BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (CNN/KGET) — Forbes magazine says the highest-earning YouTuber raked in $26 million this year — and he’s only 8 years old.
Ryan Kaji has amassed almost 23 million subscribers on the “Ryan’s World” channel.
You read that right.
He started unboxing toys on camera when he was just 3 years old.
Kaji has expanded his content since then to include experiments and educational topics turning it into a media empire.
Kaji has contracts with both Nickelodeon and Hulu. Variety says his production company employs 28 people.
The next biggest earner on YouTube trails him by $6 million.
Kaji also topped the list of YouTube earners last year.