American vlogger and comedy icon Jenna Marbles uploaded her first video to YouTube 5 years ago and views have soared ever since.
Jenna’s estimated annual income reaches over £2.5m, undoubtedly helped along by key iconic videos such as “How to Avoid Talking to People You Don’t Want to Talk to”, which now boasts over 30,000,000 views. The YouTuber continues to upload regularly to her main channel and JennaMarblesVlog, which is nearing 1.5 million subscribers.
Comedy duo Smosh continue to entertain millions of fans on YouTube and the incoming Smosh Movie will only increase the pair’s income for 2015. Our estimations land at around the £2.7m mark, a remarkable figure for the boys.
Ian Andrew Hecox and Anthony Padilla are truly worthy of their success, providing the world with plenty of giggles thanks to famous uploads such as The Legend of Zelda Rap, Pokemon In Real Life and If Videogames Were Real. Smosh uploads new content every Friday and also contribute to a second channel, which hosts two videos of its own every week.
Adam Dahlberg’s SkyDoesMinecraft YouTube channel has proved massively popular with gamers across the world and Dahlberg has managed to keep his viewers entertained with Minecraft mini-series including survival challenges, building competitions and mod showcases.
SkyDoesMinecraft was originally part of Minecraft group Team Crafted, but left in 2014 after announcing his decision via Twitter. The YouTuber makes an estimated £1.6m annually through YouTube advertising and sponsorship deals, recently passing the 11 million subscribers mark.
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