The highest-paid YouTube stars of 2020 have been revealed by Forbes, and a 9-year-old boy holds the title of highest-paid YouTuber.
Ryan Kaji, a child influencer from Texas has. been ranked as the high test paid YouTuber for three consecutive years.
Kaji makes nearly $30m in a year from “unboxing” and reviewing toys and games on YouTube, since he was three years old.
According to Forbes, the 9-year-old made $29.5m (£22m) from his YouTube channel Ryan’s World, as well as a further estimated $200m from Ryan’s World branded toys and clothing, including Marks & Spencer pyjamas.He also signed an undisclosed deal for his own TV series on Nickelodeon. Kaji, starting making YouTube videos in March 2015 after watching other toy review channels and asking his mother, “How come I’m not on YouTube when all the other kids are?”
Meanwhile, Jimmy Donaldson, popularly known as Mr. Beast, is in at No. 2, earning approximately $24 million with three billion views. While Dude Perfect is at No. 3 on the list, earning $23 million with 2.77 billion views.
See full list below.
1. Ryan Kaji
2. Mr. Beast
3. Dude Perfect
4. Rhett and Link
6. Preston Arsement
9. David Dobrik
10. Jeffree Star