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The Hollywood Reporter Unveils Comedy Class of 2013

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    Comedy Issue
    Ray WIlliam Johnson - H 2013
    Ray William Johnson
    YouTube Sensation

    At 31, YouTube’s latest breakout has amassed a huge following for =3, his foul-mouthed series dissecting viral videos -- so huge that he’s landed guest spots from the likes of Sarah Silverman and comparisons to Comedy Central host Daniel Tosh.

    PHOTOS: Top Grads of YouTube U

    Just how big is Johnson’s community?

    8.5 million

    YouTube subscribers, making him the most-subscribed-to comic on the site

    50 million

    Views a month

    $1 million-plus

    Estimated annual earnings, according to The Wall Street Journal

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