Among the top 150 YouTube channels in the world owned by people like Luis Fonsi who has the most watched video on the platform, Eminem, and other famous stars, you will also find some which belong to famous female YouTubers who are not mainstream stars.
YouTube has become a place where ordinary people can sit in a basement somewhere with simple cameras and old computers only to emerge as famous stars and end up with millions in their accounts. This has become the story of many people who are probably just funny, creative enough to make daily events interesting, love games, or other things you will never think of. We have collected some female YouTubers who have been able to build their channels to a stage that many can only imagine.
Top Female YouTubers With The Most Famous Channels
YouTube Channel: Yuya
Subscribers: Over 22.5 million
Total Views: Over 2 billion
With a channel that has over 22 million subscribers, Yuya is not only among the top female YouTubers in the world, but she also owns and runs one of the biggest YouTube channels, with her channel being the 35th largest channel on the giant video platform as at November 2018.
Although it is as Yuya that she is mostly known, the Mexican vlogger was born Mariand Castrejón Castañeda on March 13, 1993, in Cuernavaca, Mexico. It was also in Mexico that she was brought up alongside a brother, Sergio (Fichis) who unsurprisingly, also runs a YouTube channel. The name, Yuya, was given to her by her uncle who got it from a character in a TV show, and it stuck.
In 2009, she won a make-up contest and decided to start a beauty YouTube channel which she called “lady16makeup.” It was from then on that she began building the channel which has now amassed more than 22 million subscribers and more than 2.3 billion views. The channel which is in Spanish has hundreds of videos.
Apart from a massive YouTube strength, she has a good followership on social media with more than 13 million followers on Instagram and over 10 million followers on Twitter. She also has a blog where she posts on beauty, fashion, and recipes among other things.
With a net worth that is estimated at $3 million, Yuya is also an entrepreneur. She released her perfume #True, in 2015 and in 2017, she released a makeup collection. The YouTuber has thus far, published two books; Los Secretos de Yuya (2015) and Las confesiones de Yuya (2016).
YouTube Channel: JennaMarbles
Subscribers: Over 18.8 million
Total Views: Over 2.9 billion
Yet another top female YouTuber is Jenna Marbles who runs the channel, JennaMarbles. The channel which began in 2010 now ranks among the top 100 most popular YouTube channels.
It was as Jenna Nicole Mourey that the YouTuber was born on September 15, 1986, in Rochester, New York. Although she got a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and then a Master of Education in Sports Psychology and Counselling from the Suffolk University and Boston University, it is for her YouTube channel that she has come to be known. She is also a comedian and an actress who has appeared in season 2 of the YouTube web series Epic Rap Battles of History and also the comedy web series, The Annoying Orange.
Jenna began her channel in 2010. She soon became famous after she released her video, “How To Trick People Into Thinking You’re Good Looking.” The video performed very well as it was viewed over 5.3 million times on the platform. Since then, there was no going back for her as the channel has grown to have close to 19 million subscribers as at November 2018, pulling together over 2.9 billion views.
Also, Jenna Marbles runs a twitch channel, Jenajulien, with her boyfriend, Julien Solomita. Apart from her strong presence on YouTube and the Twitch channel, she has a powerful social media followership with more than 5 million followers on Twitter and close to 5 million followers on Instagram.
With a net worth that has been estimated at $4 million, she has a brand of dog toys known as Worm & Mr. Marbles and she has a podcast which she runs with her boyfriend called the “The Jenna Julien Podcast”, while she is also a public speaker among many other things.
For her activities on her YouTube channel, Marble has won the Viral Superstar at the 2014 Young Hollywood Award, and the Best YouTube Ensemble at the 2017 Shorty Awards. At the Streamy Award in 2015 and 2017, she got nominations for Best Comedy Series, Best First-Person Series, and Audience Choice Creator of the Year.
YouTube Channel: Liza Koshy
Subscribers: Over 16 million
Total Views: Over 1.8 billion
Liza Koshy is an actress, comedian and television host who owns and runs the popular YouTube channel, Liza Koshy which is among the most famous 150 YouTube channels in the world. Her feat is great if you consider that she only began her channel in 2013.
The YouTuber was born Elizabeth Koshy on March 31, 1996, in the United States, Houston, Texas. Of white and Indian descent, she was raised alongside two older sisters and she speaks both English and Spanish fluently.
It was when she was still attending the Lamar High School that she began her career as a vlogger. She started in 2013 by posting comedy clips on Vine under the name Lizzza. She later moved to YouTube where she began her channel, Liza Koshy, in September 2013. The channel has become famous for the comedy clips she creates and shares. In 2018, she began the comedy series, Liza on Demand, which is a YouTube Premium situation comedy series that sees her taking various odd jobs to make ends meet. By 2017, her channel had become the fastest channel on the platform to reach 10 million subscribers.
Although she began college, she dropped out in 2015 and then moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career as an actress. She made her debut with an appearance in Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016). She is also the host of MTV’s Total Request Live and Nickelodeon Double Dare game show.
Via her very successful YouTube channel, she has taken home a good number of awards including four Streamy Awards, Teen Choice Awards, Kids’ Choice Awards, and she has a good number of nominations. More than just the strength of her YouTube channel, she has a good followership on Twitter and Instagram with over 2.3 and 17 million followers respectively.
With a net worth that has been estimated at $4.4 million, Liza made her wealth from her channel as well as other things she is involved in including brand investments. She is no doubt among the best female Youtubers around.
YouTube Channel: CaELiKe
Subscribers: 14.6 million
Total Views: 1.2 billion
Also among the top female YouTubers is CaELiKe whose real name is Olalla Caeli Lopez. She is a Mexican who was born on 2 February 1990. It was in 2010, at the age of 20 that she began her youtube channel which will go on to make her one of the most famous vloggers in Latin America as well as in the entire world as her channel is among the top 150 YouTube channels in the world based on subscription.
Apart from being very popular on YouTube, CaELiKe, like all others on the platform has a strong social media presence with more than 4 million followers on Twitter and over 7 million followers on Instagram.
Although it is known that the Mexican YouTuber was born and raised in Mexico, there is not much that is known about her personal life and family. However, she has dated Ricardo Ortiz Wero who is also a YouTube personality.
YouTube Channel: IISuperwomanII
Subscribers: Over 14 million
Total Views: Over 2.8 billion
Even though IISuperwomanII does not have as many followers as the above top female YouTubers, she is also very famous on the platform, amassing a large number of views. On social media, she is mostly known as IISuperwomanII, however, it is as Lilly Saini Singh that she was born on 26 September 1988 in Canada, Scarborough, Ontario, and she was raised alongside a sister.
In 2010, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from York University. Following a problem of depression that she was suffering from, she decided to start her YouTube channel in 2010 and she chose the name Superwoman because she always believed when she was a child that she could do anything and that she had an invincible “S” on her chest.
The channel became popular for its satirical videos. By 2018, she had grown the channel to over 14 million subscribers and over 2.8 billion views. She also has a good followership on social media with over 7 million and 8 million followers on Twitter and Instagram respectively.
While she is most popular for her YouTube channel, she is also into other things such as music and acting, making an appearance in Maroon 5’s Girls Like You music video. She appeared in the film, Bad Moms in 2016 and F the Prom in 2017.
With a net worth that has been estimated at $16 million, Lilly Singh who is also a stand-up comedian has won a number of awards such as the MTV Fandom Awards, Streamy Awards, Teen Choice Awards, and People’s Choice Awards, from many nominations. In 2017, she published her first work, How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life. The famous YouTuber has also contributed a great deal to Philanthropy. She really earned her spot on the list of top female YouTubers.