This list contains the top 50 channels with the most followers on the live streaming social platform Twitch. As of January 2022 [update] , the most-followed channel belongs to Ninja with over 17.3 million followers. The brand with the most followers on the platform is Riot Games with over 6.1 million followers. The female streamer with the most followers on her channel is Pokimane with over 8.5 million followers.
The following table lists the 50 most-followed channels on Twitch as of January 2,2022 [update] , with each total rounded down to the nearest hundred thousand followers, as well as the primary category or categories in which they stream.
|1||Ninja||Richard Tyler Blevins||17.3||Fortnite, Apex Legends, Final Fantasy XI, Valorant, League of Legends||United States||—|
|2||auronplay||Raúl Alvarez||11.1||Minecraft , various games, chatting||Spain||—|
|3||Tfue||Turner Tenney||10.8||Call of Duty: Warzone, Minecraft, Apex Legends||United States||—|
|4||Rubius||Rubén Doblas||10.8||Minecraft , Grand Theft Auto V , Among Us , chatting||Spain||—|
|5||shroud||Michael Grzesiek||9.9||Valorant , various games||Canada||—|
|6||xQc||Félix Lengyel||9.8||Grand Theft Auto V , Valorant , various games, chatting||Canada||—|
|7||TheGrefg||David Cánovas||9.2||Fortnite , Minecraft, various games, chatting||Spain||—|
|8||ibai||Ibai Llanos||9.0||Various games, chatting, special events||Spain||—|
|9||pokimane||Imane Anys||8.5||Valorant , various games, chatting||Canada||—|
|10||Myth||Ali Kabbani||7.4||Valorant , various games||United States||—|
|11||Heelmike||Michael Peters||7.4||Various games, chatting||United States||—|
|12||TimTheTatman **||Timothy Betar||7.0||Call of Duty: Warzone , various games||United States||—|
|13||tommyinnit||Thomas Simons||6.9||Minecraft||United Kingdom||—|
|14||NICKMERCS||Nicholas Kolcheff||6.3||Call of Duty: Warzone , Fortnite, Apex Legends||United States||—|
|15||juansguarnizo||Juan Guarnizo||6.2||Various games||Colombia||—|
|16||RanbooLive||—||6.1||Minecraft , various games, chatting||United States||—|
|17||Riot Games||Riot Games||6.1||League of Legends||United States|
|18||summit1g||Jaryd Lazar||6.0||Grand Theft Auto V , various games||United States||—|
|20||alanzoka||Alan Ferreira||5.4||Various games||Brazil||—|
|21||AdinRoss||Adin Ross||5.3||NBA 2K , Grand Theft Auto V , chatting||United States||—|
|22||SypherPK||Ali Hassan||5.3||Fortnite , Call of Duty: Warzone||United States||—|
|24||Mongraal||Kyle Jackson||5.0||Fortnite||United Kingdom||—|
|25||Bugha||Kyle Giersdorf||4.9||Fortnite||United States||—|
|26||Amouranth||Kaitlyn Siragusa||4.9||ASMR, chatting||United States||—|
|28||Tubbo||Toby Smith||4.7||Minecraft||United Kingdom||—|
|29||loltyler1||Tyler Steinkamp||4.7||League of Legends||United States||—|
|30||GeorgeNotFound||George Davidson||4.6||Minecraft||United Kingdom||—|
|31||dakotaz||Brett Hoffman||4.6||Fortnite , Among Us , Valorant||United States||—|
|32||elded||Victor Calderón||4.6||Various games||Mexico||—|
|33||Fresh **||Harley Fresh||4.5||Fortnite||Australia||—|
|34||DrLupo **||Benjamin Lupo||4.5||Escape from Tarkov , various games||United States||—|
|35||Clix||Cody Conrod||4.4||Fortnite||United States||—|
|36||MontanaBlack88||Marcel Eris||4.3||Various games, chatting||Germany||—|
|37||Quackity||Alexis Maldonado||4.3||Minecraft , various games, chatting||Mexico||—|
|38||WilburSoot||Will Gold||4.2||Minecraft , various games, chatting||United Kingdom||—|
|39||nrg_daequan **||Daequan Loco||4.1||Fortnite||United States||—|
|40||Sykkuno||Thomas||3.9||Among Us , Valorant , Grand Theft Auto V, various games||United States||—|
|41||Philza||Phillip Watson||3.8||Minecraft||United Kingdom||—|
|42||Faker||Lee Sang-hyeok||3.7||League of Legends||South Korea||—|
|43||benjyfishy||Benjamin Fish||3.7||Fortnite||United Kingdom||—|
|44||NOBRU||Bruno Goes||3.6||Garena Free Fire, chatting||Brazil||—|
|46||Symfuhny||Mason Lanier||3.5||Call of Duty: Warzone, Call of Duty: Vanguard||United States||—|
|48||moistcr1tikal||Charles White Jr.||3.4||Various games, chatting||United States||—|
|49||RocketLeague||Rocket League||3.4||Rocket League||United States|
|50||Gotaga||Corentin Houssein||3.4||Various games||France||—|
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