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7 YouTube sensations who are as popular as movie stars!


collage_650_031615034711New Delhi, March 17 – YouTube has irrevocably become a launch pad for millions of talented individuals, who thanks to this social media platform have garnered popularity, which equates that of mainstream celebs. Videos going viral with each passing second, and subscribers thronging to share their POV, have catalysed the boom digital is witnessing in the current scenario.

However, a major share of success can be attributed to fresh young talents, indicative of arenas like fashion, make up, lifestyle, humour and countless other beats. We bring to you seven most popular YouTube stars who are not only minting major moolah, but have also become as popular as movie stars.

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Jenna Marbles is an American entertainer and YouTube personality. According to Wikipedia, her channel currently has over 14 million subscribers, making it the 7th most subscribed channel on YouTube and the top channel operated by a woman.

Marbles released a video in 2010 entitled “How To Trick People Into Thinking You’re Good Looking” which was viewed over 5.3 million times in its first week. She uploads a new video to her YouTube channel every Wednesday or Thursday.


Zoe Elizabeth Sugg also popularly known as Zoella is a British fashion and beauty vlogger. As of January 2015, Sugg’s main YouTube channel has over 7 million subscribers and over 330 million video views, and is the 59th most subscribed channel on the website. In 2015 she was named as the “Most Inspirational Women of the Decade” in technology by Grazia.

UntitledMichelle Phan:

Michelle Phan is an Vietnamese American YouTube celebrity. Her channel has over 1 million subscribers, 44 million lifetime views, and she has uploaded over 300 videos. Buzzfeed featured two of Phan’s

“How To Get Lady Gaga’s Eyes” makeup tutorials in 2009 and 2010, which helped them go viral and brought her over a million subscribers. in 2014, Phan’s YouTube Channel was listed on New Media Rockstars Top 100 Channels, ranked at 48.

Untitled.png,Superwoman a.k.a. Lilly Singh:

Lilly Singh also known by her YouTube username Superwoman is an Indo-Canadian YouTube personality. After beginning her channel in 2010, her videos have gathered over 625 million views and her channel has over 5.3 million subscribers.

She is particularly known for her satirical takes on everyday life. Lilly Singh also had a small part in the Indo-Canadian production Dr. Cabbie , which featured Kunal Nayyar in the lead.

Untitled.png.,Bethany Mota:

Bethany Mota is an American video blogger. Starting with her YouTube channel, Macbarbie07, created in 2009, she rose to fame for her haul videos, in which she shows her fashion purchases via the internet. In 2014, Mota was named one of “The 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014” by Time magazine.

Untitled.png-Alfie Deyes:

Alfie Deyes is an English vlogger, who runs the YouTube channels PointlessBlog, and PointlessBlogTv. Deyes was included in the 2015 Debrett’s 500, listing the most influential people in Britain, under the New Media category. As of December 2014, the channel has over 3 million subscribers and over 160 million views on YouTube.

Untitled.png,,Shane Dawson:

Shane Dawson is an American YouTube personality. As of November 2014, his main YouTube channel, ShaneDawsonTV, is the 56th most subscribed channel, having more than 6 million subscribers and more than 1 billion views. Dawson is known for making comedy videos impersonating Paris Hilton, Miley Cyrus and Sarah Palin. He also makes spoofs of popular music videos and television shows.