YouTube needs no introduction to our readers; it’s our new TV. Founded by three PayPal employees, Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim in an office garage and later acquired by Google for more than $1 billion, YouTube today attracts 1.8 billion active monthly users from 90 countries to watch 100 million videos daily, making it the world’s second most visited website. YouTube has become the launchpad of talent and creativity, be it comedian, gamer, or vlogger coming from every corner of the society where YouTubers are directly interacting with their fans. YouTube is now turning into a revenue machine, where content creators are making money with their videos and there are most subscribed female YouTubers too in this race.
Although with a female fan base of around 42%, Female YouTubers are making it big with their videos which are harvesting millions of views and subscribers, turning them into an online celebrity. These female YouTubers are breaking the stereotypes of just posting cooking or DIYs video; rather, there is a huge fan following of female gamers and comedians. Though this list will be limited to YouTube, but it must be noted that the Female contribution on other platforms can be found across all genres.
Here we have listed the top 10 most successful leading Female YouTubers from across the globe with the parameter being maximum number of subscribers
#1 Most Subscribed Female YouTubers
At just age of 16 years, Mariand Castrejón Castaneda aka Yuya started her Mexican content creator channel on YouTube after winning a beauty contest and today with over 23 million subscribers, she is one of the top self-made leading vlogger and YouTuber. She posts videos on beauty, makeup, styling, and fashion and even featured on Mexican television and Vogue. She is the highest paid beauty Youtuber and published two books Los Secretos de Yuya in 2014 and Las confessions de Yuya in 2015
#2 Most Subscribed Female YouTubers
Famous for her humor covering daily aspects of life, Jenna’s video “How to trick people into thinking you’re good looking” went viral in 2010 and was viewed 5.3 million times in a single week and has more than 68M views till date. Jenna Nicole Mourey is the first social media star to have a wax statue in Madame Tussauds museum. She appeared in various TV shows and is a dog lover.
#3 Most Subscribed Female YouTubers
Famous for posting challenges, tutorials, and tags, Kimberly stands out to be one of the moved loved Mexican vlogger and YouTuber. In merely two years of starting her YouTube channel, she is followed by over 18 million subscribers. Her channel rose to stardom with video “Yoga Challenge / Kimberly Loaiza Ft. Juan de Dios Pantoja” starring her then-boyfriend was viewed 11 million times. She is famous for posting entertaining content and pranks.
4. Liza Koshy
#4 Most Subscribed Female YouTubers
American comedian, Television host, actress, and a YouTuber, Liza gained stardom in merely few years of debuting on YouTube. With incredibly funny and charming content, she is winning millions of hearts. Liza starred in YouTube web series, “Liza on Demand” and even interviewed ex-US president Barack Obama.
#5 Most Subscribed Female YouTubers
Another blogger in the list is Patricia Caeli Santa Olalla López (CaELike), Mexican YouTuber famous for the vlogs in Spanish. Her first video, “Mi Primer Videoblog! HAHAHAHOHOHOHIHIHI” made her an overnight star. She is famous for her on-time comedy videos
#6 Most Subscribed Female YouTubers
One of YouTube’s popular female gamer is Lia, known as SSSniperWolf, who is an expert in playing Call of Duty. Playing video games from the age of 6 years, she is popular for posting vlogs, gaming videos, and funny videos on her channel. Her recent best was a dance video in collaboration with PUBG encouraging users to download PUBG mobile app
#7 Most Subscribed Female YouTubers
Vlogger, comedian, singer, philanthropist, actress, Canadian YouTuber of Indian descent, Lilly Singh, popularly known as Superwoman is a YouTube star famous among teenagers for humorous videos on Punjabi culture. She starred in Marron 5 “Girls like you” video and debuted with superstars like Selena Gomez and James Franco. She is a part of UNICEF’s campaign to fight child abuse in India.
#8 Most Subscribed Female YouTubers
Beauty influencer, Rachel Levin’s YouTube channel, Rclbeauty101 has many genres of videos, be it beauty, DIY’s, comedy. Her beauty and fashion videos have been part of articles in Forbes magazine and cosmopolitan. She posted her video “How to Conceal Under Eye Dark Circles” which became a popular hit on YouTube.
9. Lele Pons
#9 Most Subscribed Female YouTubers
Former host of La Voz Mexico, American Internet celebrity, dancer, model, singer, actress and a now a famous YouTuber was the most followed star on Vine. Her first song released on YouTube, “Dicen” starring Matt Hunter was a huge hit and has more than 192M views. In 2017, she also became the brand ambassador of CoverGirl.
#10 Most Subscribed Female YouTubers
Chinese-Australian YouTuber, Wengie who also runs a blog, “The Wonderful World of Wengie” is a versatile YouTuber with videos ranging from simple life hacks, Tricks, and Pranks, beauty to everything that keeps life motivated. Her voice is behind The Power Puff Girls of New Zealand’s version and Blisstina.
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