After graduating from high school, Ninja decided to pursue a career as a gamer. He joined tournaments, professional organizations, and held live streaming of him playing games.
At first, in 2009, he played Halo 3 professionally. He then chose to be a streamer in 2011.
The gamer gradually gained fame after he played Fortnite Battle Royale with celebrities, such as Travis Scott, Drake, and JuJu Smith-Schuster on Twitch in 2018.
The streaming inspired the game developer to hold a Pro-Am tournament. In the same year, he was also collaborated with Red Bull Esports to play the same game.
The gamer eventually hit 1 million subscribers on YouTube in January 2018 and 10 million subscribers in only 4 months.
He also held several tournaments featuring professional gamers, Twitch streamers, and YouTubers. They are Ninja Vegas Tournament and New Years Event.
He was invited to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in 2018 and 2019.
Throughout his career, Ninja has won many awards, such as Streamy Awards, Shorty Awards, and Esports Awards.
- Full name: Richard Tyler Blevins
- Stage name: Ninja
- Nickname: Ninja, NinjasHyper, Ninja fortnite
- Born: June 5, 1991, Michigan, U.S.
- Zodiac sign: Gemini
- Nationality: American
- Height: 185 cm (6’1″)
- Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)
- Blood Type: –
- Religion: Catholic
- Profession: Internet personality, gamer
- Education: Grayslake Central High School
- Hobbies: Playing game
- Parents: Chuck Blevins (Father), Cynthia Blevins (Mother)
- Sibling: Jonathan Blevins, Chris Blevins
- Wife: Jessica Blevins
- Facebook: @NinjaTB
- Twitter: @Ninja
- Instagram: @ninja
- TikTok: @ninja
- YouTube: Ninja Official
- Many people define Ninja as Michael Jordan in gaming.
- After he was born, his family moved to the Chicago suburbs.
- His top three video games are Final Fantasy XI, Legend of Legaia, and Halo 2.
- In high school, the gamer joined the soccer team.
- Once he went home from school, he would play video games for seven hours straight, then did his homework.
- In 2010, the gamer his wife named Jessica Blevins at a tournament.
- The woman contributed to Ninja’s success by becoming his manager.
- He then married her in August 2017.
- In 2016, his Twitch account was banned because he released a racist message.
- He raised more than 110,000 USD for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in 2018.
- In the same year, the gamer gave away almost 50,000 USD in prize money for an Esports event.
- He got backlash after emphasizing the word nigga while rapping a song titled 44 More in 2018.
- In the same year, he got criticism for falsely reporting a Fortnite player IcyFive.
- He played with a fake Drake in November 2018, as Drake’s Fornite account was hacked.
- He also contributed to the #Clips4Kids event and raised 340,000 USD.
- Along with Marshmello, he donated 1 million USD to a charity in 2018.
- In 2019, he had a feud with a gamer named Dakota on Twitter.
- In the same year, Time magazine listed him as one of the most influential people.
- His ideal type is…
Pics of Ninja
1. He poses in the middle of the snowfield
2. The gamer wears a pink hoodie
3. He wears a monochrome outfit
4. He smiles brightly with a toy gun in his hand
5. The all-black outfit looks stylish
When many parents are worried about video games, Ninja has built his success in the industry. He proves that the definition of success is varied.