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The World’s Top 10 Highest-Earning YouTubers Of 2017

The British gamer Daniel Middleton (DanTDM) has been named the highest-earning YouTuber of 2017, making $16.5 million this year, according to Forbes magazine, and there’s a super uncomfortable pattern here: they’re almost all men.


Known as Superwoman to hher millions of fans, Canada’s Lilly Singh is the only woman in the top ten highest-earning YouTuber of 2017 list, after earning over $10.5 million this year.

The rest of the list of the world’s richest YouTubers is made up by Evan Fong, Dude Perfect, Markiplier, Logan Paul, PewDiePie, Jake Paul, Ryan ToysReview, Smosh

The video-sharing site gives professional YouTubers around 68% of advertising profits.

Here’s the top 10 highest-earning YouTuber of 2017

  • 1. Daniel Middleton – $16.5 million
  • 2. Evan Fong (VanossGaming) – $15.5 million
  • 3. Dude Perfect – $14 million
  • 4. Markiplier – $12.5 million
  • 4. Logan Paul – $12.5 million
  • 6. PewDiePie – $12 million
  • 7. Jake Paul – $11.5 million
  • 8. Ryan ToysReview – $11 million
  • 8. Smosh – $11 million
  • 10. Lilly Singh – $10.5 million

The list, which bases YouTubers estimated earnings on “data from YouTube, Social Blade ,and Captiv8, as well as interviews with agents, managers, publicists, producers, and lawyers.”

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Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is a publishing executive and economist who is the CEO and editor-in-chief of The CEOWORLD magazine, one of the world’s most influential and recognized global news publications. Additionally, he serves as the chair of the advisory board for the CEOWORLD magazine. He received his Ph.D. in Finance and Banking from the European Global School, Paris, France. He earned his Doctoral Degree in Chartered Accountancy from the European International University Paris, France, and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design (KNUTD), Ukraine. Dr. Amarendra also holds a Master of Business Administration degree in International Relations and Affairs from the American University of Athens, Alabama, United States.

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