Ninja Net Worth 2021: Is this Twitch Streamer the Richest Gamer?

Published 06/03/2021, 1:15 PM EDT


When it comes to gaming, names like Ninja, Dr Disrespect, and Shroud stand out from the crowd. This is due to the combination of immense gaming skills and the entertaining personality that they possess. Ninja’s rise to the top of the mountain has been somewhat of a fairytale.

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Now, at the age of 29, Ninja has a YouTube channel with 24 million subscribers alongside a loyal Twitch fanbase. However, back in 2009, Ninja was just beginning his professional Halo career. Following his success in the game with Cloud 9, Tyler shifted to streaming which has bought him the majority of his success.

Ninja’s brand grew massively with the boom of Fortnite in 2017-2018. He was one of the main faces spearheading the Fortnite revolution. Ninja has also enjoyed games like Apex Legends, Valorant, and PUBG on stream alongside Epic’s battle royale.

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Is Ninja the richest gamer?

According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, Ninja boasts a net worth of $25 million. This is a sum total of his earnings from Twitch, YouTube, and even his lucrative deal with Mixr. His Twitch channel alone rakes in $500,000 a month. That figure is excluding the enormous amounts of donations that he receives on a regular basis.

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Apart from his own brand, Tyler has also been sponsored by major brands such as Red Bull, Uber Eats, Adidas, and Walmart. In a recent question-and-answer style video, Blevins also teased another Adidas shoe collaboration. Ninja claims that “nobody knows about it” and says, “it’s disgusting.”

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Adding to his celebrity status, Tyler has also featured alongside Ryan Reynolds in a movie called Free Man which debuted in December 2020. Despite all his monetary success, there is nothing that Blevins appreciates more than family time.

Ninja has well and truly taken the crown of ‘the richest gamer’. He overtook the YouTube legend PewDiePie in order to earn the prestigious title. In February, his wife and manager, Jessica Blevins event put out a tweet that revealed that Tyler had become the first streamer to earn over 100 million from gaming alone.

Ninja is a great role model for young and aspiring streamers. He teaches us that no matter our success or failures, we must be true to ourselves.

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Will Ninja retain this monetary crown in 2022? Let us know what you think in the comments down below.

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Aaron Dias

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Aaron Dias is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. Currently, he is a student at Xaviers College and is heavily invested in eSports. His interest in eSports began when he was young, with titles like FIFA, WWE, and Grand Theft Auto.

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