Twitch is a popular live streaming platform that primarily focuses on video games, but also includes streams dedicated to artwork creation, music, talk shows, and the occasional TV series. Since its launch in 2011, Twitch has grown to become the go-to destination for gamers to stream and watch their favourite games. Among the thousands of streamers on the platform, a select few have managed to rise above the rest and become some of the biggest Twitch streamers in the world.
At the top of this list is Ninja, whose real name is Richard Tyler Blevins. He rose to fame as a professional Halo player before switching to Twitch streaming. He is best known for playing Fortnite and has amassed over 24 million followers on the platform. Ninja has also broken several records on Twitch, including the highest number of concurrent viewers on a single stream. He has also won multiple awards for his streaming and has even been featured in television commercials.
Another big name on Twitch is Shroud, whose real name is Michael Grzesiek. He began his streaming career playing first-person shooter games but has since expanded to a variety of games. He is known for his high level of skill and entertaining commentary and has amassed over 14 million followers on the platform. Shroud also won multiple awards for his streaming career
Another big streamer on Twitch is Tfue, whose real name is Turner Tenney. He's one of the most popular Fortnite players, widely recognized for his skills, and has amassed over 13 million followers on the platform. He won many awards and tournaments related to Fortnite and is widely considered one of the best players play in the game.
Lastly, Another big name on Twitch is PewDiePie. Despite not being a gamer, he has made a name for himself through his Let's Play videos, comedy skits, and vlogs. He is the most subscribed YouTuber, and made a huge following on Twitch as well, he has over 12 million followers on the platform.
These four streamers are just a small sample of the many talented individuals streaming on Twitch. All of them have managed to build massive followings and have become household names in the gaming community, and have since made a big impact on the world of streaming. Their successful streaming careers have also led to other opportunities such as sponsored content, merchandise, and even their own production companies.