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18 most popular YouTube stars in the world curated by Nathan McAlone (see Business Insider Article for details). Feedback to popular.utubers.fyil@gmail.com

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Fernanfloo

Luis Fernando Flores ? is a YouTube star from El Salvador known for his gameplay videos and wacky antics.

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NigaHIga

Ryan Higa, who goes by the username NigaHiga, was one of the first major YouTube stars. Higa produces a variety of comedy videos.

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Yuya

Yuya is a Mexican beauty vlogger. She posts makeup, hair, and other beauty tutorials, and even has a secondary channel where she talks about her day

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Whinderssonnunes

Whinderssonnunes, Whindersson Nunes, is a Brazilian YouTube star who does comedy and vlogs, and he often appears shirtless.

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Vegetta777

Samuel de Luque is a wildly popular Spanish YouTuber who has become known for his voiceovers of gameplay videos for Minecraft, Saint's Row, and Battlefield.

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Jenna Marbles

One of the most recognizable stars on YouTube. Her channel features comedic videos about being a young millennial woman.

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Markiplier

Mark Fischbach, better known as Markiplier, is a YouTuber focused on gaming.

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Dude Perfect

Dude Perfect is a channel from twins Cory and Coby Cotton and three other "best buddies" from Texas A&M.

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KSI

Olajide William Olatunji (KSI)

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Fine Brothers Entertainment (FBE)

Brooklyn natives Benny and Rafi Fine are the two online producers/writers/directors who created the successful React video series

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Epic Rap Battles (ERB)

The Epic Rap Battles of History is a video series created by Nice Peter, EpicLLOYD, Dave McCary, and Maker Studios.

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Jacksepticeye

Seán William McLoughlin is a 27-year-old Irish game-based YouTube star. He calls himself the "most consistently energetic videogame commentator on YouTube".

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These are the 18 most popular YouTube stars in the world — and some are making millions

From comedians to gamers to beauty vloggers, these YouTube stars have generally built their followings outside of the control of media giants.

Popular YouTubers
Fernanfloo
NigaHiga
Yuya
Whindersonnunes
Vegetta777
Jenna Marbles
Markiplier
KSI
Dude Perfect
Epic Rap Battles
ERB
FBE
Fine Brothers Entertainment
Jacksepticeye
DanTDM
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