- Nastya, aka Anastasia Radzinskaya
- 28,000,000 US dollar(s)
- Not Applicable ()
According to estimates published by Forbes on 14 January 2022, the highest-earning female YouTube contributor of 2021 was eight-year-old Nastya, aka Anastasia Radzinskaya (Russia), best known for her "Like Nastya" channel, who reportedly earned $28 million (£20.7 million) that calendar year.
Best known for content about toy unboxing, family life and her own music videos, Nastya sold monetization rights to her old YouTube videos, while retaining the rights to new videos. Her brand has also expanded to include a merchandise line and an NFT collection.
The highest-ranked YouTuber overall in 2021 was MrBeast, aka Jimmy Donaldson (USA), whose comedic prank and stunt videos had earned him an estimated $54 m (£40 m) over the year.