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Gamers on YouTube have been providing excellent content for their viewers amid COVID-19 Quarantine Guidelines. With so many people at home and on the internet, gamers have seen a recent uptick in their views and subscriber counts. For this article, we will be diving into the top 10 gamers of 2020 on YouTube. From FPS to MMO and everything in between, these YouTube gamers are some of the best at what they do. Enjoy!
The Swedish gamer and internet sensation PewDiePie recently breached an impressive mark at 105 million subscribers on YouTube. PewDiePie joined the YouTube gaming community in 2010 and quickly grew popular with his Let’s Play series and first-person thriller games. After pairing his playful attitude with his passion for gaming, PewDiePie quickly became a household name and broke the mold on what was previously considered not possible for gaming on YouTube. Now as an established YouTuber, Pewdiepie is taking his victory lap with a 10-year celebration of his career.
Chilean YouTube star and comedian German Garmendia is one of the most sought after talents on Youtube. With 39.8 million subscribers, German has been climbing the ladder of success on youtube. Starting in 2011, HolaSoyGerman found his audience as a Spanish comedian but his rambunctious personality and quick wit took YouTube by storm. In 2015, he won two Diamond Play Button awards from YouTube, as both of his channels reached 57 million subscribers. JuegaGerman has been constantly evolving and has now found himself among some of the best in the world.
El Rubius, better known as elrubiusOMG, is a Spanish YouTube gamer and vlogger. ElrubiusOMG found his home on YouTube with daily vlogs, gameplay, and subscriber challenges. He quickly rose to the most subscribed YouTube channel in Spain by 2012, and in 2015 became the first Spanish YouTube channel to reach 10 million subscribers. Now with an impressive 37.9 million subscribers, elrubiusOMG is gunning for the top spots on the subscriber charts and posting quality content when he can.
With an impressive 36.3 million subscribers, Fernanfloo takes the fourth spot as a a YouTube Gamer and Twitch.tv star. Starting in 2011, Fernanfloo fused his comedic edge with his gaming skills and in just 5 years managed to amass 10 million subscribers. Coming from El Salvador, Fernanfloo is the number one web star in his native country. As he transitions to comedy vlogging, Fernanfloo’s still remains true to what he has always been popular for: gaming.
Samuel de Luque, better known as Vegetta777, is a Spanish gamer on YouTube who has made a name for himself in RPG gameplay such as Minecraft. Vegetta777 feeds off of his viewers’ energy with his unique narrative style that usually includes multiple YouTubers on a Discord Channel. From his obsession with unicorns to his on-stream madness, Vegetta777 provides unique content to both Spanish and English viewers! Now growing to an impressive 30.1 million subscribers, Vegetta777 is on his way to being crowned as the best.
Pedro Afonso Rezende Posso, better known as RezenDeevil, is a Brazilian YouTube star and gamer. Specializing in gaming and personal vlogging, RezenDeevil thrives on “Over the Top” comedy. With 27.2 million subscribers, RezenDeevil is the number 10 most subscribed gaming channel on all of YouTube, an impressive mark in his career. In 2016, he won the Brazilian Kids Choice award owing to his internet success. His passion for gaming and vlogging have made him an international sensation as he continues to grow his channel.
As one of the most sincere and genuinely nice YouTubers on the platform, Markiplier rakes in 25.9 million subscribers. Markiplier’s YouTube channel was started in 2012 and he instantly was a smash hit by utilizing his positive attitude for gaming. Markiplier rose to fame with his passion and love for gaming and vlogging as well as his connection to fans. In 2014 he entered the top 100 most subscribed YouTube channels and is now one of the top YouTube Gamers out there. His positivity, humility, and enthusiasm make him a very relatable YouTuber to users from all walks of life.
VanossGaming started in 2015, as a gaming content channel that featured some of the newest and best games in the community. As his channel grew he focused on playing video games with other YouTube personalities which creates a comedic value that is unparalleled on YouTube. Now at 25.1 million subscribers, Vanossgaming has stayed true to his roots and continues to spread the joy with other YouTube gamers as he makes his way through some of the best games recently released.
Seán William McLoughlin is known for his “Lets Play” series and his classic Irish humor. With comedy skits and game skills, Jacksepticeye is a top entertainer on YouTube and has continued to produce gaming content since 2012 when he began his career. At 24.1 million subscribers, Jacksepticeye has made huge growth since starting his channel thanks to his catchy titles and funny video ideas. In August of 2018, he became the most subscribed Irish YouTube star. Now he is on his way to becoming a top 5 gamer on YouTube.
Ninja is a professional Fortnite player and twitch.tv streamer. Ninja gained his fame when Fortnite was released and he invented strategies to increase your chances of winning. He gained a massive following and eventually started to sign sponsorships with massive companies such as Red Bull after he went into professional gaming. He was even famous enough to have Drake on one of his streams in 2018 to play Fortnite. In any case, he is reinventing what it means to be a gamer and attracting nearly 23.6 million people to his content currently!