Twitch has made it possible for talented entertainers to get their name and their acts out there. Streaming is a great way to make money for some, although not everyone is quite so successful. Their streams can be something as simple as playing a game and offering an entertaining or informative commentary, or just being themselves. We marvel at those who have become wealthy doing what they love and keeping us entertained in the process. To pay tribute to these talented folks, here are the 10 richest Twitch Streamers for 2019.
10. Imaqtpie - Net Worth: 1.5 Million
Imaqtpie is an American streamer from Florida who became well known as a competitor in League of Legends, becoming a part of the Oh God bears, Delta Fox and Dignitas teams. He embarked on his on streaming career and has had tremendous success. He streams on YouTube as well as Twitch and his gaming skills have attracted huge followings on both platforms. He's one of the better known streamers within the gaming community and it's been reported that he brings in about $8,000 per month for his endorsements, videos and other online business ventures, with an estimated net worth of $1.5 million as of 2019.
9. Summit1G - Net Worth: $2 Million
Summit1G is an American Twitch online gamer with a penchant for Counter Strike: Global Offensive. He's best known for his live streams with are entertaining for those in the gaming community. He's become a celebrity on Twitch and has garnered over 3.1 million followers and in addition, he has more than 28,000 subscribers and a net worth of $2 million. His given name is Jared Lazar.
8. Dr. Disrespect - Net worth: $3 Million
Dr. Disrespect is an American online gamer who has become famous as a YouTube and Twitch streamer. He's been around since the late 2000s and is easily recognized by is mullet, mustache and sunglasses. given name is Guy Beahm. His character is involve with Call of Duty:Modern WArfare 2, halo 2 and others and he started his stream on YouTube, but discontinued his channel in 2011, when he joined Sledgehammer Games as a level designer. He also became a celebrity on Twitch where his following was about 2.2 million. His current net worth is estimated to be at around 43 million.
7. PhantomLord - Net Worth: $4 Million
James Verga is also known as Phantom Lord on Twitch. He became a celebrity on the site in 2016, and went on hiatus for a period of time after he became ostracized for rigging streamed bets to his advantage. he wasn't gone for that long though, as he returned in 2017, but his career is not unblemished and he ended up in court filing a lawsuit over the event that cost him a few million.
6. Shroud - Net Worth; $4 Million
Shroud was previously known as Meclipse. He's a Twitch streamer from California who has entered he FPS scene delivering some serious competition. His real name is Michael Grzesiek and he's become one of the most well known and respected online gaming personalities. His Black Ops 4, Call of Duty and Apex Legends streams are the most frequently watched and his following and streams have helped him to achieve a net worth of $4 million as of 2019.
5. Syndicate -Net Worth: $5 million
Syndicate isn't even the most dedicated gaming streamer online, but he's among the wealthiest. His forte is OG Call of Duty, and Black Ops content and he's amassed a huge following on both YouTube and Twitch. His name is Tom Cassell and he isn't as active as he once was, but he's still a face and a tag that is recognize in the gaming communities and he's got an estimated net wealth of $5 million.
4. NightBlue3 - Net Worth: $6 Million
NightBlue3 is a member of Team Solomid and his history with League of Legends goes way back. He's ben ranked as North America's number one Jungler and his dedication to the game cannot be denied. His real name is Rabia Yazbek and he is well known as a gamer of American origin on YouTube and on Twitch, where he has amassed more than 1.7 million followers who watch his streams.
3. TimTheTatman - Net Worth: $6.5 Million
TimTheTatman is an American streamer who occupies one of the highest ranks on Twitch in 2019. He's also among the wealthiest top four in the business. He's a member of the Fortnite community, as well as some others.
2. Ninja - Net Worth: $10 Million
Tyler Blevins is more commonly known as Ninja on Twitch. He's one of the most well known gamers on the site and his prolific streaming career has earned him a fortune. His estimated net wealth as of 2019 is estimated to be at $10 million. He's worked hard to battle his way to this position and it hasn't been easy.
1. PewDiePie - Net Worth: $20 Million
PewDiePie is a professional social media personality who has millions of follower on his YouTube and Twitch channels. At the young age of just 29, the Swedish born streamer has amassed a net worth of $20 million already. He is one of the best known celebrities in online gaming and although streaming is not his only line of work, it's one that he's the best known for. He's been around since 2011. He wasn't wealthy when he started out and the fabulous fortune that he now enjoys was earned through a lot of hard work and dedication. With more than a hundred million followers and the largest fortune of them all, PewDiePie is definitely in the number one position for the richest Twitch streamers.
Written by Dana Hanson
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