If you listen to them without context, names like Felix Kjellberg, Richard Blevins, Mark Fischbach probably won’t tell you much. But did you know that there are three of the 20 most popular video game streamers in the world? Check out the full payroll below.
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Better known as PewDiePie, Kjellberg is a Swedish comedian who is popular on YouTube for his Let’s Play channel, where he posts his gameplay in popular games like Minecraft or The Elder Scrolls, but also controversial and controversial opinions on current issues. Behind PewDiePie are Ninja (Richard Blevins) Mark Fischbach (Markiplier), as the three main players.
The report by the British consulting firm Currys is prepared on the basis of the average monthly searches and the total number of followers on social networks such as Instagram, YouTube and Twitch, the latter two of the main ones used by the main video game streamers.
The list also considers five Spanish-speaking players among the 20 most popular, with VEGETTA777 and AuronPlay vying for first place. However, Mikecrack, Willyrex and Ibai Llanos also appear.
Here are the 20 most popular video game streamers in the world and the platforms they play on.
|Pos.||Name||Number of searches *||Followers **||Platform||Country||Age|
|one||PewDiePie||1.2 million||133 million||PC/PlayStation||Sweden||31|
|two||Ninja||1.4 million||54.5 million||pc||USA||30|
|3||Markiplier||535.6 thousand||41.4 million||pc||USA||32|
|4||VEGETTA777||279 thousand||39.4 million||pc||Spain||32|
|5||auronplay||471.9 thousand||39 million||pc||Spain||32|
|6||jacksepticeye||406.1 thousand||37.6 million||pc||Ireland||31|
|7||DanTDM||385.8 thousand||30.4 million||pc||United Kingdom||29|
|8||mikecrack||694.1 thousand||29.2 million||pc||Spain||28|
|9||Willyrex||256 thousand||27.8 million||pc||Spain||28|
|10||Tfue||202 thousand||27.5 million||pc||USA||23|
|eleven||Techno Gamerz||274.6 thousand||22.2 million||pc||India||19|
|12||lazarbeam||401.3 thousand||21.7 million||pc||Australia||26|
|13||was going||253.3 thousand||21.1 million||pc||Spain||26|
|14||tommyinnit||921.9 thousand||21 million||pc||United Kingdom||17|
|fifteen||FGTeeV||515.9 thousand||20.2 million||Console/Mobile||USA||47|
|16||SSundee||239.3 thousand||19.8 million||pc||USA||33|
|17||cover||320 thousand||18.1 million||pc||Canadian||27|
|18||bugha||165.1 thousand||14 million||pc||USA||18|
|19||Mongraal||138.1 thousand||14 million||pc||United Kingdom||17|
|twenty||NICKMERCS||223 thousand||12.7 million||pc||USA||32|
* Monthly average of global searches. / ** Followers on Instagram, Twitch and YouTube.
What do the most popular streamers have in common?
The report also highlighted some commonalities shared by the most popular streamers. And with millions of followers, they’re a great place to look for inspiration on what devices you can add to your own gaming setup.
- The top 10 streamers are all PC gamers, although PewDiePie also uses PlayStation.
- The most popular mouse is the Logitech G Pro Wireless, used by Tommyinnit, Jacksepticeye, Ibai and Bugha
- The main gaming keyboards used by streamers are Logitech G Pro (Shroud and Ibai), SteelSeries Apex Pro TKL (Bugha and Mongraal), and CorsairRapidFireK70 Low Profile MK.2 (Ninja and DanTDM). They are all mechanics.