Top Social Media Influencers in 2019

& How to Contact Them

Are you looking for social media influencers to approach to endorse your product? No matter what platform you want to branch out to, it can be a bit complicated to find a person with legitimate views, legitimate engagement, etc. that you can be certain will introduce your product/service to an active and interested audience. Down below, we have a list of the top social media influencers, this year 2019 and have even included a tutorial on how to use the tool that we used in order to discover these great influencers.

Find right YouTuber for your brand with influceNex. Find Now >>

Part 1. Top 20 Social Media Influencers in 2019

We’re going to be primarily focusing on the YouTube platform for this social media influencers list. However, a lot of social media influencers aren’t just on one platform or the other. So, we’ve included a little section as to where you might be able to observe these influencer’s activity and determine whether they’re the right choice for your brand. To make sure that you have all the knowledge you could possibly want. We’ve also included a link to their channel, the influencer’s main niche, and even some background info on the influencer in question. So, you shouldn’t go wanting for any more information after this.

1. PewDiePie

Platform: YouTube and Twitter

URL: https://www.youtube.com/user/PewDiePie/featured

Category: Gaming

One of the most prominent figures in YouTube is Felix Kjellberg, also called PewDiePie. He started off as a channel heavily focused in gaming and comedic entertainment and has now moved onto news reports (what he calls ‘Pew News.’) He does still playthrough certain games that interest him and is quite popular among fans and non-fans alike on Twitter as well. At the moment, he has around 95.7M subscribers on his channel and over 21 billion views spread out over 3,800 videos.

Top Social Media Influencers - PewDiePie

2. T-Series

Platform: YouTube

URL: https://www.youtube.com/user/tseries/featured

Category: Music

T-Series is the channel closest to PewDiePie in terms of subscriber count. It’s not quite as prominent in the community. However, at the moment it stands at 98.4M subscribers and just 2.7 billion views. It’s not an English-speaking channel, as the main language used is Hindi, but no one can deny that it’s highly influential in the Indian community.

Top Social Media Influencers - T-Series

3. 5-Minute Crafts

Platform: YouTube

URL: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC295-Dw_tDNtZXFeAPAW6Aw/featured

Category: Arts & Crafts

As you can guess from the name, 5-Minute Crafts is an Arts & Crafts channel that is focused on quick crafty videos — featuring highly click-able content with millions and millions of views. It’s a lot newer than some of the channels we’ve mentioned below it on this list, but it’s certainly rose through the ranks pretty quickly, and is now at 55.5M subscribers! Their overall view count is nothing to scoff at either, with already over 13 billion views at just 3,000 videos.

Top Social Media Influencers - 5-Minute Crafts

4. Dude Perfect

Platform: YouTube

URL: https://www.youtube.com/user/corycotton

Category: Sports Entertainment

If you’re wondering where the sports fans congregate, that would be on the Dude Perfect channel. As of right now, they’ve garnered around 42M subscribers and it is they — by the way. There are five main players in this channel. All of whom perform impossible sports-tricks — some of which have gone viral and have spread out all over the internet!

Top Social Media Influencers - Dude Perfect

5. El Rubius

Platform: YouTube

URL: https://www.youtube.com/user/elrubiusOMG

Category: Gameplay & Lifestyle

El Rubius, also known as Ruben Gunderson in real life, is another popular lets player. His market is primarily focused on the Spanish-speaking community — as that is the main language of his channel. At the moment, he has around 34.7M subscribers and 7.4 billion views on his content. Which, as mentioned, is primarily on gameplays — although he does publish the occasional vlog as well.

Top Social Media Influencers - El Rubius

6. Whindersson Nunes

Platform: YouTube

URL: https://www.youtube.com/user/whinderssonnunes

Category: Comedy Videos

Whindersson Nunes is a Brazil-based YouTuber that publishes comedy-based content. He started off pretty young, at the age of 15 and has now collected himself over 35.5 million subscribers and around 2.9 billion views in his content. His videos, at this time, are mainly comedic, as mentioned, but he does also post music videos as well (as he is a very prolific singer in the community.)

Top Social Media Influencers - Whindersson Nunes

7. Markiplier

Platform: YouTube

URL: https://www.youtube.com/user/markiplierGAME

Category: Gaming

Markiplier, also known as Mark Fischbach, is another let’s player — which a lot of popular influencers on YouTube tend to be. He’s based on the United States and is an English-speaking channel. As of right now, his main focus appears to be on survival horror games and other popular indie games. At the moment, he has around 23.7 million subscribers on YouTube, and has gathered over 11 views over all off his published content.

Top Social Media Influencers - Markiplier

8. Fernanfloo

Platform: YouTube and Twitch

URL: https://www.youtube.com/user/Fernanfloo

Category: Gaming

Next up on the list is Fernanfloo, also known as Luis Fernando Flores Alvardo from Salvadora. He is a Let’s Player as well and is popular for his survival horror games — which he both streams on Twitch and publishes on YouTube. He’s grown at an astonishingly quick rate with around 32.9M subscribers and 6.8 billion views on just 570 views. This influencer is also known for his collaboratory work, not just in the creation of his own app but also with big brands that want to connect with his active audience.

Top Social Media Influencers - Fernanfloo

9. Felipe Neto

Platform: YouTube

URL: https://www.youtube.com/user/felipeneto

Category: Lifestyle

The second Brazilian on this list is Felipe Neto, also called Felipe Neto Rodrigues Vierra. Unlike our previous Brazilian influencer, Felipe is primarily focused on comedy and vlog content. Felipe has just passed 32.4M subscribers and continues to produce content on popular YouTubers, celebrities, etc.

Top Social Media Influencers - Felipe Neto

10. VEGETTA777

Platform: YouTube

URL: https://www.youtube.com/user/vegetta777

Category: Gaming

We have another Let’s player in VEGETTA777, also called Samuel de Luque. He’s a Spanish-speaking YouTuber that’s popular in both Spain and the Latin American community for his unique approach at gameplay. Samuel is occasional seen playing with other popular YouTubers as well, whether it be on Minecraft Battlefield, Garry’s Mod, etc.

Top Social Media Influencers - VEGETTA777

11. Logan Paul

Platform: YouTube

URL: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCG8rbF3g2AMX70yOd8vqIZg/featured

Category: Lifestyle Entertainment

Logan Paul was a big player in YouTuber in 2017. Recent controversy has caused him to lose some influence in the community. However, he does seem to still gain a good number of followers and views. At the moment, he has around 19M subscribers on YouTube, with more followers on other social media platforms like Twitter or Instagram.

Top Social Media Influencers - Logan Paul

12. Zoella

Platform: YouTube

URL: https://www.youtube.com/user/zoella280390

Category: Lifestyle

Zoella, or Zoe Elizabeth Sugg, is a constant in the YouTube community. She is, first and foremost, a vlogger — with a focus on beauty and Fashion. She’s based on England and is very affluent on not only YouTube but on other platforms as well. At the writing of this article, she has a collective 38 million followers overall — a sizeable amount of which comes from YouTube — where she has around 11.7M subscribers.

Top Social Media Influencers - Zoella

13. Cameron Dallas

Platform: YouTube

URL: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheeCameronDallas

Category: Music

Cameron Dallas is an influencer best known for his contribution to the Vine community — although he did shift over to YouTuber after Vine was forced to shut down. Outside of his personal pursuits, he’s been cast in popular films and TV shows. Including a show all about him, called “Chasing Cameron.”

Top Social Media Influencers - Cameron Dallas

14. Liza Koshy

Platform: YouTube

URL: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxSz6JVYmzVhtkraHWZC7HQ

Category: Entertainment

Liza Koshy is one of those that received a very quick rise to fame on YouTube (although she did initially start on Vine.) Now, she’s started producing content elsewhere — as a very prominent American Actress, host, comedian, etc. At the moment, her YouTube channel has amassed over 16.8M subscribers with over two billion views spread out over all of her uploaded videos (which are comedic and vlog focused.)

Top Social Media Influencers - Liza Koshy

15. Shane Dawson

Platform: YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter

URL: https://www.youtube.com/user/shane

Category: Entertainment

Shane Dawson’s channel is one of the oldest on the platform, and he’s got a lot of content to show for it. He’s tried just about everything. From skits, to food views, to conspiracy theories, etc. Recent years has brought him even more attention, allowing his channel to grow exponentially in a very short time period. As of right now, he has over 21.5M subscribers on YouTube, and an accumulated 5 billion views spread out over all the content that he’s uploaded thus far!

Top Social Media Influencers - Shane Dawson

16. Jefree Star

Platform: YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter

URL: https://www.youtube.com/user/jeffreestar

Category: Make-up and Beauty

Jefree Star has a make-up and beauty centered channel on YouTube to match his cosmetic company. He’s definitely one of the most influential people in that scene, and recent years has only helped grow his career even more. He’s worked and collaborated with tons of different YouTubers and celebrities and continues to grow and grow as an influencer online.

Top Social Media Influencers - Jefree Star

17. Jake Paul

Platform: YouTube

URL: https://www.youtube.com/user/JakePaulProductions

Category: Entertainment

Jake Paul, brother of Logan Paul, is another influencer that was seeded in a bunch of controversies the past couple of years. Nevertheless, his influence remains strong on a variety of different platforms — not just on YouTube but on Twitter and Instagram as well. He and his brother had started out at Vine and continued their entertainment-focused content on YouTube — which allowed them to gain an even bigger audience.

Top Social Media Influencers - Jake Paul

18. Jenna Marbles

Platform: YouTube

URL: https://www.youtube.com/user/JennaMarbles

Category: Entertainment

Jenna Marbles is a female YouTube influencer, known for comedic content and vlogs. She’s also been known to act as well — and has been featured in a few American films. At the moment, her channel stands at 19.6M subscribers, with over 3 billion views accumulated on her videos overall.

Top Social Media Influencers - Jenna Marbles

19. Lilly Singh

Platform: YouTube

URL: https://www.youtube.com/user/IISuperwomanII

Category: Entertainment

We have another Viner, turned YouTuber with Lilly Singhs. She’s a well-known comedian, best known for skits and vlog-content. At the writing of this article, she’s gathered over 14.7M subscribers on her main channel alone — where she is more widely known as SuperWoman. This influencer is known to host and appear as an actress in films and has received countless awards for her great content over the years.

Top Social Media Influencers - Lilly Singh

20. Jacksepticeye

Platform: YouTube

URL: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYzPXprvl5Y-Sf0g4vX-m6g

Category: Gaming

Jacksepticeye, also known as Sean William McLoughlin, is an Irish Let’s Player known for his abundant enthusiasm! He explores as many titles as he can, with no limitations as far as genre goes. It’s not always just gaming either. Jack’s channel is filled with all sorts of comedic gold — which is what earned him the 22M subscribers that he has today! Which, believe it or not, has gotten him over 10 billion in accumulated views!

Top Social Media Influencers - Jacksepticeye

Part 2. How to Get Connected with Social Media Influencers

As promised, we’re going to wrap this up by teaching you how we were able to find these social media influencers, as well as how you can connect to them yourself in order to see if they would be willing to collaborate with your own brand. For this, we’re going to be using a product called InflueNex. It’s a YouTube-based influencer search engine that will allow you to find and analyze potential YouTubers to endorse your products.

How to Connect Social Media Influencers with InflueNex

Step 1. Keyword Search

The first thing that you can do on InflueNex, is to use the keyword search bar. It sits at the top of the main toolbox, allowing you to type in relevant keywords and tags that might help you find the influencer for you and your business.

Top Social Media Influencers - Enter Keywords

Step 2. Use the Advanced Filters

Make sure to also use the advanced filters that InflueNex offers. They have one for category, country, language, subscriber count, price range, activity time, and more. These can really help you hone in on the most suitable influencer for you. All you have to do once you’ve filled in the aforementioned parameters is to click the Search button.

Top Social Media Influencers - Advanced Filters

Step 3. Select from Results

A bunch of results should appear below your screen — scroll and search for an influencer that interests you. Then, click on their tab in order to see InflueNex’s prepared analytics on them.

Top Social Media Influencers - Select from Results

Step 4. Send Invite

You should be brought to the dashboard with the YouTuber influencer’s analytics (which you can scroll and look through if you wanted.) Then, once you’re ready to make contact, all you need to do to reach this influencer is to click the Send Invite button available at the top of their dashboard.

Top Social Media Influencers - Send Invite

Step 5. Fill in Email Parameters

You’ll be led to a page where you can fill in an email to send to the influencer. This can include the name of the product you want to endorse, a link where they can get more info. on said product, the name of your business, the subject of the email, and a written invitation with further information. To send this email, simply click Send and InflueNex will automatically email this to the influencer that you’ve chosen to connect with.

Top Social Media Influencers - Fill in Email Parameters

Conclusion:

Social media influencers are the people to approach if you have something that you want to push out to a very specific audience. They themselves have grown to encapsulate that audience - which continues to grow and grow with them. Of course, as big as they might be on the platforms they’re on, that doesn’t mean that they are easy to find for those who aren’t already a part of their audience. That is why we recommend that you try out InflueNex! As we described in our quick tutorial up above, it’s great for narrowing down the influencers that would be best suited to support and endorse your brand. It doesn’t hurt to try — check it for FREE!

Written by Christine Smith on the Aug 07,2019 14:30 pm
Resource > Top Social Media Influencers > Top 20 Social Media Influencers in 2019 & How to Contact Them
Influencer Marketing Tips
1. Find Influencers 1.1 Find Instagram Influencers 1.2 Find Influencers on Social Media 1.3 Influencer Searching Engine 1.4 Find Bloggers in Your Area 1.5 Use Klout to Find Influencers 1.6 Hire an Influencer 1.7 Find LinkedIn Influencer 1.8 Find Facebook Influencers 1.9 Find YouTube Influencers 1.10 Find Twitter Influencers 1.11 Find Influencers for Your Brand 1.12 Reach Out to Influencers 1.13 All Ways to Find Influencers 2. Influencer Quality Estimating 2.1 Evaluate Score of Social Media Influencer 2.2 Judge Instagram Influencer Rating 2.3 Look for Twitter Influencer Rating 2.4 Judge Social Influencer Engagement 2.5 Measure Social Media Impact 2.6 What Makes a Great Social Media Influencer 2.7 What is Klout Score 2.8 Find Facebook Influencer Score 3. Contact Influencers 3.1 Best Alternatives to Klear 3.2 Influencer Marketing Proposal 3.3 Blogger Collaboration Email 3.4 Brand Collaboration Email 3.5 Influencer Collaboration Email Subject Line 3.6 Excellent Influencer Collaboration Email 3.7 Get Influencers to Promote Your Product 3.8 Contact Instagram Influencer Templates 3.9 Contact YouTubers 4. Influencer Marketing Tips 4.1 Top YouTube Influencers 4.2 Helpful YouTube Marketing Tips 4.3 Influencer Marketing Research 4.4 Influencer Marketing Tips for Business 4.5 Online Marketing Strategies for Small Business 4.6 Online Video Marketing to Promote Business 4.7 Influencer Network Services 4.8 Influencer Marketing Platforms 4.9 Social Media Influencer Agencies Online 4.10 Digital Influencers to Help Business 4.11 Social Media Marketing Tips 4.12 Social Media Marketing Tools 4.13 Social Media influencers