(Last Updated On: February 21, 2020)
Lirik Net Worth – $8 Million
Lirik is a popular Twitch streamer from the United States and his real name is Saqib Zahid. He has an estimated net worth of $8 million. He is among the most followed streamers on the platform after starting his career in 2011. He initially played World Of Warcraft then switched to DayZ after it was released. Currently he mainly streams games like Call Of Duty, Spider Man, World Of Warcraft, Siege, God of War and others.
How Much Money Does Lirik Earn On Twitch & YouTube?
The Twitch channel has over 2.6 million followers and has accumulated over 350 million views. Lirik is able to get an average of 25,000 views per stream. He makes money through subscribers, ad revenue, donations and bits. He has around 18,000 subscribers from which he makes a minimum of around $2.50 per subscriber hence it should add up to an estimated amount of $45,000 a month ($540,000 a year).
Officially, Twitch Partners and Affiliates receive 50% of the total subscription fee, so for the $4.99 tier, the streamer would get around $2.50. Twitch has been known to increase this amount for popular streamers to encourage them to remain on the Twitch platform, with some being upgraded to anywhere from 60% to 100% of the monthly fee.
Streamers make money through the Cheering feature when a fan cheers with bits in the chat. A Cheer is an animated chat emote that uses bits. Typing “Cheer1” will generate a grey bouncing triangle, and cost you 1.4 cents. “Cheer100” brings up a dancing purple diamond, and costs you $1.4. You can Cheer any amount you please (including irregular figures, and the corresponding emotes get larger and larger, up to a “Cheer10000,” a $140 tip represented by a fractured red star. streamers will get 1 cent for every Bit pledged while Twitch will keep the 0.4 cents.
Fans can also donate directly to their favorite streamers through Paypal and also cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, litecoin or ethereum. There are a variety of third-party services which Twitch streamers can connect to their account to activate additional features such as donations and alerts. Some of the more-popular services are Gaming For Good, StreamTip, Muxy, Stream Elements, and StreamLabs. All of these services create a unique donation page for your channel hosted on their own server which you can direct your viewers to make a donation.
Lirik also owns a YouTube channel called DatGuyLirik which has over 280,000 subscribers. He mostly posts various stream highlights on an average rate of once a month.