Ninja Net Worth: Gaming Career & Lifestyle

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Richard Tyler Blevins, well-known as “Ninja,” is a Professional Gamer, YouTuber, and Twitch Streamer with an estimated net worth of $25 Million.  

He is one of the most recognizable and successful streamers in today’s digital gaming era.

With more than 16 Million Followers on the streaming platform Twitch coupled with 24 Million Subscribers on YouTube.

Blevin’s has the most followed channel on Twitch.

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins

Ninja is often quoted as the best Fortnite Streamers in the world.

Additionally, Ninja has played with Drake, Travis Scott, and JuJu Smith Schuster on stream.

He is best known for his goofy energetic personality and incredible gaming impressions.

While gaming, Ninja sports his signature headband and celebrates with his trademark Pon Pon Dance.

Quick Facts

Full NameRichard Tyler Blevins
Date of BirthJune 5, 1991
Birth PlaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America
Age32 Years Old
Net Worth$25 Million
Salary$18 Million (Yearly)
Source of WealthYouTube, Twitch, Sponsorships, and Merchandise
ProfessionProfessional Gamer and Streamer
Current GamesFortnite, Valorant and Warzone
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
ReligionChristianity
FatherChuck Blevins
MotherCynthia Blevins
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJessica Goch
Height1.85m (6 ft 1 in)
Skin ToneWhite
Hair ColorBrown (Natural)
Eye ColorGreen
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeGemini
Active Since2011
Social MediaInstagram

Twitter

Facebook

YouTube

Twitch

Major MoviesFree Guy
Awards3 Streamy Awards, Esports Awards (2018)
Last Update August, 2023

Ninja: Net Worth and Income

Often considered as the Michael Jordan of Gaming, Ninja has a net worth of $25 Million.

After all, the gamer has more than 2 Billion Views on YouTube, the most followed channel on Twitch, and lucrative sponsorship deals.

His yearly income combined with his earnings from YouTube, Twitch, Sponsorships, and Merchandize amounts to an estimated $18 Million.

Let’s get a better insight into his earnings.

YouTube

With more than 24 Million Subscribers and 2 Billion views and monetization of content, it is estimated that Ninja bags more than $500,000 per month from YouTube.

Ninja 10 mil subsNinjas Diamond Play Button. (source: Instagram)

In short, he makes $6 Million per year from his YouTube Videos.

Twitch

Tyler has a loyal fan base of 16 Million Followers and more than 100,000 Subscribers on Twitch.

Ninja left the streaming platform in 2019 only to return a year later.

The streaming platform charges $5 per subscription per month and keeps $1.50 with the remaining amount for the Streamers.

ninja gaming twitch tv willis towerNinja streaming from a live event at Willis Tower.

Twitch also houses a donation feature so that the viewers can show their appreciation for the streamers.

Ninja is estimated to receive donations worth $200,000 per month.

As a result, Ninja’s earnings from Twitch can be estimated at a little over $500,000 per month, $6 Million (yearly).

During one of his streams, Ninja received an anonymous donation of $40,000.

Sponsorships

Since partnering with Red Bull in 2018, Ninja’s earnings from sponsorships have had an average net worth of $3.5 Million per year.

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Other big names associated with Ninja are Uber eats, Budweiser, NZXT, PSD Underwear, Samsung, and most recently Adidas.

ninja photoshoot adidasNinja at a photoshoot for Adidas. (source: Instagram)

In conclusion, ninja racks about $16 Million from gaming. Throw in a couple of bucks from his merchandise sales, and you will be greeted with a whopping $18 Million per year.

Net Worth of Ninja in Different Currencies

Let’s have a look into Ninja’s net worth in different currencies.

CurrencyNet Worth
Euro€ 20,937,125
Pound Sterling£ 17,968,875
Australian DollarA$ 32,965,450
Canadian DollarC$ 30,745,375
Indian Rupee₹ 1,855,312,500
BitCoin฿ 716.18

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Ninja: Real Estate, Cars, and Planes

Real Estate

It was reported in 2018 that Ninja purchased a 6,700 square foot home in the suburbs of Chicago for about $1 Million.

The mansion has 5 bedrooms, a state-of-the-art gaming/streaming room, and a theater.

Not to mention, the gaming room dubbed “The Ninja Dojo” was custom built by Red Bull.

Although Red Bull declined to disclose the cost, it is estimated to be north of $200,000 with streaming equipment worth $20,000.

The cost of his gaming setup alone is approximately $100,000.

With multiple cameras and a boogie button that drops down a disco ball, Ninja’s gaming room is what gamer dreams are made of.

Cars and Planes

Given that Ninja earns more than $18 Million a year and can easily afford to buy a Rolls Royce for each month of the year, you won’t find any luxury sports car sitting in his garage.

Ninja only has one car since 2015.

A 2015 Buick Encore, which he shares with his wife.

Although Ninja does not own a private jet, he often gets to fly first class with his sponsors.

Ninja: Lifestyle and Vacation

Lifestyle

When it comes to spending the multimillion-dollar fortune that they have amassed, Tyler and his wife Jess are very pragmatic.

Ninja is happily married to his longtime girlfriend Jessica Goch since 2017, and together they live a moderate lifestyle.

They met at a Halo Tournament in 2010 and started dating in 2013. Jess is not only Ninjas’ better half but also his manager.

ninja and wifeNinja and his wife, Jess. (source: Instagram)

Being a fellow gamer and streamer herself, Jessica earns roughly $250,000 a year as a streamer and Ninjas manager.

Instead of spending money unjustly, the couple is keen on investing and saving as much as possible.

Ninja regularly games for 10-12 hours a day.

Straight 6 hours in the morning, and then there’s a 4 hours break where he spends time with his wife and two cute Yorkie dogs followed by another 4 hours of gaming.

ninja wife and dogsThe Ninja couple enjoying time with their two cute Yorkie dogs.

The Blevins couples are rabid fans of the Detroit Lions. Henceforth, they are often spotted at their games.

Vacation

Ninja can’t really afford to leave his stream long enough to go on vacation.

In June 2018, Ninja lost 40,000 subscribers from his Twitch account just because he took two days to break from streaming.

Given that he only took the break to take part in a charity tournament at E3 where he managed to win the event and raise a charity of $1 Million.

For the event, Ninja was teamed up with Marshmello.

ninja at 2018 NFLThe Belvins at the 2018 NFL Lions game.

But Ninja did manage to get 6 days off for his Honeymoon in Saint Lucia in 2017.

Charity

For the most part, Ninja has exploited his influence and talent with the keyboard not just for fun but for charitable purposes as well.

In 2018, Tyler raised more than $110,000 to be donated to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

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Similarly, in April of 2018, Ninja gave away $50,000 in prize money with an additional $2,500 to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Furthermore, in late April, Ninja joined fellow YouTubers DrLupo and TimTheTatman in the #Clips4Kids, where he helped to raise $340,000.

Ninja and MarshmelloNinja and Marshmello at the Pro-Am charity tournament.

Again at the E3 event in 2018, Tyler teamed up with Marshmello to win the Fortnite Pro-Am event to donate  $1 Million to the charity of their choice.

During the COVID -19 pandemic of 2020, Ninja and his wife Jessica donated $150,000 to Feeding America to help those affected by the pandemic.

TV Appearances, Movies, Endorsements and Book Publications

TV Appearances

Ninja has guest-starred in various reality and talk shows. He most frequently appears in “The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon.”

In 2015 Ninja and his family appeared on the American Gameshow, Family Feud, and again in 2019 on Celebrity Family Feud.

Similarly, in 2019, he participated in Fox’s reality singing competition “The Masked Singer,” where he appeared in an Ice Cream Cone costume.

Furthermore, Ninja appeared in Season 2 of Nickelodeon’s Unfiltered in January 2021.

Movies

Tyler had shot a scene for the 2019 film Jumanji: The Next Level. However, the scene was cut out from the final product.

Ninja will make his Silver Screen debut later this year alongside Ryan Reynolds in the gamer movie Free Guy.

Endorsements

A large chunk of Ninjas earnings and net worth comes from multimillion-dollar sponsorship deals.

He has endorsed big brands like Adidas, Red Bull, Samsung, NZXT, Twitch, Mixer (now defunct), Bud Weiser, PSD Underwear, and more.

ninja red bullTyler posing with his limited edition ninja-themed Red Bull can at the Ninja Dojo.

While signing his first big deal with Red Bull in 2018, ninja claimed to have earned more than $10 million that year.

Similarly, in 2019, Ninja was paid $1 Million by EA Games to promote their latest title, “Apex Legends.”

As a result of Ninja’s involvement, the game received more than 10 Million sign-ups within the first 3 days.

Furthermore, in August of 2019, Ninja shocked the world when he announced that he was leaving Twitch to game on Microsoft’s Mixer exclusively.

However, Blevins would return to Twitch a year later after Mixer shut down in July 2020.

It is reported the Ninjas exclusive deal with Mixer was worth $20 Million.

Upon his return, Tyler signed a multi-year exclusivity deal with Twitch for an undisclosed amount.

Ninja partnered with NZXT for his custom gaming setup in 2018, and since then any updates to his setups have come via NZXT.

Endorsements

Uniquely in 2019, Tyler went on to be the first gamer to sign a deal with Adidas, partnering on ninja-themed sneakers. Other apparels are in the works.

Since his big payday with Red Bull in 2018, Ninja has been comfortably gaming in his PSD Underwear, which features NBA star Kyrie Irving investments.

ninja showcasing the new psd underwareNinja showcasing the new Ninjastorm PSD Underwear.

Ninja’s collection of PSD Underwear, branded as “Ninja Storm,” often tends to sell out within the first few weeks of release.

Additionally, Ninja partnered with Uber Eats in 2018 to bring his viewers a 25% discount on their order using the promo code EATSNINJA.

The partnership was so successful that the promo code reached its redemption limit in one day.

ninja uber eatsNinja promoting Uber Eats.

Other significant endorsement deals include Samsung, NFL, Budweiser, Walmart, etc.

Books

Since 2019, Tyler has released 4 books with the publishing house “Random House” at the Helm.

His book Get Good: My Ultimate Guide to Gaming has been well received among readers.

ninja gaming bookNinja’s gaming book, Get Good: My Ultimate Guide to Gaming.

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Other works include; Ninja Notebook and two graphic novels, Ninja: The Most Dangerous Game and Ninja: War for Dominions. The latter being his latest work.

Career

From working part-time at a Noodles and Co Restaurant to earning millions of dollars in a stream while sitting in his PSD Underwear, fueling up on Red Bull, and delivering food.

Ninjas’ career is somewhat of a fairytale.

Ninja began his professional gaming career with Halo 3 in 2009 and has played for notable teams like Cloud9, Renegades, Team Liquid, and most recently, Luminosity Gaming.

Ninja h1z1 2015Ninja, after winning the Man of the Match trophy at an H1Z1 tournament in 2015.

The pro-gamer started streaming H1Z1 in 2011 and then moved on to PUBG, sharpening his Battle Royal Streamer Skills, which he would eventually bring to Fortnite.

In 2017, Tyler joined Luminosity Gaming as a Halo Player while transitioning to H1Z1 and later to PUBG.

In the August of the same year, while gaming for Luminosity, Ninja won the PUBG Gamescom Invitational Squads Classification, which had a prize pool of $350,000.

Transition to Fortnite

Shortly after the PUBG Gamescon, the bright-haired gamer began streaming the then newly released Fortnite and his Twitch followers began to grow.

Ninja was one of the major faces responsible for the Fortnite Revolution.

And in March of 2018, he broke the internet while playing Fortnite with Drake, Travis Scott, and JuJu Smith-Schuster.

The stream also broke the then Twitch record for the most live audience on an individual stream with 635,000 viewers.

Correspondingly in April of the same year, during his event Ninja Vegas, Tyler broke his own record with 667,000 viewers.

During the record-breaking year of 2018, Ninja estimated that he earned $10 Million while Epic Games announced that they had earned $3 Billion due to Fortnite.

And as a gesture of goodwill for Tyler’s contribution, Epic Games added Ninja’s Cosmetic Skin to the game.

ninja skinThe Fortnite Ninja Skin.

Ninja left the world in awe when he left Twitch to stream on Microsoft Mixer in August 2019.

But the bright-haired gamer would return a year later when Mixer Shut Down in July 2020.

Facts about Tyler “Ninja” Blevins:

  • Ninja and his Wife Jess are helpless when it comes to Louis Vuitton, and they frequently visit the LV store for sweatpants, sneakers, and other items.
  • Ninja loves both American and British (soccer)  versions of Football.He supports the La Liga team FC Barcelona.
  • A few months after his record-breaking stream with Drake and others, Tyler returned with another star-studded squad.The squad consisted of then English Footballers Harry Kane, Delle Alli, and Kieran Tripper.
  • Ninja once served as the Honorary Captain for the NFL team Detroit Lions in their match against the NY Giants.
  • Tyler was the first gamer to be featured on the cover of ESPN Magazine.

FAQs

What is Ninjas gaming setup?

Ninjas Gaming PC uses an Intel Core i7-10700K CPU coupled with NVIDIA GEFORCE RTX 3070 GPU, which is housed within an ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero Motherboard. He also uses 64 GB Trident Z RGB series memory as well as an Intel Optane 905P 960 GB SSD for storage.

Did Ninja invent the Pon Pon Dance?

No, Ninja did not invent the Pon Pon dance. Rather, he was introduced to it by a friend.

Who earns more, PweDiePie or Ninja?

Ninja earns far more than Pweds.

A tweet from Ninja’s wife/manager in February 2020 confirmed that ninja was the first gamer to earn more than $100 Million from gaming alone, making him the richest gamer ever.

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