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An eight-year-old makes an astonishing $22 million a year by reviewing toys on YouTube.

Ryan, whose other name is not revealed, has been said to be the highest earning YouTuber in the world in 2018, bringing in $22million, which is roughly about £17.3million a year.

His channel called Ryan ToysReview, is said to have more than 18,274,000 subscribers, where the schoolboy unboxes and plays with a range of toys for the benefit of other kids.

Ryan was the highest earning YouTuber in the world in 2018, bringing in $22million, which is about £17.3million, according to Forbes.

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He set up the channel in 2015 and it quickly became a hit. His mum quit her job as a chemistry teacher to help work on the channel, and it had kept growing ever since.

Ryan now has his own toy line which is sold in Walmart and on spin off channels online.

It’s now become so successful that Ryan, whose name is kept secret, has been offered his own TV on Nickelodeon.

Nickelodeon president Brian Robbins said: “Ryan is a kid who happens to be one of YouTube’s towering giants, with millions of followers who are going to love seeing him and his family on Nickelodeon in a totally new and fun way”, reports the Sun.

Ryan’s favourite toys include cars, trains, Thomas the Tank Engine, Lego, Play Doh and monster trucks.