YouTubers

Of the many technological revolutions since the turn of the century, few have had as much far-reaching impact as YouTube. The online video-sharing platform has created a niche of its own between the traditional mediums like television and cinema halls. Naturally, the possibilities of such a platform are endless and its potential immense. Unlike the traditional mediums, the YouTuber is not reduced to being a mute spectator. It’s a sort of virtual world democracy where everyone is entitled to their opinions and can even turn the spotlight on themselves – be a ‘broadcaster’ in a matter of few clicks!
Over the years, quite a few YouTube personalities or YouTube celebrities, such as, Adam Saleh, Bethany Mota, Corey Vidal etc., have gone on to become big stars. Here is a list of famous YouTubers .

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
128
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 PewDiePie

PewDiePie
202
Listed In: Comedy YouTubers
Famous As: YouTube Star
Birthdate: October 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden
PewDiePie is the ubiquitous pseudonym for ‘Let’s Play’ pioneer and Youtube superstar, Felix Kjellberg. The controversial Swede, named in the Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world, became the first solo Youtuber to reach 100 million subscribers soon after his much-publicized tussle for top honours in terms of Youtube subscriptions against Indian corporate rival T-Series.

 3 Markiplier

Markiplier
212
Listed In: Podcasters
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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 4 Jacksepticeye

Jacksepticeye
190
Listed In: Gamers, Vloggers
Famous As: YouTuber, Producer, Game Commentator, Social Media Personality
Birthdate: February 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Athlone, Ireland

Irish YouTuber, Jacksepticeye, has gained massive online fame with his vlogs and comedic Let's Play series. His channel was the most-subscribed Irish channel as of December 2020. He began his YouTube career by posting gameplay videos and gained millions of subscribers within a few years. He is a philanthropist and often raises money for charitable causes.

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 5 Emma Chamberlain

Emma Chamberlain
114
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.

 6 Valkyrae

Valkyrae
122
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.
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 7 Daniel Middleton

Daniel Middleton
92
Listed In: Gamers
Famous As: Professional Gamer, YouTuber
Birthdate: November 8, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Aldershot
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 8 Brent Rivera

Brent Rivera
143
Listed In: Vloggers, Viners
Famous As: YouTuber, Viner
Birthdate: January 9, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Huntington Beach, California
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 9 LazarBeam

LazarBeam
105
Listed In: Gamers
Famous As: YouTube Gamer
Birthdate: December 14, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Central Coast

Australian YouTuber and gamer Lannan Eacott, better known as LazarBeam, initially became famous with his slow-motion demolition clips. The high-school drop-out who had joined his family’s construction business, later won the internet with his Fortnite video-game commentaries and for his catchphrases such as "Yeeet" and "Carry me my son."

 10 Zach King

Zach King
106
Listed In: Viners
Famous As: Vine star, YouTuber & Filmmaker
Birthdate: February 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portland, United States
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 11 David Dobrik

David Dobrik
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Listed In: Vloggers
Famous As: Youtuber
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. 

 12 Thomas Sanders

Thomas Sanders
27
Listed In: Viners
Famous As: YouTuber, Viner
Birthdate: April 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida

 13 Alan Walker

Alan Walker
8
Listed In: DJs, Record Producers
Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: August 24, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Northampton, England
English-Norwegian music producer and DJ Alan Walker, also popular as “DJ Walkzz,” shot to fame with tracks such as The Spectre and Faded. His TikTok account has earned him a huge fan base. He is also known for his trademark hoodie and mask, which he wears while performing.

 14 Joel Berghult

Joel Berghult
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Listed In: YouTube Singers
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: April 8, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden
After breaking the internet with his content on his YouTube channel, RoomieOfficial, Swedish singer Joel Berghult, also known as Roomie, or Lil Pitchy, teamed up with internet stars such as PewDiePie, the highest-subscribed YouTuber. True to a social-media celebrity, he has also often tweeted phiotos with his ex-girlfriend, Bethany Connor.

 15 Jenna Marbles

Jenna Marbles
92
Listed In: Vloggers
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. 

 16 Tyler Blevins

Tyler Blevins
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Famous As: Gamer, Twitch Star
Birthdate: June 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Greyscale, Illinois

 17 Christina Grimmie

Christina Grimmie
4
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 2, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Evesham, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 10, 2016

Christina Grimmie was an American singer-songwriter, actress, and YouTuber. She was fatally shot in 2016 when she was signing autographs after performing at The Plaza Live in Florida. Following her murder, celebrities demanded better security measures at concert venues and Billboard published an open letter demanding background checks for gun purchases. Several venues observed safety precautions like adding metal detectors.  

 18 Amanda Cerny

Amanda Cerny
18
Listed In: Actresses, Models, Viners
Famous As: Actress, Internet personality
Birthdate: June 26, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

 19 MatPat

MatPat
103
Famous As: YouTube star
Birthdate: November 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ohio, USA

 20 Angry Grandpa

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

 21 Rosanna Pansino

Rosanna Pansino
56
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: June 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

 22 Disguised Toast

Disguised Toast
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Listed In: Gamers
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: November 25, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Taipei City, Taipei, Taiwan
Jeremy Wang, better known as Disguised Toast, is a Hearthstone gamer with a popular YouTube channel. He also streamed on Twitch but later signed an exclusive contract with Facebook Gaming. He is part of the content creators’ group OfflineTV and an honoree of the 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 list.

 23 James Rallison

James Rallison
50
Listed In: Comedy YouTubers
Famous As: YouTube Star
Birthdate: May 14, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Arizona

 24 Marzia Bisognin

Marzia Bisognin
19
Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: October 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Arzignano, Italy

 25 Larri Merritt

Larri Merritt
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Listed In: Vloggers
Famous As: YouTube Star
Birthdate: July 22, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oakland, California

 26 Julianna Grace LeBlanc

Julianna Grace LeBlanc
23
Listed In: Gymnasts
Famous As: YouTube Star
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.

 27 Wengie

Wengie
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Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: January 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Guangzhou

Chinese-Australian YouTuber Wengie has earned a phenomenally huge fan base on YouTube with her DIY, beauty, fashion, and prank videos. She has also experimented with music, releasing tracks such as Baby Believe Me. She also manages a channel that is exclusively dedicated to content related to her two cats. 

 28 Collins Key

Collins Key
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Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: May 9, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: California

 29 Evan Fong

Evan Fong
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Listed In: Gamers
Famous As: Video game commentator
Birthdate: May 31, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Toronto

 

Born to a Korean mother and a Chinese father in Canada, Evan Fong is a college-drop-out-turned-YouTuber. Known for his massively successful YouTube channel, VanossGaming, which showcases his reactions to video games, Fong is one of the top 10 earners on the site. He has also started experimenting with music.

 

 30 Stephen Sharer

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

 31 Cavetown

Cavetown
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Listed In: YouTube Singers
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: December 15, 1998
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: England

Cavetown is an English YouTuber, singer-songwriter, and record producer. Cavetown's YouTube channel, which he began in 2012, has accumulated more than 1.5 million subscribers. His studio album Sleepyhead peaked at number 12 on Billboard's Top Heatseekers chart. In September 2020, Cavetown came out as transgender.

 32 Joey Graceffa

Joey Graceffa
106
Famous As: YouTuber, Author, Actor
Birthdate: May 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Marlborough, Massachusetts

 33 Liza Koshy

Liza Koshy
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Listed In: Vloggers, Viners
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.

 34 Vanessa Merrell

Vanessa Merrell
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Listed In: Comedy YouTubers
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: August 6, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States

 35 Loserfruit

Loserfruit
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Famous As: Gamer, Twitch Streamer
Birthdate: February 22, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Melbourne

Australian Twitch and YouTube star Kathleen Belsten, better known as Loserfruit, soared to fame with her Fortnite videos and livestreams. Part of the content creators’ group Click Crew, she was initially a budding journalist. She is the second person to get an exclusive Fortnite skin, the Loserfruit Cosmetic and Bundle.

 36 Bretman Rock

Bretman Rock
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Listed In: Vloggers, Viners
Famous As: Instagram Star, YouTuber, Viner
Birthdate: July 31, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philippines

Bretman Rock is a Filipino-American social media personality and beauty influencer. An internet sensation, Rock posted a contouring video in 2016, which took several social media platforms by storm. An openly gay influencer, Bretman Rock graced Gay Times' Pride Month cover in June 2019. In 2021, he started appearing in his own reality TV show, MTV's Following: Bretman Rock.

 37 DangMattSmith

DangMattSmith
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Listed In: Comedy YouTubers
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: June 7, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 38 Turner Tenney

Turner Tenney
36
Famous As: YouTuber, Twitch Streamer
Birthdate: January 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Indian Rocks Beach, Florida

 39 Jelle Van Vucht

Jelle Van Vucht
47
Listed In: Gamers
Famous As: YouTube Star, Gamer
Birthdate: October 14, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Roermond, Southern Netherlands

Jelle Van Vucht, better known by his online pseudonyms Jelly and Jelle Bay, soared to fame with his self-titled YouTube channel that hosts gaming videos. The Dutch YouTuber, based in Monaco, now manages a second channel, GTA5Videos, and owns quite a few businesses, including an apparel line.

 40 Alastair Aiken

Alastair Aiken
49
Listed In: Gamers
Famous As: Gamer, YouTuber
Birthdate: November 6, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England

 41 Nikki Lilly

Nikki Lilly
36
Listed In: Beauty Vloggers
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: July 22, 2004
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: England

 42 Ian Carter (iDubbbz)

Ian Carter (iDubbbz)
38
Listed In: Gamers
Famous As: YouTube Star
Birthdate: July 27, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas

 43 Marques Brownlee

Marques Brownlee
57
Listed In: Vloggers
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.

 44 Rhett McLaughlin

Rhett McLaughlin
24
Listed In: Comedy YouTubers
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.

 45 Baby Ariel

Baby Ariel
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Listed In: TikTok Stars
Famous As: Tiktok star
Birthdate: November 22, 2000
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pembroke Pines, Florida, United States

 46 George Miller

George Miller
23
Famous As: YouTube Personality, Humorist, Vlogger
Birthdate: September 18, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Osaka

George Miller, also known as Joji and Filthy Frank,  is a Japanese singer-songwriter, record producer, author, and comedian. He began his career in the entertainment industry through his many now-defunct YouTube channels. After gaining fame as a social media personality, he retired his channels to focus on his mainstream musical career. He now produces R&B and Trip-Hop music. 

 47 Lizzie LDShadowLady

Lizzie LDShadowLady
69
Listed In: Gamers, Vloggers
Famous As: YouTuber, Vlogger, Gamer
Birthdate: October 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: England

 48 Olajide Olatunji

Olajide Olatunji
39
Famous As: Rapper, Comedian, YouTuber
Birthdate: June 19, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Watford, Hertfordshire

Olajide Olatunji, better known by his stage name KSI, is an English internet personality, actor, rapper, and boxer. He is credited with co-founding the popular YouTube group, The Sidemen. Regarded as one of the most influential online creators in the UK, Olatunji puts his fame to good use; he is involved in many charitable causes and is a prolific donator.

 49 DrLupo

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

 50 TheMyth

TheMyth
30
Famous As: Gamer
Birthdate: May 24, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Midwestern, Michigan
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