Who Is Valkyrae? Relationship Status, Net Worth, Awards
"Valkyrae" is an American-born streamer and content creator on YouTube. With a German father and Filipino mother, she has risen to fame through streaming and content creation, and recently became co-owner of esports organisation 100 Thieves.
But who is Valkyrae, really?
How old is Valkyrae?
Valkyrae was born on January 8, 1992, in the city of Moses Lake, which resides in the Grant County of Washington DC, United States.
Valkyrae's real name is Rachel Hofstetter.
Is Valkyrae in a relationship?
No, Valkyrae is currently single. The American sweetheart was previously in a four-year-long relationship with Michael ‘sonii’ Sherman, which ended in 2020. After revealing the break up took an adverse effect on her ability to stay positive on stream, Valkyrae has since remained single and formed strong friendships with Corpse Husband and Sykkuno.
Where does Valkyrae live?
After moving out of the 100 Thieves house back in 2020, Rae moved into an all-female content house alongside fellow streamers Imane "Pokimane" Anys, Janet "XChocoBars" Rose, and Celine "Starsmitten" Mitten. The quartet lives in a house in Los Angeles.
Does Valkrae have any pets?
Valkyrae owns a white Shibu Inu dog named Mika.
How tall is Valkyrae?
The streamer revealed that she is just 5 foot and 3 inches tall.
How much does Valkyrae make, and what is her net worth?
Valkyrae recently leaked a portion of her earnings on stream. In four weeks, spanning through the end of November to December, Rae made a huge $172,908 on YouTube revenue alone, which was actually a 6% decrease on the four weeks prior.
Despite a lack of exact figures, should her YouTube earnings have remained constant for 12 months, Valkyrae would earn just shy of $2,250,000 a year.
The YouTube earnings are only a fraction of her income, too, with sponsorships and a stake in the 100 Thieves franchise also creating revenue for Rae. Forbes recently valued 100 Thieves at $190 million, with her Equity believed to be worth 2% of the company akin to those of Dan Gilbert, Scooter Braun, and Drake.
Her net worth is rumoured to be around $1.5 million.
How many followers does Valkyrae have?
According to her YouTube channel, Rachel currently has over 3.3 million subscribers. She also has 2.2 million followers on Twitter and 1.1 million on her inactive Twitch account.
Did Valkyrae go to college?
Valkyrae graduated from a community college in her home city, Washington. She graduated with an Associate in Arts.
How old is Valkyrae's channel?
Rachel joined YouTube in 2014, although she made the formal switch from Twitch to a full-time YouTube streamer in January 2020.
What games does Valkyrae play?
Rae became a household name for playing Among Us alongside the likes of Corpse Husband and Disguised Toast. She featured in the groundbreaking Among Us stream alongside American congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and a fundraiser on the same title for Feeding America hosted by Jimmy Fallon as a part of a segment for The Tonight Show.
Alongside Among Us, Rae can often be found playing a range of titles such as Rust, VALORANT, and Uno.
What Awards has Valkyrae won?
In 2019, Rachel was nominated for the Best in Gaming category at the 11th Shorty Awards, which was won by GamingWithJen.
In 2020, Valkyrae was crowned as Content Creator of the Year at the Game Awards, arguably the most prestigious award for a streamer.
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