Year-old kid earns $11m, makes it to forbes list

Yolanda Curtis
December 12, 2017

The six-year-old host of a YouTube toy review channel reportedly earned $11 million in 2017.

The channel notes that most of the toys featured in the videos are donated to a charity in the family's area.

Year-old kid earns $11m, makes it to forbes list

A family-run YouTube channel, Ryan ToysReview generated about $11 million in pretax income in 2017, according to Forbes' annual list of the highest-earning YouTube celebrities.

In the Forbes list, Ryan ToysReview ranks in eighth place alongside comedy channel Smosh.


The video titles, such as "Ryan Plays with Thomas & Friends Toy Trains for Kids" and "KIDS TOY SHOPPING SPREE WITH RYAN!" often focus around Ryan's activities pertaining to certain toys.

Ryan's videos have attracted an accumulated 16 billion views so far since the channel was launched over two years ago. As his 10 million followers watch "Toys Review for kids by a kid!" daily, fans will not only see Ryan review the toys, he will play with them as well.


The United States boy shot to fame after a video of him opening a Lightning McQueen egg went viral in 2015. Watch below as Ryan opens a surprise toys advent calendar.

The channel now tends to review new toys or kids' food products, and the videos usually feature earnest and enthusiastic commentary from Ryan with off-camera guidance from his parents.


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