TenZ – Age, Height, Net Worth, Family Status and Complete Biography
TenZ, officially named Tyson Ngo, is amongst the world’s most popular and successful Valorant players. He also is a Twitch streamer and social media influencer.
Currently a member of the esports organization Sentinel, earlier he was a member of the Cloud9 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Team.
There is not much info about TenZ’s personal information available, as he prefers to keep his private life hidden. TenZ was raised by a single mother, Valerie Turcotte. There is no information about his siblings. TenZ is currently engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Kyedae Shymko.
TenZ is a fan of anime.
CS: GO is the first game that TenZ played in his middle school, and it got him hooked up in the world of online gaming. TenZ is a sort of player who likes to challenge himself, which showed from a very young age.
Once he became good enough at the game, he moved on to the MD and then ESEA. He set himself a target of reaching the coveted S-rank in the game, something he eventually accomplished.
TenZ first attempted streaming in November 2015. However, he did not really commit to it until the end of 2017. The following year he received a Twitch partnership.
TenZ started participating in local LAN and online events, gradually improving his skills. It was through his participation in MDM in early 2019 that the ball started rolling for TenZ.
At the event, he performed well enough to attract the attention of Cloud9. He signed up for their CS: GO team in July 2019, just after he graduated from high school.
TenZ only remained on the main team until October 2019. In the April of next year, he became their first pro-Valorant player. After leaving the organization in January 2021, he signed with Sentinels in March 2021.
What is TenZ’s Net Worth?
TenZ has been a professional streamer since 2015, though he did not start regular streaming since 2017. To date, he has participated in 38 professional tournaments, winning 12 of them and finishing runner-up in a further four.
The winnings from those tournaments and his contract and sponsorship have put TenZ’s estimated net worth at over $1.25 million.
This makes him one of the top eSports players, especially in his age category.
How Much Does TenZ Earn?
TenZ has a contract with Sentinels, the details of which are not known to the public. However, there is speculation that he is among the organization’s top earners (as an esports player). In addition to this, there is his performance bonus and winnings that one needs to take into account.
TenZ also has a thriving streaming career. Currently, TenZ has around 4,300 paid subscribers to his Twitch channel. His streams also attract over 20,000 viewers regularly, which should easily earn him about $15,000 per month.
One should also not ignore the Twitch cheer contributions, tips, and advertisements into account.
TenZ is also sponsored by multiple brands.
Monday – Thursday: 04:00 UTC onwards
Friday – Saturday: 19:00 UTC onwards
No stream on Sundays
TenZ has been nominated at multiple events. He was nominated for Best Esports Athlete at 2021, The Game Awards. He was also nominated for the Esports PC Player of the Year and the Esports PC Rookie of the Year award at the Esports Awards in the same year.
In 2022, TenZ was nominated for the Best FPS Streamer at The Streamer Awards.
- TenZ is a dog lover and has a toy noodle which is named Kuro.
- TenZ is engaged to Kyadae Shymko, who is a member of 100 Thieves.
- TenZ is pretty active on his socials and has an Instagram following of over 820K. His TikTok account also has over 1.2 million fans.
- TenZ is managed by Prodigy Agency.
- TenZ is a frequent traveler and has been around many countries, including UAE.
- TenZ has streamed CS: GO and Valorant for over a thousand hours and counting.
- His most popular Twitch stream is 113K viewers on April 24, 2022.
- TenZ is the first player to reach the Valorant rank in the game.