scorecardEverything you need to know about Ninja, the 26-year-old Twitch streamer who makes $500,000 every month playing 'Fortnite' in his bedroom
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Everything you need to know about Ninja, the 26-year-old Twitch streamer who makes $500,000 every month playing 'Fortnite' in his bedroom

Everything you need to know about Ninja, the 26-year-old Twitch streamer who makes $500,000 every month playing 'Fortnite' in his bedroom
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It has been a crazy couple of weeks for Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, the 26-year-old Twitch streamer who recently played the popular game "Fortnite" with Drake, and reportedly makes half a million dollars every month from his bedroom.

In just the last five days, he's gained an average of 83,000 followers per day on Twitch, broken a world record for largest number of in-game kills on a "Fortnite" mode called "Duos," and effectively entangled himself in his first large-scale scandal by casually rapping a racial slur during a livestream.

All this to say, Ninja has taken the internet by storm, and is receiving an unprecedented amount of attention. And Twitch projections show that Ninja's online popularity is only growing.

Here's everything you need to know about Ninja, the pro gamer who's bringing streaming into the mainstream:

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