Year-old YouTube star makes $11 million a year

12 December, 2017, 17:21 | Author: Courtney Perry
  • Year-old YouTube star makes $11 million a year

That was until a video titled, "100+ cars toys GIANT EGG SURPRISE OPENING Disney Pixar Lighting McQueen kids video Ryan ToysReview" went viral in the summer of 2015.

"Ryan loves Toys. Toys Review for kids by a kid!"

The raw estimate of $11 million tied Ryan ToysReview with the YouTube comedy stalwart Smosh for eighth place on the Forbes list.

Ryan's family says the child star was inspired by watching other children and programs on YouTube and wanted to join the fun.

The amount has put him among the top 10 on Forbes' list of highest paid YouTubers in 2017.

Children everywhere seems to be in a close relationship with Ryan, they don't take him as a stranger on YouTube but as a friend.


However, one little boy who appears to have found a gap in the online video market is Ryan from Ryan ToysReview.

"Ryan loves Toys. Toys Review for kids by a kid!"

Ryan, the face of the YouTube channel Ryan ToysReviews, made $11 million (₹70.81 crore) from sales off his channel. The answer to that is a video empire that's gone from simple homespun toy reviewing productions to videos of the boy's life beyond him "unboxing" toys.

"For the last 18 weeks and counting, Ryan ToysReview has been the most popular channel on YouTube in the United States, and the second largest in the world, a bigger attraction than household names like PewDiePie and Justin Bieber, and media empires like BuzzFeed, The Tonight Show, and the WWE". The videos posted nearly daily on the channel are all shot and produced by Ryan's parents, who began "Ryan ToysReview" in March 2015 when he was still 4 years old. As his 10 million followers watch "Toys Review for kids by a kid!" daily, fans will not only see Ryan review the toys, he will play with them as well.

It now has close to 800 million views.

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