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21 Celebrities With YouTube Channels – Will Smith, The Rock, and more

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In the digital age, celebrities are finding new ways to connect with fans, share their talents, and express their creativity.

One such platform is YouTube, a virtual stage that has opened up exciting opportunities for stars to showcase a different side of their persona to the world.

These celebrities have embraced the power of this platform, giving us unique insights into their lives, passions, and creative pursuits.

From behind-the-scenes footage to personal vlogs, beauty tutorials to cooking demonstrations, these channels offer unprecedented access to the world of stardom. They invite us to see celebrities not just as performers on a screen but as real people with real stories to tell.

Join us as we dive into the world of celebrities with YouTube channels, their content, and the unique way they are leveraging this platform to engage with their audience.

List Of 21 Celebrities With YouTube Channels

#1 Drew Barrymore – 1M Subscribers

Drew Barrymore

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Barrymore is an American entrepreneur, model, and actress who received a BAFTA nomination, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Golden Globe.

In 2004, the actress received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2015, Drew released her second memoir, Wildflower.

#2 Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson – 6.4M Subscribers

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Dwayne Johnson, nicknamed The Rock, is an American retired professional wrestler, investor, actor, and producer who had his first lead role in the spin-off The Scorpion King.

His films have grossed more than $10.7 billion worldwide.

#3 Russell Brand – 6.7M Subscribers

Russell Brand

Russell Brand arrives to the ‘The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’ at the Ed Sullivan Theater on October 4, 2017 in New York City – @Getty

Brand is an English activist, author, radio host, actor, and comedian, who worked as a voice actor in the films Hop and Despicable Me. Russel launched his political-comedy web series The Trews in 2014.

#4 Cristiano Ronaldo – 1.1M Subscribers

Cristiano Ronaldo


Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for the Portugal national team and Serie A club Juventus.

In 2014, Time included Cristiano on their list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Cristiano also has over 198 million followers on Instagram.

#5 Jack Black – 5M Subscribers

Jack Black


Black is an American songwriter, musician, singer, comedian, and actor, who was inducted into Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in 2018.

Jack is known for his roles in films such as Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Goosebumps, Bernie, High Fidelity, Gulliver’s Travels, Shallow Hal, Tropic Thunder, School of Rock, The Holiday, Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny, and King Kong.

#6 Will Smith – 9.8M Subscribers

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Will Smith is an American actor who has won four Grammy Awards. He has been nominated for two Academy Awards and five Golden Globe Awards.

In 2016, Will Smith played Deadshot in the action film Suicide Squad. In 2013, he starred in After Earth with his son Jaden. His films have grossed more than $8.7 billion at the global box office.

#7 Arnold Schwarzenegger – 1.4M Subscribers

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Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-American actor who won the Mr. Universe title at age 20.

Arnold has appeared in a number of successful films, such as Twins, Predator, Terminator, The Running Man, and Commando. His breakthrough film was the epic Conan the Barbarian in 1982.

#8 Ryan Reynolds – 4.2M Subscribers

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Reynolds is a Canadian-American actor who began his career starring in the teen soap opera Hillside. In 2017, Ryan was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His biggest commercial success came with the film Deadpool.

#9 Zac Efron – 1.4M Subscribers


Efron is an American actor who starred in many films, including – Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, Hairspray, The Greatest Showman, 17 Again, Baywatch, New Year’s Eve, Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, Dirty Grandpa, Neighbors, The Paperboy, and The Lucky One. Zack attended the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts.

#10 Josh Peck – 3.59M Subscribers

Josh Peck

Josh Peck at Audi Celebrates the 69th Emmys at The Highlight Room at Dream Hollywood on September 14, 2016 in Hollywood – @Getty

Peck is an American actor who is best known for starring in The Wackness, Red Dawn, Drillbit Taylor, and Mean Creek. Furthermore, he has a podcast called “Curious with Josh Peck.” In 2016, Josh was cast as Ross in the FOX series Pitch. 

#11 Nicole Polizzi – 955K Subscribers

Nicole Polizzi

Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi attends the ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 15 Premiere’ at Conrad New York – @Getty

Polizzi, nicknamed “Snooki,” is a Chilean-American dancer, professional wrestler, author, television host, and reality television personality, who is best known for being a cast member of the reality show Jersey Shore.

She also competed in the 17th season of Dancing with the Stars. Since November 2015, Polizzi has starred with Farley on the web series Snooki & Jwoww: Moms With Attitude.

#12 Ashley Tisdale – 1.8M Subscribers

Ashley Tisdale

Ashley Tisdale attends SHEGLAM’s Glam House Pop-Up Hosted by Ashley Tisdale on November 10, 2022 in West Hollywood – @Getty

Tisdale is an American producer, singer, and actress who gained fame as Maddie Fitzpatrick in the series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.

From 2007 to 2015, Ashley starred as Candace Flynn in the animated series Phineas & Ferb. In 2016, Tisdale launched her own makeup brand, called – ”Illuminate Cosmetics.”

#13 Madelaine Petsch – 6.5M Subscribers

Madelaine Petsch

Madelaine Petsch attends the Fendi Couture fashion show – @Getty

Petsch is an American actress who was the star of the horror film Clare at 16. In 2016, Madelaine gained fame for her role as Cheryl Blossom in the Archie adaptation of Riverdale. In March 2017, Petsch joined the cast of the film Polaroid. She is vegan.

#14 Maddie Ziegler – 3.7M Subscribers

Maddie Ziegler

Maddie Ziegler attends the 94th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland – @Getty

Ziegler is an American dancer who starred as Christina in the film The Book of Henry in 2017. Maddie appeared in the music videos for the Sia songs Elastic Heart and Chandelier.

In 2015, 2016, and 2017, Ziegler was included by Time magazine on its list of the 30 most influential teens.

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#15 Gordon Ramsay – 20M Subscribers

Gordon Ramsay


Ramsay is a British food critic, television personality, writer, and chef, who was ranked as the 33rd-highest-earning celebrity in the world by Forbes in 2018.

His restaurants have been awarded 16 Michelin stars in total. On August 9, 2011, he opened his first Canadian restaurant, Laurier Gordon Ramsay, in Montreal.

#16 Romee Strijd – 1.9M Subscribers

Romee Strijd

Romee Strijd attends REVOLVE x The h.wood Group Present REVOLVE FESTIVAL – @Getty

Strijd is a Dutch model who is best known for her work for Yves Saint Laurent and Victoria’s Secret.

Romee has walked for:

  • Vera Wang;
  • Alexander McQueen;
  • Roland Mouret;
  • Badgley Mischka;
  • Rochas;
  • Balmain;
  • Rag & Bone;
  • Burberry;
  • Prada;
  • Prabal Gurung;
  • Calvin Klein;
  • Phillip Lim;
  • Christopher Kane;
  • Peter Som;
  • Donna Karan;
  • Nina Ricci;
  • Giambattista Valli;
  • Isabel Marant;
  • Hussein Chalayan.

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#17 Kylie Jenner – 12.2M Subscribers

Kylie Jenner

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Jenner is an American social media icon, businesswoman, reality star, and a member of the famous Kardashian/Jenner family.

In November 2018, New York Post credited Kylie for being the most influential celebrity in the fashion industry. She is also the founder of cosmetic company Kylie Cosmetics.

#18 Jenna Dewan – 492K Subscribers

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Dewan is an American actress and dancer who is known for her role as Nora Clark in the film Step Up. In November 2011, she starred in the film The Jerk Theory.

Jenna also hosted the NBC reality competition TV series World of Dance.

#19 Shay Mitchell – 4.1M Subscribers

Shay Mitchell

Shay Mitchell attends the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts – @Getty

Mitchell is a Canadian author, entrepreneur, model, and actress, who starred as Peach Salinger in the thriller series You. Shay co-authored the novel Bliss with Michaela Blaney.

On June 28, 2019, she revealed on her YouTube channel that she was expecting a baby girl.

#20 Ariana Grande – 53.1M Subscribers


Grande is an American singer who has received seven Guinness World Records, three American Music Awards, two Billboard Music Awards, one Brit Award, and one Grammy Award.

#21 Tia Mowry – 957K Subscribers

Tia Mowry

Tia Mowry attends the world premiere of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” – @Getty

Tia Mowry is a renowned American actress, author, and entrepreneur, best known for her role in the hit 90s sitcom, ‘Sister, Sister,’ where she starred alongside her identical twin, Tamera Mowry.

Here is a quick recap of the celebrities who have YouTube channels:

  1. Drew Barrymore
  2. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
  3. Russell Brand
  4. Cristiano Ronaldo
  5. Jack Black
  6. Will Smith
  7. Arnold Schwarzenegger
  8. Ryan Reynolds
  9. Zac Efron
  10. Josh Peck
  11. Nicole Polizzi
  12. Ashley Tisdale
  13. Madelaine Petsch
  14. Maddie Ziegler
  15. Gordon Ramsay
  16. Romee Strijd
  17. Kylie Jenner
  18. Jenna Dewan
  19. Shay Mitchell
  20. Ariana Grande
  21. Tia Mowry

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