A seven-year-old American boy has become this year's highest-paid YouTube star with impressive earnings of $22 million, beating out established adults in the business like Daniel Middleton and Jake Paul. Ryan of Ryan Toysreview is topped in Forbes' list of "Highest-Paid YouTube Stars 2018"; he makes his millions by reviewing everything from toys, cars, Legos through simple home-made videos. These videos are then uploaded on his YouTube channel by his parents. Ryan became one of the most popular influencers online because of these short videos, with 17.3 million followers and a total of nearly 26 billion views. In March 2015, he and his parents launched his main channel, Ryan Toysreview. American actor Jake Paul is included in The Forbes list includes at the 2nd spot with earnings of $21.5 million. All of Ryan's money comes from pre-roll advertising on his channels 'RyanToysReview' and 'Ryan's Family Review'. The remaining $1 million comes from sponsored posts. They launched 'Ryan's World’ in August, a toy and apparel collection sold exclusively at retailer Walmart, The line, a variety of slimes and putties features Ryan heavily promotes on his YouTube channel, Ryan action figures, T-shirts and toy cars.