Texas, home of The Alamo, The Texas Longhorns, BBQ, and NASA. As the second largest state in America, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that it is also the place that several highly ranked YouTubers call home.
Being so rich in culture and diversity, the YouTubers in Texas cover various interests and genres for your viewing pleasure. The list below showcases the vloggers with a substantial subscriber following and those focusing on the Lone Star State.
Most popular YouTubers that live in Texas:
1. Dude Perfect
The collective “Dude Perfect,” started in 2009, comprises college roommates Tyler Toney, Garrett Hilbert, Cody Jones, and twin brothers Cory and Coby Cotton. Their content is sports related with a healthy dose of comedy.
It is the second most subscribed sports-related channel on YouTube. The videos they post are comprised of stunts, unique sport-related “battles”, comedic “stereotypes” skits, and, most famously, trick shots.
A 2017 video depicting numerous trick water bottle flips amassed over 428 million views. Notable collaborations include The Green Bay Packers, Paul Rudd, Tim McGraw, Serena Williams, and Zac Efron. Dude Perfect has an impressive subscribership of 58.2 million.
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2. Preston Arsement
Preston Arsement, known on YouTube just as “Preston,” posts challenge videos and pranks. The native Texan is perhaps most famous for his gaming content about Among Us, Fortnite, Roblox, and Minecraft.
Preston started his now-famous channel in 2012 and has since gained a following of over 22 million subscribers. In 2020 Preston was ranked as the sixth highest earning personality on YouTube.
As a full-time YouTuber and vlogger, Preston has turned his love of gaming into a lucrative career.
In 2022 he is said to have earned approximately $20 million from his YouTube videos alone and has a total net worth of approximately $65 million.
3. Liza Koshy
Anyone who remembers the days when “Vine” dominated will be familiar with Liza Koshy. When Vine ended, Koshy uploaded her comedic content to YouTube.
As of 2022, Liza Koshy has 17.3 million subscribers. 2017 saw her dubbed “the fastest YouTube personality to reach 10 million subscribers.”
The year before that, she notably interviewed the soon-to-be president of the United States, Barack Obama, before the 2016 elections.
Apart from her YouTube segments, Liza is also an actress. She has starred in several YouTube Premium films and series, the Netflix comedy “Work It,” in which she showcased her skills as a dancer, and “Boo! A Madea Halloween.”
With such a variety of talents, it shouldn’t be surprising that Liza Koshy has a net worth of approximately $6 million.
4. Demolition Ranch (Matt Carriker)
Entrepreneur, veterinarian, gun enthusiast, and YouTuber. Matt Carriker dabbled in the YouTube scene in 2007 with his channel “OffTheRanch.”
Still, it wasn’t until 2011, when he started posting to his new channel DemolitionRanch that his YouTube career took off.
He started the channel while studying to be a veterinarian, took a short break from uploading to continue his studies, and resumed after graduating. Demolition Ranch focuses on Matt’s love of guns.
Soon Carriker was earning money from his channel and, as of 2022, has over 11 million subscribers. In addition to Demolition Ranch, Matt has a channel, “Vet Ranch,” with 2.5 million subscribers.
This secondary channel focuses on veterinarians who share their stories about animals and the treatments they receive. Matt Carriker runs a vet clinic when he is not uploading to YouTube.
5. grav3yardgirl (Rachel “Bunny” Meyer)
Rachel Meyer, who goes by the name grav3yardgirl (graveyard girl) on YouTube, has a wide variety of entertaining content.
Her screen name stems from her early days on YouTube when her content was related to paranormal experiences and graveyard excursions. She later switched her content to be more fashion and makeup-focused.
These days her 8.34 million subscribers are treated to a smorgasbord of content on her YouTube channel, which she started back in 2010.
Viewers can expect to see makeup reviews, product hauls, mystery unboxing, debunking TikTok life hacks, beauty hacks, product trials, and OOTD (outfit of the day).
6. iDubbbz (Ian Carter)
The self-proclaimed “content cop,” Ian Carter, aka iDubbbz, has his YouTube content geared towards a more comedic approach.
Some of his videos include “bad” unboxings, “legit” food reviews, as well as an entire satirical playlist aptly named “Kickstarter crap.”
Carter’s “Content Cop” segment sees him playing criticism to various YouTube and social media personalities, channels, and videos.
Ian has been known to stir up controversy among fellow YouTubers. iDubbbz released several diss tracks aimed at and in response to YouTuber RiceGum.
The last response diss track to this “feud” sees Post Malone making a cameo appearance. As of 2022, iDubbbz has 7.73 million subscribers.
Even though Ian often has a more edgy video style, he’s managed to rack up an impressive net worth of around $5 million.
7. Austin Mahone
When Austin Mahone joined the YouTube family in 2011 at the age of 15 and began uploading covers of pop songs and started gaining a following.
His first independent single, “11:11,” was released to iTunes in 2012, followed by his second single, “Say Something,” later that year, which was released worldwide.
Mahone has collaborated with Flo Rida, been one of the opening acts for Taylor Swift’s “Red” tour, and was the 2012 teen ambassador for Trukfit fashion.
He continues to make and release original music and has a YouTube following of 4.48 million.
8. Christen Dominique
Suppose you have searched for any kind of makeup tutorial on YouTube. In that case, you’re likely to have come across Christen Dominique’s channel.
Christen posts makeup tutorials for every niche, facial feature, and budget. As a beauty guru, it is not surprising that she has even gone on to create her own line of beauty products. Her tutorials are easy to follow and accessible.
While her following of 4.48 million subscribers may seem lower than some beauty vloggers, Dominique’s content has gained her a dedicated following. Her videos range from lip liner tutorials to makeup do’s and don’ts.
9. The Texas Bucket List (Shane McAuliffe)
The Texas Bucket List is a series featuring the exploration of Texas by Shane McAuliffe.
The series began in 2013, and explores all Texas offers, from activities, food, wildlife, art, culture, and live music.
The locations featured are historic and unique, offering viewers a diverse view of the Lone Star State.
The Texas Bucket List airs two seasons per year. Comprising 13 episodes each season. Although the subscriber count is currently only at 126K, the content is deep in the heart of Texas. There is also a “Burger of the Week” segment.
10. The Daytripper (Chet Garner)
This channel may only have 31k subscribers, but something has got to be said about the “one day at a time” kind of exploration that Chet Garner does.
Each episode focuses on a different area and explores the food, tourist sites, popular landmarks, hidden gems, and obscure places that may interest future visitors.
You can expect to see nature trails, wildlife, and the famous Texas BBQ. The channel started in 2010 and is an honest and pure look into all Texas offers.