Twitch is one of the world’s most popular websites, with more people than ever flocking to the site during the lockdown.
That has been good news for the site’s growing number of streamers, many of whom are fully professional and make a good living out of going live on the site.
While being a professional Twitch presence is not easy, there are some high-profile examples of people who have been able to make a massive amount of money through streaming.
In no particular order, here are the world’s top 10 richest Twitch streamers.
Tfue, whose real name is Turner Ellis Tenney, is reported to be worth as much as $12 million.
The Fortnite streamer has nearly nine million followers on Twitch and also plays games such as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare on his channel.
Tfue has been involved in various controversies during his streaming career so far, while he has represented esports organizations including FaZe Clan, Rogue, and Denial Esports.
Only recently back on Twitch after previously moving over to Mixlr in 2019, Ninja is without a doubt one of the world’s richest Twitch streamers.
Real name Tyler Blevins, Ninja’s 15 million Twitch followers is by far the most on the site.
It has been claimed that Ninja is worth up to $15 million as a result of his streaming success.
The net worth of popular Twitch streamer TimTheTatman is estimated to be somewhere between $5 million and $8 million, with the gamer yet to confirm an exact figure.
TimTheTatman plays a variety of games but mainly focuses on first-person shooters.
Top casino games streamer ROSHTEIN makes the list with some people claiming he makes over $10 million per year – a figure that surely includes his winnings.
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ROSHTEIN usually streams himself playing various online slots on his Twitch channel.
Up there with the richest Twitch streamers is Summit1g – real name Jaryd Lazar – with some estimates claiming that he is worth as much as $7.5 million.
Summit1g is a former competitive Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player and now spends his time streaming gameplay from titles like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Fall Guys.
With three million followers on his Twitch channel, British streamer Syndicate is one of the site’s best-known gamers and among the richest to boot.
Syndicate – whose real name is Thomas Cassell – is also popular on YouTube, with his favorite games including Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. It is claimed he has earned as much as $6.5 million as a result of his streaming career.
Canadian streamer Shroud is also back on Twitch, where he has amassed 7.8 million followers.
The gamer, whose real name is Michael Grzesiek, is another former professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player who has pivoted to streaming in his career.
Thought to have a net worth of $8-12 million, Shroud has been streaming games like Valorant and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare of late.
Arguably the most entertaining streamer on Twitch, some say Dr. Disrespect earns around $1 million a year with his net worth estimated to be about $3.5 million.
Dr. Disrespect’s fortune comes from his professional streams of battle royale video games such as Black Ops 4: Blackout, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, and Apex Legends.
Despite currently being banned on Twitch – Dr. Disrespect claims not to know why – the gamer is continuing to stream, having moved over to YouTube for the time being.
With 2.7 million followers to his name, it is not a surprise Imaqtpie is one of the richest streamers on Twitch in 2020.
The streamer, whose real name is Michael Santana, used to be a professional League of Legends player for Team Dignitas but retired a few years ago to go full-time on Twitch.
Reports have claimed Imaqtpie makes $2 million a year through his streaming career.
Last in our list of the richest Twitch streamers is DrLupo – Ben Lupo – who plays games including Fortnite and PUBG to the more than four million followers on his account.
Like many Twitch streamers right now, DrLupo has got heavily into the hit game Fall Guys. He has an estimated net worth of $3 million but has not confirmed his streaming earnings.