Ryan Kaji of 'Ryan's World' is the highest earning YouTuber for the second year running, bringing in $26 million in 2019.

According to CNN, Kaji has brought in nearly $50 million over the last two years. Forbes compiled the list of highest YouTube earners looking at their reported pre-tax income on revenue streams including sponsored content, advertisements, & merchandise sales.

Kaji's channel started with simple unboxing videos of Kaji opening toys on camera and giving his opinions of them. It has since snowballed into 22.9 million subscribers, a toy line, and a popular kids show, "Ryan's Mystery Playdate".

YouTube's Top Earners for 2019

  1. Ryan Kaji, $26 million
  2. Dude Perfect, $20 million
  3. Anastasia Radzinskaya, $18 million
  4. Rhett and Link, $17.5 million
  5. Jeffree Star, $17 million
  6. Preston (Preston Arsement), $14 million
  7. PewDiePie (Felix Kjellberg, $13 million
  8. Markiplier (Mark Fischbach), $13 million
  9. DanTDM (Daniel Middleton), $12 million
  10. VanossGaming (Evan Fong), $11.5 million