The gaming industry and content surrounding it has often been dominated by men. However, representation of women in games and in gaming content has made incredible strides. Leading the charge are many female gaming influencers, some of which have become some of the most popular personalities to ever grace YouTube.
Top female gaming influencers on YouTube
SSSniperwolf is one of the top YouTube personalities with 33.5M subscribers. She got her start in gaming content but has since branched out to reaction videos and other content that capitalizes on her celebrity status. It all started with her Fortnite gameplay videos, which introduced her to a large audience.
Jen, creator of the channel GamingWithJen, is a Roblox enthusiast whose gameplay videos give subscribers the chance to get to know her engaging personality. Jen has also published a book called “Into the Overworld,” a graphic novel which tells the story of an exciting adventure in a “fun-tastic” new world.
Rachel, better known by her YouTube channel name ValkyRae, is a streamer and content creator who plays Fortnite, Among Us, and other games. She also creates plenty of content around her personal life, including her travels and collaborations with other creators. She is a co-owner of 100 Thieves, a gaming organization.
Loserfruit, otherwise known as Kathleen, is an English creator who plays Fortnite, Overwatch, LEGO 2K Drive, and Among Us. She is always crafting new ideas for gameplay videos, and occasionally dips into cosplay content. She has more than 3.4M subscribers.