Recently Forbes magazine published a list of the highest earners from the YouTube platform. According to this list, Ryan Kaji is the highest-earning YouTube star this year as well. In 2018, Ryan Kaji earned $2.2 million, and his spell still running in 2019. Ryan Kaji's real name is Ryan Guyana. In 2015, his channel, called Ryan's World, was started by his parents. Now, his YouTube channel has about 2.29 crore subscribers. In starting, the channel was named Rayon Toys Review with videos of the toys being unwrapped from their packages, and playing him with those toys. Several videos of Ryan were watched more than a billion times by the audience. As per the data watching website Blade, videos on this channel have been watched more than 35 billion times since the channel was created.
Lately, he changed his channel name on an accusation by an organization that speaks about customer rights. The organization, named as Truth in Advertising, had filed a complaint to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that the channel does not reveal which video is sponsored and which is not. This channel video does not show which video is sponsored by which company and for which product. As Ryan getting older, the channel is also expanding. Now there are plenty of topics as well as a lot of educational videos on this channel. In Forbes rankings, Ryan Kaji's channel left behind the Dude Perfect channel. This channel runs by some friends of Texas. The organization consists of twins Cory and Coby Cotton, Garrett Hilbert, Cody Jones, and Tyler Toney, all of whom are previous college roommates at Texas A&M University. This channel creatively put videos of various tricky shots and stunts mixed together with upbeat music. The group also frequently uploads videos of battles where the individual members of Dude Perfect compete against each other.
In terms of incomes, now Dude Perfect is in second position, last year it was in the third position. The channel earned nearly 2 million dollars last year. In this ranking, the third position is also secured by a child star. Russia's Anastasia Radzinskaya started her channel 5 years ago, and Anastasia has earned grossed about $1.8 million. Anastasia's both channels Nastya Vlog and Funny Stacy have a total of 70 million subscribers. These channels have Russian, English, and Spanish-language videos. This September, YouTube's parent company Google agreed to pay a $17 million penalty. The company was found guilty of collecting personal information about kids using YouTube without their permission. As per the FTC, YouTube tried to ensure that advertising companies could target kids.
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