The Best of 2018 The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018  

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Much like social media platforms, YouTube has become a gigantean within the world wide web - and the top channels are making some serious bank. No joke, the most popular YouTubers of 2018 and those of years past are making millions from the video-sharing site. Of course, it's all about having millions of subscribers - and these top subscribed YouTubers really had to make something of themselves to get this far. Once they have, they're simply creating videos, posting them on their channels, popping a couple ads in there, and... voila! Let the money flow in. 

From video gamers like PewDiePie to beauty vloggers such as Yuya, the top channels on YouTube consist of virtually anything. Then you have the more typical channels, like those making prank videos, sketch comedy, product reviews, and so much more. You name it, there's a top-ranking channel for it. Even the worst YouTubers are capable of making some dough. So, who are the most popular YouTubers this year? While the most subscribed YouTubers on the list may not be surprising, the amount of money they make surely is. 

Check out the best YouTubers of 2018 below and up-vote your favorites to the top. You can also down-vote channels you don't like, and add top channels to the list. 

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Shane Dawson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Shane Lee Dawson is an American YouTube personality, actor, comedian, and film director. Dawson is known for making comedy videos featuring many recurring characters, impersonations, and spoofs ...more

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Liza Koshy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
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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PewDiePie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
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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David Dobrik is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
hiiiiii added 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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LazarBeam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
CollinWallin added 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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Dude Perfect is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
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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James Charles is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Wicked_tinkerbell added James Charles Dickinson (born May 23, 1999), also known as James Charles, is an American internet personality, makeup artist, and model known for being the first male CoverGirl spokesperson. ...more

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Markiplier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
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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The Dolan Twins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
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

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Ninja is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
angelolvera2201 added Tyler Blevins (born June 5, 1991) is a gamer, streamer, and YouTuber. He has been on teams such as Cloud9, Team Liquid, and Warriors. Games featured on his channels include H1Z1, Fortnite, ...more

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Emma Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Den.ii.ss added Emma Chamberlain (born May 22, 2001) is a lifestyle vlogger whose self-titled YouTube channel has accumulated more than 3.1 million subscribers through vlogs, lookbooks, DIYs, hauls, and more. ...more

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Lilly Singh is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
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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Jacksepticeye is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
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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Safiya Nygaard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Safiya Nygaard (born July 16, 1992) is an actress, comedian, and writer, who first gained fame while creating video content for BuzzFeed. Also widely known as a beauty vlogger, she has starred ...more

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Rhett and Link is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Rhett & Link are an American Internet comedy duo consisting of the two YouTube users Rhett James McLaughlin (born October 11, 1977) and Charles Lincoln "Link" Neal, III (born June ...more

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Muselk is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
CollinWallin added Elliott Watkins (born November 23, 1994), better known by his online alias Muselk, is an Austalian YouTuber whose channel features gaming videos for Team Fortress 2, Overwatch, Fortnite, Star ...more

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Lachlan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
CollinWallin added Lachlan Ross Power (born August 25, 1995) is an Australian gamer known for posting Minecraft and Fortnite-related content on his channel CraftBattleDuty, which has earned more than 3.9 million ...more

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Jeffree Star is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
angelolvera2201 added Jeffree Star (born Jeffrey Lynn Steininger; November 15, 1985) is an American singer-songwriter, make-up artist, fashion designer and model from Orange County, California. He started his music ...more

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Colleen Ballinger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Colleen Ballinger is an actress.

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Wassabi Productions is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Alex Wassabi (born March 28, 1990) is an American YouTuber best known for his channel Wassabi Productions, which has over 9 million subscribers. He developed a following from Vine. He is from ...more

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Gabbie Hanna is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Gabrielle Jeanette "Gabbie" Hanna (born February 7, 1991) is an American YouTuber, viner, author, comedian, and singer-songwriter. Hanna began uploading skits to Vine in late 2013, but ...more

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Jenna Marbles is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
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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Reaction Time is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Wicked_tinkerbell added 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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Nigahiga is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Ryan Higa is an American YouTube personality and actor of Japanese descent. He is known for his YouTube comedy videos, which have been viewed over 2.1 billion times. As of April 2015, Higa's ...more

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MatPat is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
angelolvera2201 added Matthew Robert "Matt" Patrick, also known by screen name MatPat, is an American internet personality, actor, writer, and producer. He is best known as the creator and narrator of the ...more

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SSSniperWolf is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Wicked_tinkerbell added 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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LaurDIY is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Wicked_tinkerbell added Lauren Riihimaki (born August 11, 1993), known by her YouTube channel name LaurDIY, is a Canadian YouTuber and Do-It-Yourself specialist with over 7 million subscribers. In September 2017, she ...more

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DanTDM is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Daniel Robert Middleton (born 8 November 1991), better known through his online pseudonym DanTDM (formerly The Diamond Minecart), is an English YouTube personality and professional gamer. His ...more

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Wengie is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
MayaC. added Wen Jie Huang (born January 9, 1986) better known as Wengie, is a Chinese Australian YouTube personality, vlogger, singer, and voice actress. As of 2018, her YouTube channel had over 10 million ...more

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Trisha Paytas is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Trisha Kay Paytas (born May 8, 1988) is an American Internet personality, actress, singer, and songwriter. After moving from Illinois to Los Angeles to pursue acting, she began stripping and ...more

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Rosanna Pansino is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Wicked_tinkerbell added Rosanna Pansino is a 2013 Shorty Awards winner for the Shorty Award for Food.

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Joey Graceffa is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Wicked_tinkerbell added Joseph Michael Graceffa (born May 16, 1991) is an American YouTube personality, actor, author, producer, and singer. He runs two active YouTube channels, both named after him. His main channel ...more

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Fine Brothers is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
The Fine Brothers, Benny Fine and Rafi Fine, are brothers who are online producers, writers, and directors who are known for their successful React video series, their several timed spoiler ...more

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PopularMMOs is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Benanasplat added PopularMMOs Patrick Brown (born November 25, 1988) is an American Minecraft gamer who posts battles, Let's Plays, and other Minecraft related videos to his PopularMMOs channel for his loyalbase. He created ...more

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Casey Neistat is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Casey Owen Neistat (born March 25, 1981) is an American YouTube personality, filmmaker, vlogger, and co-founder of multimedia company Beme.

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Olajide Olatunji is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
angelolvera2201 added

Olajide William "JJ" Olatunji (born 19 June 1993),[3][4] better known as KSI (shortened from his online aliasKSIOlajideBT), is a British YouTube personality, comedian, actor, rapper and white collar boxer.[5][6]

After establishing himself on his YouTube channel, which, as of August 2018, has reached over four billion video views and more than 19 million subscribers as the 41st most subscribed channel, he has also become well known for his music. KSI released his debut extended play Keep Up in 2016, reaching number one on the UK R&B Albums Chart as well as charting in several other countries.

Olajide "JJ" Olatunji, better known by his YouTube username Ksiolajidebt, is an English video game commentator, comedian and rapper. He is also referred to as simply KSI. He is best ...more

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Jason Nash is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Jason Nash (born May 23, 1973) is an American actor, writer, comedian, and YouTube personality. Best known for his channel on Vine, he was also a semi-finalist on Last Comic Standing in 2010.

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Lele Pons is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
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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Simply Nailogical is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
ssellsty added Simply Nailogical Cristine Raquel Rotenberg (born October 17, 1988), commonly known by her pseudonym and YouTube username Simply Nailogical, is a crime and health statistics analyst, former child actress, ...more

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Rudy Mancuso is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Rudy Mancuso is an American actor, producer, internet personality, comedian, musician and singer most notable for his comedic videos on YouTube and previously on Vine. He is managed by John ...more

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Smosh is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Smosh is a web-based comedy duo consisting of Ian Andrew Hecox and Anthony Padilla. Padilla first began posting flash animations on Newgrounds in early 2003, under the name Smosh. He was later ...more

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VanossGaming is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Evan Fong (born 31 May 1992), better known through his YouTube videos as VanossGaming (or simply Vanoss) is a Canadian video game commentator and internet personality. He produces content on ...more

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Zoella is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
LalaPrecendo added Zoe Elizabeth Sugg (born 28 March 1990) is an English fashion and beauty vlogger, YouTuber, and author. She is best known by her YouTube username Zoella. Her debut novel, Girl Online, was ...more

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Vsauce is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Michael David Stevens (born January 23, 1986) is an American educator, comedian, speaker, entertainer, editor and Internet personality, best known for creating and hosting the popular education ...more

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Tyler Oakley is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Tyler Oakley is an American YouTube, television, and podcast personality, and advocate. Much of Oakley's activism has been dedicated to LGBT youth, and social issues including healthcare, ...more

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TBNRfrags is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
AdminDogYT added Preston Arsement (born May 4, 1994) is a YouTube gaming phenomenon best known for his channels TBNRfrags and PrestonPlayz in which he frequently posts videos featuring the games Minecraft and ...more

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iDubbbzTV is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
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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RiceGum is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Bryan Quang Le (born November 19, 1996), most commonly known as RiceGum or Rice, is an American YouTuber of Chinese and Vietnamese descent who was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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CaptainSparklez is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
angelolvera2201 added Jordan Maron (born February 10, 1992), better known through his online pseudonym CaptainSparklez, is an American YouTube personality whose channel primarily consists of videos of Minecraft let's ...more

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Jake Paul is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Popular YouTubers Of 2018
Jake Joseph Paul (born January 17, 1997) is an American actor and YouTube personality who rose to significant fame on the now-defunct video application Vine. Paul first came into prominence for ...more