LazarBeam, Muselk, and Valkyrae Sign Exclusive Streaming Deals
The video-sharing platform has added three more names to their growing list of exclusive streamers. Lannan “LazarBeam” Eacott, Elliott “Muselk” Watkins, and Rachell “Valkyrae” Hofstetter have all signed deals to move away from Twitch and now live stream exclusively on YouTube. The deals for LazarBeam and Muselk were brokered by WME and Click Management while the deal for Valkyrae was brokered by UTA. They join an ever-growing roster of streamers including Lachlan and CouRage to leave Twitch in favor of Google’s video sharing service.
First Female to Join 100 Thieves
Valkyrae is a Fortnite content creator that has been growing in popularity since she started streaming in 2015. She was the first female content creator to join the esports organization 100 Thieves and was invited to the Fortnite PRO AM tournament at E3 2019. She is a diverse streamer and content creator well known for collaborating with other creators and for her philanthropic works. She often hosts charity streams for organizations such as the Gamers Outreach Foundation. She hopes to use her YouTube streaming deal to raise awareness of the importance of physical and mental well-being.
From Law School to YouTube
Muselk first began making YouTube videos while he was working on his law degree and working as a legal intern at Gilbert + Tobin. He began gaining popularity playing games like Team Fortress 2 and Garry’s Mod among others. As his audience grew, he convinced his parents to let him take some time off from university in 2014 and has been a full-time content creator ever since. Today he has 8 million subscribers on YouTube, is the co-owner of Click Management, and is a presenter on Disney’s Gamefest.
LazarBeam is best known for his comedic content and Fortnite memes. He joined YouTube in 2015 where his humor and personality quickly attracted and audience. Today, he is one of the top content creators on YouTube with a following of 12 million subscribers. He is best known for playing Fortnite and Minecraft with his intense hatred for Twitch Streamers. He hopes to use the YouTube deal to create a bigger impact in the entertainment industry.
LazarBeam and Muselk Team Up for #FightTheFires
Following the announcement of their new streaming deal, LazarBeam and Muselk announced that they would host a 12-hour charity live stream to raise money for the Australian Bushfire Crisis through GoFundMe. The pair raised $100 thousand AUD within the first six hours and are continuing to promote the official #FighTheFires GoFundMe page on social media.