Richard Tyler Blevins or Ninja is known as a streamer, Internet personality, Youtuber, and professional gamer from America. The player had gotten his beginning into streaming through participating in several esports teams in competitive play for Halo 3, but the popularity of him began to increase when he and a lot of other streamers started to play Fortnite Battle Royale in Pctober 2017, and when Fortnite blew up into the mainstream in early 2018, the popularity of Ninja took off.
Where does Ninja streamer live? Ninja became a streamer in 2011. The player started playing H1Z1, then moved to PlayersUnknown’s Battlegrounds. In 2017, he joined Luminosity Gaming first as a Halo player and then to H1Z1, alter moving to PUBG, where the won the PUBG Gamescom Invitational Squads classification in August 2017.
Ninja started streaming the newly released Fortnite Battle Royale shortly after the PUBG Gamescom Invitational. He viweship started to grow, that coincided with the growth in popularity of the game over the late 2017 or early 2018 period. The followers of him on Twitch had grown from 500,000 in September 2017 to more than 2 million by March 2018.
In 2018, Ninja set the Twitch record for the biggest concurrent audience on an individual stream outside of tournament events, 635,000, while playing Fortnite with popular personalities such as Drake, Juju Smitch Schuster, and Travis Scott. This stream inspired the developer behind Fortnite called Epic Games, to host a charitable pro-am event featuring well-known streamers like Ninja paired with popular celebrities in Fortnite E3 2018 in June of that year; Ninja paired with electronic musician Mashmallow and won the event. a month later, he broke his own viewing record during his event entitled Ninja Vegas 2018, where he accumulated an audience of about 667,000 live viewers.
The rise popularity of Ninja on Twitch is considered to be synergisticly tied to the success of Fortnite Battle Royale. Despite being the most successful streamers on Twitch, it was not enough for Ninja. On August 1, 2019, the streamer left Twitch to stream exclusively on the streaming platform owned by Microsoft called Mixer. His wife and manager named Jessica told The Verge that the contract with Twitch had limited the ability for the player to grow his brand outside of video gaming, and the state of the community of Twitch made it seen like the player was kind of losing himself and his love for streaming.
In addition to a big number of subscribers on the old platform called Twitch and and the new one called Mixer, Ninja had more than 20 million subscribers on Youtube as of February 2020. At the time, the player gaining more than $500,000 each month from streaming Fortnite and credits the free to play business model of the game as a growth factor.
In conclusion, Ninja is partnered with Mixer owned by Microsoft and will be streaming live on the platform. In the past, he was streaming on Twitch and became the most followed streamer on the platform.