Rachel Hofstetter aka Valkyrae was born on January 18, 1992, in Washington. She is an American you tuber and live streamer currently live streaming on twitch TV. She won the content creator of the year, 2020 in The Game Awards. She was also nominated for the Best in Gaming award in the eleventh Shorty awards 2019. Valkyrae worked at GameStop, in her teens. She did not like the retailing job much but persisted due to the incentives such as discounted prices on all games. She started streaming herself while playing Bloodbourne, The Walking Dead (video game series), and more on twitch. Tv. When a regular no of viewers and commenters were noticed, she started posting pictures on Instagram and vlogs on YouTube.
Real Name: Rachel Hofstetter
Birth Date: 18th January 1992
Birth Place: Washington
Age: 28 as of 2020
Occupation: Streamer (gaming) and vlogger
Net Worth: Est. in 2020, $1.9-2M (approx.)
While working at GameStop, Rae started sharing her gaming hobby on Instagram, which brought her a small following online. In 2015, she started streaming on Twitch.tv. After gaining a significant following, Rae (short for valkyrae), started uploading videos on her YouTube channel. She is the first female gamer and content creator for 100 Thieves, an American e-sports team. She left Twitch in 2020 for a YouTube exclusive streaming contract of 4 years duration worth 134M USD.
Valkyrae List of Games streamed on Twitch.Tv
- Funny Squads! TSM_Myth, Pokimane, Sonii, AlexiaRaye, Valkyrae I CRIED FROM LAUGHTER [Fortnite BR] PlayStation 4: Bloodborne +DLC, Dark Souls 3 + DLC, Fallout 4, Far Cry: Primal, Final Fantasy XV, God of War 3, The Last Guardian, The Last of Us, Night in the Woods, Ratchet and Clank, Resident Evil Revelations 2, StarWars Battlefront Beta, Until Dawn, The Walking Dead Season 1 and 2, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
- XboxOne: Conker’s Bad Fur Day, Rise of the Tomb Raider
- Playstation 3: Beyond Two Souls, Heavy Rain
- WiiU: Pikman 3, Super Mario Maker, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
- PC: Amnesia: The Dark Descent, The Beginner’s Guide, Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, BioShock, BioShock Infinite, Bit Dungeon 2, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, CupHead, Dark Souls 1, Don’t Starve, The Dream Machine, Firewatch, Five Nights at Freddy’s 1,2,4, The Forest, Getting Over It, Gone Home, H1Z1, Hearthstone, Hell Blade, King’s Quest, Layers of Fear, Life is Strange Ep. 1-5, Little Nightmares + DLC, Ori and the Blind Forest, Outlast + Whistleblower DLC, Outlast 2, Oxenfree, Player Unknown Battlegrounds, Rampage Knights, Rocket League, Rust, SOMA, South Park: Stick of Truth, TellTale’s Minecraft: Story Mode Ep. 1 and 2, TellTale’s Tales of the Borderlands Ep. 1-5, The Stanley Parable, Titan Souls, The Walking Dead: Michonne, Witcher 3 + Heart of Stone DLC & Blood and Wine DLC, The Wolf Amoung Us, World of Warcraft Legion, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, Unravel
Valkyrae has been quite vocal about her personal life, and believes in no secrecy at all. She was in a relationship with fellow gamer Sonii for about 4-5 years before they broke up in March 2020. They are still friends and often seen gaming together.
Valkyrae Gaming Career
She won the content creator of the year, 2020 in The Game Awards. She was also nominated for the Best in Gaming award in the eleventh Shorty awards 2019. She has a following of 2.8m on Instagram with the same number of subs on YouTube as well.
Valkyrae Net Worth
Rae has been in the news owing to her recent YouTube exclusive streaming deal of 4 years making her richer by 1.34m USD.