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.
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.
- 2Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, better known by his online alias PewDiePie, is a Swedish producer... more on Wikipedia11,4626,437
- 3Seán William McLoughlin (born 7 February 1990), better known through his online pseudonym... more on Wikipedia5,0434,443
- 4Mark Edward Fischbach (born June 28, 1989), known online as Markiplier, is an American YouTube... more on Wikipedia6,2494,879
- 5David Dobrik (born July 23, 1996) is an American YouTuber from Slovakia. He has received over... more on Wikipedia5,4855,219
- 6Shane Lee Yaw (born July 19, 1988), known professionally as Shane Dawson, is an American... more on Wikipedia7,1606,637
- 7Rhett James McLaughlin (born October 11, 1977) and Charles Lincoln "Link" Neal III (born June... more on Wikipedia4,0754,605
- 8Elizabeth Koshy (born March 31, 1996) is an American actress, YouTube personality and... more on Wikipedia7,1877,041
- 9Ryan Higa (born June 6, 1990), also known as nigahiga (), is an American comedian, YouTuber,... more on Wikipedia3,9734,917
- 10Michael David Stevens (born January 23, 1986) is an American educator, comedian, speaker,... more on Wikipedia1,9802,175
- 11Daniel Robert Middleton (born 8 November 1991), better known through his online pseudonym... more on Wikipedia2,8903,191
- 13Jenna N. Mourey, more commonly known by her pseudonym Jenna Marbles, is an American... more on Wikipedia3,5864,692
- 14Lannan Eacott (born December 14, 1994) is a YouTube gamer known as LazarBeam who initially...2,5442,873
- 15Safiya Nygaard (born July 16, 1992) is an actress, comedian, and writer, who first gained...3,1614,126
- 16HowToBasic is an Australian YouTube comedy channel that is part of the Fullscreen network,... more on Wikipedia1,7512,242
- 17Dude Perfect is an American sports entertainment group which routinely uploads new video... more on Wikipedia2,7101,453
- 18Matthew Robert "Matt" Patrick, also known by screen name MatPat, is an American internet... more on Wikipedia2,0562,544
- 19Smosh is an American sketch comedy YouTube channel created by Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox.In... more on Wikipedia2,7143,871
- 20Nathaniel Peterson (born September 1, 1981), widely known as "Coyote Peterson", is an American... more on Wikipedia508404
- 21Zach King (born February 4, 1990) is an American Vine star, filmmaker and YouTube personality... more on Wikipedia1,319987
- 22Ethan and Grayson Dolan (born December 16, 1999), collectively known as The Dolan Twins, are... more on Wikipedia4,1655,898
- 24Azra Bajrami (born February 23, 1991) is a YouTube and Instagram star known for her video...2,1862,852
- 25Emma Chamberlain (born May 22, 2001) is a lifestyle vlogger whose self-titled YouTube channel...2,9784,270