Let’s take a look at the Latino YouTubers with the most followers today.
YouTube continues to be the favorite video sharing platform on the Internet. From its inception in 2005 until now, it has come a long way, reproducing everything from music and movies to tutorials and cooking tips. This is where YouTubers do their thing.
In Latin America we have real celebrities on this video platform. A few Latinos have managed to become important references within their categories, going well over the 10-million-subscriber mark.
Here we bring you an elite group of the top 10 YouTubers from Latin America:
1. Germán Garmendia, 41 million subscribers
This thirty-year-old Chilean has been producing material for YouTube for almost a decade. He rose to fame in 2011 with his channel Hola soy Germán, framed within the comedy genre. His last video posted there was 3 years ago, but that was not the end for him.
Currently, German is active on his other channel called Juega Germán, he has also dabbled in music, wrote a couple of books and voiced a character in the movie Ice Age 5.
2. Whindersson Nunes, 40.6 million subscribers
whinderssonnunes debuted as a YouTuber in 2013. He managed to position his channel for two years (2016-2018) as the most visited in Brazil. His videos deal with events in daily life, always with a humorous touch.
Between vlogs, parodies, movie reviews and songwriting, this Brazilian YouTuber creates empathy with his audience through a simple perspective both in costume and set design and in editing style. At just 25 years of age, he is recognized as an influential personality among the youth of his country.
3. Luis Fernando Flores Alvarado, 37.7 million subscribers
With his Fernanfloo channel, straight from El Salvador, Luis Fernando is the king of Latin YouTubers when it comes to gaming. He is 27-years-old and created his YouTube account in 2011. His content revolves around commented gameplays, questions and vlogs, enhanced by funny and dramatic performances and expressions, true to his personality.
Luis Fernando has also published a graphic novel. Another interesting detail is that at the beginning of 2019 he made his appearance as “the zombie” in the official trailer of the game Resident Evil 2, from Capcom.
4. Luis Arturo Villar Sudek, 33.5 million subscribers
Luis Villar’s first steps on YouTube took place in 2007 on a channel that had to do with piano performances and tutorials. But it was in 2012 with Luisito Comunica that this Mexican YouTuber definitely took off.
Luisito shares his travel adventures, food tasting, museum visits, and even some anthropological trivia. On the other hand, he is also a businessman, wrote a book and lent his voice for the character Sonic, from the movie of the same name.
5. Mariand Castrejón Castañeda, 24.6 million subscribers
Better known as Yuya, she is the queen of beauty and style content. With her makeup tutorials, outfits and hairstyles, Mariand has been given a spot on the Las Vegas Walk of Stars. Specifically, she was awarded for “tirelessly promoting campaigns that benefit the Spanish-speaking community, for her success and for promoting and supporting messages of peace with her work.”
This 27-year-old Mexican launched her channel in 2009, has published two books, has her own makeup line and she’s also an Ambassador for Change of the United Nations (UN), in its Sustainable Development program.
6. Ángel David Revilla, 20.1 million subscribers
Ángel is Venezuelan and lives in Argentina. He produces horror videos on his DrossRotzank channel that he describes as “the largest horror and mystery community on YouTube, in any language.”
His dark posts are accompanied by his characteristic voice, leaving open questions at the end of each video that give rise to opinions. Sometimes he can be seen in his typical black coat, hat and sunglasses. Apart from his performance as a YouTuber, he is also the author of four books.
7. Eleonora Pons Maronese, 16.8 million subscribers
The actress, singer, model and presenter born in Venezuela and nationalized in the United States, is famous on social media with the pseudonym Lele Pons. She posted her first video on YouTube in 2016 and since then she continues posting content with a comedic angle.
Her relatively short videos and the versatility of combining posts in both English and Spanish make her proposal prone to going viral. Something that identifies Lele is her particular way of making fun of herself. She is currently 24-years-old and lives in Los Angeles, California.
8. Shidory Drawblogs, 13.6 million subscribers
Shidory Drawblogs is a Peruvian YouTuber who has not revealed his real name. This guy has been uploading videos since 2014 and he is the only one in his country to have received the YouTube Diamond Button.
At first, he published drawings and data about Japan, but later he expanded his theme by incorporating jokes and curiosities from countries around the world.
9. Tomás Arbillaga, 12.6 million subscribers
Tomás is a 21-year-old Argentine who created the RobleisIUTU channel. He began his activity on YouTube in 2013. With a characteristic humor, he makes videos of gameplays and jokes with his brothers. He has a book to his credit. Currently he lives in Andorra, Spain.
10. Ami Rodríguez Pascagaza, 11.8 million subscribers
From Colombia Ami Rodriguez makes parodies, challenges and sketches; he says that he is a professional “shower singer” and one of his catch phrases is: “all children grow up except two, Peter Pan and me”. He is 24-years-old and started his channel in 2009. His followers love him!
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