Here is a list of all streamers that have joined or completely switched to the new streaming platform, Kick.
Growing a live-streaming platform might not be easy. But Kick, despite its controversial presence, has rapidly grown to become one of the biggest forces among the top live-streaming platforms.
Kick, backed by online casino, Stake.com, recently reached 100 million Hours Watched in a month, only a year since its launch. This could be courtesy of big streamers, mainly from Twitch, hopping on the Kick train and amassing a large pool of audience.
But with Kick's ties to gambling and its lenient rules, the wave of streamers that migrated to Kick also features some of the most notorious names in the content-creating world. Check out the list of the biggest streamers that have joined or completely switched to Kick below.
List of streamers that joined Kick
Trainwreckstv is an American streamer who is known for his commentaries in the streaming community. He co-founded Kick and started streaming on the new platform following Twitch's reinforcement against gambling streams. He holds 2 million followers on Twitch and more than 200K followers on Kick.
Adin Ross is one of the earliest star streamers to make his way to Kick permanently. Following his consistent controversies, his Twitch account which holds 7 million followers was penalized with a permaban. This leads to Adin Ross moving to Kick permanently, now amassing almost 700K followers on the green platform.
The latest notable streamer that signed with Kick is NICKMERCS. He is a widely popular Call of Duty and Apex Legends streamer who has about 7 million followers on Twitch. In a $10 million deal, Kick acquires the massive streamer and his new Kick account has accumulated almost 40,000 followers in a short period.
Tfue is the latest superstar streamer to make an entrance to Kick. The Fortnite legend is one of the earliest streamers to break the 10M followers mark on Twitch, and his presence on the purple platform is incredibly significant. Following a five-months long break from streaming and social media in general, Tfue recently announced his return and this time around - he'll be streaming on Kick. In only one week, his Kick account nears 200K followers.
Buddha is a well-known GTA roleplay streamer who quietly joined Kick in February 2023. The streamer has 870K followers on Twitch and he once had a glorious entry in the top 10 most-watched Twitch streamers in June of 2021. He also had many episodes with xQc and Trainwreckstv, gambling together to close out his streams. He now has 63K followers on Kick.
Roshtein is touted as one of the best Casino streamers even owning his own slot machines. Some even call him the philosopher of online casinos. Despite his fame of 1.1 million followers on Twitch, he keeps his personal life on the low. He now has over 600K followers on Kick.
Ac7ionMan has a long history with drugs and even faced felony charges in his early life. After getting out of rehab, he pursued live streaming and quickly gained popularity. Despite a stable time on Twitch, he signed with Kick in February 2023 and slowly made the transition to the green platform. Ac7ionMan now has 673K Twitch followers and 74K Kick followers.
xQc's arrival on Kick was historical in the streaming space as it boasted a $100 million deal - beating even traditional sports deals. He is one of the biggest streamers on the internet, holding 12 million followers on Twitch. Apart from IRL and reaction content, xQc is also known for its gambling streams. He now has 540K followers on Kick.
Amouranth is one of the biggest female streamers on Twitch, holding 6.4 million followers. She is known for her sensual content, spread through various social media including YouTube and OnlyFans. She moved to Kick in June 2023, now holding 163K followers on the platform.
Destiny is a political commentator who is one of the pioneers of streaming. Another controversial figure, Destiny's Twitch account of 700K followers was indefinitely banned, likely due to hateful conduct. After a short duration of streaming on YouTube, he signed a 7-figure deal with Kick. He joined the green platform in March 2023 and now holds over 80K followers on the new platform.
GM Hikaru Nakamura is a Chess grandmaster who has successfully converted his high skills into entertainment. The American streamer is one of the main reasons that a massive chess interest sparked during the pandemic and he acquired almost 2 million followers on Twitch. The streamer joined Kick in March 2023 and now has almost 80K followers.
Corinnaakopf is a Twitch streamer who has accumulated more than 1 million followers. She has a strong online presence with millions of followers across social media like Twitter, TikTok, and Instagram. She's also one of the most prolific OnlyFans content creators. Since she joined Kick in March, she has accumulated 93K followers on the new platform.
WestCOL is the most popular Columbian streamer who has 1.3 million followers on Twitch. He plays a variety of games but his popular content features him playing online slots and gambling. Following the recent reinforcements against gambling on Twitch, it is no surprise to see WestCOL also make the move. He joined Kick in June 2023 and now has 208K followers.
Ice Poseidon is one of the pioneers in the streaming space who became popular in 2017 from his IRL streams. He shares his fair share of controversies - including multiple bans from Twitch. After a permanent ban in 2017, Iceposeidon moved to YouTube and had a short duration with Mixer. He joined Kick now holding 107K followers. He has 300k Twitch followers and 700K Subscribers on YouTube.
Mellstroy, is another widely controversial streamer that has made a switch to Kick. This Russian streamer is known for horrible moments on live broadcasts - including assaulting a woman on stream - that caused him to get multiple bans on Twitch and YouTube. He holds about 20K followers on Twitch and switched to Kick which has accumulated over 75K followers.
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Dendi, known as the face of Dota 2, has made an entrance on the green platform. The 33-year-old world Dota 2 champion signed a deal with Kick to have it as the title sponsor of his organization, B8. Dendi regularly streamed on Twitch to 1 million followers. With his arrival on Kick, he'll likely bring a portion of his fanbase to the new platform.
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Another Dota 2 legend makes his way to Kick. Arteezy is a renowned Dota 2 veteran who has a massive streaming presence in the community. His Twitch account, which has 770K followers, regularly attracts tens of thousands of concurrent viewers. He recently signed with Kick and now also does occasional gambling streams.