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Valkyrae - Bio, Facts, Age, Height, Net Worth, Boyfriend

Rachel Marie Hofsetter, or famously known by Valkyrae, is an American professional gamer, Instagram star, YouTube star, and Twitch streamer.

She was known for her playing the game Fortnite and streaming herself playing various game on Twitch.


Valkyrae’s interest in games began when she was still in school. She grew up playing various video games and taking it seriously when she was in college.

While attending a local community college in Los Angeles, she also worked for GameStop, an American video game, consumer electronics, and gaming merchandise retailer.

Spending her time working at GameStop in 2014, she began playing online gaming and started playing popular games like The Walking Dead and Bloodborne.

While live streaming herself playing video games, she gained more fans and her fans urged her to move to Twitch.

Despite Twitch becoming a male-dominated platform, she can establish a name for herself as a professional gamer.

She is also co-owner of Esport company 100 Thieves, which provides various kinds of products to the customer.

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  • Real Name: Rachel Marie Hofsetter
  • Stage Name: Valkyrae
  • Nickname: Rae
  • Birthday: January 8, 1992
  • Birthplace: Washington, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Nationality: American
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Professional Gamer, YouTube Star, Instagram Star, Twitch Streamer
  • Education: –
  • Hobbies: Dancing, Watching Anime and TV Series
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter: @Valkyrae
  • Instagram: @Valkyrae
  • TikTok: –
  • YouTube: @Valkyrae @Valkyrae2 @ValkyraeShorts
  • Twitch: @Valkyrae (moved her content to YouTube)

Height, Weight, & Physical Appearance

  • Height: 161 cm (5’3”)
  • Weight: 55 kg (121 lbs)
  • Blood Type: –
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Body Measurements: 32-24-35 (Bust 32, Waist 24, and Hips 35 in inches)
  • Shoe Size: –
  • Dress Size: –


  • Father: –
  • Mother: –
  • Brother: –
  • Sister: KC Lyn Marie Hofstetter (Younger Sister)

Boyfriend & Dating History

Michael Sherman (Sonii)

Valkyrae and a gamer, Michael Sherman, whose name goes by Sonii, dated for almost four years. There’s no details on how the two met and began their relationship.

However, they ended their four-year relationship in 2020. Sonii announced their breakup through his social media.

While Sonii has not revealed the reason for the breakup, Valkyrae has said that they are having problems with their neighbors and while Sonii is moving away, they are trying to figure out whether they still could be together or not and decide it’s the best that they parted ways.

After breaking up with Sonii, there’s no news about her current relationship. She is probably single and enjoys spending time with her friends.

Net Worth

Valkyrae’s net worth is around $1.5 million. Her wealth is the result of her popularity as a gamer and YouTube star. She also earns her wealth through sponsors, subscriptions from viewers, donations, and ads.


Valkyrae signed an exclusive contract with YouTube in 2020. According to the contract, she could exclusively make and stream her content through YouTube.

From the contract, she earns around $1 million. With her massive popularity, it’s possible that her income would increase.


In 2021, she partnered with Corpse Husband and Sykkuno for Feeding America fundraiser hosted by Jimmy Fallon.


  • She is a mixed Filipino and German.
  • Her father is an alcoholic and her mother taught her to play video games to escape the toxicity in her homes.
  • Her half-brother died by suicide and it worsened her father’s alcoholism.
  • Her father passed away in 2017 due to cancer.
  • In 2022, she said that she has aphantasia, which makes her unable to visualize things when she closes her eyes.
  • Her sister is a dental hygienist.
  • She has a dog and cat as pets.
  • She likes to spend her time alone and goes on traveling.
  • She is learning to play piano and sometimes the video of her playing piano.
  • From her earning as a gamer, she was able to pay off her mother’s debt.
  • Her ideal type is…

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Music Video


  • 2020 Content Creator of the Year


  • 2019 Best in Gaming – 11th Annual Shorty Awards


“We don’t realize how much our childhood truly affects us.”

“For me, the experience of raising a child would be, probably, too difficult.”

“My mom would lock me and my sister in my room and she would just watch me play games,”

“I just love working. I just love being busy. I don’t know how I would just stop working to have a kid,”

“I escaped so much with video games for my entire life even through middle and high school, I remember being bullied for liking games.”