YouTube stars are regularly bombarded with the question "how much do you earn doing this?" Our infographic below sheds some light on the most lucrative end of the YouTube money list. This year we see a change at the very top for the first time in a while, with the controversial yet extremely successful PewDiePie falling down to place 6 after what can easily be described as a difficult year for the Swede. Fresh at the top of the pile is the Brit Daniel Middleton with his gaming channel Dan TDM. In the twelve months ending June 1, 2017, Forbes estimate his earnings to have been a huge $16.5 million.