YouTube has become in recent years a platform for success. If you’re lucky enough to have gained a lot of subscribers, it can even become a full time job. However, the money does not come from YouTube but from advertising and projects. Much of the creative content on YouTube can be interesting, informative, or funny. Depending on your preference here some of the ten most popular YouTubers to follow:
Zoe Sugg is an English fashion and beauty vlogger, YouTuber, and author. Arguably the biggest star on the British YouTube scene, she has more than 10 million subscribers. She is the kind of person you would want to hang out with and be friends with. She is funny, quirky and just simply an enjoyable bubbly person to watch. Her positivity and transparency makes for a great role-model for her followers. She is the queen of haul, beauty and novels. She has her own beauty products and has published a bestseller novel ‘Girl Online’, with a sequel called ‘Girl Online: On tour’ and soon she’ll release the third one titled ‘Girl Online: Going Solo’.
Kegan Sweetnam is born in South Africa, living there for a while before moving to England, Belgium and the Netherlands. Her main field is beauty and make-up but she also features nails, hair care and fashion. If you want great make-up with an edge then Makeupwithkeegs is the place for you. She is an emerging talent with great potential to become a YouTube star. She is definitely worth keeping an eye on!
Annie Jaffrey is a 26 year old beauty, health and lifestyle blogger born in Sweden and brought up in Switzerland. She spent six years in New York City studying business and marketing within fashion and related industries and graduated with honours in 2012. She has since lived in London, Dubai, Barcelona and Geneva. Not bad, is it?
Carly is fairly new with 119,822 subscribers. However, she is a qualified personal trainer, and her video tutorials make you want to get away from your couch. Her videos also have really useful cooking demonstrations. So, if you need some motivation, she’s your girl!
PointlessBlog has over 3 million subscribers and is the channel from 22-year-old Alfie Deyes. He vlogs about everything from gaming to “designing his teeth” and collaborations with other YouTube stars. He is funny, likes to tease his sister, has released two best-selling books, featured in the Band Aid 30 “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”, Madame Tussauds has a waxwork of him, and he’s dating YouTube celebrity: Zoe Sugg, known as Zoella. What more could you ask for?
If you want someone to explain to you any scientific and philosophical subjects in a funny and simple way then Vsauce is the man. His name is Michael Stevens, a London-based web star. He earned degrees in Neuropsychology and English Literature from the University of Chicago in 2008. The channel is one that celebrates curiosity and investigates complex questions in a fun enjoyable way. There’s some food for thought for you over there.
Tanya Burr is an English fashion and beauty vlogger, blogger, make-up artist and author. Tanya Burr started her YouTube channel in 2009. After years of make-up tutorials and fashion advice, she launched a cosmetics range in 2014, with new products being launched every so often. She has also recently written a baking book.
James Alfred “Jim” Chapman is an English YouTube vlogger, blogger and model, who is best known for his pop culture, vlogging and men’s fashion YouTube channel. He is married to Tanya Burr. He’s funny guy, you should take a look at his channel.
Niomi Smart is a smartie. She graduated with a LLB Law Degree and then realised that something was not quite right with what she wanted to pursue. She decided to start a blog as well as a youtube channel best known for heathy eating, fashion but also beauty. She is soon to release her first book ‘Eat Smart’ with delicious but healthy recipes.
If you’re into gaming I’d say start with Pewdiepie. Felix Kjellberg is a Swedish gaming Youtuber, mostly known for his Let’s Play videos, many of which focus on horror-themed games (Silent Hill, Dead Island), Minecraft, and a countless of flash games. He is the first YouTube celebrity to exceed 10 billion views on his videos. He’s been called by the Washington post as a person with an ‘Oprah effect’, as all the games he plays receive a boost in sales.