Richard Tyler Blevins, better known by his online alias Ninja, is an American streamer, YouTuber, professional gamer, and Internet personality. Blevins had gotten his start into streaming through participating in several esports teams in competitive play for Halo 3, but his popularity increased when he and many other streamers began playing Fortnite Battle Royale in October 2017; and when Fortnite blew up into the mainstream in early 2018, Blevins' popularity took off. Blevins' increase in popularity fed back to help make Fortnite more popular. Prior to retiring his Twitch profile of streaming in favor of Mixer on August 1, 2019, Blevins had over 14 million followers and was the most-followed active Twitch channel.
|Born:||Richard Tyler Blevins, June 5, 1991, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.|
|Occupation:||Live streamer, YouTuber|
|Home town:||Grayslake, Illinois|
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Professional Fortnite player who gained fame while competing in major gaming tournaments and streaming his gameplay online. He earned over 14 million followers on his Ninja Twitch channel, which was the most-watched Twitch channel in 2018, then went on to sign an exclusive streaming deal with Mixer in 2019.
He was working at the restaurant Noodles and Company for about three years while in high school. After high school, his gaming career took off.
He did a Twitch stream with Drake in 2018 that had over 500,000 live viewers. He posts a range of Fortnite content as well as the occasional vlog to his Ninja YouTube channel, which has over 22 million subscribers.
He was born in Taylor, Michigan, and his real name is Tyler Blevins. He has a brother named Chris. He married his longtime girlfriend and fellow Twitch streamer Jessica Goch in 2017.
He had the opportunity to appear on stage at a Marshmello concert in April 2017 and posted several pictures and videos of the occasion to his Instagram account. In September 2018, he became the first gamer to appear on the cover of ESPN magazine.
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