Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, better known online as PewDiePie, is a Swedish YouTuber, comedian and gamer–commentator best known for his YouTube video content, which mainly consists of comedic formatted shows.
Shane Lee Yaw, known professionally as Shane Dawson, is an American YouTuber, author, sketch comedian, actor, film director, media personality and musician. He was one of the first people to rise to fame on video-sharing website YouTube, and has since maintained an online presence.
Jenna Nicole Mourey, better known by her pseudonym Jenna Marbles, is an American YouTuber, vlogger, comedian, and actress. As of March 2018, her channel has over 2.6 billion video views and 18 million subscribers, making it the 45th most subscribed channel on YouTube and the eighth most popular channel operated by a woman. Marbles is the first social media star to have a wax figure displayed in Madame Tussauds Museum, located in New York City.
Lilly Singh is a Canadian YouTuber, comedian, television host, and actress widely known as IISuperwomanII. In 2017, she was ranked tenth on the Forbes list of the world's highest paid YouTube stars, earning a reported $10.5 million. Singh has featured in the annual YouTube Rewind every year since 2014. She was ranked first on the 2017 Forbes Top Influencers List in the entertainment category.
Gabrielle Jeannette Hanna is an American YouTuber, Viner, author, comedian, actress, and singer-songwriter. She started her career on the popular streaming service, Vine. She has since risen to fame through YouTube, gaining over 6,000,000 subscribers. In April 2018, she was nominated for an IHeartRadio Social Star Award. Prior to being nominated, she released a poetry book titled Adultolescence. Hanna has also pursued a musical career, releasing five singles as of 2018, her first entitled "Out Loud" in 2017. Also in 2017, Hanna starred in Joey Graceffa's YouTube Red series, Escape the Night, as herself portraying a Vaudevillian during the Victorian era.
Stefan Basil Molyneux is a Canadian podcaster and YouTuber. Molyneux, a self-published author, usually speaks on topics including anarcho-capitalism, politics, relationships, race and intelligence, multiculturalism, libertarianism, anti-feminism, and familial relationships.
Carl Benjamin is a British YouTuber, better known by the online alias Sargon of Akkad. The alias, which is also the name of his main YouTube channel, is taken from the first ruler of the Akkadian Empire, Sargon of Akkad. Benjamin grew to prominence through the Gamergate controversy and early videos supporting antifeminism. Since then he has covered topics such as identity politics and the alt-right.
Kanan Gill is an Indian stand-up comedian, actor and YouTuber. He won the Punch Line Bangalore Competition. He is known for the YouTube series, Pretentious Movie Reviews, where he reviews flawed yesteryear Bollywood films along with fellow stand-up comedian Biswa Kalyan Rath. He was one of the main personalities behind the YouTube Comedy Hunt and also co-hosted the YouTube FanFest India. He made his debut on the big screen with the movie Noor, alongside Sonakshi Sinha.
Marques Brownlee, also known by his show name MKBHD, is an American YouTuber, best known for his technology-focused videos. The channel, whose name is a concatenation of MKB and HD, has over 5.8 million subscribers and over 851 million total video views. In August 2013, Vic Gundotra, former Senior Vice President, Social for Google, called Brownlee "the best technology reviewer on the planet right now". During one of the 2016 Democratic presidential primary debates that was cosponsored by YouTube, Brownlee asked the candidates, by video, whether tech companies and the government can find a middle ground over encryption while considering rights to privacy and national security.
Christina Victoria Grimmie was an American singer, songwriter, actress, and YouTuber who was known for covering hit songs on YouTube and participating in the NBC singing competition The Voice. In June 2011, she released her debut EP, Find Me. In 2013, she released her studio album, With Love. In 2016, she released her second EP, Side A, and a posthumous release, Side B, was made available on iTunes and Spotify. On June 9, 2017, her second and final album, All Is Vanity, was released posthumously.