Top Nigerian Content Creators on YouTube in 2022 as Company Says $50bn Paid to Them in 3 Years

Top Nigerian Content Creators on YouTube in 2022 as Company Says $50bn Paid to Them in 3 Years

  • YouTube has named the top Nigerian content creators on its platform in 2022 who have amassed millions of subscribers
  • Also, the company stated that it had paid over $50 billion to content creators in the last years
  • YouTube named Real OGB, Oga Sabinus, Broda Shaggi and other top skit makers as those who grossed millions of subscribers

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YouTube, the video streaming platform, has released a list of top content creators from Nigeria who got the highest subscribers in 2022.

The platform's end-of-year list also identifies trending videos, music videos and shorts created by Nigerians.

Top content creators, Comedians
Nigerian YouTube creators have amassed millions in subscribers and money
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List of top creators

The list includes Real OGB Recent (Cultist), real name Michael Charles who emerged as the best content creator in Nigeria for 2022 and Oga Sabinus, whose real name is Emmanuel Chukwuemeka.

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Others include:

  • Neptune3 Studios
  • Official Broda Shaggi
  • BrainJotter Comedian
  • House Of Ajebo
  • Taaoma's Cabin
  • KieKieTV
  • MSA (formerly My Story Animated)
  • Officer Woos.

Most creators are said to have distinguished themselves and ruled the African continent in music, videos and skits.

According to the Google-owned platform, YouTube's End-of-Year top lists give the company a glimpse of what Nigerians are most curious about every year.

It was reported that the company said the platform is where everyone comes to see what has or is happening in the world while participating in and impacting today's culture.

What Nigerians are watching:

With the majority of the trending videos in Nigeria being comedy videos, YouTube said the list shows the interest of Nigerians.

$50 billion paid to creators

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The company recently announced that about 1.5 billion people log in to YouTube Shorts monthly, averaging 30 billion daily views, stating that it has paid more than $50 billion to creators, artists and media firms in the last years before 2022.

Statistics say the more views a creator gets, the more money they receive from the platform.

Over two million creators take part in the company's partnership programme globally. The company's subscription services, YouTube Premium and YouTube Music have over 80 million users, including retailers worldwide.

Top 10 richest YouTubers in the world 2019 reported that most of the top ten richest YouTubers in 2019 upload content with consistency, thus making their channels attractive for viewers, fans and followers. Some of the YouTubers earn from advert-related methods while others earn through affiliate marketing or the sale of merchandise through their channels.

Whatever the combination of tactics is, these people’s YouTube endeavours have made their channels the highest-earning ones.

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A list of what the top 10 YouTubers made in the last twelve months was shared online.


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