Twitch star Tyler Blevins aka Ninja has officially surpassed an insane amount of 17 million followers on Twitch, confirming his position as the platform’s most popular streamer.

Ninja began his career in 2011 while playing games such as H1Z1 and PUBG, but it wasn’t until 2017 that he became a household name as he rose to stardom during the popularity of Fortnite. Since then, he has shown to his fans that they can do everything they set their minds to by building a business empire of licensed memorabilia and clothing that is sold in stores all over the world.

Blevins was also one of the first Twitch streamers to partner with big-name brands and break into the mainstream, inspiring hundreds of other streamers.

Despite the fact that Ninja has moved around broadcasting services throughout the years, he still maintains a massive following on Twitch. He’s rapidly gained his following since returning to his home platform, keeping his position as the most followed Twitch streamer.

Ninja tweeted out a video of his character sleeping on a number 17 on November 4, 2021.

Although Ninja’s channel is no longer dedicated to Fortnite, it is the game that has helped him and many other creators reach never-before-seen views and follower counts.

To preserve his title as the most-followed Twitch streamer, the former Halo pro has continued to play big-name games. His channel may not have the same degree of popularity on the platform, but given his extensive business portfolio, it’s unlikely he cares.