How Much Does Ninja Make a Day, Month & Year? Streaming video games are as popular now as it’s ever been. Through platforms such as Twitch and youtube, the most talented and entertaining gamers can now make a living by showcasing their skills in front of viewers watching from home. Games like League of Legends, Fortnite, FIFA, and Minecraft are just some of the hundreds of games that are streamed and viewed by millions every day. One streamer, in particular, has taken advantage of this increasing medium.
Tyler Blevins is more commonly known as a Ninja. He is without a doubt the most popular streamer out there. Ninja first gained popularity as a Halo player and quickly became one of the best Halo players on the planet. In 2009 Ninja began playing Halo 3 professionally and is played for teams such as Cloud9 Renegades, Team Liquid, and Luminosity Gaming. In 2011 Ninja began streaming H1Z1 and would soon move on to player unknown battlegrounds. After years of streaming and plenty of professional success including a win at the PubG games. Ninja started to stream Fortnite. Epic Games’ Fortnite exploded in popularity and became a cultural phenomenon.
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Ninja played with Drake on stream and broke the Internet. This particular stream broke the record for the most concurrent viewers on a single Twitch stream with around 600,000 viewers. Ninja would go on to break his own record when he hosted a Fortnite tournament in Las Vegas just a month later which eclipsed over 667000 viewers. Fortnite dominated Twitter and Reddit, and even ESPN for months and the game continued to snowball in popularity. This rise couldn’t have come at a better time for Ninja considering he was already the go-to Fortnite player. Thanks to Fortnite’s massive upswing and then just talents on the keyboard and goofy personality, viewers that fell in love with the game turned to Ninja stream to watch the highest-quality gameplay. They could find since this explosion in popularity many other streamers have emerged but Ninja remains the king of streaming.
How Much Does Ninja Make a Day & Month
So the question is how much money does Ninja make. The easiest way to answer this question is to break down Ninjas income in three ways
- Sponsorships and Brand Deals
On youtube, Ninja has over 19 million subscribers. With the combination of advertisements and monetization of content, it’s estimated that Ninja makes around $17000$ daily or 500000 a month from youtube.
On Twitch Ninja holds the account with the most subscribers with over 100000. In order to subscribe to a channel on Twitch, the viewer must pay $5 for every month they are subscribed. For each of these subscriptions, Twitch takes 1.5 leaving the streamer with 3.5. So from subscriptions alone, Ninja collects $350000 a month. But that’s not all, a unique component of Twitch is the donation feature. Viewers can show their appreciation of their favorite streamers by donating during a stream. It’s estimated that each month Ninja receives over $200,000 in donations which brings his total from Twitch to 550000 a month.
3. Sponsorships and Brand Deals
Moving on to sponsorships, Ninja announced his signing with Red Bull which of course was a massive payday. Other sponsorships include Uber Eats, Budweiser, and PSD Underwear. This combination of sponsorships not only provides Ninja with the perfect environment to stream. Sitting in his PSD underwear, eating delivery food, and fueling up with Red Bull and Budweiser. But it also adds a smooth 3.5 million dollars in endorsements per year.
How Much Does Ninja Make a Year
So if you aren’t keeping up with the math we’ll run it back for you Ninja earns five hundred thousand dollars a month from youtube or 6 million a year. He earns 550000 dollars a month from Twitch or 6.6 million a year. He also got 3.5 million a year from endorsements to bring him a total of 16.1 million dollars. And if you include merchandise and ad revenue our calculations come to a whopping 18 million dollars a year.
That’s enough money to make your mother reconsider sending you outside to play something other than video games. To put that in perspective Ninja makes as much money playing Fortnite as New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees does playing in the NFL. If Ninja wanted to invest in a Rolls Royce race he could buy one for every single day of the month. Needless to say, Ninja makes a lot of money. Let us know in the comments if you think 18 million is fair or too much.