Twitch is the world’s leading live streaming broadcaster.
The platform gives us access to admire all our favorite streamers so we can be enticed by their elite gaming skills and ridiculous entertainment values!
We’ve already compiled a list of the “Top Female Streamers” you can find them here.
But who are the highest-rated Male Twitch Streamers that are smashing the girl’s follower counts at the top of the scoreboard? And what have they done to get there?
For some, their pathway to fame involves more competitive skill then you may think – while for others this might be down to one lucky break!
Whether you’re in search of your next gaming idol, or just happen to be passing through; then we hope you enjoy this useful list.
Who are the top Twitch Streamers?
15. “Syndicate” – Tom Cassell
Followers: Approx. 2.98 million
Syndicate is one of the most entertaining Twitch streamers around. If you follow him, you are likely to find him either playing CoD or Minecraft, or conducting talk shows with his audience.
Tom is one of the few people that went on to become successful after deciding against university so he could concentrate on his YouTube channel. The enormous amount of content on this channel is just one of the reasons why he has managed to become one of the most popular streamers.
Most of the time when you tune onto Tom’s stream, he will either be laughing hysterically during his gameplay, or going mental over the most random things.
Aside from that, he’s fairly easy to interact with and pretty down to earth. If you ever wanted to get involved with one of his podcasts, or speak with him on chat that’s certainly a possibility.
14. “SypherPK” – Ali Hassan
Followers: Approx. 3.2 million
SypherPK – dubbed “The Trap King”, is a member of Toronto based “Luminosity Gaming”. Sypher is one of the most famous Fortnite players in the world, and is well known for his high score totals and elaborate use of traps.
He first started streaming on Twitch in 2012, and with the advent of Fortnite risked it all to rise to the top. After months of grueling workdays starting at 6 am and ending at 10 pm, his success finally started to become known by the masses.
Much like other streamers, Syphers popularity has grown enormously in recent years thanks to the help of his YouTube channel. This is where he posts all his Twitch segments, keeping you to date with highlights from his streams. He also makes pro-level videos that include useful tips and strategies.
Sypher has garnered many collaborations with other big names such as NICKMERCS and Ninja that have helped to grow his channel even more. To this day, he still sticks to Fortnite battle royal matches, where his in-game critical thinking and analytical skills go unmatched!
13. “loltyler1” – Tyler Steinkamp
Followers: Approx 3.2 million
Loltyler1 is hands down one of the most popular gamers in the league of Legends circles. He loves anything to do with LOL and sticks to this game exclusively.
For such a big guy who is passionate about lifting heavy – his gameplay is pretty energetic! Even more so than some of the other top Twitch streamers who are playing the same game. Along with his light-hearted jokes and quirky personality; these attributes have helped him to gain so many concurrent followers.
Tyler also has an equally popular YouTube channel, totaling over 2.2M subscribers! On social media he can found Interacting with all of his fans as possible, and recently he made a joke about packing up all his gear (in a tiny suitcase) so he could follow Stroud over to mixer!
If you are a league of Legends player, you should not miss out on Tyler’s comical personality and humor; found exclusively on his channel!
12. “NICKMERCS” – Nick Kolcheff
Followers: Approx. 3.5 million
NICKMERCS is an American bodybuilder and esports star who is currently signed to FaZe Clan. Nick is well known for his aggressive FPS skills and as a former MLG champion where he competed as a pro on numerous games such as COD, Halo, and Gears of War.
Unlike most other pros, Nick prefers to compete using a controller, instead of a keyboard and mouse. This is where some of his achievements in the game come across even greater.
He has held several world records in Fortnite. Most noticeably for the “most kills” in a squad match (55) and in the duo’s. His new record was held for over a year, with many users failing to achieve even half of that score.
These days Nick can still mostly be found streaming competitive shooters on his Twitch channel and averages around 2500 followers per day. Nick likes to split his time across a couple of games including Fortnite and Modern Warfare.
Click here to find out what gear NICKMERCS uses in his setup.
11. “TSM_Daequan” – Daequan Loco
Followers: Approx. 3.7 million
TSM_Daequan is known above all for his Fortnite content, and elite skills across a variety of first-person shooter games. In 2018 he set a world record for the most kills in a Fortnite game, netting 40 kills in a team match by himself!
Daequan has the distinction of having the 6th fastest growing Fortnite channel. His follower count has risen from 2.85 million followers to 3.7 million followers just in the last year! Due to this very reason, he has acquired some top associations with well-known brands such as; Chipotle, HTC, G FUEL, and Dr. Pepper.
Fortnite fanatics love Daequan for his laid back approach, insightful commentary, and welcoming vibe to his show. This sometimes feels like you’re just chilling at a mates house listening to buddies, rather than being frantically involved with a game.
You should not miss out on him if you’re a Fortnite lover, where his follower count is sure to rise even further!
Followers: Approx. 3.9 million
Founded: Cologne, Germany
ESL_CSGO (Electronic Sports League) is an esports organizer and production company that produces video game competitions worldwide. It is also the largest esports company to broadcast on Twitch.tv.
ESL only has pro’s in their videos, who are regularly broadcasted live on the channel when competing in the top competitions.
As there is a professional company behind it, the frequency and duration of the videos is on the higher side as well, so you won’t ever run out of quality content to watch. More videos and clips can even be found on their YouTube channel of 1m subscribers!
CSGO has become immensely popular globally in the last couple of years. If you’re a player who loves CS:GO, and wants to study the game by searching for the top tips and tricks to improve your skills; then this is the stream you should watch!
9. “DrLupo” – Benjamin Lupo
Followers: Approx. 4 million
DrLupo is one of the “mature” kids on the block, who is well known for being a father, husband, and his generous works with local charity partnerships.
In June (2019), he hosted a charity stream that raised $920,000 in just 4½ hours for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Being the most any streamer had raised own their own. This led the hospital to dub him Content Creator of the Year. Last December, he also raked in $600,000 in a 24-hour charity stream for the hospital.
Benjamin was signed by esports organization “ReKT” last year, for his contribution to the gaming community, and to serve as the Fortnite “face of the company”. His other sponsorships include NZXT, and Kings Coast; where he was signed due to his immense popularity.
Lupo spends around 60 hours per week streaming live! He’s likely to be playing one of the two games above, providing vital insights that you can use to hone down your skills. When you follow him, you are bound to learn something new if you also play any of his games!
8. “DrDisrespect” – Guy Beahm
Followers: Approx. 4.3 million
DrDisrespect has been described by ESPN as a “WWE character in the competitive gaming world”. Not only is he 6ft 8” tall, but he also has an explosive personality to match his online persona. You’ve no doubt seen him before wearing a black mullet wig, sunglasses, and a trademark tactical vest.
“The Doc” has a long background history involving video games. He previously worked as the community manager of “Sledgehammer Games”, in which he helped to create many of the multiplayer maps for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.
In 2017 he rose in fame after winning “Streamer of the Year” at the Esports Industry Awards, and “Trending Gamer” at The Game Awards.
DrDisrespect’s videos are top quality when it comes to providing the best video editing and entertainment. He is another gamer who plays multiple games and has one of the most popular COD channels on the website!