Top Twitch Influencers: List of The Most Followed Streamers on Twitch
Brands are constantly looking for new feasible ‘entry points’ with their target audiences and Twitch has become an undeniable leader among all gaming media. Twitch streamers are up-to-date gaming celebrities with millions of followers, live viewers, and thousands of instant interactions. It is one of the hottest emerging marketing channels for companies that target Millenials and Generation Z. This online streaming platform for eSports and gaming fans has already drawn the attention of brands like Adidas, Uber, Red Bull, Logitech, and others.
Cloutboost agency has put together a list of the most influential Twitch streamers whose streaming sessions attract millions of viewers.
The Top 10 Twitch Influencers
Tfue is a popular gamer from Florida. Tfue is the number 1 Twitch star playing games like Fortnite, CoD: Black Ops 4, and Destiny 2. His real name is Turner Tenney and is currently 22 years old. He started playing when he was about 12 years old together with his brother Jack. Turner, like Jack, is a professional skimboarder, longboarder, and surfer.
Having more than 8 million followers on Twitch and 11 million followers on YouTube, Turner is considered to be one of the best Fortnite gamers. For the longest time, Ninja always had the most followers on Twitch. Once Ninja jumped ship to join Mixer, Tfue instantly obtained the status of the most popular Twitch streamer.
Myth is an American streamer with more than 6 million followers on Twitch, 4 million on YouTube, 7 million on Instagram, and 2 million on Twitter. His real name is Ali Kabani. Ali was named one of the most promising Fortnite players.
He has been playing video games since he was 5 years old and at the age of 16 (2016), he began streaming. Ali was playing various survival games, but Fortnite helped him gain most of his audience. Ali became a captain of TSM’s Fornite team when he was only 19 years old.
Another popular American Twitch streamer Summit1G managed to gain a huge audience of more than 6 million gaming fans on his Twitch channel. From early childhood, Jaryd Lazar played video games like Joe Montana Football and Final Fantasy.
Now, Jaryd prefers first-person shooter (FPS) games like Counter-Strike and H1Z1: King of the Kill. He believes that every successful streamer should have at least one of the following qualities to grow their audience: extremely good at gaming, extremely funny, or extremely interactive.
Rubén Gundersen, aka Rubius, is a 30-year-old Spanish-Norwegian gamer, successful YouTube star (37 million followers), and Twitch streamer with almost 5 million followers.
His videos and Twitch streams gain hundreds of thousands of views and his channel boasts over 60 million views. Ruben is famous for playing Minecraft and CounterStrike.
Timothy John Betar, better known as TimTheTatMan, is another representative of the Millennial generation. He is a 30-year-old CounterStrike gamer from the USA who is currently married and has a baby boy. His father introduced Timothy to the world of gaming when he was only 5 years old.
Tim started streaming in 2012 during his years at college and since then has gained almost 5 million followers and 190 million Twitch channel views. He plays Fortnite, World of Warcraft, Call of Duty, streams 6-7 hours a day, and engages 30,000 – 40,000 live viewers per stream. This Twitch streamer partners with brands like LG and Razer.
This 24-year-old female Twitch star from Morocco is famous for playing Fortnite and League of Legends. Pokimane’s real name is Imane. She was studying chemical engineering but left university when her Twitch stream gained traction.
Imane started streaming as a hobby, but as her fame started to grow, it became her full-time job. She has over 4 million followers on Twitch with an average viewership of 17,000 – 20,000 live viewers. While streaming, Pokimane makes jokes, tells stories, and sometimes shows unboxing of subscription services on her channel. The famous delivery company Postmates is one of the brands that collaborate with Pokimane.
Brett Hoffman is an American Twitch streamer who plays Fortnite and PUBG. With over 115 million channel views and more than 4 million followers, Dakotaz’s channel is considered to be one of the most-watched English-speaking Fortnite channels.
In 2018 Brett became one of the top 10 most-watched Twitch streamers. His channel is sponsored by G-Fuel energy drink and other well-known brands.
Guy Beahm (aka Dr DisRespect) is well-known for his highly engaging streams of H1Z1: King of The Hill, PUBG, and Fortnite. His Twitch channel has more than 4.3 million followers and 176 million views with an average viewership of 30,000 – 40,000 live viewers.
In 2019 Guy was praised as The Streamer of the Year by the Esports Industry Awards. Dr DisRespect holds multiple collaborations with brands like Mountain Dew and Apex Legend. Recently, it has been circulated on social media that DrDisRespects status on Twitch is unknown.
DrLupo (real name Benjamin Lupo) is an American streamer who started playing video games when he was 3. Having 3.9 million followers on his Twitch channel and 111 million channel views, Benjamin engages up to 10,000 live viewers daily. DrLupo plays Fortnite, Destiny, Escape from Tarkov, and co-streams with other famous streamers like TimTheTatman.
This celebrity streamer collaborates with big brand names like Intel, Logitech, and Gillette.
Nick is a 29-year-old Twitch streamer with more than 3 million followers and over 100 million channel views. His social media fame extends to YouTube (2 million followers) and Twitter (1.2 million).
Nickmercs streams games like CoD: Black Ops 4 and Fortnite 7-10 hours a day. One of his main accomplishments was when he set the world record of 56 kills and 46 Duos kills in Fortnite. Nick partners with such brands as Wix and Gfuel.
Twitch streamer partnership is one of the effective influencer marketing trends that has great potential for brands. If you want to give it a try and approach your audience with the help of Twitch gaming influencers, Cloutboost would be glad to assist you to make the most of such a cooperation.