The high popularity and current large acceptable of live streaming have become the order of the day, no wonder some streamers have a fat bank account which they acquired through streaming.
Twitch is the largest streaming site/platform having over 20 million users daily. Who are the richest streamers on twitch and how much do they make? These questions and more are what this article is going to provide answers to.
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10 Of The Richest Twitch Streamers And Their Net Worth
Here is a list of the 10 richest streamers on Twitch.
His real name is Richard Tyler Blevins, who became famous for his live streams on Twitch. Born on 5th June 1991 in the Detroit area. He played soccer in High School in Chicago where he moved with his parent. After graduation, he started playing games professionally, joining professional bodies and organizations. He lives to stream his games. In 2017, he got married to Jessica Goch.
Ninja has a following of over 20 million on Twitch and is the richest with a net worth of $50 million. He is one of the numerous successful streamers on Twitch
He gained popularity in 2017 when he began Streaming Fortnite Battle Royale which got him 500,000 followers. His followers increased to over 2 million by 2018. He has played games like Fortnite, Halo, Apex Legends, Valorant, Call to Duty: Warzone. Ninja is also a successful, popular YouTube personality. He signed a deal with Twitch to stream on their platform for multi-year. Ninja sells tees, footwear and hoodies.
In 2020 Ninja and his wife donated $150,000 to a program aimed at providing food for children in schools during the covid-19 pandemic. He has done other charitable works.
He is sponsored by brands like Red Bull, Uber Eats, Adidas among others to promote their products. He earns handsome amounts via this medium as well. In 2019, he was paid $1 million to promote Apex Legends, a game for Fortnite.
He also generates some cash from YouTube advertisements. Calculating YouTube’s CPM, Ninja has made about 4.8 million on his channel. He also earns 2-3 cents per view on Twitch earning him approximately 10 million with his 527 million views so far.
Micheal Grzesiek is a Canadian streamer and YouTuber. Born on 2nd June 1994 in Ontario, Canada and famously known as Shroud. He was a professional player of Counter-strike: Global offence. He is also popular for playing games like PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Valorant, Tarkov and so many more. As of 2021, he had over 9.9 followers on Twitch. He has the fifth most popular channel on the platform and a YouTube channel with over 7 million subscribers.
Grzesiek has streamed for more than 9,100 hours on Twitch. He has a total view of 455 million and counting. In 2019, he moved from Twitch to Mixer. After Mixer shut down in May of 2020, Grzesiek announced his return to Twitch on August 11, 2020. He has 516,000 views on his first stream the next day. He is one of the top richest Twitch streamers with a net worth of $24 million.
He goes by the name Turner Tenney. He is an American streamer, YouTuber and gamer who became popular for playing Fortnite. Tenny attended school for a week and never went back. He believes school sucks and was homeschooled.
He initially streams games like call of Duty, H1Z1, and Destiny. He transitioned to playing Fortnite Battle Royale when it started gaining popularity. He joined FaZe Clan but later in May 2019 filed a lawsuit against them for pressuring him into gambling x alcoholism and forcing him to reside in LA.
FaZe offered him a contract deal but he declined. He was banned from twitch for 30 days in 2018 for using a racial slut while streaming. The ban was lifted after he clearly stated that the word wasn’t intended to be racist.
Having a net worth estimate of $20 million place him among the top 10 richest Twitch streamers which he gained from his various social media accounts being a professional gamer and partaking in different tournaments. He makes a handsome amount through Amazon affiliate sales as well.
It’s not surprising to have Valkyrae one of the most famous gamer girls in the world on this list, as she is a co-owner of 100 Thieves. She is worth $15 million. She has over 4 million YouTube subscribers. Where she signed a deal with them to exclusively stream on their platform in 2020. She’s an advocate of
Her real name is Rachell Hofstetter. Borns on 8th January 1992 in Washington, US. She has been the most-watched female streamer on YouTube since 2020. She was raised in Washington. A graduate from community college Washington with an associate in arts.
After her graduation, she’s worked in different Game shops and started sharing her gaming experience on Instagram in 2014 which gained her quite a number of followers. She then began her gaming videos on YouTube. She was encouraged by her followers, subscribers and other Twitch streamers to join Twitch and start streaming.
Being a co-owner of 100 Thieves alongside CouRageJD has earned her equity of the company worth $190 million. She was 100 Thieves’ first female gamer and is the brand’s content creator since 2018.
Valkyrea has made an appearance in some music videos like Build a Bitch, Inferno and Daywalker. She launched her skincare brand RFLCT on 19th October 2021. The brand aimed at gamers who spend most of their time on the screen which could cause skin damage due to overexposure to blue light
5. Tim The Tatman
Worthy of being on this list is Tim. He is one of the richest and best streamers on Twitch. He is being komwm to play Call to Duty on YouTube with his channel having over 5 million subscribers. Tim is worth $10 million. He had played a variety of games and gained popularity playing Fortnite. Tim has over 7 million followers on Twitch
His real name is Timothy John Betar. Born on 8th April 1990. He got married to his high school sweetheart Alexis in 2016. He welcomed a son Brewer in 2019.
Tim began Streaming games such as Overwatch, Fortnite, Global Offensive and World of Warcraft on Twitch in 2012. He has been a twitch partner sin 2014. He teamed up with Mack Wild to play Fortnite at an event aimed at raising money for charity.
Tim has joined a number of steamers to make donations on different occasions towards charity work. He won the Gamers Choice Award for Gamer of the year in 2018. He joined other streamers like Dr Disrespect to stream on YouTube. In 2021, he signed a contract with Complexity as a content creator and part-owner.
PewDiePie is a Swedish YouTube. His real name is Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, born on 24th October 1989 in Gothenburg, Sweden. He is one of the most noted online personalities and content creators. From the time he started streaming till now, he has had massive achievements which earned him a net worth of over $20 million.
He collaborated with a Canadian game developer and released his own Video game in September 2015 called PewDiePie.He also released another game in 3016 called PewDiePie’s Tuber Simulator.
He released two more games in 2019 with one of them being rejected by the App Store. Pew and his wife Matzia who has been featured in his videos own a unisex clothing line Tsuki. He stayed in England but have been trying to relocate to Japan since 2019. He publicly announced that he is an atheist.
Pew raised a $630,000 charity drive in celebration when he reached 25 million subscribers. He hosted a Livestream in 2016 and raised over $1.3 million for a charity in RED aimed at eliminating HIV/AIDS in Africa.
His real name is James Verga, based in Los Angeles and born on 7th October 1988. He had always dreamt of becoming a gamer since his childhood. He is the founder of the V8 Exports team with Mufginqtm. He started by playing IPL3. He is one of the famous and richest streamers o Twitch. He got popular playing Sndra, Dyrus, Karthus among other games.
PhantomL0rd has an estimated net worth of $6 million earned through streaming and playing various games. His passion for gaming can be told as he doesn’t hide it even a bit.
He filed a lawsuit against Twitch and Amazon after his account was banned from their streaming platform. He won the case with a damage settlement of $21,000 against the $35 million he sorted for.
Born June 23rd, 1993 in Manchester. He attended Blue Coat School and Hyde Clarendon Sixth Form College. He had worked for MacDonald’s after his A-level. He started his YouTube channel in 2010 which became popular after the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops. His second YouTube channel was to document blogs about his travel experience around the world.
His Twitch account has over 4 million followers and has a net worth of over $5 million gained from the combination of his earnings from YouTube, Twitch, sponsorship and many more. Along with other YouTubers, he was paid $30,000 to advertise Xbox from Microsoft.
His ex-girlfriend Natalie Casanova and streamer Kaitlin Witcher accused him of sexually assaulting which he denied. He said it was simply a character assassination which he never expected from them as he consider them his friends.
9. Dr Disrespect
Herschel Beahm IV popularity known as Dr Disrespect is an American game streamer born on 10th March 1982. He was a basketball player at California State Polytechnic University where he graduated from.
Dr Disrespect is best known for playing Warzone, Apex, Legends and Fortnite and many others. He is one of the richest streamers on Twitch and YouTube. Although his Twitch account got banned on 26th June 2020, and rumours have it that it is a permanent ban, he continues streaming on YouTube.
His streaming career has earned him a net worth of about $43 million and 2.2 million Subscribers. He has a signature black mullet wig, sunglasses black or red sleeves and vest look when playing Dr Disrespect.
Jaryd Russell Lazar was born in Orange Country, California on 23rd April 1987. He is popular for streaming unique games like Destiny, Realm Royale and Sea of thieves which he makes very fun and exciting for his fans.
Summit1G has earned over $2 million from steaming and sponsored ads making him one of the richest streamers on twitch. With 6 million followers on Twitch, he was the 27th most followed streamer. He has a total of over 500 million views.
Streaming is no doubt a profitable career, having Twitch as the largest platform. This platform has birthed millionaires who earned their huge income through sponsorship, brand ads, subscriptions and some having merch.
If you are a gamer, then streaming might earn you some cool cash.