Gaming is a popular source of thrill and entertainment worldwide. Nowadays, the gaming world is at its peak with technological advances like screen capturing and broadcasting. It is now possible to share your video game experience online. And what better place than YouTube! This article is going to focus on the top 7 gaming YouTubers to know in 2021. Hence, if you are a gamer or like watching gaming videos, you have just hit the gold mine!

1. Jacksepticeye

With over 20 billion subscribers, Jackskepticeye is one YouTuber to know if you love gaming. The channel is run by Seán William McLoughlin whose energetic commentary in his irresistible Irish accent is something that attracts people all over the world. Jacksepticeye rose to fame when global phenomena PewDiePie mentioned Jack in one of his videos. It has been on the rise ever since. The one thing that remains constant about this channel irrespective of being so huge is that it is truly about a person who is in love with gaming. The positive vibes and unbeatable energy are palpable and infectious. Seán aka Jackskepticeye has also featured in Disney’s Polaris: Player Select show and RTÉ One's The Late Late Show.


2. Markiplier

Talking about one of the most influential gaming channels in the world today is hands down Markiplier. Mark Fischbach who runs the channel is an ardent fan of horror gameplay as quite visible on his channel. The channel has over 20 million followers and holds a net worth of $12.5 million. Indie games like Slender: The Eight Pages or Surgeon Simulator are also frequent on his channel apart from horror. Apart from being the number one in the gaming world, this YouTuber also hosts live streams to collect donations for charitable causes.


3. VanossGaming

If you are on this list looking for pure entertainment and less criticism than VanossGaming has got you covered. Presently, the channel has over 23 million subscribers on YouTube. Evan Fong who owns the channel is also noted as one of the highest-paid YouTubers. Fong’s net worth is around $15.5 million. The gaming videos are not just restricted to gaming but also include hilarious banter and animated sketches which makes it endearing to watch. The channel also features short movies created out of edited gameplay footage. It covers popular games from all genres such as Grand Theft Auto or Call of Duty.


4. Game Grumps

Game Grumps was founded by Erin Hanson and Jon Jafari (aka “Jontron”). Later it was succeeded by Dan Avidan because Jafari went on to start his own 'JonTron' series. The channel is opinionated and constantly comments on the gameplay as well as includes banter from unrelated topics making it hilarious and entertaining. The games the hosts play are picked up by fans making the channel diverse and not restricted to a particular genre. A very interesting trend on this channel is the holiday-themed episodes that cover holiday editions of the video games.

Game Grumps
Game Grumps

5. The Game Theorists

Something out-of-the-box and unorthodox is offered by Matthew Patrick’s brilliant channel - The Game Theorists. Matthew’s channel is more about education and the cultural aspects of video games than the typical commentary on gameplay. The channel has over 10 million subscribers and is a breakthrough in the world of gaming YouTubers.

The Game Theorists
The Game Theorists

6. DanTDM

The richest gamer on YouTube with a net worth of $16.5 million, Daniel Middleton is the channel host for DanTDM. Initially, Daniel named his channel “The Diamond Minecraft”, back in 2012. It was because his videos focused on different modes of Minecraft. Later in 2016, he changed the channel name to DanTDM as he started uploading videos of other games such as Roblox games or Tomodachi Life. Presently, the channel has over 19 million subscribers and is one of the rapidly growing youtube channels


7. H2ODelirious

The manic charm along with the witty and humorous comments by the host of this channel beats everything else. The man behind this channel is still anonymous after two decades of screaming, swearing, and laughing while walking through gameplay. The channel owner identifies himself as just Jonathan but we cannot be sure of his real identity yet. The channel has over 10 million subscribers on YouTube. It does not focus on a particular genre and instead covers all of what we have in the gaming world. Popular games like Fallout 4, Hitman, Fortnite, or Grand Theft Auto seem to feature just as often as indie games. The most notable thing about this channel is that it is the oldest gaming channel to exist on YouTube as it started back in 2007.


Being a top gaming YouTuber is a full-time job and requires one to give their best. As the gaming industry is on the rise, the income from here is lucrative. The gamers and Internet personalities we included in this article are extremely influential with millions of fans all around the world.