Since it first launched in 2005 YouTube has grown to be the internets biggest video viewing platform and its made a lot of people famous along the way, not to mention a lot wealthier. But just how much money do YouTubers make? Forbes have just published their look at what the most popular YouTubers earn pre-tax, taking into account data from Nielsen, IMDB and other sources such as interviews with agents and even the stars themselves.
8. Roman Atwood: estimated $2.5 million annually
Roman Atwood’s YouTube channel contains a lot humour and is best known for its hidden camera pranks performed in public. Atwood is also tied with YouTuber’s Lilly Singh and Rosanna Pansino at number 8.