He has a cat named Kira.
aceu grew up in a small town where there wasn’t much to do. His stepfather played a lot a lot of Quake and Counter-Strike 1.6, so aceu spent a lot of time watching his stepfather play when he was little. When his stepfather felt he was old enough, he invited aceu to start playing Quake with him and his friends. Although he played really poorly against them, this motivated him to work harder at acquiring new skills so that he would be able to play against them more evenly.
When he was older, he moved onto console gaming, where he mainly play Call of Duty, Halo and Gears of War. He went to his first Gears of War LAN when he was around thirteen years old. From then on, he continued participating in many tournaments for SC:GO, Gears of War and Halo. The older crowd was very encouraging towards him, which helped him to retain his motivation as he grew older.
He returned to PC gaming after his stepfather gave aceu his old computer when he bought himself a new one. This was largely due to the growing popularity of pre-season League of Legends (LoL) and his friends’ interest in it. He made it to diamond by season 4 and then started playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) in 2015. He quickly addicted to it and spent most of his free time grinding it and managed to reach Global within the first 100 hours of playing in matchmaking with his friends.
After high school, he worked as a delivery driver for Papa John’s pizzeria while he was trying to make it into to pro-CS:GO league.
He created his ESEA account in September 2016 in order to play pubs. Soon afterwards, one of the people that he met on the site offered to introduce him to EclipseGG. They performed well and attracted the attention of Rise Nation, who offered both him and @Moose a better deal to join their team. They were then bought by eUnited in March 2018 and remained with them until January 2019, when they benched him.
While aceu was looking for another team, he decided to start streaming on Twitch and began playing Apex Legends when it released in February 2019, as he was feeling burnt out after grinding CS:GO for so long and saw Apex as an opportunity to try out something different. He slowly transitioned into predominantly streaming apex rather than CS:GO and then signed on with NRG Esports in March 2019 as part of their Apex Legends team.
Thanks to his stepfather’s involvement with video games, both he and his mother were always supportive of his gaming pursuits, just as long as he was safe and earning enough money to support himself.
He has a long-term girlfriend.
According to his Twitch overlay, aceu has ~6,400 subscribers and often attracts over 10,000 viewers. Therefore, this should generate him a monthly income of at least $22,400 USD, excluding additional revenue from tiered subscriptions, his team salary, merchandise sales, donations, Twitch cheer bit contributions, advertisements and sponsorships. EsportsEarnings estimates that he has won over ~$104,400 USD from various tournaments.
He doesn’t have a set schedule but does tend to stream daily for between 5 – 9 hours per session.
He dreams of starting up his own fashion brand someday.