Top Patreon Writing

Ranked list of the top earners, biggest, highest paid, and most successful Patreon writing updated daily.

# Creator Patrons Earnings Support per patron Launched

1

Wait But Why

Creating high-quality blog posts

4,700

patrons

Jun 2015

2

Kihra

Creating Warcraft Logs, FF Logs, and WildStar Logs

2,548

patrons

Apr 2015

3

Derek Bodner

Creating barely coherent NBA draft ramblings

2,209

patrons

Feb 2017

4

Ren Woxing

Creating English translations of Desolate Era (莽荒纪) on Wuxiaworld

1,806

patrons

Feb 2017

5

Seanan McGuire

Creating Fiction

1,701

patrons

$11,060.20

per Short Stories

$6.50

per patron/Short Stories

Apr 2016

6

The Roguard Team

Creating Translation Patches and Websites

1,597

patrons

$3,587.50

per month

$2.25

per patron/month

Apr 2017

7

Matt Kiser

Creating WTF Just Happened Today?

1,560

patrons

Feb 2017

8

Matt Bruenig

Creating a think tank.

1,392

patrons

$7,366.27

per month

$5.29

per patron/month

May 2017

9

Yang Wen-li

Creating Translation of Chinese Web-novel 'Martial God Asura'

1,349

patrons

Nov 2016

10

Deathblade

Creating translations of Chinese web novels, plus original wuxia fiction!

1,338

patrons

Apr 2016

11

N. K. Jemisin

Creating Fiction

1,221

patrons

$5,628.15

per month

$4.61

per patron/month

May 2016

12

hyorinmaru

Creating novel translations

1,205

patrons

Jan 2017

13

Gina Häußge

Creating OctoPrint

1,163

patrons

$5,259.77

per month

$4.52

per patron/month

Apr 2016

14

JulioNIB

Creating GTA V Mods

1,162

patrons

Jul 2015

15

The Normies

Creating comedy sketches, reactions, reviews, and vlogs!

1,115

patrons

$9,068.14

per month

$8.13

per patron/month

Oct 2016

16

Jeff Gluck

Creating coverage of NASCAR racing

873

patrons

Jan 2017

17

Timcast

Creating Journalism

871

patrons

Aug 2016

18

Saladin Ahmed

Creating stories

820

patrons

$2,349.02

per month

$2.86

per patron/month

May 2015

19

Captain Awkward

Creating Advice blogs

715

patrons

$2,485.55

per month

$3.48

per patron/month

Aug 2016

20

Kameron Hurley

Creating Short stories

659

patrons

$2,528.97

per short story

$3.84

per patron/short story

Mar 2015

21

James Howard Kunstler

Creating Clusterfuck Nation & The KunstlerCast

653

patrons

$3,556.03

per month

$5.45

per patron/month

Jan 2016

22

Wildbow

Creating Web Serials

640

patrons

$2,687.09

per month

$4.20

per patron/month

Feb 2014

23

Aron Ra

Creating videos, activism, podcasts, presentations, blogs

607

patrons

Jun 2014

24

Stonekettle

Creating Words

607

patrons

Sep 2016

25

Laurie Penny

Creating journalism, features and stories

602

patrons

$4,472.63

per month

$7.43

per patron/month

Jan 2017

26

EABT

Creating Vlogs

591

patrons

$1,661.40

per month

$2.81

per patron/month

Jan 2015

27

Ursula Vernon

Creating Random creative thingies

589

patrons

$1,527.08

per month

$2.59

per patron/month

Mar 2014

28

Studio Foglio

Creating an ongoing graphic novel series!

566

patrons

$1,338.10

per month

$2.36

per patron/month

Jan 2015

29

Allison Kilkenny

Creating podcasts, sketches, writing, films, and other rabble-rousing

551

patrons

$3,477.89

per month

$6.31

per patron/month

Feb 2016

30

David Di Franco

Creating weekly exclusive vlogs!

524

patrons

$2,604.85

per month

$4.97

per patron/month

Feb 2014

31

Monica Byrne

Creating art, fiction, theatre, and protest

519

patrons

$2,402.98

per month

$4.63

per patron/month

Jun 2015

32

OMA

Creating translations of WMW (Chinese webnovel)

480

patrons

Jan 2017

33

Wen Spencer

Creating fiction

471

patrons

$3,044.60

per month

$6.46

per patron/month

Feb 2017

34

Dan Lewis

Creating Interesting Stories

444

patrons

$1,113.01

per month

$2.51

per patron/month

May 2015

35

The Modern Rogue

Creating disastrous lessons in badassery.

435

patrons

$3,152.70

per month

$7.25

per patron/month

Jul 2017

36

Dyson Logos

Creating Hand-Drawn Maps for Fantasy RPGs.

435

patrons

$556.82

per Artisanal Gluten-Free Map

$1.28

per patron/Artisanal Gluten-Free Map

Jun 2015

37

Writing Excuses

Creating a podcast about the art & business of writing

427

patrons

$2,115.42

per month

$4.95

per patron/month

Jan 2016

38

Luna_Lovewell

Creating Awesome short stories!

411

patrons

$1,164.72

per month

$2.83

per patron/month

Mar 2015

39

Amy Shira Teitel

Creating Blogs, Videos, and Books

408

patrons

$1,861.25

per month

$4.56

per patron/month

Sep 2015

40

medievalpoc

Creating Medievalpoc: People of Color in European Art History

405

patrons

$1,454.58

per month

$3.59

per patron/month

May 2014

41

Kinfolk Kollective

Creating content for the blog and social media.

404

patrons

Oct 2016

42

Ijeoma Oluo

Creating Words. Angry Words.

402

patrons

May 2015

43

Martha Wells

Creating Fiction

395

patrons

$1,115.60

per month

$2.82

per patron/month

Oct 2015

44

Ben Titmarsh

Creating The Best Cube Platform Ever

383

patrons

$1,812.56

per month

$4.73

per patron/month

Jun 2015

45

Adam

Creating Deadly Boss Mods

379

patrons

May 2016

46

Santino Hassell

Creating words about queer men living in the world.

379

patrons

Aug 2016

47

Alexandre Borges

Creating textos sobre política, economia e muito mais

366

patrons

Jan 2016

48

Catherynne M. Valente

Creating Rule-Breaking Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Writing About Writing

364

patrons

$2,265.40

per month

$6.22

per patron/month

Feb 2017

49

FT

Creating Concepts

354

patrons

$1,727.59

per month

$4.88

per patron/month

Aug 2015

50

MyLovelyWriter

Creating Celeste Academy, epic fantasy, and magical beasts

338

patrons

$1,644.02

per month

$4.86

per patron/month

Mar 2017
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