Even if you aren’t a gamer, you are surely familiar with Twitch, a streaming platform that has over 5 million active users. You can watch all kinds of videos here, everything from cooking to art and music, but still, gaming is the most popular category.
Who would have thought a decade ago that you can earn a living from streaming gaming sessions online? Well, this is a reality today. This platform is a space where gamers can express their passion, but at the same time, entertain a lot of people. If you are wondering what all the fuss is about, you should check some of the following streamers.
If you believe that the world of gaming is reserved solely for men, you couldn’t be more wrong, so we are going to start our list by introducing you to this lady. Immane Anys, better known as Pokimane, is one of the most prominent females on Twitch. She built a name for herself by showing her skills in the League of Legends, but the truth is that her cosplay in real life made her stand out from the crowd. Even though lately, she has focused on non-gaming content, it didn’t hurt her image, so today, she has over 5 million followers and a net worth of $900,000.
Ali Kabbani, aka TSM_Myth, is one of the youngest streamers that has over four million followers. He began his gaming journey back in 2017, and he actually was one of the first players to embrace Fortnite when it originally came out. It didn’t take long for him to build a gigantic fan base, which he managed to with his Team Solomid. What’s interesting about this young man is that he earn $1 million before the age of 20.
Reckful, or Byron Berstein, started raising to the top of the well-known streamers list a few years ago when he started competing in World of Warcraft tournaments when the game was at the peak of its popularity. After some time, he moved on to a game called Hearthstone, an act many of his fans considered to be a sort of a betrayal since he left behind the game that made him popular in the first place. Nevertheless, this transition didn’t cost him greatly since he is worth $1.5 million.
Rabia Yazbek is another member of the Team Solomid we have already mentioned. We can freely say that he is one of the hardest working people on Twitch since he streams every day of the week. This dedication has earned him $2.5 million. If you are not an avid League of Legends fan, his channel won’t be very appealing to you. On the other hand, if you are, his streams will become your new obsession.
xQc, or Félix Lengyel, was born in 1995 in Canada, and nowadays, he is considered to be a master Overwatch gamer. He participated in the Overwatch World Cup in 2017, 2018, and 2019. His estimated net worth is $4 million, and besides Twitch, most of his money comes from his YouTube channel and sponsorships. If you want to learn a bit more about him, visit www.taddlr.com, but you also shouldn’t skip other platforms he uses.
If you are looking for another dedicated streamer who is going to provide you with new content almost every day, you should explore Timothy John Betar’s channel. He first became popular a few years ago when he started playing Fortnite, and he has managed to become of the most prominent players in the game’s community. An interesting thing about him is that he doesn’t stream only one game, but you can also watch him playing Overwatch, World of Warcraft, and Counter-Strike. Just like other famous gamers, TimTheTatman earns a lot of money from sponsorships from companies such as Cyber Power PC, Monster Energy, Audio-Technica, and Razer. With millions of followers and $5 million to his name, he is one of the richest gamers on Twitch.
Jared Lazar, or Summit1G, the name he uses on Twitch, is well-known in the gaming community because of his high-level playing skills. He found his place in the community by streaming his playing sessions of CS: GO, but nowadays, he provides his fans with different content that includes games such as Sea Of Thieves, Destiny, Escapes from Tarkov, and Realm Royale. Still, it doesn’t mean that he doesn’t treat his fans with CS: GO session anymore. Although some might argue that he isn’t really popular compared to some other gamers, no one can deny his success, especially when taking his net worth of $6 million into consideration.
Even if you are not a passionate player, there is absolutely no chance that you haven’t heard about Tyler Blevins, that is, Ninja before. He is a professional gamer who has been in this world for many, many years, and at first, he was the Halo content producer. Then, he entered the Fortnite community, and people just loved him. He has collaborated with numerous brands such as Scuf Gaming, Uber Eats, and Chuck Belvins Real Estate. What’s more, he even broke Twitch records when he shared his Fortnite session with Drake and had over 635,000 viewers tune in. Taking into consideration that he has been in this line of work for over a decade and the fact that he invested a lot of effort, his net worth of $10 million isn’t that surprising.
Finally, we have reached the last name on our list of the richest gamers. You probably already know who the most popular and wealthiest gamer is right now. That’s right. We are talking about Swedish streamer PewDiePie. He began by sharing content created around the horror game, Amnesia: The Dark Descent back in 2011.
The interesting thing is that besides streaming video games, he uses multiple platforms to share content with his fans, and what’s even more fascinating is that even people who aren’t into video games follow his channels. Today, he has over 105 million fans on Twitch, and his estimated net worth is astonishing $20 million.