Who are the richest streamers in the world 2020? In the world of professional gaming, the best player doesn’t mean the most influential. For example, Ninja, one of the most famous streamers who racked up 17 million in a year only won less than 100K competing and wasn’t qualified enough to get in the Fortnite World Cup. In fact, most top-earning players are not elite athletes but their influences are way greater.

With millions of followers on Twitch and other social media channels like Youtube or Instagram, these streamers are accelerating their wealth like no others. Apart from Ninja, guess who are the top richest streamers 2020 in the world 2020 according to Forbes then scroll down to find the answer!

1. Ninja (Tyler Blenvins)

Earnings: 17M

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Being one of the most influential streamers in the world over the past year, the blue hair streamer is increasing his bank balance in every way thanks to his popularity. Apart from gaining an average 500k per month from 15M subscribers on Twitch, Ninja also bagged huge endorsement deals with several brands from Adidas to Microsoft and Red Bull.

It was his exclusivity deal with technology giant Microsoft which helped him surpass PewDiePie to become the richest streamer in the world in 2020.

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2. PewDiePie (Felix Kjellberg)

Earnings: $15 million

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Pewdiepie is also popular among the gaming community

Despite losing his position as the most famous streamer in the world, PewDiePie, however, still managed to pull off a whopping 4.5 Billion views in total over the last year. Choosing a different approach with extended weekly streamings, the Swedish streamers made it big on Twitch, earning up to 15M in a single year.

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3. Preston (Preston Arsement)

Earnings: $14 million

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Streamer and vlogger Preston

Being a popular vlogger, Fortnite and Minecraft player, Preston turned his hobbies into a serious business with 24 staff. Apart from streaming gaming videos, the 26 year-old player developed his Youtube channel as kid-oriented. His earnings also come from making vlogs, especially prank videos. Check out his latest one here:

4. Markiplier (Mark Fischbach)

Earnings: $14 million

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With his great sense of humor, Markiplier accelerates millions of followers on different channels. In fact, he has a converted 2,3 crore followers on youtube and 14 lakh subscribers on Twitch.

5. Shroud (Michael Grzesiek)

Earnings: $12.5 million

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Ninja left Twitch to a another streaming platform Mixer

Being one of the top streamers on Twitch and Mixer, Shroud quickly became popular as he didn’t stick to just one game. He gains followers for playing several popular games including Fortnite, PUBG, Call of Duty, Six: Siege, and Apex Legends. This also makes Shroud the favorite face of many game publishers.

Top 10 richest streamer in the world 2020

Apart from the above streamers, check out the full list of top 10 richest streamers in the world 2020 according to Forbes and how much they earn in a year:

1. Ninja (Tyler Blenvins) -  17M2. PewDiePie (Felix Kjellberg) -  $15 million

3. Preston (Preston Arsement) -  $14 million

4. Markiplier (Mark Fischbach) - $14 million

5. Shroud (Michael Grzesiek) - $12.5 million

6. DanTDM (Daniel Middleton) - $12 million

7. VanossGaming (Evan Fong) -  $11.5 million

8. Jacksepticeye (Sean McLoughlin) - $11 million

9. TimTheTatman (Timothy Betar) - $8 million

10. Nickmercs (Nick Kolcheff) - $6 million

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