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Top 10 Gaming Streamers

These gaming streamers are earning big bucks. 

Want to know how they do it?

We're checking out the top gamers who've become big names in the online world. These gamers are not just great players – they've also built large fan groups and earned a bunch of money.

We'll see what makes them different and why they're at the top of the gaming world. So, get ready for a journey through virtual worlds and find out how these streamers earn money by playing games.


Here are the top 10 Twitch streamers with the most followers on the platform. Keep in mind that these numbers only reflect their Twitch followers. If we included their followers from platforms like YouTube, Kick, and others, the numbers would be much higher.

1. Ninja (19 Million Followers)


Richard Tyler Blevins, aka Ninja, is the king of Twitch and one of the most popular streamers on the internet. He's an American streamer, YouTuber, pro gamer, and online personality. More than 50,000 people watch his streams each week. 

  • Kicked off his gaming career in 2009 with Halo 3, later switching to streaming H1Z1 and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.
  • His breakthrough came in 2017 with Fortnite, boosting his Twitch followers to over 3 million by March 2018. 
  • He set records with high-profile collaborations, earning nearly $10 million and getting his own Fortnite cosmetic outfit. 
  • In 2019, he left Twitch for Mixer, earning over $500k monthly, but returned to Twitch in 2020 after Mixer's shutdown.
  • In 2022, Ninja partnered with MasterClass, creating a 30-day curriculum for aspiring streamers.
  • After he was having a brief break, he announced the simultaneous streaming of his content across Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok.

Ninja's success in gaming and creating content helped him make a lot of money, and he has a net worth of around $40 million. 

2. Auronplay (16,1 Million Followers)


Raúl Álvarez Genes, or AuronPlay, is a booming Spanish gaming content creator. He is well known for his roles as an author and comedian. 

He stands out among online creators because of his unique humor, authenticity, and willingness to talk about personal issues and challenges in the crowded online landscape.

  • He created a Twitch channel in September 2019, becoming Twitch's second most popular streamer by November 2021.
  • His YouTube channel boasts an impressive 4 billion total video views.
  • Plays Gustabo in "Grand Theft Auto V" Spain RP from May 2020.
  • Established a new server, Infamous RP, in September 2020.
  • Took part in the "Marbella Vice" server, a major Twitch event in 2021.
  • Listed on "Forbes Spain" as one of the country's top 100 influencers in 2020.
  • Covers a wide range of topics, from gaming (SpainRP, Fortnite, and others) to reactions, humor, and participation in Twitch Rivals events.

Auronplay is a major player in the digital scene, with a net worth of around $10 million.

3. ibai (15.4 Million Followers)

Meet Ibai Llanos Garatea, a popular Spanish internet sensation, former League of Legends pro, and now a successful Twitch streamer. 

  • He had 3.3 million viewers in one livestream, setting a new record.
  • Worked as an exclusive content creator for G2 Esports from February 2020 until January 2021.
  • Known for his energetic and passionate commentary during esports events, especially in League of Legends
  • He co-founded the KOI esports organization with Gerard Piqué. 
  • His streams consistently attract a large audience, with viewership ranging from tens of thousands to over a hundred thousand. 
  • Ibai's YouTube presence boasts more than 11 million subscribers and a staggering three billion views.
  • Has won Streamer of the Year three times. 

With tens of thousands of viewers on Twitch, he can make almost $200,000 monthly, including $160,000 from subs and $30,000 from ads, not counting donations. Besides Twitch, he also has other sources of income (YouTube channel, KOI). However, his net worth is estimated to be around $15.7 million.

4. Rubius (14.8 Million Followers)


Rubén Doblas Gundersen, better known as El Rubius, is a Norwegian-Spanish YouTuber and streamer. His online presence spans multiple platforms and has garnered a massive following. 

  • In 2014, he published “El Libro Troll” (English: The Troll Book), and between 2015 and 2017, he released three comics from his Virtual Hero series. An anime series based on these comics also featured his character.
  • His official Twitter account has had the most retweeted tweets globally since 2016.
  • In 2016, Time magazine recognized him as a “next-generation leader” and an “online conqueror.”
  • Broke a record during a live Fortnite broadcast, attracting over a million viewers and surpassing the previous record held by Ninja.
El Rubius is a dynamic content creator, attracting audiences with his gaming adventures, and has a net worth of around $7 million.

5. xQc (12 Million Followers)


Félix Lengyel, better known as xQc, is a Canadian online streamer and former professional Overwatch player. His journey to fame began in the esports world, where he made a name for himself as a tank player in Overwatch.

  • Started his esports journey in 2016 with teams like DatZit Gaming.
  • Gained prominence as a professional Overwatch player, joining Dallas Fuel in 2017. Controversies led to suspensions and mid-season release from Dallas Fuel.
  • He represented Team Canada in the Overwatch World Cup from 2017 to 2019.
  • Shifted focus to full-time streaming on Twitch after leaving competitive Overwatch.
  • Maintained a large fanbase despite bans for various reasons.
  • Held the title of the most-watched Twitch streamer from 2020 to 2022.
  • In June 2023, signed a two-year, non-exclusive $100 million deal to stream on Kick while continuing on Twitch.

xQc continues to be a famous figure in the streaming world and has a net worth of $50 million.

6. TheGrefg (1.9 Million Followers)


David Cánovas Martínez, known by his online pseudonym TheGrefg or simply Grefg, is a Spanish YouTuber and Twitch streamer.
  • He is the most-followed streamer in the Spanish-speaking community.
  • In January 2020, Epic Games introduced a Fortnite cosmetic outfit inspired by TheGrefg alongside other real-life personalities like Ninja and Loserfruit.
  • He once held the Guinness World Record for the most concurrent viewers during a Twitch stream. His peak concurrent viewership reached an astounding 2,468,668 while unveiling a Fortnite outfit on January 11, 2021. However, this record was later surpassed by Ibai.
  • Has written three books: Rescate en White Angel (The G-Squad), Los secretos de YouTube, Todo lo que necesitas saber sobre esports (with Goorgo and MethodzSick).
  • Forbes Spain recognized him as the sixth top influencer in Spain in 2020.

TheGrefg is a multifaceted creator who has left a significant mark on the gaming community, with a net worth of about $8.7 million.

7. Tfue (11.4 Million Followers)


Turner “Tfue” Tenney is best known for playing Fortnite. Before Fortnite’s rise, Tfue streamed games such as Call of Duty, Destiny, and H1Z1 but transitioned to Fortnite Battle Royale due to its rapid popularity.

  • He joined FaZe Clan, boosting his visibility in the gaming community
  • Faced a 30-day Twitch ban in May 2018 for an alleged racial slur, later reduced to 7 days
  • Received a permanent account ban on Epic Games accounts in July 2018 for buying and selling accounts
  • Filed a lawsuit against FaZe Clan in May 2019, citing various grievances and financial disputes.
  • FaZe Clan countersued in August 2019, accusing Tfue of contract violations and leaking confidential information
  • Announced retirement in June 2023 after a period of internet absence.
  • He returned to streaming on Kick.com in November 2023, just five months later, and now he streams on Kick and Twitch. 

Tfue’s journey has been eventful, marked by triumphs, controversies, and unexpected twists. However, he has an estimated net worth of $9 million.

8. juansguarnizo (11.2 Million Followers)


Juan Sebastián Guarnizo Algarra, better known online as JuanSGuarnizo, is a Colombian-Mexican streamer and content creator.

  • JuanSGuarnizo has achieved fame as one of Twitch's most popular streamers worldwide. 
  • His accomplishments include being a viral phenomenon in 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023. 
  • He serves as the President of Aniquiladores FC and has won several awards, including the Esland Award, Eliot Award, 6 Simones Awards, and 15 Zorman Awards. 
  • Additionally, he lent his voice to Spectacular Spider-Man.

His engaging content and vibrant personality have contributed to his widespread following in the Spanish-speaking community. Whether gaming, interacting with fans, or sharing his experiences, JuanSGuarnizo continues to attract audiences across platforms. This famous streamer has a net worth of approximately $2.5 million.

9. Shroud (10.8 Million Followers)


Michael Grzesiek, better known as Shroud, is a Canadian streamer, YouTuber, former professional Valorant player, and former professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player. 

  • Shroud started in CS:GO with ESEA teams like Exertus eSports and Manajuma. 
  • Gained recognition as a stand-in for compLexity Gaming and later joined Cloud9 in 2014. 
  • He contributed to Cloud9's victory at ESL Pro League Season 4 in 2016. 
  • Transitioning to full-time streaming in 2017, he amassed over 10 million Twitch followers. 
  • Shroud retired from pro CS:GO in 2018, briefly moving to Mixer in 2019 before returning to Twitch in 2020. 
  • On July 8, 2022, he joined Sentinels' Valorant team.

Shroud’s impact on the gaming and streaming community remains significant, and his journey inspires fans worldwide. His estimated net worth is $20 Million.

10. Pokimane (9.3 Million Followers)


Pokimane, whose real name is Imane Anys, is a Moroccan-Canadian internet personality. She has gained immense popularity through her live streams on Twitch.

  • Pokimane (a blend of "Pokémon" and her name Imane) is the most-followed female streamer on Twitch. 
  • In June 2013, Pokimane started her Twitch journey with a $250 PC.
  • By 2017, she had 450,000 followers, earning her a spot among the top 100 streamers. 
  • Recognized as Best Twitch Streamer of the Year at the Shorty Awards in 2017, she's known for engaging League of Legends commentary. 
  • She co-founded OfflineTV and is active on YouTube, sharing gaming, vlogs, and ASMR videos.

Pokimane is crushing the scene with her cute personality and has a net worth of around $25 million.


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