MrBeast smokes the competition with Top Creator nab
Greenville, North Carolina - Jimmy "MrBeast" Donaldson has been dubbed the top creator of 2023, as he brought in millions of dollars and further expanded his massive empire.
Forbes recently published their annual Top Creators list for 2023, and Donaldson took the top spot, having earned $82 million and maintaining 312 million followers, which the outlet points out "is nearly as large as the US population."
Donaldson completely smoked the competition with his impressive numbers.
He made nearly triple the earnings of influencer Olajide "KSI" Olatunji, who came in second place, earning $24 million and boasting 112 million followers.
The 50 creators featured on the list have a combined 2.6 billion followers and managed to bring in an impressive $700 million last year collectively. They also include sports athlete-influencers Olivia Dunne and Jake and Logan Paul.
Forbes also revealed that MrBeast "is slated to become a member of Forbes' board when a planned sale of the company is completed."
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