Meet 8-year-old Ryan Kaji, the 2019 Highest Paid Youtuber
Ryan Kaji is not just your typical kid. Forbes Magazine listed him as 2019 Highest Youtube Earner with $26 million.
His channel debuted with RyanToysReview in 2015 and later on turns to a children channel named Ryan’s World. In just a short span of year, Kaji has already gained 23 million subscriber. This is insane!
This young content creator is known for his “unboxing” genre where he opens his presents in front of the camera and gives his review.
He is also one of the Youtube’s highest paid creator in 2018, earning $22 million.
According to a Pew Research Center study conducted, it was found that every video posted by a high-subscriber channels in the first week of 2019 with children’s content or even content featuring children receives more views than other videos.
Kaji is not just the kid who makes it in the list. Anastasia Radzinskaya, 5 year-old, claimed the third spot! This Russian child star has already earned $18 million.
For Kaji, the Youtube was just the beginning. The kid already have a line of branded toys, clothing, and home good that are being sold at Amazon, Target and Walmart.
And for Radzinskaya, she will be launching her own line of toys, mobile game, and a book on 2020.
Meanwhile, Youtube is now working on limiting revenue possibilities for children’s channels. This is a response to the settlement with US Federal Trade Commission for the allegedly violation on Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act policy.
More on that, these kids are indeed out-of-the-way up!
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