This List Of Highest Paid YouTubers Will Make You Very, Very Angry

It depresses us too

Back in the heady days of 2005, when Brokeback Mountain had just been released and people were still talking about Bob Geldof, a little website called YouTube was launched, and now people are getting really, really rich from it.

As revealed by Forbes, the list of 2016's highest paid YouTubers is topped once again by PewDiePie (real name Felix Kjellberg) a Swedish 26-year-old who raked in £11.7 million this year from his gaming channel - nearly 50 million subscribers - as well as a New York Times best selling book.

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Below is his most-watched video and, well, we don't really get it either... but it looks better than the 9 to 5, especially if you can earn £11 million a year from it.

Other members of this most hallowed of lists include a baker, a beauty expert, comedians and gamers.

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See the full list below:

1. Felix Kjellberg (PewDiePie) (gaminh) – $15 million

2. Roman Atwood (comedy) – $8 million

3. Lilly Singh (Superwoman) (comedy) – $7.5 million

4. Anthony Padilla (comedy) – $7 million5

5. Rosanna Pansino (baking) – $6 million, Tyler Oakley – $6 million

6. Mark Fischbach (gaming) – $5.5 million, German Garmendia – $5.5 million

7. Colleen Ballinger (comedy) – $5 million

8. Rhett & Link (comedy) – $5 million