Fortnite Streamer Makes Over $500,000 A Month

by Javy Gwaltney on Mar 19, 2018 at 02:30 PM

Streamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins has joined the millionaire club, emerging as one of the most prominent streaming personalities in a sea crowded with them. Ninja made news last week for shattering Twitch viewership records by streaming Fortnite with rapper Drake.

The streamer recently chattered with CNBC about his experience as a professional streamer, where his income comes from, and what its like to play Fortnite with celebrities.

To watch our own streaming escapades with Fortnite, head here.

Our Take
Regardless of your own feelings about streaming, that's a heck of a lot of money, and yet another sign that the way we consume game content and the audience that consumes it is changing.