15 Jan 2021
If you haven’t been hiding under a rock for the past several years, you probably know what YouTube is. You may even have a favorite YouTuber!
Today, with the availability of the internet, we are lucky to have access to an almost limitless number of videos on a variety of topics and can watch them all day.
Being the second search engine in the world, there’s a wide variety of channels on YouTube that upload videos almost on a daily basis. This, of course, includes the videos created by top YouTubers. Those channels, some of which we may have come to love, can fall into a variety of categories, including gaming, comedy, tech, music, education, to name a few. Some of these YouTube channels amassed millions of followers, making a “YouTuber” one of the most popular professions.
So, who are the most subscribed YouTubers? They are ordinary people like you and me who had the creativity and the courage to show themselves to the world. And we love them. We follow them. We get excited every time we see the familiar YouTube intros, and we leave all kinds of funny comments under their videos.
Sometimes, we wish to be them and hate the idea that it will never happen. They are followed by millions of people and still manage to keep their targeted audience happy and satisfied by producing high-quality and engaging content for them.
They are known by different names - YouTube celebrities, YouTube personalities, or simply YouTubers. But, all of them have one thing in common. They gained their popularity on YouTube by creating and sharing high-quality video content that people love.
Now, let’s check the list of the most subscribed YouTubers.
109 million subscribers
Felix Kjellberg, known as PewDiePie, is a Swedish gamer and YouTuber. He started his YouTube channel in 2010, posting gameplay videos. Three years later, in 2013, his channel became the most subscribed YouTube channel. Currently, though no longer the channel with the most subscribers, PewDiePie leads the list of individual creators on YouTube with the largest number of subscribers.
42.3 million subscribers (JuegaGerman - 43 million subscribers)
Germán Garmendia is known for his HolaSoyGerman and JuegaGerman YouTube channels. He is a Chilean YouTuber and comedic content creator. Besides, he has a music band called Ancud, so he also has a music channel on YouTube for his band, with 1.97 million subscribers. These days he's mostly active on his JuegaGerman channel, posting all sorts of videos with hilarious and clickable thumbnails.
41.8 million subscribers
Whindersson Nunes is a Brazilian YouTuber, who is known for his music and comedy parodies, and movie reviews. He started his YouTube channel in 2013. His first video on YouTube, which is a music video where he does a parody, as of writing this has more than 13 million views.
41.3 million subscribers
Felipe Neto is a Brazilian YouTuber, actor, and comedy writer. His channel was the first one in Brazil to reach 1 million subscribers. In his videos, Felipe is talking about celebrities, movies, and daily activities. On the channel, he also often posts gameplay videos.
40.5 million subscribers
Luis Fernando Flores Alvarado, known professionally as Fernanfloo, is a Salvadoran YouTuber and Twitcher. His channel has a higher subscriber count than the population of the country he lives in - El Salvador, and he is one of the most subscribed Spanish-speaking YouTubers. On his YouTube channel, he posts mostly entertainment videos.
39.6 million subscribers
Rubén Doblas Gundersen, known as elrubius, is a Spanish YouTube personality. His channel mostly consists of gameplays and comedy vlogs. Currently, he has the most subscribed channel in Spain.
35.2 million subscribers
Luis Arturo Villar Sudek, known for his Luisito Comunica YouTube channel, is a travel vlogger. He travels around the world and shares his vlogs about different cultures, comparing the cheap and expensive things, and his experiences. The channel is Spanish-speaking. Besides YouTube, he's also a famous travel blogger on other social media platforms, such as Instagram, where he has 23.3 million followers.
33.7 million subscribers
Luccas Neto Ferreira is a famous Brazilian YouTuber and comedian. On his channel, he has more than 6 billion video views. Luccas is the brother of Felipe Neto, another famous YouTube personality.
32.1 million subscribers
Samuel de Luque, known as VEGETTA777, is a Spanish gaming YouTuber. Currently, he is the second most subscribed channel in Spain. He is mostly known for uploading different gameplay videos, more often videos of Minecraft.
28.7 million subscribers
Pedro Afonso Rezende Posso, known as Rezendeevil, is a Brazilian YouTuber. At first, he was creating Minecraft videos, then started sharing vlogs on different topics.
28.4 million subscribers
Mark Edward Fischbach, known as Markiplier, is an American YouTuber. On the social channel with 28.2 million subscribers, the posts are mainly Let’s Play videos of survival horror video games.
26.4 million subscribers
Seán William McLoughlin, known as Jacksepticeye, is an Irish YouTuber. His channel is the most subscribed channel in Ireland. He’s mostly known for his comedic Let’s Play series, and posts videos daily.
25.5 million subscribers
Evan Fong, known for his VanossGaming YouTube channel, is a Canadian YouTuber and game commentator. In his videos, Evan plays different video games with other YouTubers and his friends.
24.6 million subscribers
Mariand Castrejón Castañeda, known as Yuya, is the second most popular YouTuber in Mexico. She is a beauty vlogger and the most popular YouTuber in her category. Her YouTube channel features videos in Spanish.
24.6 million subscribers
Daniel Robert Middleton, known as DanTDM, is a British YouTuber and professional gamer. His channel is among the top YouTube channels in the UK and was one of the most popular channels by viewership. The channel features both gaming videos, such as Fortnite and Minecraft, and different other video styles.
24.2 million subscribers
Richard Tyler Blevins, known as Ninja, is an American streamer and YouTuber. Today, he has over 14.7 million followers on Twitch and more than 24.2 million subscribers on YouTube. The channel is known for gameplay videos, and currently concentrates on Fortnite.
22.8 million subscribers
Logan Paul is an American internet celebrity and actor. He started his career in Vine, then started posting daily vlogs on his Logan Paul Vlogs YouTube channel.
21.4 million subscribers
Ryan Higa, known as nigahiga, is an American YouTuber and comedian. His channel is famous for comedy videos which have more than 4 billion views. The channel features different types of videos, from reviews to how-tos.
20.8 million subscribers
Shane Lee Yaw, known as Shane Dawson, is an American YouTuber, comedian, and author. He started his career by creating sketch comedy videos, then he began his conspiracy show. The channel also features series with other YouTube celebrities, such as Jeffree Star.
20.3 million subscribers
Jake Joseph Paul is an American YouTuber and actor. He started his career by posting videos on Vine, then he became famous for playing in series on Disney Channel. He is the brother of another famous YouTuber from this list, Logan Paul.
20.3 million subscribers
Julio Cocielo, known for his CanalCanalha YouTube channel, is a Brazilian YouTuber and comedian. He is considered the tenth most influential person from Brazil.
20.2 million subscribers
Jenna Nicole Mourey, known as Jenna Marbles, is an American YouTuber and comedian. She has the eighth most popular channel managed by a woman. On her channel, she posts make-up tutorials, travel and music videos, and many more.
17.8 million subscribers
Elizabeth Koshy is an American YouTuber and actress. She is most famous for starring in different series and shows. She has received different awards, including Teen Choice Awards and a Kids’ Choice Award.
16.7 million subscribers
Gabriel Gutiérrez, known as Werevertumorro, is a former footballer who is now considered Mexico's second most popular YouTuber. The channel features comedic and gameplay videos.
11.5 million subscribers
Taras Kulakov, known as CrazyRussianHacker, is a Russian-American YouTuber. On his channel with 11.5 million followers, he posts videos of life hacks and scientific experiments. The channel was created in 2012, and has almost 3 billion video views.
This was the list of the most subscribed YouTubers. Do you want to become a part of this world? Can you become the next PewDiePie or Jenna Marbles? The rise of video has made it possible for everyone. So, put in your hard work to create original content that will help you become famous and make money on YouTube.
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