|November 21, 1990
Nick Kolcheff is the man behind the Nickmercs stage name. He is a popular gamer and Twitch streamer from Michigan, USA. In a world full of players relying on keyboard and mouse, Nick is different. He relies on a controller to level the competitive field. He is a premier player with more than 150 tournaments and 200 Victory Royales under his belt. How much cash flow does Nickmercs have?
Nick has more than 2 million subscribers on YouTube and 3 million followers on Twitch. He is among the most popular personalities in the eSports world. Do you want to know more about Nick Kolcheff, aka Nickmercs? Read on!
He started by uploading playthroughs of Outlast in 2011 before transitioning to gaming content. His first serious game was Call of Duty. In 2018, he broke into the superstardom category after breaking a Fortnite World Record for most squad kills in a game.
Nick had a passion for gaming since forever. He focused on gaming to make his dreams come true. Kolcheff opened his first YouTube channel on December 4, 2011. But he struggled to get new followers and subscribers in the beginning.
Nick started posting playthroughs and walkthroughs for Outlast, a first-person survival horror game. According to statistics, it takes around 9 hours to beat Outlast. Nick helped people achieve it.
In the meantime, he opened a Twitch account as well. Nick started his serious gaming career by streaming Call of Duty. But as with most Twitch streamers, his popularity soared with the release of Fortnite.
Nick and his team hold the record for Most Squad kills in a game. He also has the record for most kills by a duo.
In 2016, he joined 100 Thieves, working as a content creator. The organization’s principal founders are Dan Gilbert, Drake, and Scooter Braun. The headquarters are in Los Angeles, California. 100 Thieves streams Call of Duty, League of Legends, and Clash Royale. The team was among the three teams that represented North America in the 2018 World Championship of League of Legends.
NickMercs got a nomination for the 2020 Shorty Awards, recognized as the most prominent personalities in the entertainment industry. In June 2018, he earned $100,000 from his finish of ninth place at Fortnite.
In 2018, he made it to the Finals for the Streamer of the Year Award by the Esports Awards.
Net Worth, Earnings and Income
Nick left organizations and teams by the end of 2018. While his public split surprised fans, it helped him flourish on his own.
He has millions of followers on Twitch and more than 30,000 paid subscribers. His streams get an average of 18,000 viewers. With more than 2 million subscribers on YouTube, he is a performer many teams would love to have. But he likes it on his own.
As of June 2020, NickMercs assets are more than $4 million. His YouTube channel earns him up to $600,000 per year. He also earns money from sponsored reviews, brand endorsements, and other social media accounts.
So far, he earned more than $125,000 in tournament money. He is a hardworking personality with a passion for gaming. Nick is among the few people that can earn money through hobbies.
As of 2020, his Twitch streams accumulated more than 100 million views so far. His peak viewership is 130,000 viewers on a single stream.
Twitch users make money through subscribers, ad revenue, donations, and bits. He has almost 30,000 subscribers that pay a minimum of $2.5 per month. That is more than $70,000 per month from Twitch alone. Twitch also increases the amount of money popular streamers get by subscription.
Popular streamers also make money through the Cheering feature.
You might think Nick leads a quiet and simple life as a gamer. But he does have a hectic life as a professional gamer and streamer. He spends most of the day making live streams and gameplay videos.
Many streamers, Nick included, say they do not have time for dates or girlfriend. NickMercs has estimated worth of around $4 million. But he says he doesn’t get much time to chill with friends and family and spend his money.
While there are pictures of Nick hanging out with a girl, there are is no info on her identity. Nick follows the idea many celebrities put in place, keep your private life secretive. And that works so far.
Nick is one of the many streamers donating to charities and taking part in charity events. He participated in the Twitch’s Super Bowl tie-in event and the Twitch Rivals Streamers Bowl. During the event, Fortnite streamers went head to head with professional football players for a $500,000 prize pool. Nick played went head-to-head with Tampa Bay Buccaneers Wide Receiver Mike Evans.