Forbes has just released its annual YouTube creator earning estimates, and interestingly child YouTuber Ryan Kaji has beaten all others by a great margin. Racking in $26 million from June 2018 to June 2019, the main star of Ryan’s World has earned double of YouTube’s biggest star PewDiePie who stands at $13 million.
This is the second year in a row that Ryan has come out as the highest earner of YouTube with his last year’s earning standing at $22 million.
Ryan’s production house Sunlight Entertainment, that is run by his parents Loann and Shion Kaji, and has a total of 28 employees runs nine channels on Kid’s YouTube.
Ryan’s World, Ryan’s World Español, Ryan’s World in Japanese, EK Doodles, Ryan’s Family Review, Vtubers, Combo Panda, Gus the Gummy Gator and The Studio Space are the channels running under Kaji family’s team. The first channel of Ryan, Ryan Toys Reviews was launched in 2015 and remains to be one of the highest earner for the empire till date.
Following in Ryan’s lead are Dude Perfect ($20 million), Anastasia Radzinskaya, a 5-year-old Russian-American girl ($18 million), Rhett and Link, hosts of Good Mythical Morning ($17.5 million), makeup artist Jeffree Star ($17 million) Preston ($14 million), Markiplier ($13 million), PewDiePie ($13 million), DanTDM ($12 million) and Vanoss Gaming ($11.5 million).
PewDiePie and gamer Markiplier have noth tied on seventh spot with each taking $13 million in annual earnings.