PewDiePie Tops List of Highest-Paid YouTube Stars

PewDiePie has topped the list of highest-paid YouTube stars.

The Swedish video game commenter, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, earned $12 million pretax in the past year off of advertisements from his channel, according to the first ranking of its kind done by Forbes.

PewDiePie has been popping up more and more in the conversation surrounding social media influencers of late, including during TheWrap’s sixth annual Media Leadership Conference, TheGrill, in October.

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