Forbe’s Releases 2016 Highest-Paid YouTube Stars List

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Atop Forbes‘ annual Highest-Paid Youtube Stars list for 2016 is PewDiePie, born Felix Kjellberg, who takes the honor for the second year in a row. He reportedly earned $15 million in part to ad revenues based off 50 million subscribers, as well as profits from his spin-off YouTube Red series and a book titled This Book Loves You which sold more than 112,000 copies.

Here’s top 10 reported by Forbes.com:

1. Felix Kjellberg (PewDiePie) – $15 million
2. Roman Atwood – $8 million
3. Lilly Singh (Superwoman) – $7.5 million
4. Anthony Padilla (Smosh) – $7 million
5. (tie) Tyler Oakley – $6 million
5. (tie) Rosanna Pansino – $6 million
6. (tie) Mark Fischbach (Markiplier) – $5.5 million
6. (tie) German Garmendia – $5.5 million
7. (tie) Colleen Ballinger (Miranda Sings) – $5 million
7. (tie) Rhett & Link – $5 million

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