- Real name
- Kyle Giersdorf
- Date of birth
- 30th December 2002 (20 years)
Bugha is a popular American Fortnite streamer who placed 1st in multiple Fortnite Tournaments since 2019. He is a promising young professional gamer who has the potential to overtake Ninja in his prime. Many are wondering how much money Bugha makes after winning a world title. Find out about Bugha’s net worth, awards, and other things in the article below.
Kyle Giersdorf was born on December 30, 2002, in a small town in Pennsylvania. He grew up in the same neighborhood and lived a normal life. He got his nickname from his grandfather, who called him ‘Bugha’ when he was still a kid.
He was introduced to Fortnite through his father who loved to play the ‘Save the World’ game mode. Later, he became inclined and joined an Esports organization called ‘Sentinels’. Presently, he is one of Twitch’s most popular streamers and Fortnite Pro Player.
Although Bugha is mostly known for being one of the youngest players of Fortnite to play professionally, he also tries other kinds of games online. Here are some of the famous games Bugha streams on Twitch:
Bugha also has his share of game awards and nominations. In fact, he was nominated “Best in Gaming” during the 2020 Shorty Award.
Known for his amazing Fortnite gameplay, Bugha won the Best Player Award during the 2019 Esports Event presented by TheGameAwards after he won the world cup that same year.
The biggest event (by far) that happened to Bugha might be the Fortnite World Cup finals at the Arthur Ashe stadium in 2019. It was a series of fortunate events for Bugha when he won the Microsoft Store Fortnite Friday Tournament on the weekend before the world cup, and finally winning the Solo Player grand prize on the 2019 Fornite World Cup Finals.
The Fortnite winning prize money Bugha won was an outstanding $3,000,000 which made him one of the richest players of Fortnite (next to Ninja).
Bugha is just beginning to peak in his career as a Fortnite pro player. He also placed 1st in the Fortnite Trio Cash Cup 2019, and defended the same title in 2020.
Bugha makes much money through game streaming, subscriptions, ad view, donations, and paid promotions through sponsorship deals. He made his millions basically from playing Fortnite and it was also through it that he landed on many big brand sponsors. Aside from that, he also receives a monthly fee from Sentinels for playing for their organization.
Bugha’s Twitch Account has him earning from $8,000-$10,000 monthly through subscriptions and paid ads. His Sentinel salary is roughly between $5,000-15,000 a month. In total, he makes about $13,000-$25,000 in Twitch aside from his pot of Fortnite winnings and donations.
Bugha became one of the most well-known Twitch streamers in the gaming industry since he won the 2019 World Cup. Below is his updated TwitchTracker stats:
Bugha is also very active on the red platform. He uses his YouTube Account to posts highlights and Fortnite gameplay. He uploads more or less 4 time per week.
Bugha’s YouTube Channel earns between $3,200-$5,000 monthly. With his income made from Twitch and YouTube combined, Bugha makes around $16,200-$30,000 every month.
Bugha’s merch sales are subjective so they are not included in the estimation of his net worth.
Aside from his main income as a Professional Esports player, Bugha also earns through paid promotions from gaming companies. He also makes money in advertisements, and product sales from his sponsors like:
Bugha’s estimated net worth in 2022 would be around $4 million.
Rumors about Bugha having a girlfriend named ‘Angelica’ whom he started dating in 2019 but also ended shortly in August 2020. Currently, Bugha is single.
Yes, Bugha is on TikTok with more than 5.7 million followers.
Bugha’s success story as a Twitch streamer and a Fortnite World Cup Champion is going to resound in more years to come. If you are aspiring to be a successful gamer, and Bugha inspires you too, don’t stop aiming to be the best. Continue to work hard while keeping in mind that “Today, it’s just a dream; tomorrow might be the next World Cup!”