Top 10 Most Subscribed Youtube Channels In South Africa

YouTube is a video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California. The service was created by three former PayPal employees in February 2005, since then, it has grown larger with each passing day, becoming a daily must visit site for almost every person that connects to the internet. The most subscribed channel on YouTube is a very important title for anyone that is the title holder. We’ve decided to bring you the list of top 10 most subscribed YouTube channels in South Africa. Yes it’s exactly what it sounds like; a top number ranking of YouTube channels in South Africa based on statistics collected within a given time frame. You’ll see that you might have visited one of these sites within the last few days. See the Channels below and enjoy yourself.

Top 10 Most Subscribed YouTube Channels in South Africa

1. Caspa Lee

Dicasp is the most subscribed YouTube Channel in South Africa with over 7 million subscribers, created by just a South African teenager – now an adult – who sometimes talk on camera. Caspar Lee was born in London, grew up South Africa and later moved back to London.  His uploads consist of a variety of formats, from pranks and challenges to celebrity appearances. He is not just on top of the of most subscribed YouTube in SA, he beats the second-placed channel by more than five million subscribers.

Joined YouTube: 10 November 2011

Number of posts: 288

Estimated monthly earnings: $6K – $95.4K

Estimated yearly earnings: $71.6K – $1.1M

2. More Caspa

Still Caspa Lee! With over 527,000 subscribers, more Caspa comes in at number 2 on our list of most subscribed YouTube Channels in South Africa, It’s from the same South African teenager cum young man who has now upgraded to rapping with his group on YouTube.

Joined YouTube: October 25, 2012.

Number of posts: 175.

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3. Sixpackfactory

This channel is hosted by Peter Carvel and dedicated to fitness workouts that help you get six pack abs. With a total 1, 083 698 subscribers the sixpackfactory is #3 on our list.

Joined YouTube: August 7, 2006

Number of posts: 558

Estimated monthly earnings: $704 – $11.3K

Estimated yearly earnings: $8.5K – $135.2K


4. Cobus Potgieter 

He comes in at number 3 on our list. This musician posts videos mostly of himself drumming his life away. Potgieter describes himself as just a normal guy from a small town in South Africa who’s trying to pursue the things he’s passionate about, who’s connecting with people all over the world. With more than 712 362 subscribers, the cheese lover is spotted on number #4 on the list of most subscribed Youtube channels in South Africa.

Joined YouTube: 1 August 2006

Number of posts: 187

Estimated monthly earnings: $394 – $6.3K

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Estimated yearly earnings: $4.7K – $75.7K

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5. Kruger Sightings

The 5th most subscribed YouTube Channel in South Africa is Kruger Sightings created by young entrepreneur Nadav Ossendryver. The channel shows videos of wildlife from national parks across Africa, garnering 529 377 subscribers.

Joined YouTube: 5 January 2011

Number of posts: 308

Estimated monthly earnings: $2.9K – $47.1K

Estimated yearly earnings: $35.3K – $564.9K

6. Trevor Noah

The comedian comes at number 6 on our list of 10 Most Subscribed YouTube Channels in South Africa. Despite having only 27 posts, Noah still has up to 415 743 subscribers and more than 50 million views. Most of his clips come from his various comedy performances.

Joined YouTube: 19 October 2006

Estimated monthly earnings: $165 – $2.6K

Estimated yearly earnings: $2K – $31.6K

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7. MCPEMike

At number seven, we have MCPEMike with 353 videos and 238 779 subscribers. Gamers are definitely some of the most subscribed to channels on YouTube. This posts videos around his gameplay of Minecraft Pocket Edition.

Joined YouTube: 25 December 2012

Estimated monthly earnings: $125 – $2K

Estimated yearly earnings: $1.5K – $24K


8. Thedora Lee

With over 24,000 videos and over 63,000 subscribers, Theodora Lee comes in at number 8 on our list of most subscribed YouTube Channel in South Africa.  Despite being the sister of the well-known YouTuber Caspar Lee, she has made her own mark and now known as one A-list You Tubers in SA. She posts videos about physical, mental and spiritual wellness and so far has gotten more than 1 million views.

Subscribers: 235 169

Joined YouTube: 16 October 2010

Number of posts: 145

Estimated monthly earnings: $10 – $167

Estimated yearly earnings: $125 – $2K

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9. CRASH driven

With 305 videos and 216 118 subscribers, crash driven comes in at number 9 on our list of most subscribed YouTube Channels in South Africa. Basically a vehicle simulation video game, the gamer posts videos around their gameplay on

Joined YouTube: 17 May 2016

Estimated monthly earnings: $1.4K – $22.2K

Estimated yearly earnings: $16.7K – $266.7K

10. Caitlin de Ville

With over  84 posts and 186 245 subscribers, Caitlin de Ville comes in at number 10 on our list of most subscribed YouTube Channels in South Africa. The Zambian musician, based in South Africa posts videos of her electric violin covers of songs and vlog about her life, particularly regarding her musical performances.

Joined YouTube: 23 March 2009

Estimated monthly earnings: $1.4K – $22.1K

Estimated yearly earnings: $16.6K – $265.1K

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