Since the launch of YouTube in 2005, people from all over the world have been attracted to this site. In fact, according to YouTube statistics, only 33% of popular YouTube videos are recorded in English. In terms of the number of subscribers, it is very popular in the Asian community through D-Series, India’s largest music label and movie studio.
However, for the sake of this article, we are trying to focus on the Asian people who have made a name for themselves on YouTube. From gamers to actors, most of these YouTubers already have over a million subscribers.
List of The best Asian Youtubers
With over 30 million subscribers on YouTube, Garminatti (also known as Ajay Nagar in real life) is an Indian comedian, rapper, and gamer. His success on YouTube has been recognized by Time magazine and Forbes. In 2019, Time magazine added him to its list of next-generation leaders. Then, in 2020, he was added to the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asian list.
He often shares satirical parodies, jokes, and live gaming. However, his success was not without controversy. In 2020, one of his videos was removed from the YouTube Vs Dictoc site in response to allegations of cyberbullying and harassment.
Atta Halilintar (Akka Muhammad Attamimi Halilintar) is a YouTuber, content creator, actor, singer and entrepreneur. Since he joined the channel in early 2014, he has uploaded over 1,300 videos and managed to increase his subscriber base to 27.6 million subscribers. In addition to his YouTube content, he starred in two horror films: 13: The Haunted and The Return of the Devil Child.
Ria Yunita (aka Ria Ricis) is a female YouTuber from Indonesia. Before launching Ricis’ official YouTube channel in 2016, which currently has 25.8 million subscribers, he already had millions of followers on Instagram. According to NoxInfluencer, his estimated potential revenue per video is $ 6.5K.
Jesse No Limit
Jesse No Limit (Tobias Justin) is an Indonesian player. He’s relatively new to YouTube (he only joined in 2017), he already has 22.6 million subscribers and has uploaded over 1,500 videos.
Nigahiga (Ryan Higa) is a college graduate, award-winning Asian-American influencer, musician, and actor. He first joined YouTube in 2006, and at the time of writing, this is the only YouTube channel with over 21 million subscribers. Here he often shares comedy videos.
Besides YouTube, he has starred in two films (Tell Me How I Die and Finding ‘Ohana), wrote a memoir, and formed the K-pop band. All of his accomplishments (many of which we did not notice) earned him a spot on the Forbes Under-30 list in 2017.
Frost Diamond (aka Kananda Widyantara) is a YouTuber from Indonesia who is mostly focused on gaming, especially Minecraft. To date, he has uploaded over 1,500 videos and has 19 million subscribers. In 2018, he launched another YouTube channel under his name, which has nearly 5 million subscribers.
Although he is one of the most successful YouTubers in Asia, it does not come without controversy. In 2018, his channel was suspended because he used a thumbnail of another channel. Then, in 2021, he was charged with plagiarism for making a video with the same concept and similar thumbnails.
Kaykai Salaider (aka Nutticha Namwong) is a female YouTuber from Thailand. In 2019, three years after she started, she became the first Thai YouTuber to have more than 10 million followers. After this great achievement, her YouTube channel continues to grow, with only over 15 million subscribers at the time of writing this article.
To date, she has released more than 370 videos, and her most popular video has received 47 million views.
In an interview with the Bangkok Post, she commented that her content is moving in that direction as consumers focus more on self-learning, education, and psychology. In addition to her YouTube success, she has also started his skincare brand.
Proud of 14 million subscribers, zbing z. YouTube channel of of Naiyarat Thanawaigoses (aka Pang). He is very popular for live-streaming video games but started making his videos in 2014. Each day, he spends two hours playing games and adding running commentary to female and male voices.
In an interview with the Bangkok Post, he shared that abusive language, violence, smoking, and alcohol abuse during acting are not for him. On average, his videos get more than 1 million views per month.
Who is Asia's No 1 YouTuber?
Carry Minati is the most popular YouTuber in India with 21.3 million subscribers followed by Amit Bhadana who has 20.5 million subscribers and Ashish Chanchlani who has 18.6 million subscribers.
Who is the richest YouTuber in Asia?
Muhammad Attamimi Halilintar (born 20 November 1994), professionally known as Atta Halilintar or Atta is an Indonesian YouTuber, content creator, social media personality, actor, singer and entrepreneur. He was the first YouTuber to receive the Diamond Play Button in Southeast Asia.