Top 20 Twitch Streamers in New York City

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Top 20 Twitch Streamers in New York City

Twitch was launched in 2011 as a live-streaming platform where users could stream their gaming sessions as explained at,, and In 2014, Twitch was acquired by Amazon and multiplied its users year after year. Today, you can find all sorts of content on Twitch, from gaming streams to sports broadcasts, music, cooking, and arts. This article will look to focus on the top 20 Twitch streamers in New York City if you are looking for a creator in the area to follow.

  1. Hikaru Nakamura

Born in Japan and raised in White Plains, New York, Nakamura became the country’s youngest American chess master at ten and its youngest Grandmaster at fifteen as articulated at,, and Nakamura is now the most popular chess streamer on Twitch, where he is known for bulldozing top competition while answering questions from his chat, deciphering memes, and recounting move sequences in games that he played several years ago.

  1. Etika

Desmond Daniel Amofah, better known as Etika, was a YouTuber, online streamer, rapper, and model. He was best known for his highly energetic reactions to Super Smash Bros. character reveals and Nintendo Direct presentations, as well as for playing and reacting to various games.

  1. Andy Milonakis

Andrew Michael Milonakis is an American actor, comedian, rapper, and streamer according to,, and He is best known for his work on The Andy Milonakis Show, a sketch comedy series that aired on MTV and MTV2 from 2005 to 2007.

  1. Zach Cregger

Zach is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, producer, and Twitch streamer. He garnered great success while performing live in New York City at LES music venue Pianos and on the internet. He has also appeared on several hit TV shows, such as NBC’s Friends with Benefits.

  1. Hans Niemann

Hans Niemann is an American chess grandmaster and Twitch streamer. Niemann streams both online and over-the-board chess on Twitch, competing against fellow chess streamers such as Hikaru Nakamura, among others.

  1. Jeffrey Shih

Also known by his username Trump or TrumpSC, Jeffrey Shih is an American professional video game player who streams Hearthstone, Age of Empires 4, and previously Starcraft II. As per,, and, Jeffrey is one of the top Hearthstone competitors in North America and has grown his channel into one of the most popular Hearthstone streams on Twitch.

  1. Adin David Ross

Adin David Ross is an American Twitch streamer best known for streaming NBA 2K. Ross began regularly streaming on Twitch while living with his sister Naomi. He joined an NBA 2K group called Always Excelling and met Bronny James through it. He gained popularity by playing NBA 2K with James.

  1. Joshua Citarella

As captured at,, and, Joshua Citarella is an artist, researcher, and Twitch streamer from New York City who studies online communities. His main projects are a podcast and a Twitch account, both of which he uses to discuss current events, and Politigram subcultures, and studies the ways that social media affects radicalization.

  1. Vaush

Ian Kochinski, better known as Vaush, is an American left-wing Youtuber and Twitch streamer known for debating and discussing politics online from what he describes as a libertarian socialist perspective. He is best known for his livestream debates with alt-right figures such as Stefan Molyneux, which have millions of views.

  1. Bryan Patrick Dechart

Bryan is an American actor and Twitch streamer. He is known for his role as Connor in the videogame Detroit: Become Human. He also played Eli Chandler on Jane by Design and starred in the film The Remaining with Alexa Vega.

  1. Gibi ASMR

Gibi ASMR is an American ASMR performer, YouTube personality, Twitch streamer, and cosplayer as covered at,, and At the suggestion of her editor, Gibi created her Twitch channel in 2017, on which she streams ASMR and plays video games.

  1. Keemstar

Daniel M. Keem, better known by his online alias Keemstar, is an American YouTuber, podcaster, and streamer. A controversial figure, he is best known for being the host of the internet popular culture news show DramaAlert. He was born in Buffalo, New York, and is another NYC Twitch streamer worth checking out.

  1. Illmind

Ramon Ibanga, Jr., known professionally as Illmind is an American record producer, songwriter, and educator currently living in Brooklyn, New York as described at,, and In addition to music, Ramon maintains a decent presence on the streaming platform, Twitch, where he takes his fans through his music career.

  1. Kayla Sims

Kayla Marie Sims is an American YouTuber and Twitch streamer popularly known by her handle lilsimsie. Sims is best known for playing The Sims 4 and collaborations with EA Sports on projects such as The Sims 4: Snowy Escape and EA Game Changers.

  1. Casey Neistat

Casey is an American YouTube personality, filmmaker, vlogger, and co-founder of the multimedia company Berne, which was later acquired by CNN. He has stated that he sees his vlogs and streams more as a forum as opposed to a daily journal.

  1. Kai Cenat

Kai Cenat is a social media influencer best known as a YouTube and Twitch star as discussed at,, and He is also active on Instagram and TikTok where he is famous for his comedy videos and has acquired millions of likes.

  1. Zach Kornfeld

Zach is an American YouTuber and streamer best known as an actor in, and video producer of, The Try Guys, one of the Buzzfeed Motion Picture’s most popular series. The series specializes in fun and short-form viral videos and has garnered over 3.2 million subscribers and over 77 million views.

  1. Spencer X

Spencer X is a professional beatboxer and a famous YouTube, Twitch, and TikTok content creator as revealed at,, and He is known for creating original tracks, produced tracks, and comedic tracks across different social media platforms.

  1. John Scarce

John Scarce gained fame for reporting news and drama involving other social media personalities on YouTube. Although starting off commenting on gameplay, he found his niche when he started creating news videos on more famous YouTubers, and he is just as popular on Twitch.

  1. ComfySunday

ComfySunday is an American content creator known for posting gaming videos and streams on her YouTube and Twitch. In her videos, she creates and shares new ideas along with innovative methods of playing Roblox Bloxburg.

These are some of the most popular Twitch streamers in New York City, with more on this topic, and much more, to be found over at,, and