This week, YouTube sensation Michelle Phan is closing in on an incredible feat—more than one billion all time YouTube views. Michelle’s success is amazing, but she won’t be the first channel to cross the one billion view threshold (The Fine Bros recently passed two billion!). In fact, we took a look into our data and found 147 channels that can officially call themselves “YouTube Billionaires.”
This week we’re highlighting the YouTube creator personalities who have the most all time views and are growing the fastest. And in the coming weeks we’ll do a deeper dive on other channels that have crossed the billion view mark.
Data comes from Tubular’s platform, which analyzes millions of channels and over half a billion videos on YouTube as well as 150 million unique viewers and all their social engagements across YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook.
PewDiePie has the most views and is growing the fastest among YouTube personalities
- VEVO music channel EMIMusic might technically have the most views all time, but PewDiePie has earned the most among YouTube personalities with an astounding 5.6 billion views
- PewDiePie’s closest rival among YouTube personalities is the duo over at Smosh who have 3.5 billion views, 63% of the views of PewDiePie
- Ellen Degeneres’ channel proves she’s not just a TV star but also a true YouTube star as well — she was 1 of only 4 YouTube personalities with more than 3 billion views
- Besides being the biggest, PewDiePie’s channel is also growing faster than any other Youtube channel, with 447 million views in the last 30 days alone
- Among non-English channels, YouTube Billionaire Werevertumorro of Mexico grew the fastest, with 250 million views in the last 30 days