Alexandra Botez earns over $100,000 a year as a professional chess streamer.
Botez started playing chess when she was just 6, and won her first national game at 8.
During her college time at Stanford, Botez played online on Chess.com.
Botez started streaming her games on Twitch for fun and started earning $4.99 per subscriber.
Her young sister Andrea, became her streaming partner in 2020. They earn from viewers, sponsors, ad revenue, and a salary from Team Envy.