These days everyone wants to be a YouTube sensation. It looks very glamorous — making videos for a living, gaining a massive following, and buying anything you could imagine. While this may be true, it takes a ton of hard work, consistency, and dedication to earn a living as a YouTube creator. One question that every fan or viewer wants to know is how much YouTubers earn. This blog post will cover how much the highest-paid YouTube creators are earning. (This list only includes some of the highest-paid earners, in no particular order.)

Dude Perfect

Dude Perfect consists of five guys who were college roommates — twins Cory and Coby Cotton, as well as Garrett Hilbert, Cody Jones, and Tyler Toney. Their YouTube channel currently has 58.5 million subscribers. Their content consists of trick shots and parodies that they and many others find funny. The group earns between $20 and $25 million per year from YouTube and sponsorship deals, and as of this year, their net worth is around $50 million.

Ryan Kaji

Ryan Kaji of Ryan’s World is an 11-year-old YouTuber who started out at the age of four reviewing and playing with toys. Ryan’s main YouTube channel currently has 33.8 million subscribers. Ryan’s team consistently focuses on keeping his brand alive as he ages. They’re able to do so because Ryan now has his own toys and clothes and a whole line of characters that he’s developed to appear alongside him in his videos. Ryan was the highest-paid YouTuber three years in a row and currently earns between $25 and $30 million per year. His net worth as of this year is $100 million.

Rhett and Link

Rhett and Link host a daily morning talk show called Good Mythical Morning. Rhett James McLaughlin and Charles Lincoln are known for their laughable viral videos on their original YouTube channel. They currently have several YouTube channels, which include Mythical Kitchen and Mythical Accelerator. The duo has about 30 million subscribers spread across several channels. The creators earn about $30 million annually and have a net worth of around $37 million.

Jake Paul

Jake Paul is a YouTube star turned boxer who started out posting high-energy pranks and brave stunts. The social media sensation got into professional boxing in 2018. Despite this, Jake is consistently one of the highest-paid YouTube stars in the world, earning as much as 45 million each year. The controversial creator-turned-boxer was demonetized by YouTube a couple years ago, but he can now earn from ads again. Although he doesn’t post as much on YouTube unless it’s to promote his boxing, he still has 20.4 million subscribers. Jake’s net worth is around $30 million.

Mr. Beast

Jimmy Donaldson, aka Mr. Beast, is a YouTube star known for his expensive YouTube productions, where he gives away enormous amounts of cash. His main channel has 114 million subscribers. In addition to his YouTube channels, Mr. Beast has a burger restaurant and a chocolate brand. As a philanthropist, his main focus is on giving back. His goal is to one day change the world. The serial entrepreneur is the world’s highest-paid and most popular YouTuber and earns around $54 million per year. He currently has a net worth of $25 million.