We Ranked The Most Followed 21 Latino Streamers On Twitch
As of February 2018, video game streaming site Twitch has become the fourth-largest source of peak internet traffic. It’s no shock that Amazon bought the company as a result. With streamers and professionals gamers making it their home and main source of income, it’s become a source of influencers even for brands working outside of the video games industry and the burgeoning e-sports field.
Latino gamers have formed lively communities in AAA and indie gaming alike with North and Central American streamers becoming prolific influencers on Twitch. Here’s our top 21 picks for notable Latino streamers you need to follow on Twitch if you aren’t already following them, in order of follower count.
Michael Santana, best known as Imaqtpie on account of his mom saying he was cute, is a Twitch partner and professional League of Legends player with one of the largest Twitch followings ever at over 2.4 million followers in addition to 1.7 million YouTube subscribers. Santana hails from Margate, Florida and is of Colombian and Cuban descent. He wanted to be a pro wrestler when he was a child but credits his girlfriend, a Diamond-tier League of Legends player, to taking up the game professionally. Santana is known for his cheerful disposition and catchphrases, like “Raise your dongers” which now populates countless other Twitch chats.
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Also simply known as Castro, Mexican-American Edwin Castro started streaming games on Twitch in early 2014 and attained 100,000 followers on YouTube in his first year then became a YouTube partner. Castro’s love of soccer and video games led him to garner a huge fanbase around playing FIFA games and he now holds a world record for the most followers for his FIFA content at 1.5 million followers on Twitch. Castro is also an ardent philanthropist and has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars through marathon streams for Make-a-Wish, MacMillan Cancer Support, and other charities.
São Paulo-born Felipe Noronha is best known as YoDa. Coming from a military family, he was actually about to join the army until he started played League of Legends then ended up forming the SehLoiro Network for streamers and becoming one of the most popular Twitch partners, let alone most popular Spanish-language Twitch channel with over 1.2 million subscribers.
Monterrey-based Ari hosts Spanish-language streams at 9PM Eastern 7 days a week on her Twitch channel of popular games like Overwatch, League of Legends, CS:GO, and Minecraft to over 785,000 followers and has over 1.2 million YouTube subscribers. Ari’s streams are known for having dances dedicated to her followers and joining her SlothSquad gives you priority to play against her.
The humorous and sarcastic Mexico City-based Fernanfloo has an incredibly enormous fanbase on and off Twitch. He entertains over 751,000 Twitch followers but also has almost 5 million Twitter followers and over 30 million YouTube subscribers. With an affinity for over the top humor with a hefty dose of cheerfulness, it’s no surprise that Fernanfloo has some of the most-viewed Spanish-language gaming content on the internet, particularly his Fortnite, Grand Theft Auto V, and PUBG streams.
Mexican-American Max Gonzalez is a Twitch partner with over 747,000 followers and 1.4 million YouTube subscribers and has been part of the streaming community since Twitch’s early days in 2011. He has frequently collaborated with other Twitch power streamers like SeaNanners and is best-known for his celebrity impressions he does while playing, like Morgan Freeman. An engaging variety streamer, Gonzalez plays a variety of games ranging from Rocket League and H1Z1 to Red Dead Redemption and The Walking Dead.
Roberto “Towelliee” Garcia is from California and has been streaming World of Warcraft videos since 2010. A Twitch partner with over 650,000 followers, Garcia tirelessly grew his following when he was laid off and scraped by on his unemployment checks and his girlfriend’s Costco earnings when Twitch was still a wild yonder. Garcia still broadcasts WoW and other MMOs almost daily, and his fans love listening to stories from his rough upbringing and he aims to keep the chat as pleasant and troll-free as possible.
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ALKAPONE is an award-winning streamer from Mexico who is earnestly looking to improve and grow the Latin American gaming community. His comedic and entertaining presence that is definitely not safe for work while playing games like GTA V, Dark Souls, Minecraft, and League of Legends have earned him over 524,000 Twitch followers and almost 1.3 million on his YouTube channel and he is among the most well-known personalities in the Spanish-language streamer community.
Hailing from Pelotas and residing in São Paulo, Gabriel “Kami” Bohm is one of the most well-known Brazilian Twitch partners with over 515,000 followers and among the most-viewed Portuguese-language streams. He is also considered to be one of the best League of Legends players in Brazil and is partnered with paIn Gaming, the largest eSports club in Latin America. Growing up extremely introverted, Bohm credits League of Legends with breaking out of his shell and his mother avidly supports his career by dressing as female champions from the game when he competes offline.
Ray Narvaez Jr. is a Twitch partner from Austin, Texas. He is a variety streamer with over 469,000 followers and half a million YouTube subscribers, and is mostly known for his Pokemon Red and Blue streams. A former Rooster Teeth team member, Narvaez has a penchant for Xbox One and 360 titles but has played everything from Grand Theft Auto to Stardew Valley. He is very supportive of other Twitch streamers with his #RAYD campaigns at the end of every stream to help them get followers.
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Cuban-American Twitch partner Cinthya Alicea hosts daily streams for over 444,000 followers. She plays a variety of games ranging from CS:GO to Stardew Valley and has become famous for both her philanthropic work raising money for a stray dog sanctuary as well as risque Patreon content.
Mallorca-based Alejandro Fernández has been making YouTube gaming videos before it became a widespread phenomenon. Over 370,000 followers on Twitch and nearly 1.5 million YouTube subscribers watch his Spanish-language streams of Assassin’s Creed, Half-Life, and other popular video game franchises in addition to his satirical cooking videos.
Argentinian Duende Pablo is a Spanish-language streamer focusing mostly on battle royale types of games but considers himself a variety streamer as he has streamed other types of games like Magic: The Gathering and Dead By Daylight on his channel. Duende’s friendly and humorous streaming style has earned him over 319,000 followers on Twitch.
Alan Widmann is a professional World of Warcraft player and member of the pro WoW team Team Razer. Hailing from Caracas, Venezuela, Widmann is also the founder of professional gamer organization Tempo Storm and made his game footage debut on YouTube in 2012 by uploading a WoW UI video of a druid character. A prolific Twitch and Discord partner with consistent presence online and at events like TwitchCon, over 283,000 followers watch his World of Warcraft, Fortnite, and Call of Duty streams.
California-born Twitch partner DeerNadia is half Venezuelan and half Italian and her name comes from being easily spooked and her parents who nicknamed her “Deer Eyes” growing up. She streams League of Legends and Hearthstone to over 217,000 Twitch followers and also makes ASMR videos for YouTube. She credits her brother constantly beating her in Mortal Kombat growing up for developing an interest in competitive games.
Estefanía Algumuer, who goes by Epsyloncat, is a Twitch and Discord partner from Monterrey, Mexico with a background in nutrition who started streaming games in 2014 then turned it into a full-time job. She hosts Spanish-language streams for League of Legends and is in their partner program. Algumuer also streams Hearthstone, PUBG, and Overwatch and has attained Diamond V ranking in League of Legends and almost 112,000 Twitch followers as well as strong presence on Twitter and Instagram.
Of Polish and Mexican descent, TheMexicanRunner is a well-known speedrunner who hosts English-language streams for over 100,000 Twitch followers and 40,000 YouTube subscribers. He plays mostly retro Nintendo games for the NES and his ultimate goal is to finish “NESMania” where he vows to beat all 714 licensed NES games on his stream, but he also plays modern indie hits like Cuphead. He is also working on a studio album with The Mexican Brothers, The OrigiNES Album.
Up-and-coming Argentinian Twitch partner Valentino Laborde, aka Tortita, has over 46,000 followers and is currently one of the fastest-growing Spanish-language Twitch channels with mostly chatting streams peppered with Fortnite, Grand Theft Auto, and Terraria as well as lesser-known titles.
Los Angeles-based Dominican-American Twitch partner SavinTheBees is known for his over the top satirical streaming style rich with dark humor that has earned him over 44,000 followers. His “stream and chill” videos are relaxed and conversational and he covers popular games like Overwatch and Call of Duty: Black Ops, and frequently takes his hilarity to Twitter.
Miguel Angel Colon Martir, aka MACM in the PVP gaming community, has over 15,000 Twitch followers and is known for founding the DETONATION Destiny clan specializing in 6v6 control, and the clan is predominantly Latin American. Based in Puerto Rico, most of Martir’s streams are in Spanish but he’ll answers questions in English and is known for being both a great gunslinger and a friendly, approachable streamer.