Twitch is the most popular streaming platform in the world. With 660 Billion minutes watched in 2019. It has had steady growth over the years and has some of the biggest names in streaming.
Streaming has become one of the newest forms of ways kids are making millions of dollars. They do this by streaming from home or a team house making content for others to join. The top twitch streamers account for over 25 million followers.
Twitch is always changing as more people start streaming on Twitch the top twitch streamers have stayed the same for the most part. The following are the Top Twitch Streamers by Follower Count.
Tfue is the most followed streamer on Twitch. Turner “Tfue” Tenney is one of the best known players in the Fortnite Community. As one of the more consvertial streamers on the platform it has brought him great success. People love his personality, and it helps he is very good at Fortnite.
He got his first big break when he joined Faze Clan. After joining Faze he was able to enter tournaments with Cloakzy. They won the Fortnite Fall Skirmish Series with a nice cash prize of $250,000. This was what some say changed his life forever. Winning this tournament gained him a huge following as people started seeing his brash personality with amazing ability to build.
Myth is another Fornite sensation. He was one of the first players to become a high level player. His already natural ability to aim and the speed of his editing. All this along with an amazing personality has skyrocketed his following.
He started gaining traction and in early 2018 he was able to join his dream team of TSM. Myth moved into their team house soon afterwards. He has since become the most recognized name in TSM along with still providing quality content to his big fan base.
One of the OG’s of Twitch. Summit has been streaming on Twitch since the platform started. He is one of the most well known streamers on the platform. Jarad “Summit1G” Lazar started his streaming career playing CounterStrike. He was one of the first streamers to play CounterStrike at a high level on stream.
Over the years Summit1G has switched games and is one of the few streamers on this list that never gained his fame because of Fortnite. In fact, Summit1G has less than 100 hours playing Fortnite. He gained his most followers during the Valorant beta when his channel reached over 200,000 concurrent viewers.
No Matter what Summit1G plays, he has a following with him. He has one of the most loyal fan groups that have watched him play games from GTA to Sea Of Thieves.
Rubius’ real name is Rubén Doblas Gundersen.Rubius is widely known for various gaming titles that he plays. The game that helped him gain the most attention, in the beginning, was The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
Twitch is not his most impressive stats. He has over 30 Million Followers on YouTube. He is most famous on Twitch for breaking Ninja’s & Drake’s record of 660,000 viewers. Rubius and his friends beat the record with over a million concurrent viewers.
5. Pokimane – 5.05M
POKIMANE VIA TWITTER
Imane “Pokimane” Anys is from Moroccan Canada. She starting gaining fame due to her ability to League of Legends at the highest level. She is a member of Offline TV, an online social entertainment group of content creators.
Pokimane has gained fame from not only League of Legends but with the introduction to Fortnite, she has grown even more. She’s a pro at League of Legends. She’s known for cracking jokes while playing games, she is one of the goofiest streamers on Twitch. People love her personality and her ability to make people laugh and make them happy has allowed her brand to grow.
Timothy “TimTheTatMan” Betar is an OG of Twitch. TimTheTatman started streaming on Twitch in 2012. He has since gained millions of followers over the years. He has played games from CounterStrike, OverWatch, World of Warcraft and Fortnite.
Like other streamers on this list, Fortnite took Tim’s career to the next level. Squad games with TimTheTatman, DrLupo, Ninja, and Courage became a staple in Fortnite. Pulling in big numbers on Twitch, Tim has continued to grow. He doesn’t have the same skill level of the likes of Tfue and Myth but he is very good at playing video games. He has an amazing personality that everyone loves. If you are looking for someone to laugh with TimTheTatman is a good choice.
Herschel “Dr.DisRespect” Beahm IV is one of the most popular streamers on Twitch. Dr.DisRespect has one of the highest production value and his community called “Champions Club” has an amazing following.
Dr.DisRespect may not be the best gamer on this list but like TimTheTatMan he brings a certain entertainment to his stream. He has been known to uninstall games after dying. ESPN describes him as “a WWE character in the competitive gaming world” He streams are always going to entertain and if you are not ready to play with the greatest gamer of all time you better be ready for some trash talking.
Brett “Dakotaz” Hoffman is one of the best snipers to ever stream on Twitch. He has become famous for his one liners “We Hit Those” along with being an amazing sniper in Fortnite.
Before Fortnite Dakotaz was streaming to a much smaller audience playing War Z where he posted funny moments to his YouTube and Twitch. Dakotaz is an OG of streaming on Twitch but he did gain most of his fame from Fortnite. It is understandable as he is still one of the best snipers to ever play the game.
Benjamin “DrLupo” Lupo is a professional streamer. He is one of the squad members who play alongside each other including Ninja, TimTheTatMan and CourageJD. DrLupo is well known for giving to charities like St.Jude. He once raided over 2.3 Million dollars in 24 Hours with his wife and friends.
DrLupo has gained quite the following over the years playing games from Escape from Tarvok to Fortnite. While he may not be the highest level player he has amazing commentary and you can count on him casting a few tournaments. He has an amazing personality that people are drawn to.
Daequan “TSM Daequan” Loco is a professional eSports player and video game streamer known for his Fortnite content, Daequan set a world record for the most kills in a Fortnite Game, earning 39 kills by himself in a team match. TSM (Team SoloMid). He has a long history of competitive gaming, participating in many different types of games. Destiny 1 PvP, GunZ, Smite, Black Desert Online, Wildstar and more.
Due to medical issues that were not discussed in full he had to step away from streaming. This didn’t stop his channel from growing even more. As one of the best controller players in Fortnite and every game he plays. His personality, his skills and TSM’s following has helped him have an amazing career streaming.
Who is the most popular Twitch streamer 2020?
The most popular streamer on the Twitch platform by follower count is Tfue with 8.53M followers.
The following are the top 5 twitch streamers by follower count as of 6/22/2020. They have a combined following of over 25 Million to date.
The top streamer on Twitch currently is Tfue with a 8.53Million followers and counting.
- NICKMERCS – 45,380 Subscriptions
- XQCOW – 35,333 Subscriptions
- SUMMIT1G – 33,908 Subscriptions
- THEREALKNOSSI – 28,193 Subscriptions
- RONNIERADKE – 28,176 Subscriptions
These are the top twitch streamers by subscriptions as of June 2020.
Twitch has grown over the years to be a powerhouse in the gaming community. They have made millionaires in the streaming world and you continue to see streamers bring in high numbers. We are still in the infancy of streaming. As time goes on the streaming landscape will continue to change and the top twitch streamers will change with the times.