Story of Gaming and Streaming King - Ninja

23 March, 2021

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If you are a fornite fan there's no way you don't know Ninja. But do you wonder how he became so much successfull in gaming. Here we are gonna talk about that.

Ninja's Real Name: Richard Tyler Blevins was born on June 5, 1991. He is an American video game streamer and professional gamer.

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The Time he decied to make gaming his careers was upon graduation, when he decided to play video games professionallyand live streaming his games on twitch.

The First game Ninja began playing professionally was Halo 3 in 2009. He played for various organizations including Cloud9, Renegades, Team Liquid, and most recently, Luminosity Gaming.

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Ninja became a video game streamer in 2011 as he began playing H1Z1, then moved to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. He joined Luminosity Gaming in 2017 first as a Halo player, then to H1Z1, later moving to PUBG, where he won the PUBG Gamescom Invitational Squads classification in August 2017.

Ninja began streaming the newly released Fortnite Battle Royale shortly after the PUBG Gamescom Invitational and very soon viewership began to grow, which coincided with the game's growth in popularity over the late 2017/early 2018 period. His followers on Twitch had grown from 500,000 in September 2017 to over 2 million by March 2018. And Soon he became one of the Top Streames in the world.
 
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Ninja set the Twitch record for the largest concurrent viewers on an individual stream :-  635,000, while he was playing Fortnite 
with DrakeTravis Scott, and JuJu Smith-Schuster in March 2018.
 
In December 2018, Ninja made an estimated close to US$10 million throught streaming and endorsements.
 
On August 1, 2019, Ninja left Twitch to stream exclusively on Microsoft's Mixer platform, for Ninja to grow his brand outside of video gaming.
 
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Ninja, along with Twitch and Mixer, has more than 24 million subscribers on YouTube as of 2020. At that time, he was earning over $500,000 per month from streaming Fortnite.
 
Due to the shutdown of Mixer in July 2020, Ninja was released from his exclusivity deal, enabling him to stream on other platforms and so Ninja revealed that he would return to streaming on Twitch.
 
In September 2018, Blevins became the first professional esports player to be featured on the cover of ESPN The Magazine.
 
Awards For Ninja
 

Streamy Awards

Breakout Creator

Nominated

Creator of the Year

Nominated

Gaming

Won

Live Streamer

Won

Esports Awards

Esports Personality of the Year

Won

The Game Awards 2018

Content Creator of the Year

Won

Shorty Awards

Twitch Streamer of the Year

Won

Streamy Awards

Creator of the Year

Nominated

Live Streamer

Won

Kids' Choice Awards

Favorite Gamer

Nominated

Streamy Awards

Live Streamer

Nominated

Kids' Choice Awards

Favorite Male Social Star

Nominated

 
 
 filmdaily
 
 

 

Gaming gaming
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Story of Gaming and Streaming King - Ninja

23 March, 2021
753 read  ·  11 hit

If you are a fornite fan there's no way you don't know Ninja. But do you wonder how he became so much successfull in gaming. Here we are gonna talk about that.

Ninja's Real Name: Richard Tyler Blevins was born on June 5, 1991. He is an American video game streamer and professional gamer.

techcrunch

The Time he decied to make gaming his careers was upon graduation, when he decided to play video games professionallyand live streaming his games on twitch.

The First game Ninja began playing professionally was Halo 3 in 2009. He played for various organizations including Cloud9, Renegades, Team Liquid, and most recently, Luminosity Gaming.

ytimg

Ninja became a video game streamer in 2011 as he began playing H1Z1, then moved to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. He joined Luminosity Gaming in 2017 first as a Halo player, then to H1Z1, later moving to PUBG, where he won the PUBG Gamescom Invitational Squads classification in August 2017.

Ninja began streaming the newly released Fortnite Battle Royale shortly after the PUBG Gamescom Invitational and very soon viewership began to grow, which coincided with the game's growth in popularity over the late 2017/early 2018 period. His followers on Twitch had grown from 500,000 in September 2017 to over 2 million by March 2018. And Soon he became one of the Top Streames in the world.
 
dailydot
 
 
Ninja set the Twitch record for the largest concurrent viewers on an individual stream :-  635,000, while he was playing Fortnite 
with DrakeTravis Scott, and JuJu Smith-Schuster in March 2018.
 
In December 2018, Ninja made an estimated close to US$10 million throught streaming and endorsements.
 
On August 1, 2019, Ninja left Twitch to stream exclusively on Microsoft's Mixer platform, for Ninja to grow his brand outside of video gaming.
 
talkesport
 
Ninja, along with Twitch and Mixer, has more than 24 million subscribers on YouTube as of 2020. At that time, he was earning over $500,000 per month from streaming Fortnite.
 
Due to the shutdown of Mixer in July 2020, Ninja was released from his exclusivity deal, enabling him to stream on other platforms and so Ninja revealed that he would return to streaming on Twitch.
 
In September 2018, Blevins became the first professional esports player to be featured on the cover of ESPN The Magazine.
 
Awards For Ninja
 

Streamy Awards

Breakout Creator

Nominated

Creator of the Year

Nominated

Gaming

Won

Live Streamer

Won

Esports Awards

Esports Personality of the Year

Won

The Game Awards 2018

Content Creator of the Year

Won

Shorty Awards

Twitch Streamer of the Year

Won

Streamy Awards

Creator of the Year

Nominated

Live Streamer

Won

Kids' Choice Awards

Favorite Gamer

Nominated

Streamy Awards

Live Streamer

Nominated

Kids' Choice Awards

Favorite Male Social Star

Nominated

 
 
 filmdaily
 
 

 

Gaming gaming
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