The gaming industry has been booming for the last few years. You won’t see people playing games in a dull and dreary room anymore. Instead, they have made their name. The boom of the gaming industry is credited to social media. With YouTube and other gaming platforms to make and stream gaming videos, this industry has flourished more than any other industry. You will see people of all ages getting crazy about gaming gadgets and PCS.
This boom has also created job and marketing opportunities for them. The brands recognized their worth as opinion makers and influences. Many brands have hired them as their influencers because of the power of fan following they enjoy. The United Kingdom is the hub of one of the biggest gaming industries in the world.
Here is a list of a few of the best gaming influencers who are based in the UK and have a significant fan base on Instagram. This is an open invitation to all gamers and gaming lovers out there to follow or hire them as your brand ambassadors
With 4.4 million followers he enjoys one of the largest fan followings in the UK. He is passionate about his gaming skills at such a young age of 15. He is famous for playing Fortnite whose flag on twitch soared high right after it was made public in 2017.
Kyle Jackson earned huge money by taking part in the Fortnite world cup which was organized in 2018. His fan enjoys his aggressive play and his growing number of followers is a living example of that.
Real name Benjy Fish, he is more popular by his gamer name BenjyFishy. He has taken part in many Fortnite world tournaments and. In 2018 he qualified for four for the Fortnite world cups. He is a Twitch streamer and popular for his Fortnite ability. He has earned several hundred thousand dollars by his gaming wins at a very young age of 16. Looking at his current ability he has a bright and prosperous future ahead because the passion for gaming is not going to fade from the public very soon.
Tom Syndicate @syndicate
The next influencer on this list is Tom Syndicate. Currently, he is enjoying a follower count of more than 1.5 million people across the globe. His actual name is Tom Cassell. His career started as most gamers start their career by posting videos on YouTube with the channel name of TheSyndicateProject. He uses Twitch to stream his video games related content that includes but is not limited to Minecraft and various Call of Duty games. Tom has also streamed one of the most popular game Call of Duty Warzone in 2020.
Alastair (Ali-A) @alia
Another Call of duty focused influencer on our list is Alastair (Ali-A). He is currently followed by 2.5 million people on Instagram. His real crowd is on YouTube where he has gained more than 10 million subscriptions. Interestingly on Instagram, he is mainly followed by male followers. In the past, he has collaborated with Gillet and Nokia.
Next on our list this gaming influencer from the UK with more than 3 million followers. The gaming lovers out there should follow him to get updates about their favourite games. On YouTube he routinely posts videos. Daniel Robert Middleton’s skills with games have earned him a big name all around the world. He is popular for his Fortnite gaming videos. Besides gaming, his Instagram is a good place to have a sneak peek into his personal life.
Did you think the next influencer on our list is not from the UK? Well, he is, don’t go after his name. He is a popular Youtuber as well as a Twitch streamer. Along with his gaming streams he also initiated his series with the name of ‘Random Bullshittery’. His gaming career started a few years back in 2014, but in very less time he has made a special place among giant players of this industry.
Deji Olatunji @comedygamer
Are you looking for funny gaming videos? If yes, then he is the one to follow. He makes hilarious gaming videos to entertain his huge number of followers. on YouTube, he has more than 9 million followers, but his Instagram is also not far behind. His manner of making videos with a funny touch makes him shine apart from the crowd of other influencers. Deji is not always making videos about games, sometimes when the new gaming videos are not on the list, he makes lifestyle videos. This multi-genre has tremendously increased his popularity.
If you think gaming is the field for males only, then you are making a huge mistake. Why should boys have all the fun and not girls? So, the next influencer on our list is a lady, Alia Marie Shelesh. She is a successful gaming influencer with 5 million followers on Instagram. She is leading the way for female gaming influencers and successfully breaking major stereotypes. Alia is a gaming lover from her childhood when she got her first play station at the age of 6 and after that, there was always moving forward with no looking back.
Harry Christopher George Lewis @wroetoshaw
This Sagittarian gamer is based in Britain and is also known as Wroetoshaw. His skills as a gamer are recognized by millions of game lovers all around the world. His gaming career started in 2012. He is someone who can spend all the time he has in front of his screen. He also posts prank videos which are also a huge success,
The UK gaming market is gaining popularity as the days are passing by. Britain is among the biggest gaming markets where people are crazily passionate about gaming. As Influencer marketing is gaining popularity so is the reach and presence of these influencers. Brands prefer to hire these social media influencers to advertise their offering instead of traditional marketing because of their influence in their Niche.
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