Kiwi beauty blogger Shannon Harris, known as Shaaanxo to her followers, has been named one of Forbes magazine's top influencers.

The 24-year-old vlogger and YouTube sensation came in fifth place on Forbes' list of Top Beauty Influences, out ranking several well known beauty icons, including Jeffree Star.

English blogger Zoe Segg took the top spot for her YouTube channel Zoella: Life. Beauty & Chats.

Malaysia night one! 💕 feeling super nervous about tomorrow lol! 😱 makeup details on my insta story 💜 #shaaanxo

Posted by Shaaanxo on Friday, 7 April 2017

Harris starting vlogging in 2009 to fill a void in the New Zealand and Australian beauty market and has quickly become one of the most watched beauty bloggers on the internet.

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Today, she has more than 8. 3 million followers across Instagram, YouTube and Facebook and her own successful beauty brand, xoBeauty, selling Italian-made vegan cosmetics brushes, false lashes, beauty blenders, brush cleaner and cosmetics.

xoBeauty has gained a loyal fan base since it's launch in 2012. Photo / Instagram
xoBeauty has gained a loyal fan base since it's launch in 2012. Photo / Instagram

Forbes top influencers have a combined social media following of over 250 million.

You can check out the full list of influencers here