For the last few years, podcasting and streaming have become quite lucrative. For the video games community, streaming on Twitch has given them exposure and created opportunities to earn through gaming. Over the years, streamers like Pokimane, xQc, Asmongold, and more have become successful and earned millions of followers.
While some streamers have become household names and familiar faces, there are new emerging streamers. As streamers keep gaining and losing followers, the list of ‘most-watched' keeps changing. For July 2022, we have xQc at the top while new faces like FPS Shaka and Roshtein have gained popularity.
7 Most-Watched Streamers on Twitch 2022
Here are the top streamers who were watched the most this year. As the metrics keep shifting, we have considered stats from June and July 2022.
xQc (real name, Felix Lengyel) is a well-known Twitch creator with an enormous fan base. With over 10 million followers, xQc is one of the big names on the purple platform.
Lengyel rose to fame by streaming League of Legends and Overwatch. In addition to this, xQc regularly streams slots. In fact, he recently lost $800k to a server error. As of now, xQc’s streams attract around 70k viewers, and his broadcasts have been watched over 525 million times.
In May 2022, xQc returned to sponsored gambling streams, causing an uproar in the streaming community. Several prominent streamers have responded negatively to broadcasting gambling content on Twitch. His fan base remains divided, with many urging xQc to stop “gamba”.
In a recent stream, xQc ranked top 50 streamers. The tier list caused a dramatic feud between xQc and streamer HasanAbi over the latter’s low ranking. Considering that Lengyel has been making headlines for quite a few weeks, it is safe to say that xQc will continue to dominate the charts.
Currently ranked as the most-watched streamer on Twitch and 4th most followed streamer globally, Ibai Llanos Garatea is a Spanish streamer with a huge fan base.
IBAI became popular with the League of Legends, post which he moved to a variety of content. His stints include LVP (Professional Video Game League), G2 Esports, KIO (co-owner), and more.
As of June 2022, the streamer has a whopping 11.1M followers with 237,935 average viewers. Ranked the most-watched on twitch, his broadcasts have attracted total views of 359 million.
Ibai Llanos won the 2020 Esports Awards for being The Streamer of the Year. He recently broke the viewership record on Twitch by getting 3.3 million concurrent viewership on his Livestream.
Zack Asmongold is one of the most-watched Twitch streamers with a monthly net worth of around $2 million. Apart from his World of Warcraft broadcasts, he is also a famous YouTube content creator.
The streamer got his popularity from World of Warcraft. A few other games streamed by him are Just Chatting, Lost Ark, Elden Ring, Arena of Warcraft, and more.
Asmongold has a following of 3.25M people with 74,736 average viewers and his broadcasts attract around 236M views. Asmongold is very outspoken and his straightforwardness has earned him quite a reputation.
Recently, when xQc went back to streaming slots, Asmon openly expressed his dissent. He even pointed out that Twitch could put restrictions on gambling content if it wanted to.
Raúl Álvarez Genes (aka Auronplay) is another YouTuber, Comedian, and Streamer on Twitch. He boasts of a huge following on YouTube with around 29.1 million subscribers.
Auronplay streams games like Minecraft, Grand Theft Auto V, Rust, and more. Known for his amazing style of comedy, he is adored by his fans for his precise humor while streaming games. He has a following of around 13.1M and a total viewership of around 263M with 105,499 average viewers.
Auronplay is fast gaining popularity and reaching the top. He surpasses top streamers like xQc and Ninja in important metrics like followers and average viewers.
Auronplay is a famous YouTuber and gained popularity due to his roast style of comedy, and lip-syncing.
A YouTuber and Twitch streamer, Gaules, aka Alexander Borba Chiqueta, is a former Counter-Strike Coach and 2nd most watched on Twitch globally. He streams games like, Among Us, CS: GO, and more.
He has a total of 3.57M followers on twitch with 20,136 average followers. Also, his broadcasts are watched by 405M people. Gaules started streaming when he had been struggling financially, and he eventually went on to become the 2nd most-watched streamer globally with a net worth of around $4.2M.
His broadcasts of CS: GO watch parties had a watch time of over 10.5 million hours.
6) FPS Shaka
Chikara ‘Shaka’ Kawakami is a popular Japanese YouTuber, a PUBG player, and a Twitch variety streamer.
He streams games like PUBG, Apex Legends, and more. He is primarily known for being a PUBG player and is widely recognized for it, apart from streaming a wide variety of games on twitch and running a successful YouTube channel.
As of today, he has a total of 886K followers, 29,755 average viewers, and a total viewership of around 136M.
FPS Shaka currently plays for DeToNator, a Japanese esports organization. He has a YouTube channel called SHAKAch with 281k followers.
Ishmael Schwartz, popularly known as Roshtein, is a casino streamer from Sweden. He is famous for streaming slots, and you can consider him to be the pioneer of slots streaming.
Roshtein started out in 2016, and since then, he has never looked back. As of today, Roshtein has around 991K total followers and 24,520 average viewers, and his broadcasts have a total viewership of around 94.7M.
The Swedish streamer is one of the most popular casino streamers. His streaming career spans over 6 years and during this time, he has grabbed several big wins. One time, Roshtein landed a massive Є2.5 million jackpot on Fruit Party Slot.
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