedy duo featuring Ian Andrew Hecox and Anthony Padilla.
Kids eat up these videos like candy and love the reactions that PewDiePie gives while playing video games. What has made him so popular is the fact that he connects with the audience during these videos and is often answering questions that people send in. Nearly four billion views later, and you end up with a multi-millionaire who swears a lot and plays video games.
And there you have it youtubers make a shit tonne of money 😛