YouTube is one of the most active social media platforms which offers a diverse range of content for their audience. Especially in times like this, you tend to deviate towards YouTube more because most of us work from home and we tend to watch more of YouTube, as compared to the rest of the social media applications because YouTube seems to offer an endless collection of videos, on any topic and everything is so diverse, the content creators spend their time and energy, and all of their creativity in making these videos. Another factor is that they can monetize and grow YouTube channel, from where they can earn money and can even engage with their ever-growing audience.
Many YouTubers also inspire fans or their audience to do better in life, as also entertain their audience having a positive impact on their lives. So, who are the seven Indonesian YouTubers you should know about?
- Gen Halilintar
This famous Indonesian YouTube is a family consisting of thirteen people, yes, oh my god, thirteen individuals, out of which eleven of them are children and the two are adults. The parents are Lenggogeni Faruk and Halilintar Anofial Asmid, and the name Gen Halilintar is actually the nickname for the family. The channel rose to fame because of the book written by Lenggogeni Faruk, named “The Halilintar Gen Team: My family, My Team” and was written in the year 2015. Their channel is fun and creative, and because of each of the individual’s funky and quirky personality, it makes the channel unique and extremely relatable to the audience. Not only do they have a YouTube channel but they also make their own original songs which can be found on Spotify and iTunes. They do also do various fun challenges that keep trending on various social media platforms, as all as make song covers, show quite a bit of snippet of their everyday life, and even do a lot of fun makeup challenges. Their channel is fun and creative, and because of each of the individual’s funky and quirky personality, it makes the channel unique and extremely relatable to the audience. Not only do they have a YouTube channel but they also make their own original songs which can be found on Spotify and iTunes. They do also do various fun challenges that keep trending on various social media platforms, as all as make song covers, show quite a bit of snippet of their everyday life, and even do a lot of fun makeup challenges.
- Raditya Dika
Raditya Dika is a well known YouTuber, blogger, actor, movie director and author. He gained popularity as a Komika or a stand-up comic to a colossal viewer count in the television program. He is the author to six bestselling books and is one of the first YouTubers in Indonesia who was awarded the “YouTube Partner Rewards.” He also appeared in “Malam Minggu Miko” which is better known as “Miko’s Saturday Nights” and even his YouTube videos match his comic character in that series. His YouTube videos range from skits to vlogs, comedy sessions to interviews with celebrities.
- Ricis Official
Ria Ricis found her fame through Instagram and is the founder of her hijab line called the Ricis style and went viral because of her unique way and the way she styled her hijab, inspiring a large number of women by doing so. She is also the sister of the Indonesian actress Oki Setiana Dewi, who is also a writer. She is a vlogger and a programmer. She managed to save a ton of money and was also an Instagram celebrity with millions of followers because of her distinctive content that she posted regularly. She is also one of the most successful female YouTuber from Indonesia.
- Reza Oktavian
He is not only a popular YouTuber but also a director, a musician, celebrity, DJ and the list can go on because he is that talented. Born to a Christian father and a Muslim mother, his father left them and it was up to his mother to raise him on her own. He is better known as Reza Arap to the world or by the mononym called YB. He is also a member of the Weird genius, an EDM music group. He was one of the earliest Youtuber Gamer from Indonesia and his awarding-winning channel often shows us snippets of his daily life, which is super fun by the way. His vlogs are completely honest and funny, and he even reviews a number of games as well as makes gaming videos and earn a lot of money from YouTube and become a successful YouTuber.
- Skinny Indonesian
This YouTube channel has two brothers who vlog almost daily about their lives and the things which they come across in a hilarious and funny manner. The brothers, Jovial and Andovi Da Lopez, started this channel in the year 2011, in the month of June and routinely post vlogs of their everyday life. Their channel has videos that have cover songs, a lot of comedy involved, tips on various things and topics, and a unique variety of content. They even managed to bag roles in the film industry and have bigger plans like to go international.
- Bayu Skak
Bayu skak is not only a YouTuber but also an actor, director and comedian. His friends and he started and formed a comedy group named the “SKAK” which was the acronym for Sek Kumpulan Arek Terbang and made videos that involved ridiculous and funny lip-sync videos. Bayu Skak started his channel in the year 2012 and the main content of his channel involves Japanese comedy and his Japanese accent is well known and is the main attraction of his channel.
- RANS entertainment
Rans entertainment is the YouTube channel owned by Nagita Slavina and Raffi Ahmad, and if you notice the name RANS is derived from both of their names, ‘RA’ from Raffi Ahmad and ‘NS’ from Nagita Slavina. This family channel also posts a lot of vlogs from their family life and was made in the year 2015. They tend to post a lot of pranks that are often played by their son on them and even the pranks the parents play on their son. Nagita even does vlog a lot of her makeup routines and expresses herself often because she finds YouTube to be a much better medium than Television. YouTube plays a huge role in the lives of many people, and often keeps us entertained by giving us insights into people’s lives and even make us laugh with their antics, making us even relate to some of their actions.