Forbes estimates Russian bloggers' income
Valentin Petukhov tops the rating of the Russian Internet stars.
Forbes publishes an annual ranking of the most successful stars of show business and sports. This year, video bloggers were included in the list of celebrities under 40. Komsomolskaya Pravda writes.
Valentin Petukhov tops the rating of the Russian Internet stars; he earned over 176 million rubles ($2.6m) in a year. He leads the Wylsacom technology and gadget YouTube channel.
Journalist Yuri Dud, whose income is estimated at 90 million rubles ($1.3m) a year, comes second. Blogger and TV presenter Anastasia Ivleeva runs third. The annual income of the star is 57.7 million rubles ($884.300).
The top 10 also includes Oblomoff (Oleg Grigoryev) with earnings of 52.5 million rubles a year, Ida Galich - 51 million rubles, Max +100500 (Maxim Golopolosov) - 44.9 million rubles, Sasha Spielberg - 44.9 million rubles, Amiran Sardarov – 38.8 million rubles a year.