The gaming space is one of the largest in the creator economy. And gaming creators have established some of the largest followings and fan bases on the entire internet. But gaming is also one of the most competitive industries, the creators up top have to be the best of the best when it comes to skill, ability to entertain, content quality and charisma.
And even there they are constantly competing with each other to beat the next gaming challenges, play the newest games, come up with the newest trends, and even become the most skilled players.
With gaming being so large and influential as a community it should come as no surprise that so many brands want to work and collaborate with gaming creators and reach an enormous range of audiences.
So without any further ado, this is our list of the top 15 gaming creators as of March 2022, who have demonstrated incredible talent and numbers across the board.
Pewdiepie needs no introduction. He’s considered the biggest and greatest content creator the internet has ever seen. He’s been on YouTube creating gaming content for more than a decade, and through his Let’s Plays, vlogs, skits, and comedic commentaries he’s become the most respected gaming creator ever.
Felix had a huge role in the creation of the creator space to what it is today, and he is loved and respected throughout the whole of the gaming as well as the YouTube creator community.
YouTube Subscribers: 28.1M
Twitch Followers:Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Seán William, better known as jacksepticeye, has been one of the pillar gaming content creators on YouTube. Through his comedy centered Let’s Plays and vlogs, he’s become one of the most loved figures in the community. He’s the most subscribed YouTuber in Ireland, and among the top 1% on the platform. He also owns his own coffee company named after his iconic intro phrase “Top of The Morning”.
Subscribers: 7.01 M
Jason Yevgeniy Gastrow also known as videogamedunkey is an American gaming content creator on YouTube and Twitch. His content on YouTube consists of skits, and gameplay videos fused with humor and criticism.
YouTube subscribers: 1.01M
Twitch followers: 2.8M
Zack, also known as Asmongold is a Twitch Streamer and YouTuber known for his time playing World of Warcraft. He initially gained popularity through his WOW YouTube videos, but nowadays he’s moved away from World of Warcraft and makes content around a variety of games and the content on his YouTube channel is a collection of the best moments from his streams on Twitch.tv.
YouTube subscribers: 2.75M
Twitch followers: 4.8M
Tyler1 is one of the most popular Twitch streamers and League of Legends content creators, ever. His success as a content creator comes from his ability to entertain his audience even when he’s underperforming as a player (… sorry T1).
Tyler is also famous for his life outside of gaming. He has been featured in the fitness content scene quite a few times, and even has his own pre-workout/energy supplement line.
YouTube subscribers: 4.04M
Twitch followers: 6.4M
Nicholas Kolcheff, or Nickmercs, is a gaming content creator on YouTube, and Twitch. He is one of the most well known personalities in the battle royale genre community, as his content is centered around Fortnite, Apex Legends, and Call of Duty: Warzone.
Nick is also a signed FaZe Clan competitive streamer, as he’s held several world records in Fortnite.
YouTube subscribers: 6.8M
Twitch followers: 10M
Michael Grzesiek, or Shroud, former professional CS:GO player for Cloud9, is one of the most well known and respected content creators on YouTube and Twitch. He has amassed a huge fanbase of a combined 16.8 million across his two main platforms. Being a former pro, he is known for his godlike skill in shooter games, and has often been accused of cheating because of it.
YouTube subscribers: 3.77M
Herschel Beahm IV, or DrDisRespect is perhaps one of the more controversial, yet one of the biggest fan favorites creators on this list. He was banned from streaming on Twitch, so nowadays his main platform is YouTube where he streams and uploads gaming videos.
His content is centered around shooter games, mostly Call of Duty: Warzone, but he also uploads content around different and more diverse games every once in a while.
YouTube subscribers: 10.2M
Twitch followers: 3.7M
Charles, also known as Cr1TikaL or penguinz0, is an gaming entertainer, and comedian on YouTube and Twitch. He is known for his funnily monotonous voice, comedic gaming commentaries and generally funny and controversial opinions and statements on viral internet events.
YouTube subscribers: 32.3M
Mark, or Markiplier, is one of the all time greats in the gaming community. He’s a gaming creator on YouTube, a podcast host, and a filmmaker.
His content on YouTube is centered around gaming walkthroughs, and collaborations with other creators. Most of the time he plays horror games like Five Nights at Freddy’s, GTFO, Inscription, as well as other less known Indie or small time horror games.
11. MrBeast Gaming
YouTube subscribers: 26.2M
Jimmy, or MrBeast, is arguably the most well known and recognised content creator right now. His viral videos are considered to be some of the greatest pieces of content ever uploaded to YouTube. But he’s also a huge player in the gaming scene where he pretty much takes his style of content into gaming.
That means that his gaming videos are often challenges taken to an extreme where he gives away huge amounts of money to the participating players. Most of the time, these challenges take place in Minecraft.
YouTube subscribers: 13.3M
H2ODelirious was one of the early GTA V and Garry’s Mod creators that made the “fun with friends” and funny montage types of videos popular on YouTube. He’s been around since YouTube gaming pretty much began (joined 2007).
Although not much is known about his personal life, we know that he’s very close with Vanoss gaming and is part of the VanossCrew on YouTube.
YouTube subscribers: 23.9M
Twitch followers: 17.5M
Tyler Belvins, Ninja, or NinjasHyper, is a Twitch streamer and YouTube creator. He was at one time the most well-known gaming content creator on the internet during the boom of battle royale games, namely Fortnite.
At the time he was one of the “best”, and certainly the most popular Fortnite players. One of his greatest achievements was the collaboration he did with Drake, which broke Twitch records and landed 600,000 people live on the stream.
YouTube subscribers: 13M
Bradley Lamar, or theRadBrad, has been creating gaming content in the form of walkthroughs and Let’s Plays for a decade now. When any game comes out, he has always been one of the first creators to pick it up and create a Let’s Play series around it.
YouTube subscribers: 7.5M
Twitch followers: 737k
Vikram Singh Bam, or Vikkstar123, is a both a gaming content creator and vlogger from the UK. His content ranges from doing gaming challenges to participating in tournaments, showing off parts of his daily life and actively participating in Sidemen videos.
He initially did Minecraft content, and then transitioned into shooter and battle royale games where he really made an impact by winning some of the most popular YouTube tournaments back in the Fortnite days. Nowadays his content is centered around Call of Duty: Warzone.
YouTube subscribers: 25.6M
Evan Fong, or VanossGaming, is one of the most popular YouTube creators to ever create gaming content. His content format has practically stayed the same ever since he joined YouTube in 2011, with the majority of his videos being based around only a few video games like GTA V, Garry’s Mod, Minecraft, and a few others.
His content is montage styled, and his videos always follow the same style and vibe of having fun with friends.
Those were our picks of the top 16 gaming content creators right now. You’ve probably heard of some of them, but nevertheless, we hope you found someone new to watch. Or perhaps someone new to reach out to and collaborate with (brands, thank us for the emails later).
But speaking of brand collabs, there’s a reason they call us Influencers Club. The creators on this list we’re just a fraction of our 50M creator database in which we can find your perfect creators (and their emails) based on your specific targeting criteria – age, gender, number of followers, keywords in bio (keyword targeting), category, type of link in bio, interests + some 20 other data points.
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