From Ninja to Shroud: Top 5 Streamers With the Biggest Net Worth In 2021

Published 12/25/2021, 1:58 PM EST

For many gamers, streaming is a dream job that they wish to make come true only to try to become the next Shroud. Ninja and so on. Becoming a professional streamer is actually a career path that anyone can take up. It can lead to the highest of highs with becoming a global superstar or lead to obscurity, something a million streamers have faced.]


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But if there’s one thing for certain, it’s that streaming can make people rich. With that in mind, here are some really rich streamers.

Here’s a list of the Top 5 Richest streamers in the world


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There is no scarcity of platforms in 2021, as new alternatives constantly pop up, but who is ruling the streaming domain in terms of net worth in 2021?

Some of the names included on this list will definitely shock you, as the landscape has changed drastically in the past couple of years.


The top 5 richest streamers of the world are a list that simply cannot begin without Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins. Though he isn’t as popular as he used to be and doesn’t spend as much time doing what his fans want, he still remains on the list of the top 5 richest streamers.

The streamer is still sitting at a mammoth case pile of nearly $50 million. No matter where his streaming career goes, Ninja’s net worth will continue to outshine everyone else’s, making him the richest streamer in the world.


Retired professional Counter-Strike player, and most beloved name in the streaming world, Michael ‘Shroud’ Grzesik, is also one of the wealthiest. Boasting a net worth of nearly $24 million. He continues to stream and play FPS games on a daily basis and his popularity hasn’t dipped.


Former FaZe clan member and a former professional Fortnite player and a hardcore FPS gamer. Tfue boasts a massive fan following of nearly 11 million followers on Twitch and a similar amount on YouTube. He made his mark on the community with his stint with Fortnite, and his brilliant gameplay saw him touching the summit of streaming.

He boasts a massive net worth of $20 million, making him the third richest name in the world of streaming.


Rachell “Rae” Hofstetter made her name in the streaming with titles like Among Us, Fortnite, Minecraft, and more. Her extremely charming personality, and her talents that allow her to make content with minimal effort, make her one of the best streamers out there.

Rae exploded in popularity during 2020 and her Among Us content is still regarded as some of the best montages. She boasts a net worth of $15 million and is also a co-owner of the famous Esport organization 100Thieves.


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Tim has made surprising headways in the world of streaming, despite not having peak gaming skills. Despite not being the best gamer on the platform, Tim still manages to reel in millions of viewers every month, all thanks to his amazing sense of humor. Much like Rae, even he signed a unique deal with Complexity gaming, making him a co-owner with a net worth of nearly $10 million dollars.

What name surprised you the most? Did your favorite streamer make this list? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.



Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. He has been writing since 2016 across various fields, having done his BBA from T.I.