The ever-popular streamer Rachel “Valkyrae” Hofstetter is now a co-owner of the gaming and way of life model, 100 Thieves. “I’m proud to be one of the first women co-owners in esports and beyond excited for our future together,” Hofstetter shared via her personal Twitter account.
The announcement marks a new milestone in what has been a extraordinary profession for the persona. Hofstetter streamed for the esports group for 3 years earlier than being introduced as a co-owner, together with mainstream stars like Drake. While it’s unclear what the position will imply in phrases of duties, the transfer is notable when you think about Valkyrae’s profession. While celebrities can and do announce esports partnerships as a result of they’ve acquired cash to mess around with, Valkyrae is a streamer who has grinded her option to the highest. Not solely is she one of the most important ladies streamers round, she will be able to now say that she is a stakeholder within the enterprise that signed her to start with.
Although the content material creator — recognized for enjoying video games like Among Us — solely left Twitch to maneuver to YouTube in January, she’s racked up over 3.Three million subscribers on Google’s platform. Beyond simply numbers, she’s additionally taken half in main Twitch occasions like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ get out the vote stream, starred in a music video with Machine Gun Kelly, and gained “content creator of the year” at The Game Awards in 2020.
100 Thieves additionally introduced that streamer and YouTube persona Jack “CouRage” Dunlop can be becoming a member of as a co-owner as effectively. The two be a part of the ranks of well-known names like Matthew “Nadeshot” Haag, Scooter Braun, and Dan Gilbert.
“In my mind, this is probably the most important day in 100 Thieves history,” Haag said in a video introducing the two as co-owners. “I could have never predicted that we would be sitting here and welcoming Valkyrae and CouRage officially as co-owners of 100 Thieves.”
People have been pouring their hearts out in assist for her for the reason that announcement. Well-known names like Corpse Husband and Neekolul had been among the many names to cheer her on.
YESSSSSSS RAE SUPREMACY
— Corpse Husband (@Corpse_Husband) April 7, 2021
Congrats Rae HUGE W FOR U AND FOR WOMEN IN THE GAMING INDUSTRY ☺️
— neekolul (@neekolul) April 7, 2021
Peers and followers alike are simply so completely happy to see her on this new position.
FIRST WOMEN OWNER AND A FILIPINA AT THAAAAAT! IM EATING THIS SHIT UP RIGHT NOW!!! YOU MAKE US PROUD
IM SO PROUD OF YOU RAE SEXY BUSINESS WOMAN ❤️
— Alyssa D. Silos (@Alythuh) April 7, 2021
And whereas we nonetheless don’t know what co-ownership will entail, it’s secure to say that she, and her story have impressed many to like and observe her.