How does Tyler Blevins ‘Ninja’ earn money? Net Worth, Game Setup

Who is Richard Tyler Blevins?

Richard Tyler Blevins popularly known as Ninja is an American professional gamer, Youtuber, Twitch streamer, and internet personality. He is one of the most followed people on Twitch with over 18.5 million followers as of June 2023.

Blevins has since diversified his content and now sells his own merchandise, creating lifestyle content and partnering with other advertising brands which match his type of content.¬

Ninja plays Fortnite, Valorant, Apex Legends, Halo, Z1 Battle Royale, and PUBG. He has also played for numerous gaming teams such as Luminosity Gaming as Renegades, Team Liquid, and Cloud9.

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is Tyler Blevins ‘Ninja’ Married?

Blevins is married to his lovely wife Jessica Blevins (Goch). They met in 2010 at a Halo Tournament and remained in touch as friends since they were both in different relationships. They met later and began dating. Blevins and Jesica got married in August 2017 and she later became her husband’s manager.

In early October, she announced that she would be stepping down from being her husband’s manager and instead leave it up to a professional team called Team Ninja whom they had formed.¬

Ninja and his wife

Tyler Blevins Age, Parents, Siblings

Ninja was born and raised by his parents Cynthia Blevins, and Chuck Blevins. He is currently 32 years old born on June 5, 1991, in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Ninja was raised alongside his two older brothers Jonathan and Chris Blevins. His older brother is also a Twitch streamer who goes by the name BeardedBlevins.

Blevins studied at Grayslake Central High School and later graduated from Wisconsin’s Silver Lake College. His father introduced him to video games while he was still young. He would play video game tournaments and participate in live-stream games and gaming organizations.

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What is Ninja’s Net Worth in 2024? His Source of income, Properties, and Cars

Tyler Blevins aka Ninja has an estimated net worth of $40 million in 2024. He earns around $500, 000 to $1 million monthly from playing video games. He has over 40 million followers combined on all platforms as well as 2.5 billion views on Youtube.¬

How does Ninja earn money?

Blevins earns from the various platforms he shares his content in addition to brand deals and endorsements. He has a large loyal fanbase who stream his videos on his monetized YouTube channel. Youtube channels make approximately $3 to $8 per thousand views.

Ninja while streaming
Ninja while streaming
  • Twitch¬

In March 2018, he played Fortnite Battle Royale together with Drake, Juju Smith-Schuster, and Travis Scott where over 635000 watched the live stream. It set the record for the largest number of viewers on an individual Twitch stream.¬

Ninja was later paired with musician Marshmello by Epic Games at the E3 2018 and won the “Fortnite Battle Royale” event. In 2020, Epic Games honored him by making a Ninja cosmetic skin for Fortnite.¬

Before leaving Twitch in 2019, Blevins reportedly made around $350,000 monthly. When he joined Twitch again in 2020, his subscribers peaked making him the most followed person on Twitch.¬

In 2018, during his peak season, he had around 250,000 premium subscribers whereas Twitch pays streamers $2.50 per subscriber. The figures however dropped to around 20, 000 a year later. He is estimated to earn around $500,000 annually with 10, 000 subscribers he currently has.

Microsoft Deal

In August 2019, Ninja shocked the gaming world when he left Twitch to join Microsoft’s gaming platform, Mixer. He was reportedly offered a multi-year exclusivity arrangement deal worth $30 million. After Mixer was shut down in 2020, he joined Twitch and signed an¬†exclusive multiyear deal.¬

Brand Deals and Endorsements

Ninja is currently a brand on its own. He released his merchandise which includes his signature headband, and graphic novel which can be bought at Target and Walmart. He has widely endorsed Red Bull; his image was featured on a limited edition of Red Bull cans in April 2019.¬

Blevins has also collaborated with other large brands such as Adidas, G Fuel, PSD, Uber Eats, and Samsung.¬†Ninja has appeared on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, The Masked Singer on Fox, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Family Feud with his family, Celebrity Family Feud, and the NFL’s “The 100-Year Game” ad.¬

Ninja’s House

Blevins and his wife bought a property in Chicago which is roughly 6,700-square-foot. Their property has five bedrooms, a theater, and a basement gaming room. He has the best streaming setup for his streams which includes an Alienware AW2518H monitor, a Finalmouse Air58 Ninja CBR Edition gaming mouse, and a Corsair K70 Rapidfire mechanical keyboard.¬

Ninja's Set up

His setup also includes¬†an Intel I9-9900K processor, an ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero motherboard, 64GB G.Skill Trident Z RGB series RAM, EVGA GeForce RTX 2080TI graphics card, and a Beyerdynamic DT990 Pro headset.¬

Ninja's Game Setup
Ninja’s Game Setup

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