Richard Tyler “Ninja” Blevins
Richard Tyler Blevins
Richard Tyler Blevins commonly known as “Ninja” was born on June 5, 1991. Ninja is a famous Twitch Streamer, Youtuber, and Professional gamer. Ninja started to gain recognition when he started playing Fortnite: Battle Royale. Ninja broke the peak viewers count record on Twitch when he played together with Drake, Travis Scott, and JuJu Smith-Schuster on stream. As of September 2021 Ninja has more than 16.9 million followers on Twitch and is the most-followed streamer on Twitch.
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Ninja Video Settings
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Richard Tyler Blevins “Ninja” was born in an American family of Welsh descent. Later, he moved to the Chicago suburbs with his family when he was an infant. Ninja played soccer in high school and graduated from Grayslake Central High School, after graduating Ninja choose to play video games professionally.
Ninja started his professional career in 2009 playing Halo 3. In his halo career Ninja played for many teams like Cloud9, Renegades, Team Liquid, and Luminosity Gaming. In 2011, Ninja started streaming for the first time. Ninja joined Luminosity Gaming in 2017, first as a Halo player, then made a switch to H1Z1, then to PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. where he won the PUBG Gamescom Invitational Squads classification in August 2017.
Shortly after winning PUBG Gamescom Invitational Ninja started streaming Fortnite: Battle Royale which helped him get more recognition due to the ever-increasing popularity of Fortnite. From September 2017 to March 2018 Ninja’s followers’ count went from 500k to 2m.
In March 2018, Ninja broke the record of the largest concurrent audience on an individual stream (635,000), When he played Fortnite: Battle Royale with Drake, Travis Scott, and JuJu Smith-Schuster. Inspired by this stream Epic Games developers behind Fortnite: Battle Royale held an event with pairing popular streamers and celebrities in Fortnite at E3 2018 in June of that year, Ninja paired up with musician Marshmello and ended up winning that event. Just 1 month after making the largest concurrent audience he broke his record during his event Ninja Vegas 2018 with around 667,000 active live viewers.
As time passed Ninja’s and Fortnite popularity kept on increasing, and in 2018 Ninja made almost US$10 million, while the game earned over US$3 billion in revenue in the year. To acknowledge Ninja’s contribution to Fortnite’s success, Epic added Ninja-based cosmetics to the game in January 2020, as the first part of an “icon series”.
It is also reported that Electronic Arts paid NInja US$1 million to promote their game Apex Legends, a rival Battle Royale game to Fortnite.
On August 1, 2019, Ninja left Twitch to stream exclusively on Microsoft’s platform Mixer, but since it didn’t work out so well for Mixer and it got shut down in July 2020. On September 10, 2020, Ninja revealed that he would return to streaming on Twitch.
Apart from Twitch and Mixer, Ninja also has more than 24 million subscribers on Youtube.
Best Fortnite Tournament Placements:
- 1st in Ninja Vegas 2018
- 1st in E3 Party Royale Celebrity Pro-Am
- 3rd-4th in Legion Sunday Showdown – Week 9
- 14th in Summer Skirmish Series NA – Week 2
- 24th in Summer Skirmish Series NA – Week 4
- 18th in Summer Skirmish Series NA – Week 5
- 14th in Summer Skirmish Series NA – Week 6 Day 1
- 5th in Summer Skirmish Series NA – Week 6 Day 2
- 13th in Summer Skirmish Series NA – Week 7 Day 1
- 2nd in Summer Skirmish Series NA – Week 7 Day 2
- 4th in Fortnite Champion Series: Chapter 2: Season 1 Heat 1 – NA-East
- 8th in Fortnite Champion Series: Chapter 2: Season 1 Grand Finals – NA-East