Gaming is becoming a huge and very profitable industry, and many individuals have capitalized on this by creating their social media presence on YouTube. Even the number 1 YouTuber is a gamer!
Today we are profiling some of the top gamers on YouTube:
Evan Fong, better known online as VanossGaming, or just Vanoss, is a video game commentator. He produces other content on his channel as well, including comedic skits, game challenges and little animations. He is currently the 2nd highest gaming channel based on subscribers.
The Vanoss Gaming Channel has just over 14.5 million subscribers and 3.2 billion views.
The gaming community has always been majority male driven, and that is no different for gaming channels on YouTube, but there is still large representation of female gamers online. The most popular channel has to be iHasCupQuake who is a gamer who shares videos of herself playing and commentating on the games she plays. She has also included her husband in some of her videos which makes for some really entertaining moments on screen.
She currently has over 3.6 million subscribers and just over 1.2 billion channel view.
Jordan Maron, who goes by Captain Sparklez, is a gamer who focuses his channel on Minecraft, which is a sandbox video game with limitless creation possibilities. Jordan entertains viewers through his channel as he provides commentary as he plays, and he even creates parodies of popular music videos and television series.
He’s channel currently has close to 9 million subscribers and is fast reach 2 billion channel views.
We couldn’t do a feature on the top YouTube Gamers without mentioning the number 1 YouTube channel right now, PewDiePie, which was started by Felix Kjellberg in 2010. He is a best known for his Let’s Play series of videos which consist of images and commentary that is usually a walk-though of his gameplay. He has the most views and subscribers on YouTube right now.
Being number 1 comes with some impressive statistics, he has just over 40 million subscribers and over 10 billion channel views.
Gaming is growing in popularity on YouTube, and these channels prove it. They have huge social media presence and are definitely Social Stars.