The same dancing violinist who was voted off “America’s Got Talent” in 2010 happens to be one of the highest-paid YouTube stars in the world, according to an article published Wednesday on

With more than 7 million subscribers to her YouTube channel, Lindsey Stirling made $6 million in one year, beat out only by YouTube stars PewDiePie, Smosh and Fine Brothers.

The violinist is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with many accomplishments. Stirling has two albums, tours worldwide and will release her book, “The Only Pirate at the Party,” in January.

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