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Top Grossing Apps Worldwide for October 2020

See the top grossing apps worldwide for October 2020 according to Sensor Tower data.


The top grossing non-gaming app worldwide for October 2020 was TikTok with more than $115 million in user spending, 6.2 times its revenue in October 2019. Approximately 86 percent of TikTok’s revenue was from Douyin in China, followed by 8 percent from the United States and 2 percent from Turkey. The full ranking of the top grossing non-gaming apps for October 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 October 2020 with more than $94 million in gross revenue, which represented 58 percent year-over-year growth from October 2019. About 56 percent of YouTube’s revenue was from the U.S., followed by 11 percent from Japan. The next top grossing app was Tinder, followed by Tencent Video and Disney+.

Want to see how the rankings compared to the previous month? Check out the Top Grossing Apps Worldwide for September 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 October 1, 2019 and October 31, 2020 and represent gross user spending. These rankings do not include app revenue from third-party Android stores.

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Julia Chan

Written by: Julia Chan, Mobile Insights Analyst

Date: November 2020