The top grossing non-gaming app worldwide for August 2020 was TikTok with more than $88.1 million in user spending, 6.3 times its revenue in August 2019. Approximately 85 percent of TikTok’s revenue was from Douyin in China, followed by 7.8 percent from the United States and 1.4 percent from Turkey. The full ranking of the top grossing non-gaming apps for August 2020 is above. App revenue estimates are from Sensor Tower’s Store Intelligence platform.
YouTube was the second highest earning non-gaming app worldwide for August 2020 with more than $83.9 million in gross revenue, which represented 54.8 percent year-over-year growth from August 2019. About 55 percent of YouTube’s revenue was from the U.S., followed by 13 percent from Japan. The next top grossing app was Tinder, followed by Tencent Video and Piccoma.
Want to see how the rankings compared to the previous month? Check out the Top Grossing Apps Worldwide for July 2020 here.
Store Intelligence users can see app revenue and app download estimates for the above apps in addition to historical performance metrics on the Sensor Tower platform. Our revenue estimates are from the App Store and Google Play worldwide between August 1, 2019 and August 31, 2020 and represent gross user spending. These rankings do not include app revenue from third-party Android stores.
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