By: Natasha Archary
Ryan Kaji, a nine-year old toy reviewer from Texas, USA, holds the title of highest-paid YouTuber for the third year.
He started his channel opening revealing what’s inside giant toy eggs, but he has since evolved his content to include science experiments and fun games.
His family now manage nine channels, with the most popular being Ryan’s World that has over 41.7 million subscribers and more than 12 billion views. Ranked as one of the most popular child influencers, Ryan’s toy ratings hold a lot of weight with brands.
His parents have developed a game that can be download for both android and iOS, which is also popular with kids. Last year, the nine-year-old made $29.5 million from Ryan’s World and a further $200 million from Ryan’s World merchandise, branded clothing and other products under his brand.
The top highest-earning YouTube stars took home a total of $211 million last year according to Forbes business magazine’s analysis.