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A 7-Year-Old Is Officially YouTube's Highest-Paid Star Having Earned $22 Million

Ballin.'

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So weโ€™re totally used to reading about how many millions of dollars some YouTubers can pull in every year, right?

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What if I told you there is now a 7-year-old among those ranks?

Thatโ€™s right. Weโ€™re talking about little Ryan of Ryan ToysReview, who earned a whopping $22 million in one year, as revealed by Forbes.

The world's highest-paid YouTube star: Ryan ToysReview has generated 26B views and earned $22M in the last year thanks to his signature line of stuffed animals, collectibles and apparel now selling at Walmart https://t.co/59Pvme6gae https://t.co/4KlR3CJcgQ

Ryan has racked up almost 26 billion views since his parents launched his main YouTube channel in March 2015.

There's also "Ryan's Family Review."
Ryan ToysReview / Via youtube.com

There's also "Ryan's Family Review."

The first-grader boasts 17.3 million followers on his channel, with the majority of Ryan's audience being more or less around his age.

Ryan ToysReview / Via youtube.com

This news is making some people reconsider what they're doing with their lives...and their kids. LOL!

@Forbes A little preschooler plays with toys and gets more money each video than I do for working part time at McDonald's juggling my school and work life. Dammit now I want to be 4.

Others are just happy this mini-millionaire gets to do what he likes.

@Forbes It makes so happy this kid is making this much money for just being a kid!!!

So what's the big draw for people when it comes to little Ryan and his content? He told NBC recently that, โ€œIโ€™m entertaining and Iโ€™m funny."

Spoken like a true celebrity.
Ryan ToysReview / Via youtube.com

Spoken like a true celebrity.

Go, Ryan, Go!

@Forbes I love that this kid is so successful at his age. I hope his parents are saving and investing wisely for all of their futures, as most things like this don't last. You go, kid!

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