ShahZaM – Age, Height, Net Worth, Family Status and Complete Biography
Shahzeb “ShahZaM” Khan is one of the top VALORANT streamers in the world, aged 29, playing on Sentinels. ShahZaM had a successful career in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive before making the jump to VALORANT. He won the Valorant Champions Tours in 2021.
ShahZaM was born and raised in Maryland. He has an elder brother, and his parents are supportive of his career choice. More details about his family are not known to the public. He is currently dating another Twitch content creator, Joona.
ShahZaM is a fan of anime and loves to watch shows in his spare time.
ShahZaM grew up playing on multiple consoles, including a Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega, and PlayStations. He transitioned to PC when Halo came out. He was introduced to Counter-Strike: Source in late 2004 when he received a free copy of the game with his purchase of Half-Life 2. He and his brother got really into it and often played against bots together.
ShahZaM started playing in Counter-Strike tournaments during CAL S10. His desire to be the best in the game gained recognition from the community, especially when his team, Denial, started performing well.
Cloud 9 offered him his first position shortly after he graduated. It was risky, as the competition scene was still developing and would have left him little time to do anything else he wanted. He approached his parents about the opportunity and was surprised that they were supportive of it, and therefore he decided to focus all his energy on his esports career.
He has competed for multiple organizations, like Optic Gaming in 2015 and Echo Fox in 2016. He joined Misfits Gaming in 2017 before returning to Optic Gaming the following year. However, his affiliation with them didn’t last long. In May of that year, he moved to compLexity. He stayed there until April 2020, when he transitioned to Sentinels.
What is ShahZaM’s Net Worth?
ShahZaM is an active esports player and has been participating in tournaments and creating content for a long time. ShahZam has a net worth of around $1.5 million.
How Much Does ShahZaM Earn?
ShahZaM earns around $4.9K to $7.2K a month from YouTube, giving him an estimation of about $58.8K to $86.4K on a yearly basis. He has a comparably lower number of subscribers but gets much more views per video. ShahZaM, who does the majority of his streaming on Twitch and makes anywhere from around $16K-$23K per month and about $192K-$277K per year.
In addition to this, ShahZaM also does sponsorship and has a contract with Sentinels.
While ShahZaM streams to his followers regularly, he does not have a set schedule for his live streams.
ShahZaM has to date, participated in over 120 public tournaments, with 22 first-place finishes. He has achieved runner-up position in a further 16 and has qualified for the semis another 20 times. He is widely considered by many in online gaming and especially in the professional esports community as one of the most consistent players around the world.
He has won the Valorant Champions Tour 2021 and bagged $40,000 from the event, which is, to this day, his biggest win from a single tournament.
- ShahZaM won his first tournament in the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at the John Wick Invitational.
- ShahZaM represented the USA at the World Championships NA Qualifier. He finished top of the rankings.