Tired of the same old content creators? Here are our picks for the top 5 most underrated Twitch streamers you might dig
Twitch is the world’s leading video gaming platform for streaming and for communities to unite. While the platform has its fair share of popular streamers, a few streamers are underrated and deserve a lot more hype than they do. These are streamers who produce high-quality content, but don’t get enough recognition. Let’s see if we can change that with a list of 5 underrated Twitch streamers that you will enjoy watching.
- Age: 32
- Streaming Started: 2018
- Followers: 1.9M
- Games: Various
Anita is an English Twitch streamer and Youtuber, better known as “Sweet Anita,” her stage or gaming name. Anita began her streaming career on Twitch in the year 2018.
She is most renowned for her profanity-laden dialogues, which she cannot control due to her diagnosis of Tourette’s Syndrome. Anita first attempted to get a medical diagnosis for her condition at the age of 13 but the doctor brushed her off and dismissed her as an attention-seeker.
But, a decade later, she got a medical diagnosis done again and after a week of tests, she was diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome. Her early streams included only gaming content, where she mostly played Overwatch.
She gained popularity and reached a high ranking on the charts quickly because of the tics that caused her to make inappropriate comments, as people found it hilarious and entertaining. In late 2018, she earned a feature as one of the most influential people in video games in Variety magazine.
Anita’s first major award she got nominated for was the “Twitch Streamer of the Year” award at the 11th Shorty Awards held in 2019. At present, Anita not only does gaming streams, but she also does streams where she sits down and converses with her chat about her ongoings in life.
Daytona “broxh_” Taputu
- Age: 33
- Streaming Started: 2015
- Followers: 1.7M
- Games: Various
Twitch is a platform predominantly popular for its gaming streams, but there are also other professions of streams that are done by different personalities globally. One of those personalities who has gained a lot of fame and shot up to be an internet personality is Daytona Taputu, better known as “broxh_.”
He is from New Zealand and is a professional wood carver, which has allowed him to carve a name for himself on Twitch’s platform. The man has been given the title of the “Bob Ross of Carving” because of his exceptional wood carving skills.
His style of wood carving is whakairo, which is the name for the Maori art of wood carving. At present, not only is Daytona a wood carver, but he is also an avid gamer who is known for his World of Warcraft (WoW) gameplays.
He is a very wholesome and humble person who simply streams to share his knowledge with the world. His thoughtful and genuinely kind personality is what caused his popularity to soar overnight.
It caused a massive upsurge in his follower count and made him earn a feature on Twitch’s page for Australia and New Zealand. He encouraged his followers to watch his content for free and removed the button for Twitch donations because he felt bad! He even tried to return the money to his subscribers because of his genuine nature.
- Age: 31
- Streaming Started: 2017
- Followers: 1.2M
- Games: World of Warcraft and PlayerUnknown’s Battleground
As mentioned before, while Twitch includes gaming-related content on its platform, there are some creators that create various types of content, including gaming. One of those creators who produce quality content but is quite underrated is Tim, better known as “EsfandTV.”
He first started his journey as a YouTuber in 2016. He started streaming alongside his Youtube career but quickly switched to full-time streaming afterward.
He joined the Elysium Horde Guild and was streaming World of Warcraft (WoW) full-time since 2017, but unfortunately during one of his streams, Twitch banned him from streaming the game because of being on a private server. Afterward, he had to change his content because of his ban, so he switched to playing PlayerUnknown’s Battleground (PUBG) with fellow streamers such as Asmongold, McConnel, Sodapoppin, Mizkif, Trainwreckstv, Erobb221, etc.
He also expanded his content to other sectors, such as cooking and heavy weightlifting. But his ban expired and he resumed streaming World of Warcraft in 2019. After the release of Classic World of Warcraft, he specifically climbed the ranks for his Paladin Ret Play.
In 2020, Esfand along with Asmongold, Mizkif, Rich Campbell and Tips Out founded the lifestyle brand and gaming organization, One True King (OTK), where all of them engaged in various activities. Now, Tim is streaming World of Warcraft and Player’sUnknown Battleground alongside other games and activities while still being a part of One True King with his fellow members.
In 2021, Tim and his fellow OTK members including JSchlattLIVE, JayCGee and JustAMinx built a house next to fellow OTK member Mizkif and started living together as roomies. At the time of the One True Kink or OTK Anniversary in 2021, Tim announced the making of his own series named “OTK Loot Goblins” which later ran for a total of five episodes and a second season is already in the making!
Christopher “Jay3” Pavloff
- Age: 28
- Streaming Started: 2016
- Followers: 561K
- Games: Overwatch 2 and Apex Legends
Christopher Pavloff, better known as “Jay3” is an American streamer born in Miami, Florida. He is best known for his high Skill Rating (SR) Overwatch 2 gameplays which he streams on Twitch religiously.
He is one of the top 500 Overwatch players and has gained a lot of fame for his amazing skills in playing the game. He is currently a part of the esports team named FLMayhem or Florida Mayhem which is part of the Overwatch League.
After high school, he went on to study Nursing at Miami Dade College but quickly dropped out to pursue Overwatch professionally as a content creator. He began as career as a professional Overwatch player as a part of eLusive, which was an unsigned team.
Kingdom eSports then took over the roster team, eLusive and was later bought out by Detroit Renegades in 2017. In May 2018, Christopher joined Mirage Sport Électronique but soon Ghost Gaming signed him onto their inaugural team.
In that team, he began to play Apex Legends professionally. But, unfortunately, that team disbanded three months later because they believed that Apex Legends was not a game fit for eSports which made him return to playing Overwatch full-time again.
Now he is a full-time Overwatch content creator, and because his career is at its peak he was able to pay off his family’s debts. In a recent live stream, he broke the news to his dad by making him close his eyes and handing him an envelope. When his dad learned the news about the debt being paid off, he broke out in tears and afterward, Christopher thanked his Twitch chat and called them his family.
Lea “slayeas” Martinez
- Age: 28
- Streaming Started: 2020
- Followers: 160K
- Games: Various
Lea Martinez, better known as “slayeas” is a famous American star. She is best known for her cosplays, acting and gaming streams.
She rose high up in the ranks because of her Tiktok account, which has over 4 million followers at present. Her most famous cosplays are her Star Wars cosplay which she portrays on all of her social media accounts.
Before gaining popularity as a Social Media Star, Lea was a high school club swimmer. She started streaming in 2020 during the pandemic when her breakthrough as a Social Media Star occurred.
Now, she is an active Twitch streamer alongside her flourishing social media accounts where she plays games and does cosplays often. She plays a variety of games on her streams and sometimes also does streams where she sits down and talks to her chat about her life and its happenings.
In short, the follower count of a streamer does not determine the quality of the content that they produce. At the end of the day, how they’re creating content and putting it out there matters more than their follower count.
So, if you’re looking for some new Twitch streamers to watch, you should definitely check out the list given above and take your pick from the bunch. They are underrated and they deserve some love, so go give them that along with a follow!