Richard Tyler Blevins, most famously known as Ninja, was born on 5 June 1991 in Detroit, Michigan, US but grew up in Chicago. His Parents are Cynthia Blevins and Chuck Blevins, and he is of Welch Descent.
After some initial years, Ninja and his family moved to Chicago Suburbs very young. He joined Grayslake Central High School and was considered a good student, and this higher school was where he started playing soccer.
After graduation, he started playing multiple video games religiously, gradually becoming proficient at gaming. By the passage of time, he became the king of live streaming and is considered an enormous trend maker.
Ninja Biography and Net Worth
|Full Name Richard Tyler Blevins|
|Birth Date June 5, 1991|
|Age 31 Years Old (In 2022)|
|Birthplace Detroit, Michigan, United States|
|Profession Youtuber, Internet Celebrity, Pro-Gamer, Television Producer|
|Wife Jessica Blevins|
|Net Worth $40 Million|
He is known to be a Catholic and belongs to a family of five; he has two siblings, both of whom are his elder brothers, Chris and John Blevins.
And, talking about his father, it won’t be wrong to say that Chuck Blevins introduced the charm of gaming to Ninja. His father was used to be fond of gaming, whereas it could be of any type.
Even his family had countless game stations at their place, and they used to pay continuously for long hours.
Professional Career of Ninja
Richard Tyler Blevins, aka Ninja, officially began his career in gaming in 2009. That was the time when he used to play Halo 3 for multiple organizations. However, these organizations were well known, such as;
- Luminosity Gaming
- Team liquid
In 2011, he started his first online account for the live streaming of games. Moving on to 2017, after lots of struggles, he started with many fans and viewers. He was started recognized by the multiple international gaming platforms, and it was the successful turn of his professional career.
Ninja breaks his records one after one on all social media platforms. Initially, he got 1.7 Million followers on his twitch account with a higher number of views.
As of his current situation, Richard Tyler Blevins has more than 24 million subscribers on YouTube, 7 million-plus followers on the platform of Tiktok, 6.7 on Twitter, and 17.1 million followers on twitch. These stats are undoubtedly incredible.
Ninja has also got to feature in ESPN magazine and has achieved the milestone of featuring the first-ever E-sports gamer in the magazine.
Interestingly, the spark of his career is that during an event somewhere in 2018, he did streaming with huge celebrities like Travis Scott, Juju Smith, ad Drake.
In partnership with Random House, Ninja has also released a number of books related to gaming; however, the most reviewed yet most selling article was “Get Good: My Ultimate Guide to Gaming.”
Who is Ninja’s Girlfriend/Wife?
Ninja has been with Jessica for a very long time. She used to be his manager and still is, and currently, she’s managing Ninja’s team, his entire set-up, and much more.
In 2017, they married secretly in an intimate ceremony and declared their relationship officially after living in for around 2 years.
They both have spent several years together for their profession, career, opportunities, and of course, in love. Jessica has always been a great support and advisor to Tyler Blevins.
Richard Tyler Blevins, known as Ninja, has a whopping net worth of $40 Million. As he is a well-known American Internet personality, most of his revenue comes from his YouTube channel, where he does game streaming and has significantly got billions of views.
“Fortnite”, is the game through which he got most famous and became the massive reason for his revenue. Also, because of a significant number of followers on twitch, Ninja earns $1 million every month, whereas the subscription costs around $5 per month. Well, impressive!
Throughout his career, he has received 6 nominations and 8 wins. This includes 3 YouTube Creator Awards, 2 Streamy Awards, 1 Shorty, and 1 Game Award.
Other than his, his major nomination was Kid’s Choice Awards, the USA as a favorite gamer in 2020.
Ninja is known for its high-quality content generator. He has significantly evolved the digital aura in gaming.
However, his most significant achievements are his YouTube Diamond Play Button, Three-book deals, getting featured in ESPN Magazine, and being in the list of 100 most influential people.
|Height: 5’ 9” (in feet)/ 175 cm|
|Weight: 70 kg/ 154 lbs.|
|Hair color: Dark Brown (Natural)|
|Eye color: Green|