YouTube is the popular platform for you to create a video and post it on. To top it off, you can earn from it by gaining views on your videos and subscriber’s on your page.
But would you believe that an eight-year-old is one of the highest-paid YouTube content creators this year?
This kid named Ryan Kaji was born in 2011 (currently 8 years old) and living in Texas, U.S.
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The YouTube star was active since 2015 and making videos about “Unboxing toys.”
For those who don’t know, “Unboxing Videos” means opening up a certain product, it could be a toy, a gadget or merchandise.
These videos have been popular since the 2010s.
Easy as that? Simply post a video on the platform and gain views and subscribers and then poof! You are now a Millionaire.
So this shows his show, Ryan’s World has been phenomenal among kids of all ages.
Considering he is just a young boy but among PewDiePie, a famous YouTuber, Ryan’s World is one of the highest-paid channels this year.
And according to Forbes annual list, The channel “Ryan’s World” has been the highest earner at $26 million in 2019.
He Surpassed one of YouTube’s biggest channels/content creators.
Here’s the list below:
- Ryan Kaji – $26 million
- Dude Perfect – $20 million
- Anastasia Radzinskaya – $18 million
- Rhett and Link – $17.5 million
- Jeffree Star – $17 million
- Preston – $14 million
- PewDiePie tied with Markiplier – $13 million
- DanTDM – $12 million
- VanossGaming – $11.5 million
With the overwhelming success, surely the kid has been a lot of struggles.
Back in September there was a controversy reported by FTC (Federal Trade Commission) about data breaching from a child’s channel without consent.
However, Google has agreed to pay about $170 million after the controversy.