YouTube is the most popular website for sharing videos but it still has a long way to go if it wants to catch up in the streaming department, with Twitch still taking the lead in live broadcasting in 2021. 

But YouTube has a lot of gaming channels, offering a huge variety of content. These are the top gaming YouTubers of last year. 

Honorary Mention: Valkyrae

Rachell “Valkyrae” Hofstetter is the most popular female YouTuber on the platform. The 100 Thieves co-owner has over 3.63 million subscribers on YouTube, where she streams GTA, Among Us, and other popular casual games.Valkyrae has been seen as an overall positive, inspirational, and fun influencer. 

#3 Markiplier

Mark “Markiplier” Fischbach is known for taking on some of the scariest video games, including Slender, Amnesia: The Dark Descent, and Never-Ending Nightmare. He currently has over 32 million subscribers thanks to his chill gaming sessions and creative skits. 

#2 Samuel “Vegetta777” de Luque

With nearly 33 million subscribers, Vegetta777’s channel has gained over 14 billion views. This has made him one of Spain’s most popular YouTubers. Vegetta777 will basically playing anything, including Minecraft, Horizon, and PUBG. 

#1 PewDiePie

It’s PewwwwwwDiePie. The consistently successful gamer has over 111 million subscribers, 64 million of which were gained in the past four years. PewDiePie isn’t just a top gaming YouTuber, he’s the top subscribed influencer on YouTube period. These days he does a lot of variety vlogs but he is still a gamer at heart.