2018 was a great year for streamer Ninja whose real name is Tyler Blevins. While he was already an established name in the gaming world, he has been competing as a professional Halo player for many years. Ninja entered a new success sprat in 2018 after his record breaking Fortnite stream with rapper Drake.
He is ridden as waved and flourished economically. He told CNN in an interview that he made nearly $ 10 million in 2018. He told the site that 70 percent of his revenue came from Twitch and YouTube, through ads and subscriptions, while the rest came from his sponsorships with companies like Samsung, Uber Eater and Red Bull.
The figure of $ 10 million mentioned in the CNN chip is likely before tax, so more than likely he did not take much home at the end of the day.
In March, Ninja said he was going to make about $ 500,000 a month from his various sources of income.
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He has had success with the regular audience this year through his appearance on Jimmy Fallon's late evening television show and as a cover star by ESPN Magazine.
Ninja said he believes Fortnite still has a lot of room to grow, but in the event of Fortnite losing steam, diversification streams through efforts like a ninja-labeled clothing line.
2018 was not a spotless year for the Ninja, when he touched the controversy when he told Polygon that he would not stream games with women to avoid dating rumors.