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10 of the richest Twitch streamers and what their success can teach us

How much money do streamers on Twitch really make?


Rachel Kiley

Internet Culture


This story was originally published on Passionfruit.

Gamers have become a force to be reckoned with in recent years with the rise in popularity of esports tournaments and streaming platforms like Twitch providing both visibility and income opportunities. But how much do the richest Twitch streamers really make?

Twitch may not offer as much variety in content as platforms like TikTok or YouTube, but its top earners rival those of the former, and many Twitch creators either started on or have continued to build an audience on YouTube as well.

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