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For the past 13 years, YouTube has provided us with vlogs, music videos, entertainment, and videos that have gone viral all over the globe. But what does it take to be on top of this massive entertainment platform? From Fortnite to Minecraft and everything in between, we are counting down the top 10 most subscribed gamers. Read on to see our list and meet the YouTube elite.
Top 10 Gamers on Youtube You Should Subscribe to
By Harrison Loew
This Swedish gamer and internet personality rakes in over 65 million subscribers on YouTube. During his time as a student at Chalmers University of Technology, PewDiePie joined the YouTube gaming community in 2010. He quickly found fame by pairing his playful attitude with the booming gaming community and bringing it the YouTube stage. Becoming the top subscribed channel in 2014, PewDiePie has familiarized himself with the top.
El Rubius, better known as elrubiusOMG, is a Spanish YouTube gamer and vlogger. Starting in 2011 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. With 30 million subscribers, elrubiusOMG is currently taking a break from YouTube to work on himself, but we know he won’t be gone for long.
With 29 million subscribers, Fernanfloo takes the number three spot as a YouTube Gamer and Twitch.tv star. Starting in 2011, Fernanfloo fused his comedic edge with his gaming skills, and by 2016 housed an incredible 10 million subscribers. Coming from El Salvador, Fernanfloo is the number one web star native to his country. As he transitions to comedy vlogging, Fernanfloo’s success continues to grow.
Chilean YouTube star and comedian German Garmendia comes in our number four spot with 28.9 million subscribers. Starting in 2011, HolaSoyGerman found his audience as a Spanish speaking comedian. 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. Needless to say, HolaSoyGerman electrifies with his upbeat humor and genuine personality.
VanossGaming started in 2015, as a gaming content channel. As his channel grew he focused on playing video games with other YouTube personalities, which created a comedic value that is unparalleled on YouTube. By 2015 he had acquired 11 million subscribers and was in the top 25 most subscribed channels on YouTube. Now at 23 million subscribers, VanossGaming has stayed true to his roots and continues to spread the joy with other YouTube gamers.
Samuel de Luque, better known as Vegetta777, is a Spanish gamer and YouTube star. Famous for RPG gameplay, Vegetta777 feeds off of his viewers’ energy with his unique narrative style. From his obsession with unicorns to his on-stream madness, Vegetta777 provides unique content to both Spanish and English viewers!
Coming in at number seven for YouTube personalities, Markiplier rakes in 21.46 million subscribers. Markiplier’s YouTube channel was started in 2012 and he instantly was a smash hit. Utilizing his positive attitude for gaming, Markiplier rose to fame with his passion and love for gaming. In 2014 he entered the top 100 most subscribed YouTube channels. As he gains subscribers, Markiplier has shifted from gaming to answering his subscribers’ questions and posting daily vlogs. His positivity, humility, and enthusiasm make him a very relatable YouTuber to users from all walks of life.
Seán William McLoughlin is known for his “Lets Play” series and his classic Irish humor. With comedy skits and game skill, Jacksepticeye is a top entertainer on YouTube. At 20 million subscribers, Jacksepticeye has made huge growth since he began in 2012. In August of 2018, he became the most subscribed Irish YouTube star. He says he has a big heart and lots of comedy to share, so stick around and you might just come to love Jacksepticeye.
Daniel Robert Middleton is an English YouTube gamer that specializes in the RPG game Minecraft. With over 20 million subscribers, DanTDM is one of the most subscribed channels in the UK. In 2017, DanTDM made the Forbes list for top paid gamers and has earned several Kids Choice Awards for his uplifting content. From letting his subscribers choose his tattoo to mining diamonds in Minecraft, DanTDM is one of the most popular YouTube gamers.
Pedro Afonso Rezende Posso, better known as RezenDeevil, is a Brazilian YouTube star and gamer. At 21 he is one of the most subscribed YouTube channels in Brazil. Specializing in gaming and personal vlogging, RezenDeevil thrives on “Over the Top” comedy. With nearly 19 million subscribers, RezenDeevil is the number 10 most subscribed gaming channel on all of YouTube. 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.
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Also, check out our previous list of the top gaming influencers on YouTube.