Markiplier Is Named The World’s Most Influential YouTube Gamer

20 June 2017, 14:56 | Updated: 17 July 2017, 12:26

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By Benedict Townsend

Second place went to another, perhaps even more well known, YouTuber. It just goes to show how influential creators have become

Forbes has named Markiplier the most influential gamer on the planet. That's according to a new list the business website has created, which took into account a number of factors including their reach,  how viral they are, their estimated earnings and their business interests.



Here's the top ten

According to Forbes fancy mathematics, these are the ten most influential gamers:

  1. Markiplier
  2. PewDiePie
  3. VanossGaming
  4. OMGItsfirefoxx
  5. SSSniperWolf
  6. JackSepticEye
  7. The Diamond Minecart
  8. Tom Cassell
  9. Sky Does Minecraft
  10. Mari Takahashi


What do you make of the list? Do you think Mark deserves the top spot - or do you think someone else should be at the top spot? Let us know in the comments below, or on our Facebook page.

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