Playing video games has always been popular, but nowadays it is known that many people have made great careers from it. There is a way to earn big amounts of money only by playing video games. Video game players usually have a lot of followers and subscribers on their channels, which brings them big amounts of money.
Today many video game players are very popular and rich. One of them is known by his username Shroud. If you love playing games, then you will certainly like this article.
Also, if you would like to start with game streaming, then this article may be very useful to you.
We are going to tell you a lot of things about Shroud, his career and his personal life. If you decide to read this article, you will see in which way Shroud started his career as a video game player and streamer.
It is interesting that only a small number of people know the real name of Shroud.
You will have the chance to find it out if you decide to read this article, but we are going to tell you first something about his early years.
The first thing you need to know about Shroud is that his birth name is Michael Grzesiek, but his family and friends usually call him Mike. He got the nickname Shroud when he began with his career as a gamer, but later we are going to tell you something more about that.
Now we are going to focus on his early years. Date of birth of Michael Grzesiek was June 2, 1994, which means that he is 25 years old now.
He was born in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, but he has also Polish ancestry. Even though he has Polish ancestry, he doesn’t speak Polish language at all. There is not too much information about the family of Mike Grzesiek. H
owever, he has mentioned them a couple of times in his videos and he told that they are giving him their full support. All we know is that his family has always been supporting him in his work.
There is not information about the education of Mike Grzesiek, so we cannot tell you for sure which school he attended. In his teenage years Mike Grzesiek moved to County, California, U.S., where he started his career as a video game player.
In the following chapter you are going to discover a lot of interesting things related to the career of Mike Grzesiek.
Before we start talking about his professional life, you have to know that his father was also very interested in gaming and his profession was to build PC’s. The father of Mike Grzesiek introduced his son into playing Counter Strike.
Anyway, it is important to know that Mike Grzesiek loved playing games in his childhood and teenage years before he started to do it professionally.
Below you are going to find out something more about his video gaming and streaming career.
As we have said, Mike Grzesiek used to play video games in his childhood. Actually, he played them for more than 10 years before he started his career as a video game player.
Today Michael Grzesiek is known as a very successful video game player, but you have to know what the beginning of his career was. He began his career as a player of E-Sports Entertainment Association League (ESEA). The most important teams in which he played were Exertus, compLexity, Slow Motion, Manajuma, etc.
Very soon an American professional esports organization called Complexity Gaming acquired him as a stand-in and he signed with a professional esports organization known as Cloud9 (C9). This organization is based in LA, California and it was founded in the year 2012.
Michael Grzesiek was a member of Cloud9 and he even helped this organization to come to the second place in a popular tournament ESL Pro League Season 4 that was held in the year 2016. With his team Cloud9 Shroud was travelling around the whole world and he was competing with the best video game players on the world.
In August 2017 Mike Grzesiek decided to leave a popular Cloud9 team and very soon he did it. Actually, he left this team in April 2018. Today he is playing CS:GO from time to time and he is also available for playing as a backup player in the team Cloud9. It is also important to mention that Mike Grzesiek took a part in popular Twitch Rivals tournament and his team won the second place. The prize that his team won was 5 450 dollars.
Today Mike Grzesiek is streaming full time on a live streaming video platform known as Twitch. If you want to know his success in games that he is playing, we are going to tell you some facts related to his streaming.
Until now Mike Grzesiek has streamed more than 6000 hours on this platform.
Also, he has more than 330 million views right now. Thousands of people all around the world are watching the streams of his most popular game PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds).
Of course, you have to know that Mike Grzesiek is using the nickname Shroud, but in the past he was known as Meclipse. Shroud is actually the name of his channel that made him enormously popular.
Today his fans and subscribers know him only as Shroud. Most of them don’t know his real name.
We have also to mention that very often Shroud is called the King of Reddit, too.
Now we are going to tell you what are the most important games that Mike Grzesiek is playing. If we take into account how many hours each of those games was streamed, we have to say that the game PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds) is on the first place. This game was released in the year 2017.
The second place occupies the game Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, while the game Apex Legends is on the third place. Other games that Mike Grzesiek is playing are Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, Fortnite, Escape from Tarkov, Battlefield V, World of Warcraft and Battalion 1944.
As we have mentioned, Michael Grzesiek won a lot of prizes on his tournaments. Each of those tournaments brought him a lot of money. There is no doubt that he is one of the most successful video game players in the U.S. right now. Also, he is one of the most popular streamers on Twitch.
Apart from Twitch, it is known that Shroud is very active on social networks, but later you will have the chance to hear more details about it.
You have seen the most important things related to the career of Michael Grzesiek and now you are going to find out a couple of things about his personal life.
As we have said, Michael Grzesiek was born in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, but later he moved to Orange County, California, U.S., where he made great career.
Now we are going to tell you something about the love life of this popular video game player. It is known that he is in a relationship with Hannah Kennedy, who is also a popular Twitch streamer and her fans know her as Bnans. It is interesting that Hannah Kennedy is 2 years older than Shroud.
Her date of birth is July 2, 1992, which means that she is 27 years old now. When it comes to the profession of Hannah Kennedy, it is important to know that she is not only a video game streamer, but she is also a very successful digital marketing expert.
We will also mention the ex girlfriend of Shroud. It was Jessica Rago and they broke up at the beginning of the year 2019. It was their mutual decision and they get on very well with each other. Jessica Rago is a successful talent manager and she used to work for HyperX earlier.
We will also mention some of the best friends of Mike Grzesiek and you have certainly heard some of them. One of them is Tyler Blevins, known as Ninja, who is also one of the most popular streamers and video gamers in the whole world. Also, one of Shroud’s friends is Post Malone. He is a popular rapper, guitarist and producer. Other friends of Mike Grzesiek are TimThe Tatman, Chad Goff, Justin Ortiz and many others.
It is known that the favourite foods of Mike Grzesiek are strawberries, but he also loves eating other fruits. His favourite hobby is listening to music.
Today Shroud lives in Orange County, California, and he is streaming every day.
Full name: Michael Grzesiek
Nickname: Shroud, Mike
Date of Birth: June 2, 1994
Birth place: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Residence: Orange County, California, United States
Education: Not available
Occupation: Video game player, streamer, Twitch star
Personal Life and Family
Nationality: Polish – Canadian
Father’s name: Not available
Mother’s name: Not available
Marital status: In a relationship
Girlfriend: Hannah Kennedy
Children: No children
Hobbies: Playing games, collecting cars
Personal Look and Measurements
Height: 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Weight: Not available
Hair Color: Dark brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Net Worth and Salary
Net worth: $8.3 million
The current estimated net worth of this popular video gamer and streamer is 8.3 million dollars, while his annual salary is around 2.6 million dollars. The estimated earnings that Shroud has are 3000 dollars per every 1000 new subscribers. It is a usual earning for someone who is a top Twitch partner. But, not only subscribers bring money to Shroud. There are also many advertisements, donations, sponsorships and other things related to his Twitch account. It is also important to mention that YouTube brings a lot of money to Shroud.
As we have already said, Shroud is very active on social networks. His Twitter and Instagram accounts have millions of followers. Shroud usually posts videos that are related to his games. Some of the most popular videos that Shroud has posted on social networks are PUBG in VR, Shroud Vs Silver and many others.
Now we are going to give you a couple of links that may help you find Shroud on social networks, so if you would like to know exactly what is happening in his career and his life in general, you have the opportunity to become his follower, too.
You have seen in this article a story about a popular video game player and streamer who is known as Shroud.
However, we have told you that his real name is Michael Grzesiek. He was born on June 2, 1994 and he is 25 years old now.
He was born in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, but today he lives in Los Angeles, California. Many details about his early years and family are still unknown.
A nickname of this video game player and streamer is Shroud and today he is very popular in his profession. We have also explained you the beginnings of his career. He used to be a professional player of eSports and most time he was playing for the team Cloud9.
Shroud left the team Cloud9 because he wanted to become a full-time streamer on a popular platform known as Twitch. He left Cloud9 in 2017. Most people know him because of his Twitch account and this platform brings him a lot of money. His estimated net worth is 4 million dollars.
Some of the most popular games that Shroud is playing and streaming are PUBG, CS:GO, Apex Legends, World of Warcraft, Escape from Tarkov, etc.
We have also told you that Shroud’s girlfriend is Hannah Kennedy and she is also a popular video game streamer. Her username is @Bnans.
We hope that the links that we have given to you can help you find Shroud on his accounts and join him on social networks. This way you will have the opportunity to find out more about his work and also many other interesting details from his life.