Britain’s top 100 influencers revealed as gamers and YouTubers rake in millions from armies of followers

Britain’s top 100 influencers revealed as gamers and YouTubers rake in millions from armies of followers

- in Uk News

BRITAIN’S top 100 influencers have been revealed with the likes of gamers and YouTubers soaring high as they rake in millions from their armies of followers.

The list, compiled by The Sunday Times, is based on how many loyal subscribers they have and their social media engagement.

1) Felix Kjellberg, PewDiePie | Gaming

PewDiePie, 29, is the second most subscribed person on YouTube for his Let’s Play commentaries.

As of September 2019 his channel had 100,850,000 subscribers.

Felix was born in 1989 in Gothenburg, Sweden, and graduated from university with a degree in Industrial Economics and Technology Management.

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PewDiePie attends the European Premiere of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” at Leicester Square in 2015[/caption]

2) Olajide William Oltunj, KSI | Gaming

KSI was born June 19, 1993, and is an English YouTube personality, rapper, comedian and actor.

The 25-year-old attended the independent Berkhamsted School alongside future Sideman member and YouTube collaborator Simon Minter, better known as miniminter.

KSI, which stands for knowledge, strength, integrity, first arrived on the YouTube scene in 2009, originally posting videos about video games

In 2015, he was ranked as the UK’s most influential YouTube creator, with his brother Deji, otherwise known by his handle Comedy Shorts Gamer, ranking second.

In 2016, he made his feature film debut in the comedy Laid in America alongside fellow YouTube star Casper Lee.

In addition to his YouTube career, the 25-year-old has released two EPs as a rapper, which have both topped the UK R&B Albums Chart.

KSI at the world premiere of his documentary KSI:Can’t Lose at the Picturehouse in central London
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3) Craig Thompson, Mini Ladd | Gaming

Mini Ladd, 24, makes gaming videos on YouTube and now as 5.7million subscribers.

The gamer who grew up in Derry, Northern Ireland, dropped out of university to begin creating videos in 2011.

His videos have landed him a net worth of £3.3million, which will increase as his channel progresses.

Craig Thompson also known as Mini Laddd,

4) Billy Wingrove and Jeremy Lynch | Football

The duo have over 10m subscribers and often film with world stars like Neymar, Eden Hazard, Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi and even NFL’s Odell Beckham Jr.

They give tutorials and challenges on a wide range of skills, also recreating famous goals.

Alongside their channel, they have also performed at stadiums across England like Manchester United’s Old Trafford.

F2Freestylers often appear in adverts for the likes of Coca-Cola, O2, Barclaycard and Disney.

Billy Wingrove is one of the most experienced football freestylers in the world and Jeremy Lynch is regarded as one of the best football freestylers that has ever been
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5) Saffron Barker | Lifestyle & Beauty

Saffron Barker, 19, has gained more than two million subscribers on her YouTube channel.

The Brighton bron beauty originally started out in a girlband called Born2Blush with two childhood friends.

But they later launched their own YouTube channel in 2014 and releasing their debut track 24seven in March 2015 – but they broke up soon after.

She has a net worth of at least £906,000, for her content on beauty and lifestyle challenges.

Instagram star Saffron Barker poses for the upcoming series of Strictly Come Dancing

6) Joe Sugg | Entertainment

Joe Sugg, 27, was born in Wiltshire on September 8, 1991, and is the sister of fellow YouTuber Zoella.

The YouTube star used to be a roof thatcher prior to his vlogging career, which is where his online name ThatcherJoe came from.

With three different channels, Joe, who began YouTube in 2011, makes videos on varying topics.

His main channel, known as ThatcherJoe, for the most part, comprises of challenges, pranks, and impressions.

Joe currently has a staggering 8.2 million followers on his main channel.

An emblem of his success, Joe won the Radio 1 Teen Choice Award for the Best British Vlogger in 2015.

YouTube star Joe Sugg who will host the Strictly Come Dancing podcast when it returns alongside the new series
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7) Chelsea Clarke | Beauty

British beauty hero Chelsea Clarke now has 244,00 followers on her YouTube channel based on beauty tutorials.

The vlogger form Essex, posts do’s and dont’s for make-up styles, and also reviews of products.

She started out doing outrageous tutorials, and now has her own clothing and wig line, Hair by CC.

Chelsea Clarke, built her empire on YouTube in 2015

8) Callum Leighton Airey, Calfreezy | Gaming

Callum Airey, 24, is a Britihs YouTuber who makes videos on gameplay.

He started playing Call of Duty, and is now posting Fifa, Tags and Q&A’s.

Callum has around 3.1million YouTube subscribers now.


British vlogger Callum Airey, has 3.1 million followers[/caption]

9) Joshua Bradley, Zerkaa | Gaming

Joshua rose to fame posting movies on gaming, including FIFA and Minefield.

He now has three million subscribers which has pushed him to work with Asos, creating the video, ‘Skilled stylist does my ASOS store’.

He is currently in a relationship with the lifestyle blogger Freya Nightingale.

10) Colin Furze | Entertainment

Colin Furze has around eight million followers on YouTube thanks to his whacky inventions.

His latest initiative was a self-made hoverboard.

He left college at the age of 16 in Lincolnshire to become a plumber.

That was when he used his ability to fix issues, as a means to become an inventor.

Colin Furze is known for his extraordinary inventions

11) Alastair Aiken, 25, Ali-A, Gaming

12) Patricia Bright, Patricia Bright Beauty – Beauty

13) The Saccone Jolys, SACCONEJOLYs – Family 

14) Theo Baker, 23 – Football – Theo Baker 

15) Emmanuel John Brown, 23, – Football – Manny

16) Jordan Lipscombe, 21, beauty – Jordan Lipscombe

17) Holly Boon – Beauty 

18)  Gaz Oakley, 26 – Food – avantgardevegan

19) Ling Khac Tang | Beauty

20. Amelia Liana Sopher – Lifestyle

21.  Tamara Kalinic Tamara Kalinic – Beauty/Fashion

22.  Safwan Ahmedmia SuperSaf – Tech

23.  Estée Lalonde Estée Lalonde – Lifestyle

24.  Sarah Turner theunmumsymum – Parenting

25. The Ingham Family The Ingham Family – Parenting

26. Grace Beverley Grace Beverley – Fitness

27. Lydia Millen Lydia Elise Millen – Beauty/Fashion

28. Michael Dapaah Michael Dapaah – Comedy

29. Freddy Cousin-Brown Freddy My Love – Beauty/Fashion

30. Anna Newton The Anna Edit – Lifestyle 

31. Ethan Payne Behzinga – Football

32. Thuy Lee xThuyLe – Beauty

33. Simon Hooper father_of_daughters – Parenting

34. Anthony Middleton antmiddleton – Adventure

35. Laila Swann Laila Loves – Beauty/Fashion

36. Nile Wilson Nile Wilson – Sport

37. Sam Chapman & Nicola Chapman Haste Pixiwoo – Beauty

38.  Tobi Brown TBJZL – Football

39. Jamie Genevieve Jamie Genevieve – Beauty

40. Josh Pieters Josh Pieters – Comedy 

41. Dan Middleton DanTDM – Gaming

42. Victoria Magrath inthefrow – Lifestyle

43. Carrie Hope Fletcher Carrie Hope Fletcher – Entertainment

44. James William Walker Mr JWW – Cars

45.  Adnan Ebrahim Car Throttle – Cars

46. The Michalaks The Michalaks – Lifestyle

47. Phil Lester AmazingPhil – Entertainment

48. Yasmin Uddin Yammy – Gaming

49. Carly Rowena Carly Rowena – Lifestyle

50. Sam Fane Seen Through Glass – Travel

51. Shantania Beckford Shantania Beckford – Beauty/Fashion

52. Georgia Rankin MakeupJunkieG – Beauty/Fashion

53. Zoe Sugg Zoella – Lifestyle

54. Melanie Murphy Melanie Murphy – Beauty/Fashion

55. Lorna Andrews lornaluxe – Fashion

56. Hannah Witton Hannah Witton – Sex & Relationships

57. Rose Ellen Dix & Rosie Spaughton Rose and Rosie – Gaming/Lifestyle

58.  Lily Pebbles Lily Pebbles – Fashion

59. Louise Pentland Louise Pentland – Lifestyle

60. Joe Wicks thebodycoach – Fitness

61. Emma Hill Emma Hill – Fashion

62. Scott Major Dangthatsalongname – Gaming 

63. Mark Hoyle LadBaby Parenting

64. Dodie Clarke doddleoddle – Music/Lifestyle

65. Shaquille Keith, Dexter Black, Elias Riadi and Danny Lomas PAQ – Fashion

66. Giovanna Fletcher Giovanna Fletcher – Lifestyle

67. Megan Jayne Crebba Bodyposipanda – Body Positive

68. Elijah Quashie Chicken Connoisseur – Food

69. Nellie Robert vintynellie – Beauty/Fashion

70. Kaushal Modha Kaushal – Beauty

71. Brittany Bathgate brittanybathgate – Fashion

72. Emily Norris Emily Norris – Parenting 

73. Alice Naylor-Leyland Mrs Alice – Lifestyle

74. Darren, Georgie, Mia, Sienna & Karma Fizz Family Fizz – Lifestyle

75. Dina Torkia Dina Tokio – Lifestyle

76. Sherlina Nyame sherlinanym – Beauty/Fashion

77. Amelia Dimoldenberg Chicken Shop Date – Fashion

78. Kofi McCalla The Unknown Vlogs – Fashion

79. Lizzy Hadfield shotfromthestreet – Fashion

80. Zanna Van Dijk zannavandijk – Fitness

81 Anastasia Kingsnorth Anastasia Kingsnorth Lifestyle

82 Chidera Eggerue theslumflower Feminism

83 Theo Thomas BlackPanthaa Cars/Gaming

84 Clemmie Hooper mother_of_daughters Parenting

85 Pandora Sykes pandorasykes Fashion

86 Nadiya Hussain nadiyajhussain Food

87 Fabulous Hannah Fabulous Hannah Lifestyle

88 Jack Dean JaackMaate Entertainment

89 Soph Does Nails sophdoesnails Beauty

90 Caspar Lee Caspar Entertainment

91 Samira Kazan alphafoodie Food

92 Ella Mills deliciouslyella Food

93 Joel Mcloughlin Gallucks Fashion

94 Sophia Rosemary Barrese Sophie_Rosemary Fashion

95 Erica Davies erica_davies Fashion/Interiors

96 Jack Morris doyoutravel Travel

97 Jo Rodgers jo_rodgers Lifestyle

98 Tess Daly Tess Daly Beauty/Fashion

99 Chessie King chessiekingg Lifestyle

100 Dominique Davis allthatisshe Lifestyle

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