The 5 Highest Earning Female Twitch Streamers in 2023
Twitch streaming has evolved beyond being just a hobby and has become a platform that transcends gender boundaries. Today, we will be highlighting the top 5 female Twitch streamers who have managed to rise above the crowd and dominate the platform. These streamers have not only amassed a large following, but they have also found ways to monetize their content and earn significant income from their streams.
Imane “Pokimane” Anys – The Reigning Queen of Twitch
Imane Anys, famously known by her internet aliases “Pokimane” and “Poki,” is a Canadian-Moroccan Twitch streamer, Youtuber, and social media content creator. Her journey as a streamer started in June 2013, initially focusing on streaming the popular game League of Legends (LoL). However, as her fame grew, she diversified her content and gained popularity as a streamer in 2017.
Pokimane became a household name in the Twitch community and secured a place among the top 100 most followed Twitch streamers. In 2017, she was even honored with the title of “Best Twitch Streamer of the Year.” Notably, she was also a part of the content creator group “OfflineTV” until May 2023.
As of 2023, Pokimane boasts a staggering 9.4 million followers on Twitch, making her the most-followed female streamer on the platform. In 2018, she became a Twitch partner and later signed an exclusive multi-year contract with the platform in 2020. Her charismatic personality and skillful gameplay in survival shooter games like Valorant and Fortnite Battle Royale have solidified her position as a top streamer.
With an estimated net worth of $25 million USD, Pokimane holds the title of the highest-earning female Twitch streamer in 2023. While a significant portion of her earnings comes from her Twitch channel’s viewership, she also generates income through sponsorships, brand deals, merchandise sales, and multiple Youtube channels.
Cristina “IamCristinini” Pérez – The Rising Star
Cristina Pérez, widely recognized as “IamCristinini” and “Cristinini,” is a Spanish Twitch streamer, Youtuber, and esports reporter. She embarked on her career in mainstream media in 2016 through Youtube, eventually leaving her accounting job to pursue her passion for video games. In 2017, she ventured into esports reporting as a host for “The Gaming House,” a program focused on sharing esports news alongside Sergio Perela.
Over time, Cristinini’s Twitch channel experienced significant growth, propelling her to become the fourth most-watched female streamer worldwide. Her contributions to the gaming community earned her the title of “Best Esports Reporter” at the Esland Awards in 2021, and she was also featured on Forbes’ list of the most influential streamers in Spain the same year.
Cristinini captivates her audience with engaging role-play and multiplayer gameplays with other streamers. She is known for playing games like World of Warcraft (WoW), Minecraft, Among Us, Fortnite Battle Royale, and Grand Theft Auto V (GTAV). With a net worth of $3.75 million USD, she secures the spot as the second highest-earning female Twitch streamer in 2023.
Kathleen “Loserfruit” Belsten – From League of Legends to Fortnite
Kathleen Belsten, popularly referred to as “Loserfruit” and “Lufu,” is an Australian Twitch streamer, social media influencer, Youtuber, and professional gamer. Starting her mainstream media journey in 2013 with League of Legends (LoL) streams, Loserfruit quickly gained attention. Beyond her gaming capabilities, she has also established herself as a vlogger, posting content on her secondary YouTube channel called “Lufu.”
Loserfruit has secured sponsorships from renowned brands such as Elf Cosmetics and Gymshark. She was also part of the Australian collaboration group “Click,” which has since disbanded. Nevertheless, Loserfruit continued to thrive on her own, becoming one of the most followed female streamers on Twitch.
Known for her Let’s Play live streams, Loserfruit initially played games like League of Legends and Overwatch. However, she later transitioned to Fortnite Battle Royale, a first-person survival shooter. In recognition of her impact on the gaming community, Loserfruit became one of the few streamers to have their own Fortnite outfit as part of the Fortnite Icon Series.
With a net worth of $2.8 million USD, Loserfruit secures the third spot as the highest-earning female Twitch streamer in 2023. Her income primarily stems from her Twitch channel, where she engages with her audience through captivating gameplay.
Abril “AriGameplays” Alonso – The Mexican Talent
Abril Alonso, better known as “AriGameplays” and “Ari,” is a Mexican Twitch streamer, TikToker, Youtuber, cosplayer, model, and social media influencer. She made the decision to drop out of the National Autonomous University of Mexico to pursue a career in social media after experiencing success in the field.
AriGameplays began her mainstream media journey on Youtube in 2014 and later expanded to streaming on Twitch in 2016. Shortly after joining Twitch, she became the second-most followed female streamer, boasting nearly 1.35 million followers. In 2018, she participated in a Fortnite Battle Royale tournament at Gamergy, hosted by El Rubius.
AriGameplays is now the second most followed female streamer on Twitch with a total of 6.6 million followers. Additionally, she holds the 150th position in terms of most-followed users or content creators on Tiktok, with an impressive following of 26.3 million.
AriGameplays garners attention through her cosplays, vlogs, and Let’s Play live streams on Twitch. Some of the games she plays include Fortnite Battle Royale, Minecraft, Overwatch, and Grand Theft Auto V (GTAV). As the fourth highest-earning female Twitch streamer, she has a net worth of $1.3 million USD, with her primary source of earnings being Twitch.
Samantha “rivers_gg” Rivera – The Mexican Sensation
Samantha Rivera, known as “rivers_gg” and “Rivers,” is a Mexican Twitch streamer, Youtuber, and social media content creator. She embarked on her mainstream career as a streamer and quickly gained a dedicated following.
These five female Twitch streamers exemplify the success and earning potential that can be achieved in the gaming community. Through their captivating content, engaging personalities, and dedication to their craft, they have risen to the top of the Twitch platform.
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