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
(Pioneer of YouTube Videos That Center on Expensive Stunts)

Mr Beast
160
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
(YouTube Personality)

Markiplier
244
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
150
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 

Emma Chamberlain
155
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.

 5 
Mark Rober
(YouTube Star)

Mark Rober
17
Birthdate: March 11, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Orange County, California, United States

 6 
Zach King
(Internet personality)

Zach King
121
Birthdate: February 4, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
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 7 
Tyler Blevins
(Gamer, Twitch Star)

Tyler Blevins
113
Birthdate: June 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Greyscale, Illinois
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 8 
Brent Rivera
(YouTuber, Viner)

Brent Rivera
174
Birthdate: January 9, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Huntington Beach, California
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 9 
Thomas Sanders
(YouTuber, Viner)

Thomas Sanders
50
Birthdate: April 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida

 10 
Corpse Husband
(YouTube Star)

Corpse Husband
32
Birthdate: August 8, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

 11 
James Rallison
(YouTube Star)

James Rallison
68
Birthdate: May 14, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Arizona

 12 
Angry Grandpa
(YouTuber)

Angry Grandpa
87
Birthdate: October 16, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chatham County, Georgia
Died: December 10, 2017

 13 
Rosanna Pansino
(YouTuber)

Rosanna Pansino
72
Birthdate: June 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

 14 
MatPat
(YouTube star)

MatPat
139
Birthdate: November 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ohio, USA
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 15 
Jenna Marbles
(YouTuber)

Jenna Marbles
109
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. 

 16 
Amanda Cerny
(Actress, Internet personality)

Amanda Cerny
36
Birthdate: June 26, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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 17 
Collins Key
(YouTuber)

Collins Key
103
Birthdate: May 9, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: California

 18 
Larri Merritt
(YouTube Star)

Larri Merritt
89
Birthdate: July 22, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oakland, California

 19 
Joey Graceffa
(YouTuber, Author, Actor)

Joey Graceffa
116
Birthdate: May 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Marlborough, Massachusetts

 20 
Stephen Sharer
(YouTuber)

Stephen Sharer
107
Birthdate: March 1, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

 21 
DangMattSmith
(YouTuber)

DangMattSmith
90
Birthdate: June 7, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 22 
MattyB
(Rapper, Singer-songwriter)

MattyB
51
Birthdate: January 6, 2003
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia

 23 
Vanessa Merrell
(YouTuber)

Vanessa Merrell
30
Birthdate: August 6, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States

 24 

Julianna Grace LeBlanc
43
Birthdate: December 5, 2004
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States

YouTube sensation Julianna Grace LeBlanc was part of the family channel Bratayley, along with her siblings Hayley and Caleb, since age 4 and was mostly known for her gymnastics videos. She later gained fame with the Brat series Chicken Girls and the YouTube Red original series We Are Savvy.

 25 
FaZe Rug
(YouTube star)

FaZe Rug
39
Birthdate: November 19, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Diego, California

 26 
Rhett McLaughlin
(YouTube star, Actor, Writer)

Rhett McLaughlin
32
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 
Penguinz0
(YouTuber)

Penguinz0
8
Birthdate: August 2, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States

 28 
Ryan ToysReview
(YouTuber)

Ryan ToysReview
73
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.

 29 
Jojo Siwa
(Dancer)

Jojo Siwa
118
Birthdate: May 19, 2003
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Multitalented entertainer Jojo Siwa gained fame with Dance Moms, which featured her along with her mother. She has a popular YouTube channel where she posts daily vlogs. A talented singer, she has delivered hits such as Kid in a Candy Store. She was also named to Time 100 in 2020.

 30 
Turner Tenney
(YouTuber, Twitch Streamer)

Turner Tenney
49
Birthdate: January 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Indian Rocks Beach, Florida

 31 

Marques Brownlee
67
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.

 32 
Aphmau
(YouTuber, Gamer)

Aphmau
29
Birthdate: October 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Houston, Texas

 33 
Bella Poarch
(TikTok Star, Singer)

Bella Poarch
8
Birthdate: February 8, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philippines

 34 

Brianna Paige Arsement
45
Birthdate: January 2, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wichita Falls, Texas

 35 
Ludwig Ahgren
(YouTube Star)

Ludwig Ahgren
6
Birthdate: July 6, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hollis, New Hampshire, United States

 36 
Hardstop Lucas
(Social Media Star)

Hardstop Lucas
41
Birthdate: October 30, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Silver Spring, MD

 37 
Danny Duncan
(YouTuber)

Danny Duncan
72
Birthdate: July 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Englewood, Florida

 38 
Rebecca Zamolo
(YouTuber, TikTok (Musical.ly) Star)

Rebecca Zamolo
33
Birthdate: September 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: California

 39 
Garrett Hilbert
(YouTuber)

Garrett Hilbert
15
Birthdate: May 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Plano, Texas

 40 

Moriah Elizabeth
15
Birthdate: November 14, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 41 
Kyle David Hall
(YouTuber)

Kyle David Hall
8
Birthdate: June 21, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ohio

 42 
Daequan Loco
(Youtuber)

Daequan Loco
16
Birthdate: May 12, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Florida

 43 
Adalia Rose
(YouTuber)

Adalia Rose
44
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.

 44 
DrLupo
(Twitch Star)

DrLupo
71
Birthdate: March 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska

 45 
David Dobrik
(Youtuber)

David Dobrik
261
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. 

 46 
Eva Gutowski
(YouTuber, vlogger)

Eva Gutowski
38
Birthdate: July 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brea, California, United States

 47 
Chad Wild Clay
(YouTuber)

Chad Wild Clay
44
Birthdate: March 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Minnesota

CoryxKenshin (Cory Williams)
74
Birthdate: November 9, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan

 49 
Cody Jones
(YouTube star)

Cody Jones
12
Birthdate: October 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Plano, Texas

 50 
Piper Rockelle
(Dancer, YouTuber)

Piper Rockelle
25
Birthdate: August 21, 2007
Sun Sign: Leo