Twitch is the most widely used online live streaming platform where users stream their video gameplay and are enjoyed by an audience of billions. Twitch was launched back in 2011 and has gained fame with time. The platform now has 2 million monthly streamers, and viewership is constantly increasing as people are getting more and more involved in Esports. Streamers play the top-rated and viral video games and do the commentary themselves that keep users glued to their screens. Twitch has become a great source of income for famous streamers as they have gained enough popularity and earn a six-figure income. The infographic shows a detailed view of all the top streamers with the highest pays and where do they belong in the world. TwitchTracker was used to calculate the yearly subscription revenue that these streamers generate and to calculate the annual donation income known as Bits and Cheers on the platform, TwitchStats helped.
The infographic shows 20 Twitch streams that earn the most, and according to it, 12 out of 20 top earners get 80% of their total income from subscriptions, whereas some earn more from donations and advertisements. There are no restrictions on any region by Twitch; people from any part of the world can join the platform and follow whichever streamer they want regardless of where they are. xQcOW earns the most with Twitch streaming; his annual revenue is estimated at $1,984,001.
14 out of the 20 highest paid Twitch streamers are from North America; on the other hand, the rest are from South America and Europe. The United States of America has the largest Twitch viewership (24.32%), followed by Germany on the second (6.66%). Most of the highest-paid Twitch streamers are from the United States.
The games that these highest paid Twitch streamers stream are usually Minecraft, Call of Duty, Counter-Strike, Valorant, Grand Theft Auto V. Among all these top games, viewers mostly enjoy watching the streamers play Valorant. The number of viewers that watch Valorant being played on the platform is as massive as 316,225.
Along with men, women streamers are also gaining huge fame with their epic gameplay. The highest-earning female Twitch streamer currently is Pokimane, with an estimated annual income of $550,060. Pokimane is not only famous on Twitch but also has a huge fan following on YouTube. The second-highest-paid female Twitch streamer is Amouranth, who earns approximately $84,599 a year, followed by LilyPichu on third, who also streams on YouTube and OfflineTV and has an annual income of around $339,354.
Let’s dive deeper into Twitch-onomics via the infographic attached below; it is packed with all the information that a Twitch user must know about the top streamers, where they invest, where they get most of their income, and who are their most generous fans?
Infographic by: Cashnetusa.com