How Much Do Twitch Streamers Make? How To Make Money Streaming

Are you looking for a new way to make money online? Do you also want to turn your love for video games into a profitable side hustle?

If getting paid to play your favorite games sounds like a dream, you should consider starting a Twitch stream.

Before embarking on a new online venture, you need to ask the question: is it lucrative? How much do Twitch streamers make, and is it worth your time to become one?

Most Twitch Affiliates first start earning money with subscriptions, commonly called subs. Subs are a way for fans to show support and appreciation.

Cheering is another easy and popular way to earn money on Twitch. Fans can buy bits, Twitch’s virtual currency, and then “cheer” them  on when their favorite streamer does something funny or hard.

One way that Twitch Streamers can make a paltry amount of money is through ads. Once a streamer reaches affiliate status, a pre-roll ad will automatically start playing when new viewers check out the channel.

Once you become an affiliate, you gain exclusive access to Amazon’s Blacksmith program, which is really just the gamer’s version of the Amazon Affiliate program.