(Last Updated On: October 28, 2018)
Towelliee Net Worth – $3.5 Million
Towelliee is a popular Twitch streamer from Californian who is known for his World Of Warcraft gameplay. He has an estimated net worth of $3.5 million. His real name is Roberto Garcia. He plays as a Protection Paladin on Stormrage PVE US. Some of the other games he has tried out include Rift, Bless Online, God Of War, Red Dead Redemption 2, Far Cry 5, Call Of Duty and Warframe.
How Much Money Does Towelliee Earn On Twitch?
The streamer has 700,000 followers on the platform and has accumulated over 130 million views so far. He is able to get an average of 3,800 views per stream with a peak viewership of 20,000 viewers. Streamers make money through subscribers, ad revenue, donations and bits. Towelliee has around 4,000 subscribers from which he makes a minimum of $2.5 per subscriber. This should add up to $10,000 per month ($120,000 a year). He makes an equally high amount from the other avenues available.
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.
Towelliee makes more income through sponsorships and brand deals. He has worked with brands like Origin PC, G2A, Razer etc