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The Best YouTubers Of All Time 

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With YouTube increasingly showing up in the headlines, some of the best YouTubers in the business are crossing over into the mainstream. Whether due to success or controversy, popular YouTubers are becoming more influential in the media world. What are the best YouTube channels? Vote below to help decide.  

The biggest YouTubers produce an incredibly diverse range of content. Some of the funniest people on YouTube have had viral success with comedic videos. Jenna Marbles first emerged with a viral video titled "How to Trick People into Thinking You're Good Looking," and now produces weekly videos that range in topic and tone.

PewDiePie, real name Felix Kjellberg, has been one of the biggest YouTubers in the game for years and produces gaming videos, as well as comedic content. Other YouTubers with the most subscribers include Grace Helbig, Hannah Hart, Nigahiga, Smosh, Liza Koshy, Lele Pons, Rudy Mancuso, and Lilly Singh.

Some of the biggest YouTubers have appeared in recent headlines across the world. Logan Paul made headlines for a controversial video featuring footage of a suicide victim. Trisha Paytas became a trending topic across the UK for her brief stint on Celebrity Big Brother

Out of this eclectic cast of characters and creators, who are the best YouTube personalities? Vote up your favorite YouTube stars and vote down the worst YouTubers. (You know, the ones you think are the most annoying YouTubers.) Feel free to add anyone you feel is missing. And for more on your favorite YouTubers, check out this list on the best YouTube stars under 25.

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MrBeast is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
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YouTuber who is known for his MrBeast channel. He has gained widespread popularity there for his video series Worst Intros on YouTube, as well as his frequent gameplay videos.

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Smosh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Smosh is an American sketch comedy YouTube channel created by Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox.In 2002, Anthony Padilla had created a website named "smosh.com" for making flash ...more

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BigDawsTv is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
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PewDiePie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, better known by his online alias PewDiePie, is a Swedish producer of Let's Play videos on YouTube. Since 15 August 2013, PewDiePie's channel has been the most ...more

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Ryan Higa is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Ryan Higa (born June 6, 1990), also known as nigahiga (), is an American comedian, YouTuber, and actor. He is known for his comedy videos on YouTube. Higa's YouTube channel, nigahiga, was the ...more

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#26 of 58 The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018 #7 of 20 Famous YouTubers Who Are Gemini

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SSSniperWolf is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
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Alia “Lia” Shelesh (born October 22, 1992), better known as SSSniperWolf, is an Enormously popular YouTube gamer who specializes in Call of Duty gameplay videos as well as anime and video game ...more

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King Bach is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Andrew B. Bachelor (born June 26, 1988), better known by his online alias and persona King Bach, is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, and internet personality, known for being the most ...more
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Lilly Singh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Lilly Singh, also known by her YouTube username Superwoman, is a Canadian YouTube personality, motivational speaker, and comedian. She has also taken part in rapping and film acting. After ...more

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#30 of 58 The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2019 #12 of 93 The Greatest Vloggers of All Time

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Markiplier is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Mark Edward Fischbach (born June 28, 1989), known online as Markiplier, is an American YouTube personality. Originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, he began his career in Cincinnati, Ohio, and is ...more

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TheOdd1sOut is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
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Jacksepticeye is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
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Seán William McLoughlin (born 7 February 1990), better known through his online pseudonym Jacksepticeye (or simply Jack), is an Irish producer, game commentator, and internet personality, ...more
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Liza Koshy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Elizabeth Koshy (born March 31, 1996) is an American actress, YouTube personality and comedian. She stars as Violet Adams in the Hulu original television series Freakish (2016–present). Among ...more

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#2 of 36 The Best YouTubers Who Started On Vine #13 of 58 The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2019

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jacksfilms is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
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John Patrick "Jack" Douglass (born June 30, 1988), known online by his pseudonym jacksfilms, is an American Internet personality, musician, and comedian on YouTube, known for his ...more
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Dude Perfect is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
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Dude Perfect is an American sports entertainment group which routinely uploads new video content to various YouTube channels. The group consists of twins Coby and Cory Cotton, Garrett Hilbert, ...more
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Shane Dawson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Shane Lee Yaw (born July 19, 1988), known professionally as Shane Dawson, is an American YouTuber, writer, comedian, actor, director, musician, and media personality. He was one of the first ...more
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David Dobrik is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
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David Dobrik (born July 23, 1996) is an American YouTuber from Slovakia. He has received over 5,000,000 subscribers on his main YouTube channel and was previously part of a collaborative channel ...more
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Rhett and Link is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Rhett James McLaughlin (born October 11, 1977) and Charles Lincoln "Link" Neal III (born June 1, 1978), better known as Rhett & Link, are an American comedy duo. Self-styled as ...more
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Lele Pons is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Eleonora Pons Maronese (born June 25, 1996), known online as Lele Pons, is a American-Venezuelan internet personality and actress, most notable for her YouTube videos.

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iDubbbzTV is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Ian Kane Carter (born July 27, 1991), known by his YouTube username iDubbbzTV, is an American YouTuber known for his Kickstarter Crap and Content Cop videos, specifically his ones directed at ...more

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Jenna Marbles is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Jenna N. Mourey, more commonly known by her pseudonym Jenna Marbles, is an American entertainer and YouTube personality. Her channel currently has over 14 million subscribers, making it the 7th ...more

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LazarBeam is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
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Lannan Eacott (born December 14, 1994) is a YouTube gamer known as LazarBeam who initially gained a following for his Madden challenge videos. Especially popular are his videos featuring tiny, ...more
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Reaction Time is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
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Tal Fishman (born December 27, 1996), commonly referred to as his online alias, Reaction Time, is a YouTuber who specializes in reaction videos where he reacts to popular videos on the Internet ...more
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Zach King is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
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Zach King (born February 4, 1990) is an American Vine star, filmmaker and YouTube personality based in Los Angeles. He is most known for his "magic vines" - six-second videos digitally ...more
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Roman Atwood is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Roman Bernard Atwood (born May 28, 1983) is an American YouTube personality, comedian, vlogger and pranker. He is best known for his vlogs, where he posts updates about his life on a daily ...more
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The Dolan Twins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Ethan and Grayson Dolan (born December 16, 1999), collectively known as The Dolan Twins, are an American comedy duo who rose to prominence in May 2013 on the video sharing application Vine. ...more