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How Much Do Twitch Streamers Make? The Top 10 Earn Over $20 Million A Year
UPDATE November 2, 2018 — This post has been updated to reflect official announcements at TwitchCon 2018, including streamer monetization and new features.
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Twitch.tv, a livestreaming video platform, was purchased by Amazon for $970 million back in September 2014. Since then, many gamers have taken to the platform to share their craft with the gaming world. The more successful streamers have gone on to catapult their gaming accounts into the business realm, raking in thousands of dollars per month.
At an estimated $23 million in total yearly revenue, the top 10 most popular Twitch streamers have laid claim to an empire that appears to only keep expanding since Twitch launched in 2011. Based on this data alone, the platform could be on track to outpace its rival, YouTube Gaming. While YouTube and Twitch battle it out for dominance in the video game livestreaming arena, onlookers can witness and contribute to the immense amount of money coursing through Twitch’s top streamers.