Quick Facts of Richard Tyler Blevins
- Full NameRichard Tyler Blevins
- Net Worth$10 Million (£7.9million)
- Date of Birth1991 /06 /05
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, U.S.
- Ethnicity Welsh
- ProfessionTwitch Streamer, Professional Gamer, YouTuber
- Active Year2009-Present
- Eye colourLight Brown
- Hair colourLight Blue
- SpouseJessica Goch (m. 2017)
- Height6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m)
- Body MeasurementMuscular
- EducationGrayslake Central High School
- Online PresenceTwitter (4.13 Million followers), Instagram (13.4m followers), Facebook (460,998 followers), YouTube (21,847,502 subscribers)
Ninja is an American Twitch streamer, Internet personality, and philanthropist who is famous for playing Fortnite and streaming live at Twitch.tv and travels around the world to compete in gaming tournaments for big prizes. Furthermore, he is the most followed streamer on Twitch with over thirteen million followers and an average of over 30,000 viewers per week.
Ninja earns an impressive amount of salary and earns an impressive amount of net worth from his profession. Besides, he got married to his longtime girlfriend and fellow Twitch streamer, Jessica Goch. If you love to know more in details about Ninja’s career as well as his personal life, net worth, and height, read more.
Who is Richard Tyler Blevins? His Bio & Wiki
Ninja is one of the biggest names in social media today and became the most popular streamer on the Amazon-owned gaming platform, Twitch. Moreover, he has the record for most concurrent viewers on Twitch, beating out at 667,000 viewers. Furthermore, Ninja also held the previous record when he streamed to over 600,000 people at Fortnite with Drake and Travis Scott, both are American rapper.
Ninja was born as Richard Tyler Blevins on 5th June 1991, Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Moreover, he is an American by his nationality and belongs to Welsh ethnicity. He was raised by his parents, Cynthia and Chuck Blevins who introduced him to video games. Moreover, he has two siblings including Chris Blevins and John Blevins, both are musical artists.
Concerning about Ninja’s education, he enrolled at the Grayslake Central High School, where he played soccer and also an avid video game player. Upon his graduation, he decided to play video games professionally, entering tournaments, joining professional organizations, and live streaming his games. Earlier, he was serving at the restaurant Noodles and Company for about three years while in high school. After high school, Ninja’s gaming career took off.
Inside of Ninja’s Career
Talking about Ninja’s profession, Ninja started his career playing H1Z1 at the start of its early access program with Steam and moved to PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) when it also entered Steam’s early access program. Later, Ninja got his life-turning opportunity as a streamer in 2011 first with Justin.tv, and also in Twitch.tv.
Furthermore, Ninja started streaming at the online gaming platform, Fortnite regularly and his viewership began to grow, coincided with the game’s growth in popularity in September 2017, he had 500,000 viewers in six months, and later grew by 250 percent. Later in April 2018, Ninja broke his own viewing record during his event, Ninja Vegas 2018 where he accumulated an audience of 667,000 live viewers.
How much is Ninja’s Salary & Net Worth?
Ninja has an estimated net worth of $10 Million (£7.9million) as of 2019. Moreover, he earns over $500,000 per month from streaming, Fortnite and credits the game’s free-to-play business model as a profit factor. In 2019, Blevins received $1 Million by Electronic Arts to promote, Apex Legends by playing the game on his Twitch stream and via his Twitter account.
Furthermore, it is believed that Ninja made $5 (£4) per subscription for a month. Moreover, Ninja earns between $500,000 (£400,000) and $1 Million (£800,000) monthly.
Philanthropist and Charity Work
Ninja Donated $110,000 to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in a fundraising charity stream held in February 2018. During the first Fortnite Battle Royale Esports event, he gave away nearly $50,000 in prize money, with $2,500 of that going to the Alzheimer’s Association in April 2018.
Furthermore, Ninja participated in the #Clips4Kids event with other fellow streamers, Dr. Lupo and Timthetatman, and in total, he helped raise over $340,000 in April. Moreover, Ninja and Marshmello got the Fortnite Pro-Am event and gave $1 Million to a charity of their choice at E3 2018. Further, Ninja donated $52,000 together with the Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund on Black Friday.
Over the summer, Ninja gave $500,000 in prize money to the Alzheimer’s Association. He also took part in the famous annual, GuardianCon charity stream that managed to raise up to $2.7 Million. However, it’s been noted that one of the biggest single donations in the GuardianCon entire event, $100,000 from an anonymous user during his Fortnite stream.
Who is Ninja’s Wife? His Marriage & Children
Coming up to Ninja’s personal life, Ninja is a 27 years old married man. He tied the knot with Jessica Goch on 12 August 2017 in a private ceremony in his hometown, Michigan. The couple first met at the Focus Fire Halo tournament in 2010. Ninja proposed to Jessica in front of a Christmas tree, while her parents recorded the proposal in November 2016. His wife, Jessica was a model for the TSM Agency before she made Twitch her career.
Besides, Ninja wasn’t linked in any extra-marital relationship affair with any woman as presented. Neither did anything wrong that someone would raise a finger on his character. Hence, Ninja is living a happy married life with his wife and resides in Greyscale, Illinois. Hopefully, we assume that Ninja and Jessica will share a beautiful daughter either a handsome son in the future.