Tech Influencers Are New Force in Consumer Electronics

Technology is evolving at such a rapid rate that it is often overwhelming for the average consumer to keep up with. Luckily, the rise of tech influencers has taken this burden of consumers with their in-depth video reviews and tutorials of various tech products.

Interested in tech influencers, analysed data from analytics tool on Social Blade to find out how much some of the biggest tech influencers in the world could earn each month from their official YouTube channel.

The Highest Earning Tech Influencers on YouTube
Name YouTube Channel No. of Subscribers Estimated Monthly Earnings from YouTube
Marques Brownlee Marques Brownlee 12.8M €165,481
Lewis Hilsenteger Unbox Therapy 17.5M €95,491
Arun Maini Mrwhosetheboss 5.71M €85,725
Zack Nelson JerryRigEverything 6.37M €64,022
Justine Ezarik iJustine 6.75M €34,399
Austin Evans Austin Evans 4.37M €32,771
Dave Lee Dave Lee 3.09M €24,958
Judner Aura UrAvgConsumer 3.01M €11,719
Safwan Ahmedmia SuperSaf 1.64M €10,309
Daniel ZONEofTECH  1.09M €6,945 found that the eloquent and insightful Marques Brownlee with 12.8 million subscribers could bank an estimated €165,481 a month from his YouTube channel. Such is the popularity of the 26-year-old, his unboxing video of the new PlayStation 5 gaming console has already accumulated 10 million views in the space of a week!

In second position is Lewis Hilsenteger. His YouTube channel Unbox Therapy has the potential to earn him a healthy sum of €95,491 per month. The channel is most associated with kickstarting the Apple ‘bendgate’ saga – where Lewis uploaded a video of him bending the iPhone 6 Plus with his hands and discovered that the iPhone 6 Plus could bend whilst in people’s pockets.

Arun Maini from the UK is in third place. Widely praised for his honest tech reviews without any brand favouritism, he can take home a prospective €85,725 a month from his YouTube channel Mrwhosetheboss. With that sort of income every month, he could certainly be the boss!

Interestingly, Justine Ezarik has the potential earning power of €34,399 from her YouTube channel iJustine. Her sizeable following of 6.75 million can be credited to her captivating mix of product reviews and tutorials on how to use various tech software.

On the other end in tenth place is Daniel who has a YouTube channel called ZONEofTECH with 1.09 million subscribers. Known for his thorough approach when familiarising himself with the features of the products he is reviewing, the channel allows Daniel to pocket an estimated €6,945 a month.

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