In a world of teenager or twentysomething vloggers, there are some amazing YouTubers who prove that video tutorial sharing isn’t just for the young. True, the growth in the ranks of YouTube channel creators over 50 is exponential. The average age of YouTube viewers is rising too, with the number of those over 55 tripling in the past few years.
For some mature YouTubers, the transition to video storytelling might be accidental, often the result of a passion, hobby, or side hustle. But their YouTube channels are everything but a crafting attempt. From fashion to fitness tutorials, including well-being and beauty, more and more over 50 YouTube creators are making their waves by providing inspiration to millions of midlife viewers.
Their magic wand? Authenticity, creativity and great self-belief (because it’s easy to get discouraged as a new YouTuber, especially when learning to create videos and get subscribers from scratch).
Here are some YouTube creators over 50, that really have inspired us and we’re sure you will want to follow, too.
The Beauty Queen: Dominique Sachse
1,84 M Subscribers
Three-time Emmy Award-winning newscaster and popular YouTube and social media encourager, gorgeous and over 50 Dominique Sachse delivers a powerful call to women to embrace their outward beauty as the first step in living with internal boldness, confidence, and renewed joy.
On her channel, you’ll find inspiring “Yes, you can do it!” tips for transformative hair and makeup, fashion looks for every season – and health and wellness-related content for mature women who are in their prime, how-to live your best life through Q & A videos and so much more, all with a touch of faith and affirmation to help you rediscover—who you really are and live your life to the fullest.
The Fitness Super Coach: Wendy Ida
Wendy Ida, now in her 70s, is known as “America’s #1 Expert on Living Fit, Fierce & Fabulous after 40”. She is an internationally recognized Best Selling Author, Speaker, TV Host, Life Reinvention Strategist, and Fitness Expert.
Her life’s mission is coaching women/men on how to reinvent their life, recapture their youth & rebuild their bodies. Through her YouTube Channel, she will give you the support you need to succeed so you can have all you desire.
Wendy – who holds two Guinness World fitness records: oldest active instructor in multiple disciplines, and the woman who’s done the most squat-thrusts (37) in one minute says, “No matter what your age, it’s never too late! “.
Taking up bodybuilding at the age of 57, she has since won several national championships and encouraged millions of midlife women to overcome any challenges thanks to her frank and easy approach to fitness and life.
The Lifestyle Sensation: Schellea Fowler
1,57 M Subscribers
In over 140 countries, Schellea (Shelly) Fowler is the leading voice for women over 50 in lifestyle, fitness, and well-being. Her mission is to help women feel good about themselves and to make sure that women know how valuable they truly are.
With over 1.5 million subscribers on her YouTube channel – Fabulous 50s– Schellea has redefined what it means to live your fullest, most vital life.
According to her, everyone has something unique and beautiful to offer and no one deserves to feel alone as they get older.
Join her on youtube to talk about all things beauty, fashion, health, skincare, cosmeceuticals, relationships, dating, menopause, empty nesting, and lifestyle. Anything and everything that affects a woman in her 50s. You won’t be disappointed!
The Style Guru: Beth Djalali
After staying home for 26 years to raise three boys, Beth figured out it was time to embrace her next chapter landing on youtube and sharing secrets every woman over 50 needs to know.
Besides style inspiration that suits all shapes and sizes, her popular YouTube channel, Style At A Certain Age, is dedicated to ageing with grace, strength, and beauty.
“Once we hit fifty, changes begin with our hair, skin, and bodies”, she says. “It’s up to us to keep fit both mentally and physically. It’s not about looking younger; it’s about looking our best. Here you’ll find beauty, health & wellness, skincare, and more. Reinvention doesn’t mean turning into someone else. Reinvention is finding the grace and space to be who you are at 42, 62, or 82“.
The YouTube Star: Angela Wright
1,12 M Subscribers
Getting hot-flushes? Wrinkles? Grey hair? Fifty is the gift that just keeps on giving! If you’re an over-50 woman who’s looking for style, beauty, anti-ageing, and health how-tos from an actual mature woman, then you can’t miss Angela Wright’s tips.
Her YouTube channel, Hot & Flashy, is inspiring yet informative. You’ll find everything from anti-ageing procedures to, skincare, make-up, hair, fashion, nutrition, and exercise.
“For me, the keys to looking good are skincare, style, diet, and exercise“, Angela says. “Because it’s not just about looking good, it’s about staying healthy and fit to enjoy the next 20-40 years“.
Ranked on the list of most popular YouTube stars, Angela will help you to believe “it’s possible to maintain a little hotness in our hot-flush years!“