Top Patreon Writing

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

# Creator Patrons Earnings Per patron Launched

1

Wait But Why

Creating high-quality blog posts

4,603

patrons

Jun 2015

2

Kihra

Creating Warcraft Logs, FF Logs, and WildStar Logs

2,768

patrons

Apr 2015

3

The Roguard Team

Creating Translation Patches and Websites

1,861

patrons

$4,464

per month

$2.40

per patron

Apr 2017

4

Seanan McGuire

Creating Fiction

1,834

patrons

$10,882

per Short Stories

$5.93

per patron

Apr 2016

5

Matt Kiser

Creating WTF Just Happened Today?

1,715

patrons

Feb 2017

6

Ren Woxing

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

1,655

patrons

Feb 2017

7

JulioNIB

Creating GTA V Mods

1,565

patrons

Jul 2015

8

Yang Wen-li

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

1,336

patrons

Nov 2016

9

The Normies

Creating comedy sketches, reactions, reviews, and vlogs!

1,313

patrons

$11,010

per month

$8.39

per patron

Oct 2016

10

N. K. Jemisin

Creating Fiction

1,309

patrons

$5,937

per month

$4.54

per patron

May 2016

11

Deathblade

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

1,193

patrons

Apr 2016

12

Gina Häußge

Creating OctoPrint

1,190

patrons

$5,213

per month

$4.38

per patron

Apr 2016

13

hyorinmaru

Creating novel translations

1,023

patrons

Jan 2017

14

Jeff Gluck

Creating coverage of NASCAR racing

932

patrons

Jan 2017

15

Captain Awkward

Creating Advice blogs

872

patrons

$2,829

per month

$3.24

per patron

Aug 2016

16

Timcast

Creating Journalism

846

patrons

Aug 2016

17

Saladin Ahmed

Creating stories

809

patrons

$2,269

per month

$2.80

per patron

May 2015

18

EABT

Creating Vlogs

785

patrons

$2,167

per month

$2.76

per patron

Jan 2015

19

Kameron Hurley

Creating Short stories

699

patrons

$2,503

per short story

$3.58

per patron

Mar 2015

20

Wildbow

Creating Web Serials

674

patrons

$2,844

per month

$4.22

per patron

Feb 2014

21

James Howard Kunstler

Creating Clusterfuck Nation & The KunstlerCast

664

patrons

$3,668

per month

$5.52

per patron

Jan 2016

22

Aron Ra

Creating videos, activism, podcasts, presentations, blogs

636

patrons

Jun 2014

23

Ursula Vernon

Creating Random creative thingies

633

patrons

$1,631

per month

$2.58

per patron

Mar 2014

24

Laurie Penny

Creating journalism, features and stories

624

patrons

$4,442

per month

$7.12

per patron

Jan 2017

25

Studio Foglio

Creating an ongoing graphic novel series!

613

patrons

$1,415

per month

$2.31

per patron

Jan 2015

26

Stonekettle

Creating Words

609

patrons

Sep 2016

27

Allison Kilkenny

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

573

patrons

$3,470

per month

$6.06

per patron

Feb 2016

28

Simpliciaty

Creating TS4 Custom Content

544

patrons

Jun 2017

29

David Di Franco

Creating weekly exclusive vlogs!

524

patrons

$2,713

per month

$5.18

per patron

Feb 2014

30

alyschu

Creating translations of savage novels

520

patrons

Mar 2017

31

Ijeoma Oluo

Creating Words. Angry Words.

520

patrons

May 2015

32

Monica Byrne

Creating art, fiction, theatre, and protest

519

patrons

$2,624

per month

$5.06

per patron

Jun 2015

33

Quillette

Creating a platform for free thought

512

patrons

$3,035

per month

$5.93

per patron

Dec 2016

34

Wen Spencer

Creating fiction

507

patrons

$3,327

per month

$6.56

per patron

Feb 2017

35

Goodguyperson

Creating Translation for Battle Through the Heavens

487

patrons

$20,472

per month

$42.04

per patron

Jan 2017

36

Team OMA

Creating translations of Chinese webnovels — Warlock of the Magus World

477

patrons

Jan 2017

37

Patrick Wardle

Creating Mac Security Tools

475

patrons

$1,720

per month

$3.62

per patron

Mar 2017

38

Dan Lewis

Creating Interesting Stories

474

patrons

$1,153

per month

$2.43

per patron

May 2015

39

The Modern Rogue

Creating disastrous lessons in badassery.

457

patrons

$3,196

per month

$6.99

per patron

Jul 2017

40

Dyson Logos

Creating Hand-Drawn Maps for Fantasy RPGs.

453

patrons

Jun 2015

41

Writing Excuses

Creating a podcast about the art & business of writing

449

patrons

$2,092

per month

$4.66

per patron

Jan 2016

42

uru-chan

Creating unORDINARY

443

patrons

Feb 2016

43

Kinfolk Kollective

Creating content for the blog and social media.

436

patrons

Oct 2016

44

medievalpoc

Creating Medievalpoc: People of Color in European Art History

424

patrons

$1,459

per month

$3.44

per patron

May 2014

45

Martha Wells

Creating Fiction

424

patrons

$1,146

per month

$2.70

per patron

Oct 2015

46

Susan Barclay Nichols

Creating Science-y tutorials for bath & body products!

415

patrons

$3,145

per month

$7.58

per patron

Jun 2016

47

Amy Shira Teitel

Creating Blogs, Videos, and Books

412

patrons

$1,901

per month

$4.61

per patron

Sep 2015

48

Catherynne M. Valente

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

404

patrons

$2,370

per month

$5.87

per patron

Feb 2017

49

Mikki Kendall AKA Karnythia

Creating new worlds to escape to via original fiction

398

patrons

Dec 2016

50

Santino Hassell

Creating gritty romance

394

patrons

Aug 2016