2018 earnings: $16 million Jacksepticeye initially came to fame when PewDiePie mentioned him in a video in 2013. His channel is centered around the Let's Play-style of gaming videos with accompanying swear-riddled commentary and charity livestreaming.2018 earnings: $17.5 million Markiplier is another YouTuber known for his video game commentary, but he's recently expanded into sketch comedy. He's known for his colorful commentary and oft-dyed hair — and he sometimes sports a pink mustache.2018 earnings: $18.5 million DanTDM rose to popularity for his content focusing on the video game Minecraft, but he's since expanded to daily game reviews and gameplay videos. In 2017, he created a short-lived web series for YouTube Red called DanTDM Creates a Big Scene.2018 earnings: $15.5 million PewDiePie is known for his popular videos where he gives commentary while playing video games. His content has expanded into coverage and commentary of internet memes and viral videos. Kjellberg has also attracted negative attention for a long history of making racist and anti-Semitic remarks, which YouTube has punished him for. 2018 earnings: $22 million Ryan ToysReview is a channel for kids starring 8-year-old Ryan, who puts on skits with his family and shows off his collection of toys.2018 earnings: $17 million VanossGaming is a gaming commentator, but what sets him apart are his compilations of funny moments while he's playing that are stitched together.2018 earnings: $21.5 million Jake Paul got his start on the now-defunct app Vine, and has brought his following over to YouTube to watch him perform crazy stunts, pranks, and general mayhem. He's been laced in controversy over the influencer-filled mansion he runs, and most recently getting hitched in a not-quite-legal marriage to fellow influencer Tana Mongeau.2018 earnings: $18 million Jeffree Star has been around since MySpace as a beauty mogul and makeup artist. Star does various makeup reviews and tutorials on YouTube, where Star also often features his lucrative makeup line, Jeffree Star Cosmetics.2018 earnings: $14.5 million Former Vine star Logan Paul is one of the most controversial social media personalities, but also one of the most popular. Like his brother Jake, Paul posts videos of wild pranks and crazy challenges. He most recently announced he'll be fighting fellow YouTuber KSI in another boxing match in November.2018 earnings: $20 million The Dude Perfect guys are known for their compilations of trick shots and their Rolodex of famous athletes that appear alongside them in their videos. The channel has expanded into comedy, and the crew — including Tyler Toney, Garrett Hilbert, and Cody Jones — is often joined in their videos by a giant Panda mascot.