Who are the biggest streamers in this concentrated region?
The ever-growing streaming culture has also made a soaring presence in Southeast Asia. The populous region has eleven countries with giants like Indonesia and the Philippines -- also known for its massive gaming and esports industry. But who are the biggest captivators among the streaming community?
We have listed the biggest streamers in each Southeast Asian country below! Note that the metric used to measure the lists is by total Hours Watched from January 1st to November 16th, 2023. Data provided by Esports Charts.
Biggest streamers in Indonesia
- Sensa Gaming
- Jonathan Liandi
- Windah Basudara
- MARSHA OZAWA
- BrandonKent Everything
- Maxhill Antimage
- Ihsan Luminaire
- Gustian REKT
- R7 Tatsumaki
The highly-concentrated Indonesia is one of the biggest juggernauts in streaming culture. It consistently breaks viewership records for esports and gaming, mainly through its most popular title Mobile Legends: Bang Bang. Because of how dominant MLBB is in Indonesia, its top streamers are also conquered by MLBB content creators and pro players.
NOTE: Sensa Gaming was banned from YouTube Gaming due to gambling.
Indonesia's current biggest streamer is Jonathan Liandi. He is a retired MLBB pro who last played for Team Revo. He pursued the streaming career after retirement to become one of the most successful Indonesian streamers with 6 million subscribers on YouTube.
In second place is Windah Basudara who has 12M subscribers on YouTube. He does a ton of various content ranging from GTA to Roblox to a myriad of horror games. Next is XINNN who is an active pro player who is currently playing Mobile Legends for Rex Regum Qeon. He actively streams his gameplay on YouTube which hosts 4.43M subscribers.
In fifth place is Marsha Ozawa. He doesn't regularly stream but he rakes in consistent viewership on his YouTube channel which hosts 2.7M subscribers. He does variety content including Mobile Legends and horror games.
Next is BrandonKent Everything who streams MLBB to 6.6M subscribers on YouTube. At seventh place and eight place are inactive pro players, Maxhill Antimage and Luminaire, who are both currently a part of EVOS Legends.
The final two that round up Indonesia's biggest streamers are Gustian REKT and R7 Tatsumaki. Gustian REKT is a pro player who is currently playing under Alter Ego. Meanwhile, R7 Tatsumaki streams MLBB to 3M subscribers on YouTube.
Biggest streamers in Malaysia
- XK Penjahat
- Pok Ro
- Najwan Ashari
It's no surprise to see Soloz on top with 3.42M HW as he is the most popular Mobile Legends player in the country. His main platform is Facebook with 2.8 million followers which sees the biggest hours watched by a far margin. On top of that, his YouTube channel also manages to enter the list at sixth place.
In second place is XK Penjahat which has 1 million subs on YouTube. He's a variety content creator and would consistently livestream his Mobile Legends sessions. At third place is TinYMine, who has 153K subscribers on YouTube which he uses to upload MInecraft content.
Pok Ro, at fourth place, livestreams tons of horror games on YouTube with almost 1 million subscribers. Next is Yueho, who is a unique entry on the list. She is a Vtuber who does variety streams including Genshin Impact and Honkai Star Rail.
At sixth place is Gripex, who is a retired MLBB pro player, now streaming on Facebook to his 449K followers on Facebook. Najwan Ashari is the seventh biggest Malaysian streamer with 36K subs on YouTube. He mainly does GTA 5 streams.
And at tenth place is Masterramen, who is a veteran streaming figure in Malaysia with almost 1 million Facebook followers. He does variety gaming content and also commentates on tournaments.
Biggest streamers in the Philippines
- Raffy Tulfo in Action
- Akosi Dogie
- Thirdy Gaming
- Synth Gaming
The Philippines' top streamers are also conquered by Mobile Legends players, though there is a sprinkle of other content creators on the list. The most interesting is at first place, Raffy Tulfo in Action, who unlike many others, is a politician and a broadcast journalist. The 63-year-old is the current Senator of the Philippines who regularly streams on YouTube to his 27M subscribers. He leads this list by a FAR margin with 8.20M HW.
(Image via Raffy Tulfo in Action's YouTube)
The second streamer on the list is SirhcEz which has 1.95M HW. He is a streamer for Team Liquid who does MLBB content. Next is ChooxTv who also does MLBB content to his 13M followers on Facebook.
At fourth place is Akosi Dogie, who is a renowned MLBB personality in the Philippines. He is a former pro player who now streams on Facebook to 7.8M followers. Thirdy Gaming follows suit in fifth place, who is also another MLBB streamer.
(Image via Akosie Dogie's Facebook)
Next is DoNnn who showcases his Call of Duty: Mobile gameplay on Facebook. The seventh biggest Filipino streamer is BobongGamer who does MLBB content. Synth Gaming streams mainly Call of Duty: Mobile to 822K followers on Facebook and Bulldog at ninth place does MLBB content on Facebook.
The last on the list, Gabbidoto, is a unique entry in this list. He is a pro Dota 2 player who is currently playing for Blacklist International. He streams his Dota 2 pubs regularly on Twitch which holds 42K followers.
Biggest streamers in Vietnam
- Thay Giao Ba
- MixiGaming (YT)
- Dev Nguyen
- SBTC Clear
- SBTC Kit
- GD FEED
Vietnam sees massive numbers in terms of Hours Watched and is an interesting force in Southeast Asia. Most streamers in Vietnam livestreams on Huya Inc's NimoTV. The platform is robust with players who main League of Legends, GTA5, and PUBG.
Leading the list of Vietnam's biggest streamers is MixiGaming who has a whopping 140M HW. He is the biggest streamer on NimoTV with 2.3M followers and a passionate following. He regularly makes GTA5 content alongside reaction content. MixiGaming's massive presence is not only seen on NimoTV but also on YouTube. His YouTube channel holds 7M subscribers and enters the list at fourth place.
(Image via MixiGaming's YouTube)
In second place is Thay Giao Ba who streams League of Legends to 316K followers. Next is TUITENBO, a GTA5 and PUBG streamer who holds a massive 1 million followings. Dev Nguyen sits at fifth place. He streams GTA5 and PUBG to 400K followers.
In sixth place is a former League of Legends pro player, SBTC Clear, who last played competitively with SBTC Esports. Another SBTC member and a retired LoL player, SBTC Kit, also enters the list at ninth place.
Nhism, who mains PUBG and GTA5, sits at seventh place with 14M HW. Snake follows closely, a streamer who also does GTA5 content including a lot of talk shows. Last on the list is GD FEED, who is a League of Legends streamer.
Biggest streamers in Thailand
- LAZEN XD
- Chicken V
RebirthzTV is the leading streamer in Thailand in terms of Hours Watched. The mysterious streamer has 800K followers on Twitch and mainly streams GTA5. Check out a popular clip of his below!
RebirthzTV's reign of 9.82M HW is followed closely by Edwin_live who has 9.39 HW. Edwin_live has 469K followers on Twitch and mainly does GTA5 content among many other games.
HEARTROCKER is at third place with 8.5M HW. His main platform is YouTube Gaming where he streams a variety of games to 8.6M subscribers. Jackeyy is another GTA5 streamer who holds 450K followers on Twitch.
FifaTargrean has 502K followers on Twitch and mainly does Just Chatting alongside some gaming content. He has 3.97 HW which puts him at sixth place on the list of Thailand's biggest streamers. Next is Gssspotted with 3.81 HW. He does variety content including League of Legends, Apex Legends, and Just Chatting to his 282K followers.
At eight place is LAZEN XD, a mysterious GTA5 streamer who does content on YouTube Gaming to 343K subscribers. LightFuryLF follows after them with 3.14M HW. He does Dota 2 content to 111k followers on Twitch. And at tenth place on the list is Chicken V, who plays Arena of Valor on Facebook Gaming to his 1.9M followers.
Biggest streamers in Singapore
The biggest streamer in Singapore is jingggxd. He is a professional VALORANT player for Paper Rex and often streams his high-level gameplay to 453K followers on Twitch. Below is a clip from jingggxd's Twitch stream!
Closely behind jingggxd is Kiaraakitty, an IRL (in-real-life) streamer who has 523K Twitch followers. At third place is Arthars with 2.02M HW. He mainly streams World of Warcraft on Twitch alongside other games to his 112K followers. Next is spicyuuu with 1.32M HW. She streams her gameplay for titles like VALORANT and CS:GO on Twitch to her 339K followers.
Fourth on the list is Zumi, who is the only Singaporean streamer in this list to stream on NimoTV. She has 20.5K followers on the platform which she uses to mainly stream League of Legends. Stal is the fifth biggest Singaporean streamer. She is the only Vtuber among Singaporean's biggest streamers who streams variety of games on her Twitch channel.
Next is sukasblood who entertains his fans with IRL content. At eight place is LeroyWR, a League of Legends: Wild Rift pro player who has 34K followers on Twitch. Iambyseriestv follows closely at ninth place. He is a professional player who excels in the card games genre including Hearthstone and Yu-Gi-Oh! And finally in tenth place is supercatkei, who streams a variety of content on Twitch.
Overall biggest streamers in SEA
(Image via Esports Charts)
Here's a final overview to round up Southeast Asia's biggest streamers! By Hours Watched, a lot of Vietnamese streamers make it into the list with their massive numbers from NimoTV. Indonesian streamers also enter the top ten biggest streamers in SEA list. Check out the names below!
- MixiGaming - Vietnam
- Thay Giao Ba - Vietnam
- TUITENBO - Vietnam
- Sensa Gaming (banned) - Indonesia
- Jonathan Liandi - Indonesia
- MixiGaming (YouTube) - Vietnam
- Dev Nguyen - Vietnam
- Windah Basudara - Indonesia
- SBTC Clear - Vietnam
- Nhism - Vietnam
That is all for the biggest streamers in Southeast Asia in terms of Hours Watched! All data provided by Esports Charts.
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