Any specialty or subject on YouTube or other social media platforms may lead to massive revenues just by posting your films and sharing them with the world. Every view matters, every like is valuable, and every sharing increases traffic.
Our online community has had a lot of fun and excitement thanks to online gaming. As the popularity of online games and online communities grows, influencers earn more and more. How does it function?
Here's a rundown of the top gaming YouTube influencers and how they got started:
Markiplier, a Hawaii-born army officer, walked out of college, where he was studying engineering, to pursue a career as a YouTube gaming pundit. His videos, which specialize on horror, have been seen over 7 billion times in five years. What is his ultimate indicator of crossover success? In 2016, he signed a contract with the mega-agency William Morris Endeavor.
In 2016, PewDiePie, also known as PewDiePie, was the world's highest-paid YouTube Influencer. If it hadn't been for the nine videos he released in early 2017, including Nazi iconography, the Swedish player would have topped the Gaming category. Maker Studios, a Disney company and his multi-channel network partner, broke relations with him. He was also kicked from YouTube's Red platform and Google Preferred. While his reputation is harmed, he continues to generate millions from YouTube advertisements alone.
A Canadian-born man known as VanossGaming dropped out of the University of Pennsylvania to pursue his online job full-time. On his YouTube channel, he discusses and makes jokes with his friends and colleagues while playing games like Call of Duty or Grand Theft Auto. In 2016, he started voicing a character in the YouTube Red adult animation series 'Paranormal Action Squad.'
She began live-streaming on the gaming website twitch as Omgitsfirefoxx in 2013. She uploads highlights to YouTube, where she immediately gained a large following, leading to collaborations with companies such as Audi, Syfy, and Intel.
Lia Wolf is a British-born YouTube influencer who specializes in Call of Duty gaming videos and dabbles in cosplay and anime. With over 5 million subscribers and followers, she has partnered with companies such as Activision, EA, Ubisoft, and Disney. "I wanted to prove that ladies can play and be successful at video games," she said.
Sean McLoughlin is his actual name. He joined YouTube in 2012 and began uploading everyday in 2013. He is widely recognized for his animated and amusing remarks. He is contracted with Revelmode, a subnetwork of Disney's Maker Studios, for his videos that have been seen over 7.2 billion times.
Daniel Middleton, sometimes known as DanTDM or The Diamond Minecraft, is a professional player. His expertise of the popular family-friendly game Minecraft, as well as his fan base, earned him a Guinness World Record in 2016 for gathering the most views for a dedicated Minecraft channel, which was 7.9 billion at the time.
Tom Cassell, a long-time gamer who was the first to reach 1 million followers on the live-streaming platform Twitch in 2014. Since then, he has amassed over 10 million YouTube followers for his playthroughs of popular video game titles such as Halo and Call of Duty. He is currently a part of the gaming influencer firm 3BlackDot, together with Sonja Reid and Evan Fong.
Adam Dahlberg, a 24-year-old YouTube veteran. He began as a voice actor for gaming videos in 2006, and after more than a decade, his primary channel focuses on the popular kid-friendly game Minecraft. He has over 11 million followers and is now affiliated with Amazon, Netflix, and Nintendo, as well as selling items to fans such as posters and pillows.
Until early 2017, AtomicMari was the sole female member of the mega-popular YouTube channel Smosh Games. She appears in Maricraft, a subseries centered on Minecraft gaming. The former professional dancer began presenting Smosh Pit Weekly in 2010. She now has a social following of over 2 million people, and in 2016, she participated as a cast member on the 33rd season of CBS's popular show 'Survivor.'