How the world’s biggest YouTuber made millions

Jimmy Donaldson, the person the online world knows as MrBeast, is the biggest ever YouTuber, and with that status comes large sums of money.

The 25-year-old has branched out from video-making and now has his own fast-food chain, MrBeast Burger. It hit headlines this week when he sued thecompaniy behind the chain,  claiming fans thought the food was “revolting”.

In November 2022, Forbes estimated he earned $54m (£42.5m) in a year from the Youtube platform, combining advertising revenue from videos and sponsorship deals. Since then, he has gained 60 million more subscribers on his main channel, taking his total 172 million.

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