The 10 Highest-Grossing iOS Apps In The World In 2018

Karamchand Rameshwar - Dec 17, 2018


The 10 Highest-Grossing iOS Apps In The World In 2018

According to Sensor Tower's data, we have made a list consisting of the top 10 highest-grossing iOS apps in the world in 2018.

As shown by data, social media and video streaming apps generated the highest revenue in 2018 on Apple devices.

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From data provided by Sensor Tower covering the period ending 30 November, we have made a list consisting of the top iOS app on Apple devices that generated the highest revenue this year.

It is possible that you have never been aware of several apps in this list as 5 out of the 10 apps featuring in this list are from Chinese companies, including Tencent Holdings and Baidu.

Below are the top 10 iOS apps that brought the highest revenue this year:

10. Hulu

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Revenue generated in 2018: $132.6 million (around Rs. 945 crores)

What does this app do: On-demand video platform that allows its users to stream popular TV shows

Owners: Joint venture of Twenty-First Century Fox, Comcast, and Disney.

9. Tencent QQ

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Revenue generated in 2018: $159.7 billion (around Rs. 1,143 crores)

What does this app do: Instant messaging software service

Owners: Tencent Holdings

8. Youku

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Revenue generated in 2018: $192.9 million (around Rs. 1,138 crores)

What does this app do: Video hosting service

Owners: Alibaba Group

7. Pandora

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Revenue generated in 2018: $225.7 million (around Rs. 1,616 crores)

What does this app do: Music streaming and automated music recommendation internet radio service

Owners: Sirius XM

6. YouTube

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Revenue generated in 2018: $244.2 million (around Rs. 1,749 crores)

What does this app do: Video-sharing platform

Owners: Google

5. Kwai

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Revenue generated in 2018: $264.5 million (around Rs. 1,894 crores)

What does this app do: Video social network

Owners: Kuaishou

4. iQiyi

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Revenue generated in 2018: $420.5 million (around Rs. 945 crores)

What does this app do: Online video platform

Owners: Baidu

3. Tinder

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Revenue generated in 2018: $462.2 million (around Rs. 3,012 crores)

What does this app do: Dating platform

Owners: Match Group (IAC)

2. Tencent Video

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Revenue generated in 2018: $490 million (around Rs. 3,510 crores)

What does this app do: Video streaming service

Owners: Tencent Holdings

1. Netflix

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Revenue generated in 2018: $790.2 million (around Rs. 5,660 crores)

What does this app do: Provides media services including TV shows, movies and more.

Owners: Netflix

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