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Who is Mizkif? History, Twitch Earnings, Age, Setup, more

Matthew “Mizkif” Rinaudo is a juggernaut on Twitch. He has more than 2 million followers on the platform and averages 15,000 viewers per stream – most of whom tune in to hear him talk rather than play games.

Mizkif sometimes turns to games to create content like most streamers do. However, his content mostly revolves around entertaining fans with his jokes and quirks, which he delivers to the highest degree.

Screengrab via Mizkif on YouTube

Mizkif, at a glance

  • Real name: Matthew Rinaudo
  • Age: 27
  • Birthday: February 14, 1995
  • Nationality: American
  • Partners: None
  • Awards:
    • The Streamer Awards Best Just Chat Streamer 2022
  • Org: One True King (founded by Mizkif, others)

What games does Mizkif play?

Mizkif is primarily a Just Chatting streamer. It takes up more than 50 percent of his total stream time. However, he dabbles in games from time to time, although his best ones differ from other popular streamers.

According to TwitchTracker, his most played game is Super Mario 64. Mizkif is an avid speedrunner, so he has played the game for 450 hours, which accounts for almost 6 percent of his total stream time.

The next closest game is World of Warcraftwhich has 400 hours and 5 percent of the total stream time, followed by Minecraft with 300 hours and 4 percent of the total stream time. After that it goes steeply downhill.

He has played jump king, League of Legends, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Super Smash Bros. Ultimateand Between us everything for around 100 hours and a total of 276 other games included fall guys, HITand more.

Screengrab about Mizkif on Twitch

What is Mizkif’s streaming setup?

How much does Mizkif earn?

According to the October 2021 Twitch payout leak, Mizkif earned $2.1 million from Twitch streaming between August 2019 and October 2021. Given that his following and average viewership have both increased since then, it’s likely that his earnings have increased as well.

However, Mizkif’s net worth is not known. After all, he has income from other sources including YouTube subscriptions, sponsorship deals, merchandise, the One True King organization he founded, and more.

Where is Mizkif from?

Mizkif was born in Montclair, New Jersey. However, he currently lives in Austin, Texas with several friends, including Emiru, who moved in after joining his organization in October 2021 to protect himself from stalkers.

Screengrab via Mizkif on Youtube

Why is Mizkif so popular on Twitch?

As a Just Chatting streamer, Mizkif’s personality has played a major role in its success. To sum it up in a few words, he’s honest, hilarious, shameless, and downright entertaining, and people love him for it.

He spends a lot of time interacting with fans. They often ask his opinion on things and he answers. He’s also quick to respond to ongoing drama in the scene and isn’t afraid to get involved himself. However, its popularity also depends on several things. For example, he has been streaming on the platform since 2016 and has built a close-knit community. The Mizkif subreddit has more than 60,000 active users.

Mizkif has also built a network of streamers, some affiliated with OTK, with whom he collaborates regularly. Some examples are Alinity, Asmongold, Esfand, Rich Campbell, Pokimane. There is a lot of overlap between their fan bases, which in turn increases its popularity.

Last but not least, Mizkif does not shy away from being creative and innovative in terms of content. He’s done everything from hosting his own game show, Schooled, which ended in May 2022, to pretending to be a parent with Alinity, and more.

Mizkif’s most popular twitch clip

Mizkif’s most popular clip on Twitch revolves around Trainwreck telling a roomful of streamers at Mizkif’s home during the Texas mass blackouts of 2021 that they are privileged to have the power turned on.

What’s next for Mizkif?

As mentioned above, Mizkif’s recipe for success mostly revolves around Just Chatting streams. It’s the cornerstone of its content and it’s worked wonders for years, so it likely will continue to do so. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

However, he has increased his efforts to grow his YouTube channel. In May 2022, he also said he wants to be a vlogger when his streaming career ends, so he might pursue that direction even if he’s still streaming.

Mizkif and his organization OTK have also teamed up with WePlay! Esports to create more live events with streamers. So there’s a good chance some of these will come to fruition in the near future.


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