Vikkstar – Age, Height, Net Worth, Family Status and Complete Biography
Vikram Singh Barn, who is famously known as Vikkstar123 or simply Vikkstar, is a professional YouTuber and gamer. He co-founded a YouTube group named Sidemen, which he is a part of as well. Vikkstar is also part of another Youtube gaming group called ‘The Pack.’ Today, he co-owns The London Royal Ravens, a professional Call of Duty eSports team.
Not to forget, he is best known for his top performances in Minecraft and first-person shooter video game streams.
|Real Name||Vikram Singh Barn|
|Birthday||2nd August 1995|
|Height||5 feet 8 Inches|
|Team||London Royal Ravens|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
Vikkstar’s parents are British nationals of Indian heritage, and he has two older brothers. His family is kept away as a secret from his audience as they have never appeared in any of his videos. Even their names are unknown.
Additionally, he has a fiancé named Ellie Harlow, and she also maintains a low profile, keeping herself away from the public’s eye for the most part.
Vikram has a fond liking for travel. While most of the videos on his channels are gaming-related, there are a plethora of travel vlogs too. Furthermore, he loves to experience new things, and he has traveled with his fiancé ever since he proposed to her in Dubai.
Owing to his intense love for traveling, he has vlogs capturing his trips to the Alps, Tokyo, Corsica, China, Australia, and several destinations across the globe.
Vikkstar has been playing video games with his friends ever since he was little. He began watching how other streamers built a reputation through their gaming skills and decided he wanted to start a channel too.
Remember, he was a straight-A student and was set to study Natural Sciences at the University College London. However, he declined the position offered at the prestigious college and decided to continue with his YouTube channel instead.
Vikram Singh created a YouTube channel at the age of 15 in 2010. He began uploading videos of him playing Call of Duty: Black Ops and Modern Warfare. The videos he started with ranged from 14 seconds to 10 minutes.
While playing video games with his friends and watching others online, he realized that he could perform certain in-game activities much better. Thus, Vikkstar started to post videos with the intention of teaching others tricks and proven tactical methods while playing different games. Above this, his initial videos were all about techniques and tips to maneuver through the game.
Here are a few highlights from Vikkstar’s gaming career:
- He launched his YouTube Channel named Vikkstar123 on April 12th.
- Uploads his first gaming video playing Modern Warfare on June 24th.
- He joined the YouTube gaming group called The Ultimate Sidemen on October 19th while being the sixth member to onboard the team.
- Vikkstar and five other gamers start their own SMP (survival multi-player) for Minecraft at the end of the year.
- Consistency led to his subscriber base growing to one million on September 8th.
- He won $1,500 during the UMG Friday Fortnite tournament on June 1st.
- He won $3,000 in NerdOut’s Anything Goes Tournament on July 8th.
- He won $2,500 in the Legion Sunday Showdown Week 3 on October 7th.
- He won $15,000 during the Fortnite Fall Skirmish Series on October 28th.
- He won $5000 during Minecraft Monday Week 4 on July 15th.
- He won $5000 during Minecraft Monday Week 9 on August 19th.
- On March 19th, during the Boom TV Code Green Tournament, he won $400 playing Call of Duty: Warzone.
- On April 26th, during the Syndicate Sundays 2020 UK Tournament, he won $3000.
- He won $3000 in the Nickmercs MFAM Gauntlet Event on April 28th.
- He won $10,000 in the Warzone Wednesday Week 6 on April 29th.
- He won $10,000 in the Warzone Wednesday, Week 7, on May 6th.
- He won $10,000 in the Warzone Wednesday Week 8 on May 12th.
- He won $1500 during the Nickmercs Gauntlet Event on May 26th.
- He won $1000 in Vikkstar’s Warzone Showdown: Week 2 on September 4th.
- He won $3,000 in Vikkstar’s Warzone Showdown: Week 3 on September 10th.
- He won $6,000 in Vikkstar’s Warzone Showdown: Week 5 on September 24th.
- He won $6,000 in Vikkstar’s Warzone Showdown: Week 8 on October 14th.
- He won $6,250 in Vikkstar’s Warzone Showdown: The Finals on October 22nd.
- He became a co-owner of the London Royal Ravens (a Call of Duty League team) on November 12th.
- He won $1,000 during the Atlanta FaZe Cold War Clash on November 14th.
- He won $3,000 during the London Royal Ravens Cold War Colosseum on November 19th.
- He won $500 in the London Royal Ravens Warzone Ravenstorm on the 15th of January.
- He won $3,000 during Vikkstar’s Warzone Showdown 2: Week 1 on the 18th of May.
- He won $1,160 at the Royal Ravens Operation MayDay on the 20h of May.
- He won $1,000 during Vikkstar’s Warzone Showdown 2: Week 4 on the 8th of June.
What is Vikkstar’s Net Worth?
Vikkstar’s current net worth is about $10 million. He generates his income from playing in eSport tournaments, having a YouTube Channel, and investing in companies. Moreover, he is a co-owner and face of the London Royal Ravens, while he has also invested his money in the team Rogue, another eSports team.
Because of his vast subscriber list of approximately 7.5 million users on his main channel, ‘Vikkstar123’, a significant portion of his income comes from here. What’s best, he has just over 11 million subscribers across his three channels.
Fact: Vikkstar has 5,18,515 followers on Twitch with over 3 million total views. He also has over 3 million followers on both his Instagram and Twitter accounts.
How Much Does Vikkstar Earn?
Vikkstar earns around $270,000 annually. He generates most of his revenue through his YouTube channels, where he makes 3 to 7 dollars per thousand views. To add on, he pockets added funds through the prize money at gaming events.
Vikkstar, like most other online streamers and YouTubers, has other sources of revenue apart from Youtube. The gaming group he’s a part of called the Sidemen has over 14 million subscribers, and it has its own line of merchandise, transforming into epic sales numbers. Further on, sponsorships for other brands are another source of income.
Vikkstar has no scheduled time or days of streaming hours. He uploads approximately twice per month on Vikkstar123, lesser on his side channels VikkstarPlays, VikkstarShorts, and Vikkstar123HD.
The Sidemen channel uploads every Sunday on “Sidemen Sundays.”
Fun Fact: Vikram first wanted to name his channel a portmanteau of the words Vikram and Gangster, i.e., Vikster, but that was taken, and so was Vikstar. Hence, he settled on the name Vikkstar123.
- First place in the Warzone Wednesday Weeks 6, 7, and 8
- First place in the Vikkstar Warzone Showdown weeks 5 and 8.
- First place in the Fight 2 Fund 2020 Weeks 1 and 3.
- Second place at the Fight 2 Fund 2020 Weeks 2 and 4.
- Second place at the Vikkstar’s Warzone Showdown Week 3 and the finals.
- Second place at the Syndicate Sundays 2020 UK Event.
- Second place at the Atlanta FaZe Cold War Clash.
- Second place at Nickmercs MFAM Gauntlet April Main Event.
- Third place at Nickmercs MFAM Gauntlet May Main Event.
- Third place at Call of Duty Endowment Bowl 2020.
- Nomination for Choice Gamer at the Teen Choice Awards 2017.
Vikkstar was a straight-A student and aced his GCSEs. He was set to become a doctor and get a degree from University College London. There are many jokes about how his parents must be disappointed in him for taking up his online career path instead, but the truth is that his parents are pretty supportive of everything he does.
What’s more, Vikkstar grew up with a pet duck, chicken, and a rabbit. Today, he adores pets and posts many pictures with dogs on his Instagram.