The goal of most bloggers is to make some sort of money. Let’s be honest guys, most people don’t do this full time and make 0 dollars. I’ve compiled a list of some of the top bloggers who are making BIG money.



I hope this list inspires you to make your goals a reality. If you’re feeling discouraged about the state of your blog just remember, every single one of these bloggers started with 0 income.

Rosemarie @ Busy Budgeter

If you’ve been researching income reports anytime in say the past 3-4 years you’ve probably heard of Rosemarie from the Busy Budgeter.

What’s the Busy Budgeter is about? Saving Money, Making Money, Organization, Blogging, and Freebies.

Favorite quote from the Busy Budgeter: “I’m just passionate about spending money on the things that I care about and eliminating spending on the things that I don’t.”

Her last income available was from January of 2017 (she no longer post’s income reports) her income was up to a whopping $86,438.83



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Michelle @ Making Sense of Cents

Another big name blogger, she runs the popular blog Making Sense of Cents.

Favorite quote from Making Sense of Cents: “I do have credit cards, but I pay my balances completely off every month.  The thought of credit card debt scares me honestly.”

What’s  Making Sense of Cents is about? Saving Money, Making Money, and Blogging.

Her last income report was from April of 2018 and the total amount reported was $104,065.

Lauren and Alex @ Avacadu AND Create and Go

Yep, they have 2 successful blogs! So obviously these people know what they’re talking about.

Favorite quote from Create and Go: “We dealt with multiple failures, massive amounts of stress, family ridicule, and all sorts of problems on our way to making our dreams happen.”

What are these blogs about? Avacadu is a health and fitness blog and Create and Go is a blog about well, blogging. NOTE: The Create and Go blog offers some great courses for those of you who want to start a blog, or even enhance the blog you already have. I’ve learned so much, you can read my review on How to Build and Launch your Blog Course here.

Their last income report was from March of 2018 and they made $152,495.60

Pat Flynn @ Smart Passive Income

Smart Passive Income is one of the most successful blogs out there. Everyone can stand to learn a thing or two from Pat Flynn.

Favorite quote from Smart Passive Income: “If you haven’t started an online business yet, don’t worry, you’re not alone and you’re not too late.”

What is Smart Passive Income about? Smart Passives income teaches you all there is to know about blogging. He offer’s course, informative information, a podcast, and other resources.

The last income report posted was from December of 2017 with $167,553.31 of income for the month. WOW.



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Melyssa Griffin @ Melyssa Griffin 

Another hugely successful blog out there. Check out, Melyssa Griffin!

Favorite quote from Melyssa Griffin: “my blog rapidly became my after-work obsession.”

What is the Mylyssa Griffin blog about? The blog is about teaching others how to start their own successful blog. I’ve been considering taking one of the courses she offers! Everyone can learn, right?

Last income report posted was from December of 2016. Melyssa reported bringing in $238,680, this is the highest income report I’ve come across so far. I’m sure she’s making much more than this now.



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Why I like the idea of starting a blog: There is NO limit on the amount of money you could potentially bring in! I’m pretty sure the average 9-5 boss doesn’t have the same outlook on your paycheck.