The top grossing non-gaming app worldwide for December 2020 was TikTok with close to $142 million in user spending, 3.3 times its revenue in December 2019. Approximately 86 percent of TikTok’s revenue was from Douyin in China, followed by 7 percent from the United States and 2 percent from Turkey. The full ranking of the top grossing non-gaming apps for December 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 December 2020 with close to $95 million in gross revenue, which represented 57 percent year-over-year growth from December 2019. About 52 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 Disney+ and Tencent Video.
Want to see how the rankings compared to the previous month? Check out the Top Grossing Apps Worldwide for November 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 December 1, 2019 and December 31, 2020 and represent gross user spending. These rankings do not include app revenue from third-party Android stores.
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