SEVEN-YEAR-OLD TOY REVIEWER IS HIGHEST-PAID ON YOUTUBE
The highest-paid person on YouTube is a seven-year-old toy reviewer whose videos show him opening toy boxes and playing with the toys. Forbes had Ryan of the Ryan ToysReview channel at the top of its list out yesterday, estimating that Ryan earned a whopping $22 million from June 1, 2017, to June 1, 2018.
Ryan's parents launched Ryan ToysReview in March 2015, and he now has 17.3 million subscribers and nearly 26 billion views. In addition to his YouTube fame, Ryan is now also the creative director of his own toy and clothing line, Ryan's World, which is sold at Walmart, and his YouTube content will soon be distributed through Hulu and Amazon.