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These Are The Top 10 Highest-Paid YouTube Stars Of 2016

Creating funny characters and videos on YouTube can be a really lucrative business.

Stars like Tyler Oakley, Colleen Ballinger (AKA Miranda Sings), and Smosh all know this very well.

They’ve made millions this year, according to Forbes, by monetizing their videos and expanding their brands.

So who topped the list of highest-paid?

Click through the slideshow to see the top-earning YouTube stars of 2016…

YouTube's Top Earning Stars of 2015 Revealed - See the List!

YouTube stars have been transcending the online world lately and now some of the top-earning personalities have been revealed!

This is the first time that Forbes has ranked the top-paid YouTube stars and you might be surprised to find out how much some of these acts make, especially for playing video games at home.

“The list measures earnings before subtracting management fees and taxes. Our figures are based on data from Nielsen, IMDB and other sources, as well as on interviews with agents, managers, lawyers, industry insiders and the stars themselves,” according to Forbes.

Click through the slideshow below to find out the top earning stars on YouTube…