Richard Tyler Blevins Bio
Richard Tyler Blevins commonly known as “Ninja” is an american Twitch streamer, Internet personality, and philanthropist. He is currently the most followed streamer on twitch with over 13 million followers and an average of 30,000 viewers per week.
Richard Tyler Blevins Age
Richard was born on June 5, 1991.
Richard Tyler Blevins Parents
- Cynthia Blevins
- Chuck Blevins
Richard Tyler Blevins Brothers
- Chris Blevins
- Jonathan Blevins
Richard Tyler Blevins Height|Weight
Tyler is 5 feet and 8 inches tall or 173 cm tall and weighs about 134 pounds.
Richard Tyler Blevins Family|Early Life
Blevins was born Richard Tyler Blevins to Cynthia Blevins and Chuck Blevins. He has two older brothers, Chris Blevins and Jonathan Blevins.Though born in the Detroit area, he moved with his family to the Chicago suburbs when he was a year old. Blevins’ youth in the Chicago suburbs included video games and sports. He attended Grayslake Central High School, where he played soccer, and was also an avid video game player. Upon graduation, he decided to play video games professionally, entering tournaments, joining professional organizations, and live streaming his games.
Richard Tyler Blevins Career
Belvin rise to stardom started when he first played professionally in 2009, He entered a Halo 3 event in Orlando which was a success, this empowered him to play better than the thousands and hundreds of other gamers in order to win money from those gaming tournaments. He had played for various key e-sports teams like Cloud9, Renegades and Team Liquid. In 2011 he became a streamer for Justin. tv but soon moved to Twitch tv and by 2012 his team won the Halo 4 MGL fall Championships with belvin getting the highest score in the final game.
He joined Luminosity Gaming as a Halo player and later moved on to battlegrounds where he won the PUBG Gamescom Invitational in the 3rd person squad classification, at that time he began streaming Fortnite regularly, his viewership rose astronomically, corresponding directly with the game’s popularity. by September 2017 he had accumulated 500,000 followers and by march 2018 the number of his followers exploded by 250% , At the same time he set the Twitch tv record for single individual stream while playing a fortnite after he hosted a game with drake, Travis Scott and Juju smith-Schustler.
In April 2018 he broke his own record after accumulating 667,000 live viewers during his Event Ninja Vegas 2018. In 2019, according to Reuters, Blevins was paid $1 million by Electronic Arts to promote Apex Legends by playing the game on his Twitch stream and via his Twitter account.
Richard Tyler Blevins Married|Wife
Now turning 28, Tyler is happily married to 26-year-old Jessica Blevins, a fellow internet sensation and also his financial manager. Even though the couple has been married for roughly a year now, Jess has been managing Tyler’s career for the past three years. Before, she was mostly helping him pitch potential sponsors, but now like she says, ‘it has done a complete 180, where I wake up to 150 emails, all people wanting to work with Tyler…’
Jessica overseas Team Ninja which entails of a team of 15 including a public relations specialist, a social media manager, a YouTube editor, personal assistants, and others who work part-time. Speaking of her daily schedule, Jess says that she rises early every day (6:00 a.m.) and starts her day by answering to the numerous phone calls and emails Tyler receives from the media, his fans, and representatives from Team Ninja’s sponsor companies.
Richard Tyler Blevins Net Worth
Richard has an estimated net worth of 17 million dollars as of 2019.
Richard Tyler Blevins House
Richard is currently based in his new million dollar house right outside his hometown of Grayslake, Illinois. He Purchased a nice new 5-bedroom, 7-bathroom million-dollar house with a completely finished basement with a game room, theatre, and bar area.
Richard Tyler Blevins Car
Even though Richard can afford to have big and expensive cars in his car collection, He only has one car a Buick 2015 Encore which he bought in 2015 and drives it till now.
Richard Tyler Blevins Facts
- Richard is a giver, He likes to give back to the community by doing charity work like funding shelters and paying for surgeries.
- He Credits his Personality/Skills for his Popularity.
- He Plays Fortnite 10 Hours a Day
- He Gives Halo Credit for Changing his Life even though he doesn’t play anymore.
- He Broke Twitch Records with Drake
Richard Tyler Blevins Quotes
- You can’t just drop everything and focus on playing video games for a living.
- There is a deeper connection with streamers and viewers than any other celebrity or influencer – I’m live 12 hours a day; that’s half my day I’m sharing with millions of people.
- I feel like Drake saw that I was up-and-coming in the gaming scene, and he thought it would be a perfect way to just tap into another source of viewers by playing with me. He also might have just wanted to game. I’m not sure.
- The more ways you can tell a story and paint a picture, the better it is.
I’m confident that no matter what game comes out, I’ll be able to play at a top competitive level.
- I always played video games my entire life.
Gun skill is never the main reason why someone is talented at a game. It’s literally their decision making.
- ‘Fortnite’ is cartoony, if you want to use that word, and that’s going to a good turn-on for parents when they see their kids playing a game like that.
- People that follow a bunch of people then unfollow for their ego or follower count… what is wrong with you.
- Let’s be real for a minute… 2018 was hands down the greatest year of my life. I have been working toward this goal my entire life, gaming since I was a kid. Take control of your destiny this year and make shit happen. Love you all
- People can just put their cash away and continue to make money and never give back because they just do not care, but I immediately felt obligated to use my influence for good things.
- Music makes everything better.
- Love your friends unconditionally and love your family.
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