Gaming influencers around the world have the potential to make MILLIONS, but how do UK gamers compare when profiting from their hobby-turned-career?
MrQ has analysed the most popular gamers, looking through their Twitch, YouTube and Instagram followers and engagements to determine just how much they could be bringing home each year.
The 5 Highest Earning UK Gamers:
|Rank||Twitch Username||Main Game/Activity||Twitch Estimated Yearly Earnings||YouTube Estimated Yearly Earnings||Instagram Estimated Yearly Earnings||Total Yearly Earnings|
WilburSoot ranks as the highest-earning UK gamer, making over £809,000 from the three platforms combined. Globally WilburSoot earns the most from YouTube with £664,615 coming from his channel alone.
Following closely is Minecraft fanatic tommyinnit, with an estimated yearly income of £745,433. Not bad for a 17 year old!
The 10 Highest Earning Global Gamers:
|Rank||Twitch Username||Country||Main Game/Activity||Twitch Estimated Yearly Earnings||YouTube Estimated Yearly Earnings||Instagram Estimated Yearly Earnings||Total Yearly Earnings|
|1||auronplay||Spain||Grand Theft Auto V||£592,457||£472,131||£2,796,659||£3,861,247|
|3||loud_coringa||Brazil||Grand Theft Auto V||£230,740||£308,571||£502,811||£1,042,122|
|4||LITkillah||France||Grand Theft Auto V||£108,390||£274,286||£619,008||£1,001,683|
|7||shroud||Canada||World of Warcraft||£383,348||£221,538||£147,402||£752,288|
Spanish gamer auronplay tops the global chart, earning over £3,860,000 per year from Twitch, YouTube and Instagram combined. That’s a hefty 130% more than the UK’s highest earning gamer, WilburSoot, and 122 times the average UK salary of £31,000!
Fellow Spaniard Rubius followed with combined total earnings of over £2,830,000 respectively.
You can view the full campaign here: https://mrq.com/blog/highest-earning-gaming-influencers
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