What would you do with $26 million dollars, or approximately Kshs 26 billion? That’s how much Ryan Kaji, an 8-year old who reviews toys has earned this year, making him the highest YouTube earner in 2019.
Ryan Kaji is the 8-year old star of the YouTube channel ‘Ryan’s World’. It was originally started as ‘Ryan Toy Review’ in 2015 when Ryan was just four years old. The toy reviews are done by Ryan with the help of his family.While it took some time for the channel to catch people’s attention, very soon they were making about $1 million per month from the subscribers and sponsorship deals. His popularity soared from there, and one of his videos ‘Huge Eggs Surprise Toys Challenge’ has gotten more than 1.9 billion views on YouTube.
This is not the first time that Ryan Kaji has been the highest YouTube earner. In 2018, he was also on top of that list by making $22 million that year. At the moment, ‘Ryan’s World’ has 23 million subscribers on making it one of YouTube’s Top 100 Most Subscribed Channels in the United States of America. Apart from the YouTube channel, Ryan also has some merchandise, including his own line of toothpaste and toothbrushes.
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