Click the top-right icon, then click “My Channel”.
Give your channel a name then click “Create Channel”.
Now that you have your own channel, you can customize it and start uploading videos.
First, click on the customized channel:
You can then change your profile picture and add channel art by identifying your YouTube channel and clicking on it:
For channel art, YouTube recommends 2560 x 1440 dimensions and has some options in the gallery.
How to verify your YouTube channel
The next step to making money on YouTube is to verify your channel. As you create your channel, verification is easy.
The important thing to note here is that you can verify 2 accounts with one phone number in a year.
To verify your YouTube channel::
Click the top-right icon in YouTube, then click Creator Studio.
From there, click “Channel” on the left, and then click “Confirm” below your channel name.
You will then be asked to specify your country and your phone number to send a verification code via a call/text message. Enter your number in the text field then click Submit.
Depending on the option you choose, you will receive a call or a text message with a 6-digit verification code. Enter the code and click “Submit”.
With it, your YouTube channel will be verified and ready to go.
For monetization read this article Monetization