5 Profitable YouTube Niche Ideas in 2021

Last Update: Jul 22, 2021

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YouTube, being the second-largest search engine in the world, is a powerful way to make money online doing what you love doing from the comfort of your home. Listed below are 5 profitable YouTube niche ideas in 2021:

1. Sports YouTube Niche

Do you want to be a fitness trainer, nutritionist, or are you passionate about healthy living?

Are you looking for ways to be healthy and enjoy sport? You should consider healthy living and sports videos as your ideal YouTube niche.

People are always looking to get advice about healthy living. Sharing your personal experiences will help you connect with more people. You can also share videos of exercise and focus on particular conditions.

Post-exercise videos are available for those with joint pain, arthritis, diabetes, back pain, or cervical problems. You can also share diet options such as food and supplements to help you lose weight as well as healthy workouts.

You might be more interested in sports videos if you choose one of the many that are available. Your followers will be able to see what's happening with the players, share tips and teaching strategies.

How to earn from this niche:

  • YouTube AdSense
  • Selling custom diet or workout plans
  • Affiliate Marketing
  • Sponsorship

2. Beauty and Fashion

Everyone wants to feel and look young. What better way to do that than by sharing the beauty and fashion tips?

How can you tell if this niche is right for you?

This is the place for you if you enjoy shopping, makeup, and even if your friends and family always compliment you on how beautiful you look in certain clothes or makeup.

YouTube offers many different ways to share your beauty and fashion tips. This will ensure that your viewers are coming back for more each week.

Start by creating videos of yourself styling hair, for various occasions. You can also review and do makeup tricks.

Fashion is all about the viewer's choice.

How to earn from it:

  • Affiliate Marketing
  • Review of Sponsored Product
  • YouTube AdSense
  • Selling Courses and Coaching

3. Eco-Travel to Amazing Places

Are you passionate about travel and are you thinking of creating a YouTube channel dedicated to it? You can do it.

Although most people will tell you that traveling requires a lot of money, you can travel locally and focus on cultural experiences while you work up to more exotic eco-friendly destinations.

You can show incoming tourists around your country or city.

After you've made it big, expect to be offered freebies by hotels and airlines in exchange for the chance to make them a part of your channel.

How to make money from it:

  • Affiliate programs
  • YouTube AdSense
  • Paid product placements and endorsements
  • Patreon
  • Sell eBooks and travel guides

4. Food Type Vlogs

Although we all enjoy a well-prepared meal and are good cooks, not everyone is great at cooking. You enjoy cooking and want to share your skills with the world.

You will find a wider audience if you are passionate about healthy eating. While some people simply want healthier food, others have to eat healthy foods.

You can show them some recipes if you are interested in a vegan diet. You can start with simple recipes and add unique elements to make them more appealing.

You can also share fun trivia about food and interesting facts about the nutritional value of different foods. To get more subscribers, share any secrets you learned from your grandmother.

How to make money from it:

  • Affiliate sales
  • YouTube AdSense
  • Teach cooking or sell recipe books
  • Sell Merchandise

5. Side Hustle Tips

Many people invest their time in hustle jobs. A Side Hustle YouTube channel is a great choice, as 28% of Americans are aware that they should pursue it actively.

You can share tips and videos on side hustle jobs, how to make money with your side hustle, and many other topics. You can invite people who make a living from side hustles to your channel and talk about their experiences.

Your channel can grow in many ways if you provide valuable information to your viewers.

How to earn from it:

  • YouTube AdSense
  • Affiliate Marketing
  • Courses


YouTube channels can be used in many niches, but these 5 are among my top picks, according to my research. I recommend one of these options if you are looking to make a career as a YouTuber and find a niche.

Recent Comments


Thanks so much Israel, I'm so thankful to have found you early in my WA career! I'm just getting started and the internet online business scene, plus much of the it's lingo, is very new to me to be honest but your information is like finding gold! I believe once I get my initial website up, and finish just the initial certification training, on top of all of your information, I will have a fighting start! :)

Thank you!

Glad you found my training useful, Deborah! Oh, yes, you need to start taking action, as that is the only way to fight procrastination in an online business.

Talk soon...

Israel Olatunji

Thank You Israel, great information just need to sort out the perfect niche.

That's awesome to know, Jean! Video marketing should be added to your promotional channels in 2022 to start selling as soon as possible.

Israel Olatunji

Excellent tips here, Israel! Much appreciated!


Thanks for stopping by, Jeff! Glad you enjoyed this tutorial!

Israel Olatunji

I did, Israel! Thank you!


Israel, thank you for sharing these awesome tips. A lot to consider going forwad

Thanks for reaching out, Newme202! Glad you found it helpful!

Israel Olatunji

Israel, you are welcome
My name is Simone

Oh, that's a lovely name, Simone. I'm sorry I didn't ask.


Great tips, Israel.
Thank you.

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