The most subscribed YouTube channels in the world
From Bollywood and WWE superstars to vloggers like PewDiePie and MrBeast, these are the most subscribed YouTube channels on the entire platform.
Since its launch in 2005, YouTube has risen above its competitors to become the primary way most of us share and consume videos online. No, really: after the parent company Google, it is the second most visited site on the all the Internet.
YouTube made us laugh. He gave us news. He taught us things. It has even – for better or worse – launched the careers of a number of celebrities, some of whom have gone from vloggers to household names. Even a professional boxer or two.
If you’re here, chances are you’re bored, looking to deepen YouTube culture, or trying to settle a bet. We hope you will win. While you’re here, why not also check out the most viewed YouTube videos of all time? Without further ado, these are the most subscribed YouTube channels and users around the world.
The most subscribed YouTube channels in the world
Subscribers: 206 million
The most subscribed YouTube channel in the world is T-Series, an Indian company that existed long before the internet as we know it today. Founded in 1983, T-Series is both a record label and a film production house, famous for Bollywood soundtracks and Indian pop music. The T-Series YouTube channel features music videos and movie trailers, and holds the most-watched title since 2017. The channel’s videos are available in English, Hindi, Bhojpuri, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam , Kannada, Gujarati, Marathi and Rajasthan.
Subscribers: 128 million
Popular for its “Bath Song” – viewed 5 billion times on the platform – Cocomelon offers 3D animated videos of traditional children’s songs and rhymes, as well as some of their own original bops. Is it good for kids or not? We do not know; we are not that kind of site! But when it comes to 128 million subscribers, whatever Cocomelon does, it works.
Subscribers: 126 million
Japanese electronics giant Sony has a massive reach in India, as Sony Entertainment Television India is the third most subscribed and third most viewed YouTube channel overall. Airing a mix of dramas and reality shows like India has talent and indian idolit provides 24 hours of entertainment a day to its 126 million subscribers, which are constantly growing.
Subscribers: 111 million
Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg’s name might not ring a bell to you, but that’s because you probably know him as PewDiePie, the online personality both famous and infamous for his online gaming content.” Let’s Play”. His YouTube fame has taken him from episodes of South Park for TIME on the magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” list and to date has amassed over 28 billion views on his channel, making him the most-subscribed individual personality on the entire platform.
Subscribers: 90 million
Jimmy Donaldson, better known as MrBeast, has been gaining more and more attention since he first went viral for “counting to 100,000” in 2017. Since then, he’s done more and more viral stunts for his YouTube subscribers, including recreating the set. from the hit Netflix series squid game, and bringing together 456 people to compete for a prize of US$456,000. MrBeast is recognized as the platform’s biggest earner – according to Forbes, he earned up to $54 million in 2021 alone.
Subscribers: 89.8 million
Ukraine’s Kids Diana Show, another English-language series aimed at children, features a 7-year-old girl named Diana and her brother Roma, who has her own channel, Kids Roma Show. They play, they do kid stuff. The videos have become so popular that they are dubbed into Hindi, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, German and Portuguese.
Subscribers: 86.3 million
Anastasia Radzinskaya aka Like Nastya is only 8 years old, but she has already amassed a fortune through YouTube thanks to her videos which have captured the attention of the world. His parents funded the family savings account videos, which ranged from unboxing toys to visiting amusement parks, and the channel’s success helped them move from Russia to Miami, Florida.
Subscribers: 85.5 million
Cue Vince McMahon meme face: World Wrestling Entertainment is one of the top 10 most subscribed YouTube channels in the world. Featuring highlights, interviews and exclusive content with the federation’s biggest superstars, wrestling fans around the world flock to WWE’s YouTube page for the best in “sports entertainment”. Court!
Subscribers: 81.2 million
Another Indian music company headquartered in Mumbai, Zee Music is a main competitor to T-Series, YouTube’s most subscribed page. Under the umbrella of Zee Entertainment Enterprises, the label distributes hit songs from Bollywood and famous Indian artists.
Subscribers: 78 million
Vlad and Niki complete the top ten – and yes, this is another series for kids. Vladislav Vashketov (8) and Nikita Vashketov (6) live in Miami, Florida with their parents and create videos in 18 languages for 212 million subscribers on their 21 different YouTube channels. They went from opening toys on video to creating their own after signing a deal with Hong Kong-based company Playmates Toys. They even have their own app. Not bad for a few kids born in the 2010s.
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This story first appeared on Lifestyle Asia Hong Kong