A daily job can be drudgery, and it’s not often that you are paid a lucrative package. Ever wondered about any side hobby that can actually turn you into a millionaire within a few years?
There is nothing better than following your passion for a living and making a living out of it. Well, these famous YouTubers actually made not just a career, but a booming business out of just uploading videos online:
#1. Michelle Phan
Net Worth: $50 Million
Michelle started her channel long back in 2006 and is an ardent fan of makeup she focused on tutorials. Back then she was working as a waitress and was slowly getting subscribers but everything changed when her video on Lady Gaga Eye Makeup emerged. She became a viral sensation, landed 8,800,000 subscribers and earned enough to start various businesses.
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Net Worth: $15 million
This Swedish has won over the audience with his boisterous and goofy antics. He has won over subscribers through his charisma, playing video games and colorful language. He has business ties with big names.
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Net Worth: $11.8 Million
They have over 22,000,000 subscribers and their channel is the 7 most subscribed-to channel. The awesome duo of Ian Andrew Hecox and Daniel Anthony Padilla kick started their journey in 2003. It was Padilla who was inspired to start his own channel in order to share flash animations and was later joined by his partner.
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Net Worth: $5.5 Million
Dropping out of school in order to post videos on YouTube may not be the best move for many but it made Markiplier one of the richest users on YouTube. He started his channel in 2012 and currently he is famous for his let’s play videos section that has him giving a very verbose commentary on games that are emotionally charged.
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#5. Grace Helbig
Net Worth: $5 Million
Being funny and quirky has its advantages and if not often but at times it can help you rake the moolah just by giving a glimpse of your topsy-turvy life. Grace Helbig started her channel in the fall of 2007 and the sole purpose of it was her own entertainment while she was house-sitting for a family. Her amazing personality made her a hit among people and led to the creation of a popular comedy show DailyGrace, which she hosts on her other channel. Now, she is also a published author.
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#6. Lily Singh
Net Worth: $2.5 Million
A magnetic larger than life personality and a gift of gab have taken this young Canadian places. It all started with a YouTube channel back in 2010 where this winner of multiple Teen Choice Awards uploaded hilarious videos on her life, family, and other general issues. Before you know it, Lily was a star with 11,000,000 subscribers and appearances in movies along with penning her book, ‘How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life’.
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#7. Hank Green
Net Worth: $2 Million
Hank Green and his brother started their channel in 2007 and are also responsible for the very first YouTube convention, VidCon. Their second popular channel Crash Course is primarily about providing educational videos on high school curriculum. They are also the brains behind the web-series, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries done in a series of vlogs.
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