Everything You Need to Know About Twitch’s Biggest Streamers
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 They are fast becoming some of the biggest entertainment stars on the planet, their live streams attracting millions of viewers at a time, and yet so many of Twitch’s top streamers are known only by their chosen pseudonym or avatar name.
In this article we dive into exactly who Twitch’s most famous stars are, showing where they started and how they reached the dizzying heights of fame they enjoy today.

Lex Veldhuis
Ever since the humble beginnings of the Twitch platform, poker players have been an ever-present on the site, building audiences thanks to their magnetic personalities and the excitement generated by the high stakes tournaments and gaming bravado.

This Dutch player who actually started live streaming as a player of StarCraft has become the most successful poker streamer in the world very rapidly.

His streams are a great mix of informative dialogue based around how to play poker at a high level and organizing exciting prize giveaways and challenges for the huge community who follow his stream.

Such is his influence in the game of poker that he now regularly hosts live events and is called upon to commentate on the world’s biggest tournaments. He lives in Rotterdam and as of today, has earned career poker live earnings of $687,955.
Many streamers are often catapulted to online stardom by the games they play and by capturing the imagination of millions
 
Shroud
There are many streamers on Twitch and other rival platforms who despite basing their entire brand around gaming, aren’t actually that good, with fans often tuning in more for their character and flair than anything else.

That is very much not the case with Shroud, real name Michael Grzesiek. This Canadian Pole has at the age of just 26 become one of the very best players of CS:GO and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds representing some of the most feared Esports teams on the planet like Cloud9 where he became an ESL champion in 2016.

Having now abandoned competitive Esports to pursue his streaming career full-time, Shroud has been branching out into many other tactical first-person shooter games and in 2019 won himself an Esports Award for the quality of his content.

Pokimane
There must be something about Canada that creates great content producers because the country is not just home to male streaming stars but the internet’s favorite female streamer as well.

Pokimane’s real name is Imane Anys and she’s a Canadian Moroccan who now resides in LA alongside the Hollywood elite, racking up over 110 million views in her time as a streamer, which at the age of just 24 is quite an achievement.

Her recent move to LA may have something to do with her budding career as a movie star, where she is all set to feature in a Shawn Levy picture called Free Guy alongside fellow streamers Tyler Blevins and Lannan Eacott. Ryan Reynolds is the lead.

David Guetta
Don’t worry, this world-famous DJ hasn’t suddenly decided to swap music for Fortnite, but he is one of a growing number of recognized musicians who have taken to Twitch to promote their music, either for charitable causes or just to jam along with their fans online. Others who have recently done the same include the ever-popular Dropkick Murphys and Slander.

Guetta’s career has been a long one, starting all the way back in 1984. Since then he has become one of the biggest EDM DJs on the planet and recently took up a position as a resident DJ in Las Vegas, where he is purported to make something in the region of $37 million a year. Unfortunately, this came at a personal cost, with the DJ splitting from his wife in 2014.

These are just a couple of the most popular streamers you can find on Twitch. As you can see, it's quite a popular platform so perhaps you can use it to create your personal brand as well.