Top 10 most popular You-Tubers of 2019
In the article, we are looking at the most influential people on YouTube, taking into account their impact on directing the platform’s content, the influence they hold over their fans, and of course their social reach outside the platform, so if we left any off you feel should be here, let us know in the comments.
YouTube channel "The Gang at Dude Perfect" Run by two Brothers Cobi and Cory Cotton along with friends Garrett Hilbert, Cody Jones, and Tyler Toney. Channel focuses on sports-related entertainment mainly elaborate trick shots and stunts as well as comedy. While they have 39 million subscribers making them the 8th highest subscribed channel on YouTube and the most subbed channel in the United States.
You know you are much more than a YouTuber when you have got wax figure at Madame Tussauds in New York City. This feat alone makes you a cultural star and full-on celebrity. So, we think all Jenna’s hard work has paid off since her first video was uploaded in 2010, seeing as she is about to crack twenty million subscribers, three billion views, and has a freaking actual statue of herself! That is not all though, as she is an entrepreneur as well, having her own line of dog toys, hosting a show on Sirius XM, and even having an executive producer credit next to her name. The question should be: is there anything Jenna Marbles cannot do? No. There is not.
Link Neal Rhett and McLaughlin have carved out quite a nice little corner of YouTube for themselves, employing the talk/variety show format and making it work outside mainstream Television. Their act is now in its fifteenth season and has garnered over five billion views, landing them a few guest-spot appearances alongside Jimmy Fallon on “The Tonight Show” to boot!
Miss Singh’s list of accomplishments is so vast, and her influence so great, that we honestly do not know where to begin. So, let us start with the fact that she has two YouTube channels, which combined total close to 17 million subs and over three billion views.
In February 2019, it was announced that Miss Singh would be getting her own talk show on NBC Television. This will make her not only the 1st woman to host a late-night Television show in three decades, but also the first bisexual woman of color, and especially of Indian origin born in Canada. Her shelves are so full of awards that we wonder if she is even able to keep them all, what with her MTV Fandom Award, two Teen Choice Awards, multiple Streamy’s and a People’s Choice Award.
Jeffrey Star has been around for a long time now, first gaining notoriety on MySpace and having a successful, although brief, music career. He is explored many avenues such as modeling while continuing to reinvent himself throughout the years. As for YouTuber, he has been beyond successful, sitting at over 12 million subscribers and one billion views. But, this is just one of his many talents. His makeup brand Jeffrey Star Cosmetics has the fashion world talking and has Mr. Star at the topper of his game both professionally and publicly.
Jack has been doing YouTube thing from 2012 when he started regularly uploading gaming content in the form of Vlogs and Lets Plays. But, like other You Tubers on this list, Jack is reaching extends beyond the platform, as he has been recognized for his charity work.
He is also helped raise money for disabled gamers to make video gaming more accessible. This E-celebrity has turned more than a few heads in mainstream media as well, leading to him being able to play the “Deadpool” video game with its star Ryan Reynolds.
Markimoo or Mark is another YouTuber specializing in video game related videos that are not limited to the internet that gave him his huge break. While he is certainly no slouch on YouTube, his resume of doing other things is quite magnificent. He has been on the board of comic book publisher Red Giant Entertainment since 2013 and will even have his own comic soon, he is embarked on stand-up comedy tours, has been on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” played himself in “Smosh: The Movie” and even signed with talent agency William Morris, suggesting big things ahead. To top it off, he is something of a philanthropist too, using his talents to raise a ton of cash for charities in the process.
Shane Dawson is a well-known YouTuber, author, actor, musician, director, sketch comic. He is best known for his YouTube presence where his timely documentary-series and hyped conspiracy theory videos have made his channel one of the hottest on the platform and a channel other YouTubers regularly watch. But, he is successful in many other areas as well, being a two-time New York Times Bestselling author along with directing, producing and starring in his own feature-length film “Not Cool.” You knew it!
Despite controversy relating to the alleged anti-Semitic content in some of his videos, PewDiePie’s presence on the social media itself is something that continues to boggle the brain. We mean, it was only in November of 2018 that he had 71 million subscribers and by February 2019, he was at a whopping 84 million! How does he do it?
Well, when you are taking in over three million views on an average video, you are likely to command some attention, get people talking and clicking that subscribe button. His “Battle of YouTube” with Indian entertainment giant T-Series was one of the most talked about stories of 2018, and with both channels sitting at eighty-nine million subs as of March 2019, it's certain that Pewds will continue to stay in the news cycle for a while.