re you looking to start your career as a content creator? Don’t miss these top 10 Pakistani influencers who started their online journey from scratch and made it to the top 10 list of today.
Kanwal Ahmed is the founder of Soul Sisters Pakistan – a leading Facebook group for women. She started as a beauty blogger but later realized hundreds of issues women go through. Her group is an initiative to let women voice their words loud and to bring them out of the cultural taboos our society has set for women.
She started her group in 2013 to make it a safe space for women. Later, in 2019 she created her digital talk show Conversations with Kanwal. The show highlights the story of strong women who overcome the stereotypes, fight abuse and stand strong against all the odds.
Now, the YouTube channel has reached over 100K subscribers and influenced women all over the world. Ahmed is an inspiration for every woman who wants to break the shackles of patriarchy and become independent.
Mooro – Taimoor Salahuddin
If you’re a travel geek and looking to become a travel vlogger in Pakistan, don’t miss to watch Mooro’s travel experiences on his YouTube channel. Mooro was born in Lahore and from his young age he explored his love for music and arts. He has also studied film making in the US.
In 2012, he dropped his first music video on YouTube ‘Patakhi Larki’ featuring Ainy Jaffri. He continued his music videos and then also traveled Pakistan to make vlogs. One thing that set Mooro’s apart from other content creators is the storytelling, uniqueness and out-of-the box ideas to keep his viewers hooked.
He’s a versatile content creator and he’s influencing his audience with his thoughts which are featured as “Mooro k Khayalat” in his videos. In a journey of creating content for 10 years, he has now reached 1M subscribers on his YouTube channel and still on his way to inspire more people.
Irfan Junejo is also a successful vlogger of Pakistan who started his YouTube journey in 2016 with his first video titled “My First Vlog.” The journey was started with his home with no equipment, no money and no travel experiences. Despite this, he kept his vlog transparent and kept sharing his days and daily experiences with people.
Junejo’s content is clean, beautiful, inspiring and touches the beautiful aspects of people and places. During his vlogging journey, he travelled to Malaysia, Turkey, London and also unseen and hidden places of Pakistan.
Known for his phrases like “Scenes kuch easy hain” and “Not coming slow,” his vlogs have inspired over a million people. The best thing about Irfan is his generosity and making meaningful connections with the people he met. Despite a million following, his simplicity and humble attitude always touch his fans.
Junaid Akram – Ganjiswag
Junaid Akram a.k.a Ganjiswag started his journey as a stand-up comedian. He matured at an early stage of his life when his family was hit by an economic recession. To make money in tough circumstances, he became a waiter at a local restaurant and a part-time helper at a local burger hawker where he used to teach students for free. Later, his friends encouraged to start stand-up comedy which became a turning point for him.
In his YouTube videos he highlights the problems in Pakistan in a humorous style. His content grasps attention and people find it relatable from many aspects. His videos, “Whatsapp walay uncle”, “Shaadi Tips” are one of the most watched videos on his channel.
Apart from entertainment his services for Pakistan is worth applauding. He has also set his library at TDF Ghar to develop reading culture in Pakistan. In his videos, he shed light on the problems in Pakistan such as traffic, energy crisis, travel problems, lack of opportunities and more.
With more than 250K followers on his Instagram, he still works round the clock to keep on bringing new content for his viewers.
Zaryab Khan – XeetechCare
Number 5 on the list is a tech reviewer and leading content creator of Pakistan Zaryab Khan. He’s a tech enthusiast who started his YouTube channel, XeetechCare for the love of tech. In his videos, he reviews products, shares tech news,and updates.
He was born in Lahore in 1996 and created his YouTube channel in 2013. Since the origin of his channel he creates regular content to stay connected with his viewers. That’s one of the reasons for gaining over 1.5M traction on his videos. The best part? The reviews are authentic and helpful for people. He has over 3,000 videos in which he has shared hacks, tips, mobile features, tech brand reviews, and much more.
If you’re also a tech lover and looking to become a tech influencer in Pakistan don’t miss the journey of this successful techtuber from Pakistan.
Kitchen with Amna
You can’t forget Kitchen with Amna and Food Fusion when it comes to cooking. Both these food channels have made cooking easy for everyone including men. Amna started her YouTube channel in 2016 with a creamy fruit chaat Ramadan recipe. Since then, she regularly shares recipes on how to make Pakistani, Indian dishes.
The channel also includes the recipes for various English meals such as Chinese cuisine, American snacks, Arabic cuisines, and healthy diet recipes. Amna is about to reach 4M subscribers with her easy to make, quick cooking recipes.
Similar to Junejo, she also started her channel from her home with no expensive equipment. And today she’s the most popular content creator in the niche of food and cooking.
Zaid Ali is one of the first few YouTubers from Pakistan who started filming the brown life problems in 2012. Most of his videos revolve around “White VS Brown family” content. His videos are funny but also leaves a message for people who’re stuck in cultural taboos.
His short entertaining style featuring himself as mother, daughter or son and sometimes his mother has reached people’s hearts over the time. Also, he’s one one of the few content creators of Pakistan who has crossed over 3M subscribers with his videos.
Now, he makes vlogs on his daily life with his wife sharing his life experiences and activities. But we also think his content isn’t powerful as it used to be in his initial years.
Bilal Munir – Video Wali Sarkar
Similar to Zaryab Khan, Bilal Munir is also a tech reviewer from Pakistan with more than 1.5M subscribers on his YouTube channel. Born in Faisalabad, he created his YouTube channel – Video Wali Sarkar in 2016. His first video was a tutorial on Assembly Language which he continued till 48 videos and then later evolved to gadgets reviews, android features, tech hack, tips, unboxing videos, and more.
Again his consistency, authenticity and honest opinion on everything lead him to the leading tech influencer of Pakistan. He has also studied computer science from the GC University of Faisalabad. Besides his YouTube channel, he owns an eCommerce tech store Samaan.pk.
His success is an example for everyone who’s looking to become an influential content creator of Pakistan.
Fatima Irfan Sheikh
Fatima Irfan Sheikh is a digital content creator who’s known for her YouTube channel Glossips. She’s an Influencer, most-followed makeup artist and a Youtuber who also make Lifestyle vlogs for her fans.
She started her Youtube channel in 2015 for the love of makeup and hairstyle. Her first video is a short tutorial on school hairstyle which shows her dedication to educate people from the start. From nail care to hair transformation tutorials and makeup, you can see a lot of heart-winning, helpful content on her channel.
Her dedication to Glossips has made her an inspiration for everyone who is looking to start their digital journey in the beauty niche. Irfan has made it to 500K+ subscribers and 250K+ followers on IG and still she’s looking to influence the crowd with her amazing content.
Mubashir Saddique – Village Food Secrets
Who doesn’t know this humble and down-to-earth human being who makes food vlogs from the village?
Born in Sialkot Pakistan, Mubashir Saddique is a famous Pakistani YouTuber and Vlogger who’s known for his YouTube channel Village Food Secrets. He’s an example for everyone who wants to become an inspirational figure but doesn’t have any resources, equipment or money.
Although village life is quite under-rated in Pakistan, if you watch Saddique’s vlogs you’d love to visit his village and taste the delicious food he teaches on his channel. He also joined YouTube in 2016 but his amazing content, state-of-the art recipes has touched over 2.5M people from all over the world.
That’s amazing! Pakistan is indeed blessed with a talented clan of people.