Famous American YouTubers

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Find out more about the greatest American YouTubers, including Hayes Grier, Nash Grier, Mackenzie Davis, Trisha Paytas and Ingrid Nilsen.
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 1 
Mr Beast
(Pioneer of YouTube Videos That Center on Expensive Stunts)
Mr Beast
184
Birthdate: May 7, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Greenville, North Carolina

Mr Beast is a YouTuber and entrepreneur who began posting videos to YouTube in 2011 but didn’t gain popularity until after a few years. He posts videos on a wide range of topics and is best known for sharing expensive challenge videos. He is also a philanthropist.

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Markiplier
(American YouTube Personality and Podcaster)
Markiplier
269
Birthdate: June 28, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Markiplier is a gamer-commentator, comedian, YouTuber, and actor. One of the most popular American YouTubers, Markiplier is also an entrepreneur; he is credited with co-founding Cloak, a clothing company. He also participates in fundraisers and charity live streams, often raising thousands of dollars for charity.

 3 
Valkyrae
(Gamer)
Valkyrae
181
Birthdate: January 8, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington
Rachell Hofstetter, better known as Valkyrae, shot to fame with her YouTube gaming channel. She is equally popular on Instagram. She previously worked at GameStop and was a Twitch streamer. The first female 100 Thieves content creator, she supports female gamers and signed an exclusive contract with YouTube in 2020.
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 4 
Mark Rober
(YouTube Star)
Mark Rober
31
Birthdate: March 11, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Orange County, California, United States
 5 
Zach King
(Internet personality)
Zach King
134
Birthdate: February 4, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
 6 
Tyler Blevins
(Gamer, Twitch Star)
Tyler Blevins
145
Birthdate: June 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Greyscale, Illinois
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Brent Rivera
(YouTuber, Viner)
Brent Rivera
200
Birthdate: January 9, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Huntington Beach, California
 8 
Emma Chamberlain
(American YouTuber and Podcaster)
Emma Chamberlain
182
Birthdate: May 22, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: California, United States
Social-media sensation Emma Chamberlain has soared to fame with her YouTube channel that showcases her vlogs, hauls, and DIYs. She made it to TIME 100 Next in 2019 and won the 2018 Streamy Award for Breakout Creator. She has her own podcast, Anything Goes, and her coffee brand, Chamberlain Coffee.
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 9 
Thomas Sanders
(YouTuber, Viner)
Thomas Sanders
76
Birthdate: April 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida
 10 
Angry Grandpa
(YouTuber)
Angry Grandpa
97
Birthdate: October 16, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chatham County, Georgia
Died: December 10, 2017
 11 
MatPat
(YouTube star)
MatPat
157
Birthdate: November 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ohio, USA
 12 
James Rallison
(YouTube Star)
James Rallison
89
Birthdate: May 14, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Arizona
 13 
Rosanna Pansino
(YouTuber)
Rosanna Pansino
88
Birthdate: June 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
 14 
Penguinz0
(YouTuber)
Penguinz0
24
Birthdate: August 2, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States
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 15 
Corpse Husband
(YouTube Star)
Corpse Husband
57
Birthdate: August 8, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
 16 
Collins Key
(YouTuber)
Collins Key
120
Birthdate: May 9, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: California
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 17 
Marques Brownlee
75
Birthdate: December 3, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Maplewood, New Jersey, United States
Marques Brownlee soared to stardom with his YouTube channel MKBHD, which showcases gadget reviews. He also owns a podcast and a series named Retro Tech. Brownlee also plays professional frisbee for the AUDL team New York Empire. In 2018, he earned the Shorty Award for Creator of the Decade.
 18 
FaZe Rug
(YouTube star)
FaZe Rug
56
Birthdate: November 19, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Diego, California
 19 
Jenna Marbles
(YouTuber)
Jenna Marbles
125
Birthdate: September 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Jenna Marbles, famed YouTube star and vlogger, had the 177th-most-subscribed YouTube channel as of November 2020. In June 2020, she announced she would be quitting YouTube indefinitely and apologized for some racist posts. She is the first social-media star to have a Madame Tussauds Museum wax statue in New York. 
 20 
Amanda Cerny
(Actress, Internet personality)
Amanda Cerny
59
Birthdate: June 26, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
 21 
DangMattSmith
(YouTuber)
DangMattSmith
103
Birthdate: June 7, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 22 
Ludwig Ahgren
(YouTube Star)
Ludwig Ahgren
16
Birthdate: July 6, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hollis, New Hampshire, United States
 23 
Bella Poarch
(TikTok Star, Singer)
Bella Poarch
26
Birthdate: February 8, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philippines
 24 
Vanessa Merrell
(YouTuber)
Vanessa Merrell
53
Birthdate: August 6, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
 25 
Larri Merritt
(YouTube Star)
Larri Merritt
112
Birthdate: July 22, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oakland, California
 26 
Rhett McLaughlin
(YouTube star, Actor, Writer)
Rhett McLaughlin
41
Birthdate: October 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, United States
Internet sensation Rhett McLaughlin soared to fame as part of the comedy duo Rhett & Link, along with Charles Lincoln "Link" Neal III. They co-host the YouTube series Good Mythical Morning. They have worked on various comedy series, a podcast, and a novel, and have also acquired the brand Smosh.
 27 
Brianna Paige Arsement
59
Birthdate: January 2, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wichita Falls, Texas
 28 
Stephen Sharer
(YouTuber)
Stephen Sharer
121
Birthdate: March 1, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
 29 
Etika
(YouTuber)
Etika
12
Birthdate: May 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: June 22, 2019
 30 
Danny Duncan
(YouTuber)
Danny Duncan
83
Birthdate: July 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Englewood, Florida
 31 
Joey Graceffa
(YouTuber, Author, Actor)
Joey Graceffa
132
Birthdate: May 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Marlborough, Massachusetts
 32 
Liza Koshy
(YouTube Star & Vine Star)
Liza Koshy
139
Birthdate: March 31, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA

Liza Koshy serves as an inspiration to many social media stars and YouTubers as she went on to become an actress and TV host after starting her career on Vine. She even received an Emmy nomination for hosting a game show called Double Dare. In 2019, she was named in Time magazine's 25 Most Influential People on the Internet list.

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Aphmau
(YouTuber, Gamer)
Aphmau
51
Birthdate: October 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Houston, Texas
 34 
Hardstop Lucas
(Social Media Star)
Hardstop Lucas
51
Birthdate: October 30, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Silver Spring, MD
 35 
Cody Jones
(YouTube star)
Cody Jones
21
Birthdate: October 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Plano, Texas
 36 
Turner Tenney
(YouTuber, Twitch Streamer)
Turner Tenney
65
Birthdate: January 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
 37 
Garrett Hilbert
(YouTuber)
Garrett Hilbert
21
Birthdate: May 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Plano, Texas
 38 
Moriah Elizabeth
24
Birthdate: November 14, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 39 
Matt Stonie
(Competitive Eater)
Matt Stonie
10
Birthdate: May 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States
 40 
Adalia Rose
(YouTuber)
Adalia Rose
60
Birthdate: December 10, 2006
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Round Rock, Texas, United States
Died: January 12, 2022
The young girl who made the world aware of the rare genetic disorder called progeria—which results in accelerated ageing—Adalia Rose was a YouTuber who won the hearts of the people with her never-say-die spirit.
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Cory Cotton
(YouTube Star)
Cory Cotton
18
Birthdate: July 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
 42 
Daequan Loco
(Youtuber)
Daequan Loco
26
Birthdate: May 12, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Florida
 43 
MattyB
(Rapper, Singer-songwriter)
MattyB
71
Birthdate: January 6, 2003
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
 44 
David Dobrik
(One of the Most-Watched YouTube Creators and Co-Founder of the Photography App ‘Dispo’)
David Dobrik
269
Birthdate: July 23, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kosice, Slovakia

Slovakia-born David Dobrik lives in America and is a very popular social media personality. His humorous videos on YouTube are a raging hit, especially among teenagers and the youth and his followers are in millions. He initially gained recognition as a teenager through six-second video clips on the now-defunct social media app Vine. 

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Baby Ariel
(Tiktok star)
Baby Ariel
110
Birthdate: November 22, 2000
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pembroke Pines, Florida, United States
 46 
Corinna Kopf
(Social Media Personality)
Corinna Kopf
24
Birthdate: December 1, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Palatine, Illinois
 47 
Rebecca Zamolo
(YouTuber, TikTok (Musical.ly) Star)
Rebecca Zamolo
53
Birthdate: September 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: California
 48 
Chad Wild Clay
(YouTuber)
Chad Wild Clay
53
Birthdate: March 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Minnesota
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Lexi Rivera
(Instagram Star)
Lexi Rivera
18
Birthdate: June 7, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Huntington Beach, California
 50 
Kyle David Hall
(YouTuber)
Kyle David Hall
19
Birthdate: June 21, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ohio