The top grossing non-gaming app worldwide for February 2021 was TikTok with more than $110 million in user spending, 1.9 times its revenue in February 2020. Approximately 79 percent of TikTok’s revenue was from Douyin in China, followed by 8 percent from the United States and 3 percent from Turkey. The full ranking of the top grossing non-gaming apps for February 2021 is above. App revenue estimates are from Sensor Tower’s Store Intelligence platform.
YouTube was the second highest earning non-gaming app worldwide for February 2021 with more than $82 million in gross revenue, which represented 23 percent year-over-year growth from February 2020. About 51 percent of YouTube’s revenue was from the U.S., followed by 12 percent from Japan. The next top grossing app was Tinder, followed by Piccoma and Tencent Video.
Want to see how the rankings compared to the previous month? Check out the Top Grossing Apps Worldwide for January 2021 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 February 1, 2020 and February 28, 2021 and represent gross user spending. These rankings do not include app revenue from third-party Android stores.