If Youtube is what you aim for, here is the list of top YouTubers and their earnings. Well, a snapshot of their life what you should look at to get inspired. All these top YouTubers from India, with their hard work and passion, have made it big in the world. Read on who all are they and what all they did to reach where they are today.
YouTube is a leading video sharing site. It was found in 2005 and sold to Google in 2006. And, since then it has never looked back. From being a mere video portal to becoming one of the biggest influencing and money-making portals, YouTube has tremendously evolved.
YouTube has tons of videos, both for knowledge and entertainment. People of all ages and talents have tried their luck with YouTube. Many have come and gone. Some have made the most of it.
In this post, I’ll be talking about the top 10 YouTubers of India. These people who started their journey from scratch. They got fame, fortunes and a loyal audience and highest rankings. Most of all, viewers love their videos.
Top 10 YouTubers in India and their earnings
You must be wondering who these people are. Okay, let’s get straight to it before your patience runs out.
1 CarryMinati – One of the Top Youtubers of India
Total Subscribers: 25.8 Million
Total Views: 140 M
Net Worth: US$3.8 Million
Ajey Nagar, as his close ones know him, is a young YouTuber from Faridabad. He’s only 21. And he’s already a star!
Ajey started experimenting with YouTube during his school days when he was just 10 years old. He used to post-football tutorials and game recordings. However, it was in 2014 when he started his YouTube channel, AddictedA1. His opening videos were video games recordings. He then started copying Bollywood Actor Sunny Deol for commentary on gameplay footage. And later changed the channel’s name to CarryDeol.
As time went by, he began roasting people. That’s when he finally renamed it to CarryMinati.
He’s most famous for his comedy in Hindi. Carry gives hilarious reactions on various topics. He also roasts people through diss songs.
CarryMinati has 23.8 million subscribers at the moment. He is one of the fastest-growing and top richest YouTubers in India.
He also runs another YouTube channel called CarryIsLive. It’s where he live-streams himself while playing video games. It has 6.24 million subscribers.
He shared a roast video YouTube vs TikTok: The End, which became the most liked YouTube video in India. But under the YouTube policy violation rules, the video was removed by YouTube India.
He then shared another video ‘Stop Making Assumptions | YouTube vs TikTok: The End’. It also became the most liked non-music video on YouTube India.
No, it’s not been removed. It still holds the top spot.
At present, CarryMinati easily makes around US$250k /month per month from YouTube Ads.
But the road to success is never easy. He has put in a lot of efforts and time to achieve it.
2 Amit Bhadana: One of the Top Ten YouTubers in India
Total Subscribers: 21.5 Million
Total Views: 1.63 B
Net Worth: $5.7 Million
Amit is another young Indian YouTuber. He is a 25 years old chap from Uttar Pradesh. He is a law graduate and a YouTube comedian. His channel goes by his own name.
Amit creates superb comedy videos. He made his first YouTube video in 2018. And, it didn’t take him long to reach 10 million users. He’s the first Indian YouTuber to cross 20 million subscribers. No wonder why he’s seen as the funniest YouTuber in India!
His most famous videos are “Exams Be Like, Boards Preparation Be Like” and “Kisse Behan Bhai Ke”.
His channel has 20.8 million subscribers to date. He also has over 1.63 billion views. His net worth is near $5.7 million or Rs 44 crores.
Amit is an interactive boy. He’s done multiple shows with some famous Bollywood stars. It’s his funny takes that have won him a million hearts.
3 Ashish Chanchlani (Ashish Chanchlani Vines): Among India’s Top 10 YouTubers
Total Subscribers: 20.8 Million
Total Views: Over 2 B
Net Worth: $4.3 Million
Ashish is also a YouTube comedian and started his channel in 2014. He has over 19 million active subscribers.
At just 26, he’s tasted both fame and success. Ashish comes from Maharashtra, India. He’s a civil engineer by education. He also loves acting. Acting inspired him to make and share funny vines on social networks. People loved his videos. Before long, he was an internet sensation.
His YouTube videos get some serious likes. And I mean literally.
His video Tuition Classes or Bache has over 68 million views. PUBG: Ek Game Katha, 65 million.
And, last but not the least, Exams Ka Mausam has over 64 million views.
Just take a look at Ashish Chanchlani Vines. You’ll know what I’m talking about. His channel is full of viral videos with millions of views and likes. He makes anywhere between $28-30 million per week from YouTube. His channel’s net worth is $669-4.01 million.
Ashish is the true king of YouTube.
4 Bhuvan Bam (BB ki vines): One of the most famous YouTubers in India
Total Subscribers: 19.1 Million
Total Views: Over 2.5B
Net Worth: $5.6 Million
Bhuvan is the best comedy youtubers in india. He is a great comedian, a singer and a songwriter.
He’s the first Indian YouTuber to cross 10 million users.
Bhuvan is 26. He was born in Vadodara and raised in Delhi.
His journey to sharing videos had a dramatic beginning. It all started when he posted a video of mocking a reporter for his cold behaviour. The video went viral. It inspired him to create his own YouTube channel. He did just that in 2015. It was named BB ki Vines.
His YouTube earnings may be anywhere between 4 to 70 Crores per year. His monthly earnings from YouTube is between 17 lakhs to 2.7 Crores. The main source of his income is his live music performances and YouTube ads.
Some of his best videos are Titu Mama, Angry Masterji Part-10 and Group Study.
Bhuvan is a superstar of Indian YouTube. He once mentioned during a TedX talk that it’s the originality of his content, which has helped him earn millions of fans.
5 Gaurav Chaudhary (Technical Guruji): Top 5 YouTubers in India
Total Subscribers: 19.1 Million
Total Views: Over 127.9M
Net Worth: $1 Million
Gaurav Chaudhary is a name which every tech freak in India knows. He’s better known as Technical Guruji. It is also his main YouTube handle.
Gaurav is based in UAE and he is 29 years old. He also works from Delhi at times. He’s an engineer too.
He posts informative videos on technology. He also gives reviews on the latest gadgets, cars and smartphones. Hence, the nickname.
He started this channel in 2015 after much turmoil. Using Hindi on tech videos was a new thing back then. It helped him reach more Indian viewers. And changed the YouTube tech industry for all good reasons.
Technical guruji has over 17 million subscribers as of now. From this channel, he makes around $12.8K – $204.8K monthly and $153.6K – $2.5M yearly.
Apart from that, he’s created another channel by his own name in 2017. It has over 3.5 million subscribers. He makes $1.3K-4K weekly out of this channel.
Some of his most trending videos are Honor Magic 2 Unboxing and first look with over 2.7 million views. And Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra first look which has about 1 million views.
6 Sandeep Maheshwari: Top 20 YouTubers in India
Total Subscribers: 16.9 Million
Total Views: Over 758M
Net Worth: $2.9 Million
Sandeep is an entrepreneur, photographer and a public speaker. He posts motivational videos on his YouTube channel. It goes by his own name. It is the biggest non-monetised Indian YouTube channel.
Sandeep started his channel in 2012. It was a means to inspire people with motivational talks. Sandeep has helped millions of people with his life-changing videos. Currently, it has 15.5 million subscribers and over 9 billion views.
He is 39. He’s happily married and has a son and a daughter.
Sandeep Maheshwari is a well-known name today. His motivational talks have won him a million viewers. But his journey wasn’t as easy it seems. Sandeep took a rather long hard road to be where he is today.
He tried his luck in many areas. Modelling, photography, writing but failed to make any impact. But he wasn’t about to give up that easy. His first big moment came in 2003 when he took 10000 pictures of 122 models in under 11 hours. That was a world record.
But it wasn’t until 2006 when his hard work finally paid off. He launched his agency ImagesBazaar that year. It wasn’t that big of a project back then, just a collection of Indian pictures. But slowly he started getting the recognition. He was a brand now! Today, it is the world’s largest hub of Indian pictures with over millions of images. It has over 7000 clients across 45 countries.
Apart from being a successful entrepreneur and speaker. He is an active author. His books are mostly about positive thinking and success. Some of his books are How to Control your Mind, A small book to remind you of something big! Multiple Names of THE ONE that cannot be named, and Research on inner sound.
Sandeep has won many awards, including:
Young Creative Entrepreneur Award by the British Council.
Star Youth Achiever Award by the Global Youth Marketing Forum.
Sandeep makes about $7000 per week from YouTube commercials and ads.
His best video is Extraordinary Communication Skills with over 60 million views.
Another viral video How to concentrate on studies has over 20 million views.
And Speaking English with confidence. It has over 25 million views.
Sandeep is loved by fans of all ages and genders. His journey to success is a lesson for all of us.
7 Round2hell: One of the most popular YouTubers in India
Total Subscribers: 15.8 Million
Total Views: Over 1 B
Net Worth: $6.9 Million
This is another popular comedy channel. They say laughter is the best therapy. Well, if you don’t believe that, you should pay a visit to this channel.
The channel is run by three friends Zayn, Nazim and Vasim. And the comedy they produce! Well, I am speechless!
Round2hell is growing fast. With popularity, came more fame. The trio was invited to YouTube Fanfest held in Delhi to perform and chat. People loved their comic take. It was the turning point.
But in the beginning, way back in 2016, it was all football tutorials on YouTube. Of course it didn’t work out well. They then switched to comedy. It not only worked, but it went beyond all hopes. Their comical content drew a large audience. Life was never the same for these 3.
The name Round2hell had an interesting origin. It was when Zayn was car drifting once and his friend shot the video. Later he shared it on Instagram. But while watching the video, the thought of a serious injury crossed his mind. It was this moment when he decided the name for his channel. The idea was that round drifts were actually rounds to hell.
Round2hell has 14.4 million subscribers. And around 13 billion views. That’s an impressive number! Given that they’ve only shared 60 videos as of now.
Their monthly income from YouTube is between $670-$4000.
Their best videos include Dirty Politics Part-2 with over 4 million views.
Sholay with over 2.6 million views. School Life Part-2 with more than 11 million views. They want to try their hands in web series, science fiction films, short films and more in future.
8. Rajesh Kumar (FactTechz): One of the Top 10 most subscribed YouTubers in India
Total Subscribers: 14.5 Million
Total Views: Over 1 B
Net Worth: $4.4 Million
FactTechz is a famous YouTube channel, which shares informative content. It is owned and run by Rajesh Kumar.
Not much is known about Rajesh. It seems he believes in keeping his identity a secret! Well, he’s doing a great job in keeping the anonymity.
His channel, however, is full of educational and scientific videos. And as the name says, he checks facts and gives logical explanations about various topics.
It has almost 14 million subscribers. His videos have been watched more than 12 billion times.
He makes somewhere between $1000-$6000 per month from his YouTube channel.
Some of his trending videos include:
Biggest Fascinating facts about ancient Egypt has been viewed over 12 million times.
Science and facts about number 7 and various random facts. It has over 8 million views.
9 Dr Vivek Bindra: Top YouTubers in India 2020
Total Subscribers: 13.9 Million
Total Views: Over 6M
Net Worth: $2.6 Million
He is a well-known name around the globe. Dr Vivek is a motivational speaker and a business coach. He is also a CEO coach and leadership trainer and is regarded as the most inspiring corporate consultant.
He founded his company “A Guinness World Records-Record Holder.” He’s also its CEO.
His YouTube channel is Dr Vivek Bindra: Motivational Speaker. It was started in 2013 and has 13 million subscribers at the moment. His videos have been seen over 7 billion times.
He shares motivational and educational videos. He also covers case studies on many topics.
He’s inspired many people to get started with their dreams. His videos have helped many small businesses to grow.
India vs China, a Business Case study is one of his most liked videos. It has over 11 million views.
His motivational video on Focus is another famous one. It also has around 11 million views. Similarly, Israel case study has been viewed for nearly 12 million times.
His case study on Dubai has been viewed over 22 million times. Bindra’s YouTube channel makes about $12k-$70K every month.
Dr Bindra posts valuable videos. His content is informative and logical. His channel’s popularity is constantly growing.
10 Emiway Bantai: One of the Top YouTubers in India 2019
Total Subscribers: 11.5 Million
Total Views: Over 1 B
Net Worth: $4.7 Million
He is a young hip-hop rapper from India born in 1995. His birth name is Bilal Shaik.
He was born and raised in Mumbai. Emiway is only 24 but has already made a big name in the Indian music industry. He is best known for his song “Asli Hip Hop” in the recent film “Gully Boy” (2019).
Eminem was a huge inspiration for this junior artist. That’s what inspired him to pick the nickname Emiway.
His opening recordings were English songs. But he later changed into a full-time Hindi rapper. He made his first song in 2013. It was called Glint Lock. The song made a great impact on the Indian hip-hop scene. His second song was ‘Aur Bantai. It further got him the praise from his fans. His energetic raps gave him a unique identity in the Indian Music business.
He’s won the MTV European Music award for best Indian act.
One of his most famous songs ‘Machayenge’ has been viewed over 178 million times. Another one of his songs ‘Samajh mein aaya kya’ has more than 67 million views.
His monthly earnings from YouTube maybe $17K-$271K. He can make anywhere between $200K-$3.3 million per every year. His YouTube channel can make up to $10K per day as it have more than 11 million subscribers. His videos have more than 15 billion views. Emiway is no doubt the most promising talent to have emerged lately.
All the above-listed YouTubers have two things in common: First, each of them has struggled hard to be where they are today. And secondly, all of them are making huge money by leveraging their videos rightly on YouTube.
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