Tyler Ninja Blevins is a professional gamer, popular YouTuber, and American streamer. Since November 2019, Ninja is the most followed streamer on Twitch.tv with over 14 million followers and an average of over 50,000 viewers per week. By the way, how much is Ninja’s net worth? Let us discuss that information here.
Tyler Ninja Blevins’ net worth
As of 2021, Ninja’s net worth is estimated to be approximately $25 million (that is just over £22 million), according to Celebrity Net Worth. This takes into account his revenue from streaming, merch sales, his YouTube channel, and his many sponsorship deals. Reports said that Ninja’s exclusivity deal with Mixer was worth upwards of $20 million dollars. Also, Forbes said that he earned $17 million in total during 2019. Combined with his other revenue, Ninja’s net worth could be higher. Whatever the exact figure, of course it is a huge sum.
Recently, he has also signed an exclusivity deal with Twitch. While we do not know the value of the deal. These numbers exclude the hundreds of thousands of dollars which Tyler Ninja Blevins has raised and donated to various charities over the years. For instance, a single livestream in aid of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in 2018 made him raise a massive $325,000 (£263,000). Later, in 2019, Ninja donated $15,000 to MrBeast’s Team Trees campaign, and $10,000 to the Wounded Warriors Project.
So, Tyler Blevins, aka Ninja has a net worth of $25 million. Most popular for playing the game of Fortnite, Ninja has earned more than 23.9 million subscribers and 481 million views on YouTube and over 14.6 million followers and 481 million views on Twitch. With $5 a month per subscription, regularly he obtains between $500,000 and $1 million per month playing video games. In June 2018, Tyler Blevins signed a partnership with Red Bull Esports. In September, he became the first Esports player for gracing the cover of “ESPN The Magazine.” Later, on August 1, 2019, Tyler Blevins announced that he was leaving Twitch and switching to the Microsoft-owned platform Mixer. At the time, “Ninja” was Twitch’s most -followed active channel.
How much does Ninja earn?
As the most popular gamer, surely Ninja has a fair few streams of income which earn a healthy sum. Previously he has revealed in television interviews that he could potentially earn over $500,000 (£406,000) a month from Twitch subscribers alone, not to mention the donations which he receives throughout his streams. Aside from that, Ninja once received a one-off, anonymous donation during a livestream of $40,000.
Also, there was Ninja’s first switch in streaming platforms, with Microsoft offering a profitable deal to seduce him away from Twitch to begin exclusively streaming on their now defunct service, Mixer. Again, an exact amount was not officially disclosed, however recent reports suggest that the multi-year deal was worth between $20-30 million. His lovely wife, Jessica, confirmed that long negotiations over his Twitch contract was one of the reasons Ninja moved to Mixer. There was also rumoured that Ninja was paid $1 million to stream EA’s battle royale title Apex Legends once the game was released. The coverage the game received from featuring on Ninja’s famous stream catapulted it into popularity.
Besides getting income from streaming, Tyler Blevins also has a YouTube channel where he posts highlights and clips from his streams. With 24 million subscribers and almost two billion total video views, it is likely that Tyler Ninja Blevins has generated about $6 million (£4.8 million) from his YouTube channel since starting it in 2011.
Career of Tyler Ninja Blevins
In 2009, Tyler Blevins started playing video games professionally, beginning with “Halo 3.” The organizations he has played for include Cloud9, Team Liquid, and Renegades. He began streaming in 2011, playing “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” (“PUBG”) and H1Z1. In 2017, Tyler Blevins joined Luminosity Gaming, and won the “PUBG” Gamescom Invitational Squads classification.
After Tyler Blevins began playing Fortnite: Battle Royale, he became more famous on Twitch, earning 1.5 million followers between September 2017 and March 2018. Once he played Fortnite with Travis Scott, Drake, and Juju Smith-Schuster in March 2018, there were 635,000 watched the live stream, setting a record for the biggest concurrent audience on an individual Twitch stream. This case led to Epic Games pairing the gamers with celebrities at E3 2018. Tyler Ninja Blevins and his partner, electronic musician Marshmello, won the Fortnite: Battle Royale event. He broke his previous Twitch record in April 2018, once 667,000 viewers watched him during Ninja Vegas 2018.
In 2018s, Tyler Ninja Blevins teamed up with Red Bull Esports and also held the Red Bull Rise Till Dawn “Fortnite” event in Chicago. According to Ninja’s estimate, he made almost $10 million in 2018. Later, in 2020, Epic Games honored his role in Fortnite’s success by adding a Ninja cosmetic skin to the game of Fortnite. Based on the Reuters, Electronic Arts paid Tyler Ninja Blevins $1 million to promote Battle Royale game “Apex Legends” in 2019. He left Twitch in August 2019 and then began streaming exclusively on Mixer. After Mixer shut down in July 2020, Tyler Ninja Blevins began streaming on his YouTube channel. Since early 2020, Ninja was reportedly obtaining more than $500,000 per month from his Fortnite streams.
In 2015, Tyler Ninja Blevins and his family appeared on Family Feud. They competed on Celebrity Family Feud in 2019. He released the album Ninjawerks: Vol. 1, a compilation of tracks by electronic musicians including Alesso, Tycho, and Nero, on the Astralwerks record label in 2018. Tyler Ninja Blevins appeared in the NFL’s “The 100-Year Game” ad which aired during the Super Bowl in 2019. In August of that year, Ninja released the book “Get Good: My Ultimate Guide to Gaming.” Also, in 2019, Ninja took part in Fox’s “The Masked Singer,” taking Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” and Devo’s “Whip It” in an ice cream cone costume. Ninja was the second person to be voted off in the second season premiere, after figure skater Johnny Weir.