Radio Times teen survey: the Top 10 most relatable stars according to British teenagers

YouTube stars dominate the list of the most relatable media figures according to new research among 13-18 year-olds

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YouTube stars are some of the most relatable entertainment figures according to new research into British teenagers by Radio Times.

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As part of a survey of who 13-18 year-olds looked up to most, 1,200 teenagers were asked to rate a number of celebrities and famous faces on how relatable they felt they were.

Online stars such as vlogging family the Saccone-Jolies and comedian TomSka came out clear winners in the category – five of the top 10 are YouTube stars.

The results suggest British teenagers find it easier to connect with stars who open themselves up online. YouTube star Jonathan Saccone-Joly agrees: “People watch the Saccone-Jolys during break-ups or marriages or deaths and know they can connect with me,” he said. “I’m a real person, they can talk to me on Twitter and Snapchat and Facebook.”

Check out the Top 10 below.

1. SacconeJolys

2. Emma Watson

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3. TomSka (AKA Thomas Ridgewell)

4. Danisnotonfire (Dan Howell)

5. David Tennant

6. Daniel Radcliffe (actor)

7. Miranda Hart (actor/ comedian)

8. Emma Blackery (YouTube vlogger)

9. Joe Weller (YouTube vlogger)

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10. Brendon Urie (musician)