29th of October, 2020
English YouTube Influencer Thomas “Syndicate” Cassell started his channel in 2010, initially uploading videos of FPS shooters such as Halo and Call of Duty. Over the years, Syndicate enjoyed other gaming titles such as Minecraft and has built up a loyal community of gamers. Furthermore, Syndicate has nearly 10 million Youtube Subscribers and over 2 billion channel views.
Harry Lewis, also known as W2S, joined YouTube in 2012 and received a lot of growth due to his gaming passion for FIFA. Pursuing YouTube as a full-time career, W2S joined famous channel Sidemen along side KSI. W2S has 15 million YouTube subscribers and over 4.5 billion views.
The only female YouTuber on the list, Alia Marie “SSSniperWolf” Shelesh has made for herself as a British-American YouTube influencer playing Call of Duty, Minecraft, Fortnite, and many more. Alia started YouTube in 2013 and is considered the biggest female gaming Youtuber. She has nearly 23 million YouTube subscribers and 3 billion channel views.
As number 7 on the list, we have Olajide Olayinke Williams Olatunji, known as KSI. As an English Youtube Influencer, KSI gained his fame starting in 2012 with FIFA videos. Later on, KSI branched out creating a large variety of gaming and non-gaming related content. KSI also stepped into the boxing ring vs YouTube influencer Logan Paul. Over the last 8 years, KSI has grown over 10 million subscribers and a total of 7 billion views.
Daniel Robert “DanTDM” Middleton is an English YouTube Influencer that joined YouTube in 2012. Everyone knows DanTDM for his entertaining Minecraft content. DanTDM acquired 24 million YouTube subscribers and nearly 17 billion views on his channel.
The 1. twitch streamer, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins is also the 5th biggest YouTube influencer in the world. Already starting Youtube in 2011 and previously being a professional Halo player, Ninja blew up with the additions of Battle Royals such as H1Z1 and Fortnite. Ninja has 24.1 million YouTube subscribers and over 2 billion video views.
The only Irish YouTuber on the list, Sean William “Jacksepticeye” McLoughlin is in the top 100 most subscribed YouTube channels in the world. Also, Jacksepticeye started uploading YouTube content in 2012 with a variety of games. Jacksepticeye has over 25 million YouTube subscribers and generated over 12 billion views.
Taking the 3rd place is Eric “VanossGaming” Fong, creating his channel in 2011 and dropping college to pursue a successful YouTube Influencer career. Definitely the right move. Creating variety gaming content, Vanoss has exponentially grown over the years to the 13th most subscribed YouTube channel. With over 25 million subscribers, Vanoss has also generated over 12 billion video views.
Mark Edward “Markiplier” Fischer is taking the silver medal home for the 3rd biggest gaming YouTube Influencer in the world. Also, Markiplier started his channel in 2012 and collaborating with PewdiePie. With his variety gaming content, Markiplier has gathered over 27 million YouTube subscribers and over 13 billion video views.
The undefeated and still to this day number 1 is, of course, Felix “PewDiePie” Kejllberg. He is the number 2 most subscribed YouTube channel in the world, just surpassed by T-series. PewDiePie started his channel in 2006 and heavily invested his timing in building the biggest gaming community anyone could imagine. In the last 14 years, PewDiePie has reached over 107 million subscribers and over 20 billion channel views.