Famous American YouTubers

Find out more about the greatest American YouTubers, including Hayes Grier, Nash Grier, Mackenzie Davis, Trisha Paytas and Ingrid Nilsen.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Mr Beast

Mr Beast.
113
Famous As: YouTuber, Vlogger
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.

 2 Markiplier

Markiplier.
197
Famous As: YouTube Personality
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.

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 3 Emma Chamberlain

Emma Chamberlain.
93
Famous As: YouTuber
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.

 4 Valkyrae

Valkyrae.
112
Famous As: Gamer
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.

 5 Brent Rivera

Brent Rivera.
128
Famous As: YouTuber, Viner
Birthdate: January 9, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Huntington Beach, California

 6 Zach King

Zach King.
104
Famous As: Vine star, YouTuber & Filmmaker
Birthdate: February 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portland, United States
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 7 Thomas Sanders

Thomas Sanders.
16
Famous As: YouTuber, Viner
Birthdate: April 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida
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 8 Jenna Marbles

Jenna Marbles.
79
Famous As: YouTube personality, vlogger, comedian, and actress
Birthdate: September 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rochester, New York
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. 
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 9 Angry Grandpa

Angry Grandpa.
67
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: October 16, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chatham County, Georgia
Died: December 10, 2017

 10 MatPat

MatPat.
92
Famous As: YouTube star
Birthdate: November 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ohio, USA

 11 Rosanna Pansino

Rosanna Pansino.
51
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: June 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington

 12 James Rallison

James Rallison.
38
Famous As: YouTube Star
Birthdate: May 14, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Arizona

 13 Larri Merritt

Larri Merritt.
66
Famous As: YouTube Star
Birthdate: July 22, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oakland, California

 14 Collins Key

Collins Key.
73
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: May 9, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: California
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 15 Julianna Grace LeBlanc

Julianna Grace LeBlanc.
17
Famous As: YouTube Star
Birthdate: December 5, 2004
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States

 16 Stephen Sharer

Stephen Sharer.
80
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: March 1, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington, D.C
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 17 Turner Tenney

Turner Tenney.
28
Famous As: YouTuber, Twitch Streamer
Birthdate: January 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Indian Rocks Beach, Florida

 18 Vanessa Merrell

Vanessa Merrell.
9
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: August 6, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States

 19 Joey Graceffa

Joey Graceffa.
98
Famous As: YouTuber, Author, Actor
Birthdate: May 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Marlborough, Massachusetts

 20 Liza Koshy

Liza Koshy.
104
Famous As: YouTube Star & Vine Star
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.

 21 Queen Naija

Queen Naija.
64
Famous As: YouTube Star
Birthdate: October 17, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan

Queen Naija is an American YouTuber, singer, and songwriter. She is one of the many internet personalities to have established a career in the mainstream entertainment industry after having garnered fame as a YouTuber. However, unlike many YouTubers, Naija first gained prominence when she competed in the 13th season of American Idol.

 22 Rhett McLaughlin

Rhett McLaughlin.
16
Famous As: YouTube star, Actor, Writer
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.

 23 DangMattSmith

DangMattSmith.
68
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: June 7, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 24 Veronica Merrell

Veronica Merrell.
10
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: August 6, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States

 25 Anna Akana

Anna Akana.
12
Famous As: YouTuber, Actress, Comedian
Birthdate: August 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: California
Anna Akana soared to fame with her self-titled YouTube channel. She has also co-hosted the podcast Explain Things to Me and delivered a Streamy Award-winning performance in the web series Youth & Consequences. She pursued comedy to get over the suicide of her younger sister and is a suicide-prevention advocate.

 26 Baby Ariel

Baby Ariel.
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Famous As: TikTok (Musical.ly) Star
Birthdate: November 22, 2000
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Florida

 27 Eva Gutowski

Eva Gutowski.
25
Famous As: YouTuber, vlogger
Birthdate: July 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brea, California

 28 TheMyth

TheMyth.
25
Famous As: Gamer
Birthdate: May 24, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Midwestern, Michigan

 29 Ian Carter (iDubbbz)

Ian Carter (iDubbbz).
33
Famous As: YouTube Star
Birthdate: July 27, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas

 30 Hardstop Lucas

Hardstop Lucas.
27
Famous As: Social Media Star
Birthdate: October 30, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Silver Spring, MD

 31 Gibi ASMR

Gibi ASMR.
23
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: December 19, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York

 32 Akidearest

Akidearest.
25
Famous As: Youtube Star
Birthdate: February 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 33 Lele Pons

Lele Pons.
103
Famous As: Viner, YouTuber
Birthdate: June 24, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Caracas

Lele Pons is one of the many internet stars who started their journey on the now-defunct service, Vine. After becoming the first person to reach one billion loops on Vine, Pons started branching out and created comedy sketches for YouTube. She has since used her popularity to establish herself in the mainstream entertainment industry, appearing in films and TV series.

 34 Charles Lincoln Neal III

Charles Lincoln Neal III.
12
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: 1978 AD
Birthplace: Boone Trail, North Carolina

 35 Michael Stevens

Michael Stevens.
7
Famous As: YouTube Star, Educator, Comedian, Speaker, and Entertainer
Birthdate: January 23, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kansas

 36 Aphmau

Aphmau.
10
Famous As: YouTuber, Gamer
Birthdate: October 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Houston, Texas

 37 DrLupo

DrLupo.
60
Famous As: Twitch Star
Birthdate: March 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska

 38 Piper Rockelle

Piper Rockelle.
9
Famous As: Dancer, YouTuber
Birthdate: August 21, 2007
Sun Sign: Leo

 39 Chantel Jeffries

Chantel Jeffries.
25
Famous As: Model, Instagram Star, YouTuber
Birthdate: October 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: California

 40 Tessa Violet

Tessa Violet.
9
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

 41 Marques Brownlee

Marques Brownlee.
55
Famous As: YouTuber
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.

 42 CoryxKenshin (Cory Williams)

CoryxKenshin (Cory Williams).
60
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: November 9, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan

 43 Chad Wild Clay

Chad Wild Clay.
28
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: March 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Minnesota

 44 Moriah Elizabeth

Moriah Elizabeth.
5
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: November 14, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 45 Ryan ToysReview

Ryan ToysReview.
53
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: October 6, 2010
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Texas, United States
The star of his family's YouTube channel, Ryan's World, Ryan Kaji is one of the highest-paid YouTube stars. Starting at age 3, his very first video has been viewed over 50 million times. It doesn't end there - each of his videos gets an average of about 50 million views.

 46 Meghan McCarthy

Meghan McCarthy.
13
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: November 22, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Scranton, Pennsylvania

 47 FGTeeV Duddy

FGTeeV Duddy.
45
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: October 29, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 48 Corinna Kopf

Corinna Kopf.
7
Famous As: Social Media Personality
Birthdate: December 1, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Palatine, Illinois

 49 Rebecca Zamolo

Rebecca Zamolo.
13
Famous As: YouTuber, TikTok (Musical.ly) Star
Birthdate: September 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: California

 50 Brianna Paige Arsement

Brianna Paige Arsement.
35
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: January 2, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wichita Falls, Texas