Fun Facts About Twitch for 2024

Last Updated on: July 9th, 2024

Fun Facts About Twitch for 2024

Fun Facts About Twitch 2Here is a look at some amazing Twitch stats and facts including number of Twitch users and much more. You’ll find out more about the industry leader in video game streaming below. As always, I will be updating this post semi-regularly, so be sure to check back in the future for new and updated stats.

What is Twitch?

Twitch has only been around for about a decade, but they certainly have done a great job building a gigantic, loyal audience, while staying somewhat under the radar of the mainstream tech media. They didn’t, however, sty off the radar of some of the industry heavyweights, as Amazon won a bidding battle last year and purchased Twitch for almost $1 billion.

Twitch Facts

  • Twitch Website:
  • Year Twitch tv launched: June 2011
  • Creators: Justin Kan and Emmett Shear
  • Twitch Current Owner: Amazon
  • Twitch Headquarters: San Francisco, CA

How many people watch Twitch?

31 million DAU (June 2023)

Monthly Twitch viewership time:

1.77 billion hours (October 2023)

Daily Twitch viewership time:

57.2 million hours (October 2023)

How many people stream on Twitch?

31 million monthly creators (June 2023)

Amount that Twitch paid out to streamers in 2022:

$1 billion

Percentage of Twitch viewers that are aged 16-34:

70% (October 2021)

Most watched Twitch category:

Just Chatting (October 2020)

Number of games that had at least 1 billion hours watched on Twitch in 2021:

3- GTA V, League of Legends and Fortnite

Number of first-time Twitch streamers in 2020:

13 million streamers

Number of Twitch app installs in 2020:

81 million total installs

Record for monthly Twitch viewing:

2 billion hours watched in March 2021

Record for most concurrent viewers for a Twitch streamer:

TheGrefg (2.5 million concurrent viewers on January 11, 2021)

Twitch’s increase in total watch hours once the coronavirus lockdowns began:


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Twitch’s share of the video game streaming market:

72.2% (July 2019)

Number of Twitch partner channels:

27,000 partners (December 2018)

Amount that Amazon reportedly bought Twitch for:

$970 million

Average amount of time spent by users on Twitch daily:

95 minutes (March 2019)

Number of inactive old Twitch usernames that were released in November 2017:

30 million

Number of Twitch Affiliate Program members:

248,000 members (December 2018)

Total number of clips on Twitch:

124 million (February 2018)

Number of times Twitch users have interacted with extensions:

1.5 billion times (March 2018)

Amount of content viewed on Twitch in 2020:

1 trillion minutes

Amount of content viewed on Twitch in 2018:

434 billion minutes

Largest Twitch content viewing month to date:

November 2020 (1.7 billion hours) (December 2020)

Amount of hours Twitch affiliates broadcasted in 2017:

34.5 million (April 2018)

Number of chat messages that have been sent in Twitch affiliate channels:

5.7 billion messages (April 2018)

Number of times Twitch affiliate streamers have been clipped:

19.5 million (April 2018)

Number of monthly active Twitch viewers in the US for 2020:

40 million (February 2020)

Current number of Twitch viewers in the US:

37.7 MAU (February 2020)

Percentage of Twitch monthly viewership that is driven by esports:

9-17% (October 2018)

Percentage of Twitch users that are male:

81.5% (February 2018)

Percentage of Twitch users that are not male:

18.5% (February 2018)

Average age of a Twitch user:


Number of channel views for Twitch’s Mighty Morphin Power Rangers marathon:

12.9 million total channel views

Peak number of viewers for Twitch’s Mighty Morphin Power Ranger marathon:

69,529 viewers

Top 5 most-followed Twitch streamers (source, 2023):

    1. ninja
    2. auronplay
    3. ibai
    4. rubius
    5. xQc

Top 5 most-viewed Twitch streamers (source, 2023):

    1. sadd0ta
    2. Miwulik
    3. JohnPitterTV
    4. AdinRoss
    5. aboedmxtest

Amount of Teamfight Tactics Twitch users watched in its first week:

15.2 million hours

That’s all for now. Be sure to check back soon as we update all video game stats as soon as more are provided.

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. Most of these fun facts come from internet reports and may not be official tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.