Forbes lists the highest-incomes YouTube stars for 2014 to 2015
Forbes has ranked the YouTube stars who earned probably the most for the yr ending on June 1, 2015… and the cash they raked in could make you significantly assume that you simply’re within the improper line of labor. The primary individual within the listing should not shock players: it is Pewdiepie, who reportedly took in a jaw-dropping quantity of $12 million for his online game playthroughs and commentaries. One other gamer, KSI, additionally made the record after taking in $four.5 million. Video players aren’t the one ones incomes candy, candy YouTube cash, although. Comedy acts appear to be doing nice on the web site, as properly, with duos Smosh and Fantastic Brothers getting $eight.5 million every. Displaying off her uncommon expertise has paid off for Lindsey Stirling, as nicely, seeing as she took in $6 million for dancing whereas enjoying the violin in her movies. Michelle Phan will not be importing as many make-up tutorials today, however she nonetheless earned $three million, because of her numerous offers and investments.
The publication used a lot of sources, together with Nielsen and IMDB to provide you with the figures they did. Take notice that these numbers characterize everything of the personalities’ earnings earlier than taxes, administration and different charges — an earlier report by a Swedish newspaper put Pewdiepie’s earnings at $7 million in 2014 — and embrace the cash they acquired from advertisements, sponsorships, ebook offers and the like. By the best way, the prankster and the self-taught baking chef who make up the underside of the listing nonetheless made $2.5 million every, so we would not be stunned should you’re establishing a YouTube account proper as you learn this.