YouTube is the most popular video streaming platform in the world with over 2 billion monthly viewers. There is no scarcity of good content on the platform, no matter what your interest area is.
If you are looking for some of the best and most popular creators, then this is the post for you. Here we have curated a list of some of the most popular YouTubers that you can follow.
20 of the Most Popular YouTubers on the Planet:
- 1. Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg (PewDiePie)
- 2. Konrad Cunha Danta (Canal KondZilla)
- 3. Justin Bieber
- 4. Dude Perfect
- 5. Ed Sheeran
- 6. Christopher Comstock (Marshmello)
- 7. Eminem (EminemMusic)
- 8. Ariana Grande
- 9. Whindersson Nunes Batista (whinderssonnunes)
- 10. German Garmendia (JuegaGerman)
- 11. Ruben Doblas Gundersen (elrubiusOMG)
- 12. Felipe Neto
- 13. Luis Alvarado (Fernanfloo)
- 14. Samuel de Luque (VEGETTA777)
- 15. Evan Fong (VanossGaming)
- 16. Andrew Hecox and Daniel Padilla (Smosh)
- 17. Mark Fischbach (Markiplier)
- 18. Mariand Castrejon Castaneda (Yuya)
- 19. Sean McLoughlin (jacksepticeye)
- 20. Ryan Higa (nigahiga)
Subscribers - 102M
Felix has long reigned as the most popular YouTuber worldwide. And he is still nowhere close to being challenged.
He is a gamer and uses his channel to stream live videos of himself playing different games. He also has a meme review series and also does some vlogging. He often collaborates with other famous YouTubers to get more views on his videos.
Here’s a video of him playing Minecraft that got a whopping 12 million views.
Subscribers - 53M
This is a music channel by Konrad and he is a music video producer and owns KondZilla Records. He posts music produced by his record label on his channel, which usually consists of music videos and some behind the scenes footage.
Music channels are some of the most popular ones on YouTube and this one is right among the top ones. And, because this is managed by an individual, it puts him on our list of most popular YouTubers.
Here is a recent music video posted by Konrad on his channel.
Subscribers - 47.1M
Justin Bieber is a popular singer and pop sensation, known globally. He actually rose to fame after being discovered on YouTube. That is probably why has one of the highest number of subscribers, even more than other singers who are otherwise more popular.
He usually posts music videos, interviews, promo material, and behind the scenes footage from his video shoots.
Here’s a recent music video posted by him on his channel.
4. Dude Perfect
Subscribers - 47M
This is a channel not run by an individual but by five different guys from the US. This is essentially a sports channel where these guys post their own videos. They initially started by posting trickshot videos of themselves playing basketball, which became quite popular.
You can also find content on drones, lasers, and a bunch of other things on their channel.
5. Ed Sheeran
Subscribers - 42.6M
Ed Sheeran is another popular pop star who is loved globally for his numerous hit singles. He is from England and is very well-known in the music industry.
As with any other music channel on this list, this one also has music videos and behind the scenes footage from video shoots. Apart from that, he also posts his own random videos and sometimes also live streams.
He might not have the highest number of subscribers on this list, but he sure gets a lot more views on his videos than most others.
Here is one such video with 40 million views.
Subscribers - 40.6M
Marshmello is yet another musician on this list of the most popular YouTubers. He is a famous DJ, originally from the US, but known globally.
His YouTube channel does not just focus on music videos but other random stuff like tutorials and cooking videos.
Here’s a recent video from his channel.
Subscribers - 39.6M
Eminem is one of the most popular rappers in the world and his presence on this list confirms that YouTube is a great channel for musicians. A lot of people use YouTube just to listen to music and that’s why we have so many musicians on this list.
He posts music videos, interview videos, and movie trailers on his channel. Even though he is in the seventh position, the likes and views that he gets on his videos will put everyone on this list to shame.
Here’s one example of how much engagement he gets on his videos.
Subscribers - 38.7M
Ariana is one of the most popular pop singers in the world and that is reflected on her YouTube account as well. She has released numerous hit singles in recent years which led to her rise.
She posts music videos, media appearances, behind-the-scenes footage, and sometimes makeup tutorials on her channel.
Here’s a video of her latest song that she posted on her channel.
Subscribers - 37.3M
He is a Brazilian who posts comedy videos that have become quite popular. Comedy is another popular type of content that is widely watched on YouTube and that has landed him on this list.
Apart from comedy videos, he also posts movie reviews, vlogs, and some of his own songs.
Here is a recent video from his vlog series.
Subscribers - 37M
He is a Chilean YouTuber who rose to fame by posting his gaming videos on his channel. He is usually seen playing the popular video game, Minecraft.
Apart from gaming videos, he also posts random fun stuff, comedy videos, and online shopping videos.
Here is a popular video of him playing Minecraft.
Subscribers - 36M
He is a Spanish social media star famous for his gaming videos where he plays different video games and live streams his performances. He also posts comedy videos and other random fun videos on his channel.
Here is a recent video from his YouTube channel.
12. Felipe Neto
Subscribers - 34.8M
Felipe is a popular YouTuber who posts a lot of different kinds of videos on his channel. These include comedy videos, vlogs, meme reactions, challenges, and a lot more. He focuses on entertaining his audience and making them laugh, and that is the secret to his popularity.
Here is a funny video that he recently posted.
Subscribers - 34.1M
Luis is another gamer on our list of popular YouTubers. He started his channel back in 2011 and has garnered millions of subscribers since then.
He usually posts videos of his gaming performances and his videos are liked by his followers and get millions of views.
Here’s one such video from his channel.
Subscribers - 27.8M
Samuel is another popular gamer who is known for his “let’s play” Minecraft videos. He posts videos of himself playing the game and is loved by millions of users worldwide. In fact, he is one of the most popular Minecraft players.
Here is one video of him playing the game.
Subscribers - 24.9M
Adding to the list of gamers on our list, Evan is on the fifteenth spot with over 24 million subscribers. He is famous for his “funny moments” gaming videos.
Apart from that, he also features in the YouTube Red Series, “The Paranormal Action Squad.”
Here is one gaming video from his channel.
Subscribers - 25M
This is a channel started by Andrew and Daniel where they post comedy videos and other random stuff. Over the years, this channel grew in popularity and a lot of other YouTubers joined in. In fact, they also diversified and started a few other channels like Smosh Pit and Smosh Games.
Here is a recent video from their main channel, Smosh.
Subscribers - 24.5M
Mark is a very popular gamer and YouTuber who posts videos of himself trying out new games. He is especially known for his trials of scary and weird games and that is what makes him different from other gamers on this list.
Here’s an example of his famous scary game videos.
Subscribers - 24.1M
Mariand is one of the few female YouTubers on this list, which clearly shows that YouTube is still a channel dominated by male creators. She is a fashion and beauty influencer and creates videos focusing on these niches. She is the most famous female YouTuber and has remained at that position for a few years now.
Here is a recent beauty video from her channel.
Subscribers - 23M
Sean runs a gaming channel and is known for adding a comedic touch to his gaming videos through his witty commentary. Apart from gaming videos, he also posts vlogs on a variety of topics and funny videos.
Here is a recent video that he posted on his channel.
Subscribers - 21.3M
Ryan is the last on our list of popular YouTubers with over 21 million subscribers. He creates funny videos, music videos, and a lot of other fun stuff. He is witty and hilarious and gets good engagement rates on his videos.
Here is a recent video from his channel.
These are some of the most popular YouTubers in the world who make fun and entertaining content for their audience.
So, what are you waiting for? Check out their channels and find the ones you like.