• Erobb221 is a Twitch streamer with a net worth of over $1 million.
• He grew up with an older brother Tyler and both were interested in video games.
• He mainly streams video game content from League of Legends and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.
• He has attracted controversy leading to multiple bans from the Twitch platform.
• He has an Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube account with a combined following of over 43,000.
Who is Erobb221?
Erobb221 was born on 20 February 1996, in Missouri, USA, and is a Twitch streamer, best known for streaming video game content from games such as “League of Legends”, and “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds”. He is also the younger brother of another popular streamer – loltyler1 – who is known for his “League of Legends” content.
The Wealth of Erobb221
How rich is Erobb221? As of mid-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $1 million, earned through a successful career in streaming. He’s gained numerous opportunities thanks to his online fame and has also attracted controversy leading him to be banned from the Twitch platform several times.
Early Life and Education
Very little is known about Robb’s life prior to his rise to fame online. It is known that he grew up with an older brother Tyler, and both of them were very interested in video games. However, he never really saw it as a potential career, and after matriculating from high school, he enrolled at Culver-Stockton College.
It is a liberal arts college, a four year residential university which offers practical learning experiences. It is located on 140 acres overlooking the Mississippi River. It was initially founded as a Christian University in 1853, and was chartered to cater towards men as well as women. The college has over 800 students in attendance. It was during Robb’s time in college, that his older brother started to gain a bit of success from streaming video games on Twitch. He became interested in it as well, and saw it as a potential career as it would earn him income while also doing something that he was very interested in.
Erobb set up his own account on Twitch, and began streaming himself playing video games. Twitch is a streaming platform which was originally established to focus on video game live streaming, though it later included more types of streams such as In Real Life (IRL). It was created in 2011 and was meant only as a spin-off to Justin.tv, but later staff decided to focus all of their efforts towards Twitch due to the growing interest in video game streaming. As of 2018, the platform has over 2.2 million broadcasters monthly, and over 15 million daily users.
Happy 4th of July =) pic.twitter.com/SYQ61In2t3
— Eric (@Erobb221) July 4, 2018
He began by following his brother’s footsteps, and played a lot of the video game “League of Legends”. The game is published by Riot Games, and is free to play with options to buy various cosmetics using real cash. Players control a summoner which controls a champion with unique abilities. He then teams up with others to battle against an enemy team of champions. The first team to destroy the other’s Nexus located at the heart of their base is declared the winner. The game has received a lot of positive reception, and has grown its popularity since its release in 2009.
Recent Endeavors and Controversies
While he played “League of Legends” for a long time, Robb eventually decided that it was time to move on from the game, and turned his interest in other newly released games. He started playing a lot of the video game “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds”, which is inspired by the Japanese film “Battle Royale”, and has a player or team fight on a large map containing 100 players with the survivor being declared as the winner. The game also has a shrinking map area, which adds to the game’s complexity.
He also streamed other games, and has often collaborated with friends who are also streamers. He has attracted controversy throughout his years streaming as he’s been banned and reinstated several times by Twitch. According to several sources, he often gets banned for violations of the policy of the website which often has to do with comments sexual or racist in nature, and other allegations. The policy of Twitch updates often, so has been the subject of controversy for many streamers. He has been critical of the lack of clarity when it comes to the policies of Twitch.
Personal Life and Social Media
For his personal life, not much is known in terms of Robb’s romantic relationships. He hasn’t been very public about this aspect of his life, and prefers to keep it out of the spotlight. He has been openly critical of how there is a possible double-standard when it comes to the policies of Twitch – this comes after several other male Twitch streamers were banned for sexually suggestive content, while women who do the same aren’t even noticed. Despite that, he continues to stream because it is his main source of income.
Similar to numerous Twitch streamers, he is active online through accounts on social media. He has over 4,000 followers on the website Instagram which mostly showcases personal photos., and a lot of comedic content including doing bad cosplays of several popular characters. He also has a Twitter account which has over 34,000 followers, on which he posts his day to day endeavors including photos alongside friends. According to his Twitch profile, he recently completed a degree in law. He also has a YouTube account which has over 9,000 subscribers, and he mainly posts video blog (blog) content as well as stream highlights.
Of general interest, Robb reputedly stands at 6ft 9ins tall.