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The Top 20 Most Popular YouTubers Boast An Astonishing 551+ Million Subscribers In Total
UPDATE December 21, 2018 — At over 551 million subscribers, the 20 most popular YouTubers have roughly 224 million more viewers than the entire U.S. population. If the top 20 are any indication, YouTube will continue to grow, reaching wider global audiences with each passing year. Brazil, Sweden, Spain, and Ireland are just a few of the countries represented by the world's most popular YouTubers.
Among these 20 most popular YouTubers, the gaming niche is well represented by nine influencers. While male channels continue to dominate, females have also climbed the ranks, with Yuya and Jenna Marbles holding spots 11 and 19 respectively. Here we’ve gathered the top 20 most popular YouTubers worldwide in descending order of current subscribers.