WWE is celebrating another social media milestone as their official YouTube channel has just surpassed 70 million subscribers.
WWE issued an announcement today to tout the subscriber count, noting that they rank as the #1 sports channel on YouTube, ahead of the NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, NASCAR and ESPN. They also noted that WWE’s YouTube channel is the fifth most-viewed channel in the world with over 52 billion video views.
WWE launched their YouTube channel on May 10, 2007. As of this writing they have with 52,056,468,070 video views. The YouTube live subscriber counter, on the official YouTube website and SocialBlade, currently has the WWE subscriber count at 70 million, but it looks like the number does not update until they hit another significant point past 70 million.
Below is WWE’s full announcement issued today:
WWE surpasses 70 Million YouTube subscribers
WWE’s official YouTube channel surpassed the 70 million subscriber milestone, further solidifying itself as one of the world’s top channels on the site. With more than 70 million total subscribers, WWE ranks as the No. 1 Sports channel on YouTube, ahead of the NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, ESPN and NASCAR.
To date, only five other channels have crossed this milestone, and WWE’s YouTube channel is also the fifth most-viewed channel in the world with over 52 billion video views!
The channel combines premiere in-ring action highlights from Raw, SmackDown, NXT, NXT UK, 205 Live and monthly pay-per-views, incredible access with exclusive interviews, the latest news from WWE Now and live event coverage with WWE Kickoffs, Watch Alongs and WWE’s new Wednesday morning show WWE’s The Bump.
Thank you, WWE Universe! 🎉 🎉 🎉 https://t.co/hGTwOmdN1y
— WWE (@WWE) December 2, 2020