Making money on YouTube is something you probably have heard of but what you might be wondering is how that is possible. Well, it is and some person stood out in 2019 as top earners from this social media platform. There used to be a time where you could only make money through YouTube from AdSense, and you would have to generate any other income, such as affiliate links, brand deals, and merchandising, off-platform.
But YouTube has got a lot more sophisticated in the last couple of years, now giving you several options to make money officially through them. On top of that, YouTube have recently announced some upgrades, as well as some facts and figures about how you can make money on YouTube. You might not be interested in this details for now because Adsense alone can make you a millionaire on YouTube.
The top earner on YouTube in 2019 is 8-year-old Ryan Kaji. He was named as the highest paid YouTube star in 2019 after raking in $26 million.
Do you remember him? That’s the guy in Ryan’s toy world.
Ryan’s World is a children’s YouTube channel which features Ryan Kaji, along with his mother, father, and twin sisters. So you see, it’s like a family YouTube channel with Ryan as the key player. The Kaji surname is a screen name; the actual family surname is Guan. The channel usually releases a new video every day. Ryan is really an internet sensation.
Ryan emerged as the highest paid YouTube star in 2019 after raking in $26 million from his YouTube channel, Ryan’s World.
Ryan who started un-boxing toys on camera when he was just three years old and has since expanded his YouTube empire to include experiments and educational toys, earned $26m (£20m) in 2019, up from $22m in 2018, according to an annual top-10 ranking by Forbes which is based on estimated earnings between June 2018 and June 2019.
Ryan has 23 million subscribers and reportedly owns a production company which employs 28 people. He releases a new video for his subscribers every day. His most popular video has 1.9 billion views and it is a five minute 56 second clip of him running around on an inflatable in his garden, retrieving plastic eggs with toys inside.
Dude Perfect and Nastya took the second and third spot in 2019 Youtube Top Earners list with $20m and $18m respectively. The 10 highest paid YouTubers of 2019 earned $162m in total.
Below is the list of the top 10 earners in 2019;