Eight-Year Old Boy Is 2019 Highest Earner On Youtube With $26m Revenue

Solomon Elusoji  
Updated December 19, 2019
Ryan reviews a DIY Legon product


The highest earner on Youtube in 2019 is an eight-year-old who reviews toys, according to Forbes.

Ryan Kaji started reviewing toys when he was three years old and now has a subscriber base of 23 million. In 2019, he made up to $26 million.

He started by opening presents in front of the camera and commenting on each of them.

According to Forbes, Ryan now has a line of branded toys, clothing and home goods sold at Target, Walmart and Amazon, a spinoff television show on Nickelodeon and a deal with Hulu to repackage his videos.