Among many popular YouTubers comes Richard Blevins, popularly known as Ninja. He is a gamer, YouTuber and video live streamer by profession from America. Ninja had been a part of many competitive teams of esports for the first-person shooter game, Halo 3. He rose to popularity when in 2017 he began playing the free-to-play battle royale video game, Fortnite Battle Royale.
He got mainstream attention from media in the following year, when he played Fortnite with known American rappers and a football wide receiver on Stream and breaking the viewership count at peak level on the American video live streaming service, Twitch. There are more than 15 million followers and more than 400 viewership of Ninja’s YouTube channel Blevins. It is the most-watched on the latter American streaming service (Twitch) in the present year (2021).
Ninja makes his daily earning of around $500k and $1 million each month in being a regular video game player. The famous internet celebrity and YouTuber even got associated with a well-known Esports site and turned out to become a foremost player in Esports to have appeared on the cover page of a popular sports magazine.
Two years ago, on 1st August, Ninja made a declaration about quitting Twitch and switching to some other platform. Before that, Ninja was known to be the channel that was followed maximum on Twitch. If you are a regular YouTube viewer, then you must be knowing Richard Blevin or ‘Ninja’. However, you might not be so familiar with his life, career, earnings, etc. So today, I am going to let you know all about it in this article.
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|Richard Tyler Blevins
|5th June 1991
|Place Of Origin:
|Detroit, Michigan, United States
|30 years old
|6 feet 2 inches
|Streamer, YouTuber, professional gamer
|Total Net Worth:
Richard was born in 1991 on 5th June in the US state Michigan. He grew up with his elder brothers in Illinois by parents Chuck and Cynthia. Like most of us who were exposed to video games in childhood, Ninja also got introduced to video games by his father. Since then his interest in video games grew.
During his school days, he was much interested in playing soccer, and also did a job at a restaurant firm. Ninja became competent at tournaments of not soccer but video gaming. He even became a part of gaming institutes and indulged himself in streaming live games besides attending his college.
Blevin or Ninja is a thin tall handsome young guy at 6’2 inch height and weighs around 70 kg. According to his date of birth, he is 30 years old.
Ninja came across another professional gamer, Jessica, during a tournament around eleven years ago. Slowly they developed a bonding with each other and became a married couple in 2017. Both enjoyed their special moments in the Caribbean. Besides being the life partner of gamer Ninja, she is also his manager and a famous streamer having more than 220k subscribers on YouTube. There are even 500K followers on the American streaming channel Twitch.
Ninja began his professional video gaming with Halo 3 twelve years ago. He became part of various organizations including Cloud9. During 2011, Ninja turned himself into a video game streamer on the professional front. The YouTuber also began playing the HIZ1 game and entered PUBG. He also became a part of Luminosity gaming and made his entry with Halo player to H1Z1. Afterward, he switched to the PUBG game and became the winner of the PUBG Gamescom in 2017.
In the following year, Ninja associated himself with Red Bull Esports and appeared in an event organized by the latter company. In 2019, he came up with the mind of switching to some other competitor platform. Ninja has garnered a maximum fan following on social media, especially YouTube for his channel with more than 20 million subscriptions and a billion viewership.
Ninja is known for recording and sharing so much of his live stream videos on the famous video-sharing social platform YouTube. The professional YouTuber has expertise in playing games like Fortnite, Overwatch, Call of Duty, and others.
Owing to the success in gaming and uploading videos on YouTube, the professional gamer and YouTuber Ninja is a recipient of many prestigious honors and nominations. This makes him an established internet celebrity and one of the famous YouTuber personalities. He is the winner of the Stream Awards that he received two times.
Ninja was even awarded for being the best content creator of the year. His name even came three times for a Streamy Awards. The way this young YouTuber has garnered so much fame at a younger age, it is possible to expect him to add more honorary accolades to his kitty.
Some celebrities are known for their concern for society and contributing to a welfare cause. Ninja is also one such celebrity who raised $110K to a New York City-based health organization. It was all to bring down the rising cases of suicides that have been active for the last four decades.
Ninja also got into controversy for not including the opposite sex gamers in his streaming videos. And he does all in respect for his beloved life partner. The professional gamer and YouTuber does not want any link-up rumor to hurt his relationship. He may be right in his approach, but it ignited mixed reactions, where some trolled him for not letting any female streamer rise higher, some agreed with his approach in saving his marital life.
Net Worth of Ninja
Owing to their remarkable gaming skills and extrovert characteristics, Ninja became an online icon having $25 million as his estimated net worth in the year 2021. The professional gamer earns a maximum amount per month around $500K. In the coming decades, his fame and experience might pave in the increase of his earnings. His other source of income comes from selling books and sponsorships.