These YouTube Stars Make WAY More Money Than Us. And a Lot of Musicians.

Give props to these people for cracking how to make money on YouTube and don’t begrudge their ingenuity. And if you don’t recognize names like PewDiePie (income: $12m USD), you’re just not plugged into this generation.

The minimum income to be included on this list of top-earners from Forbes is $2.5 million. And there’s at least one Canadian here.

YouTube earners

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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