MrBeast is not happy with the current reforms that the American live-streaming platform, Twitch has introduced with respect to its revenue sharing and significant changes to its content policies. MrBeast rose to fame due to his viral YouTube content in 2017 and is currently a well-known social media content creator. Known for his charitable acts and stunts, American YouTuber and philanthropist, MrBeast, aka Jimmy Donaldson, has a current net worth of $106 million.

Mr. Beast
Mr. Beast

Everything to Know About MrBeast and His YouTube Empire

MrBeast aka Jimmy Donaldson was one of the most-viewed YouTubers in 2019 and the credit goes to his innovative and attention-grabbing stunts behind which goes long hours of efforts and hard work. Born on May 7, 1998 MrBeast grew up in eastern North Carolina in the city of Greenville, and graduated high school in 2016. He kickstarted his YouTube journey at the age of 13 and initially it was mostly video-game walkthroughs and it took him years to figure out better content that viewers would love to watch.

By mid-2016, MrBeast had acquired 30,000 subscribers and in the same year he enrolled in college but lasted there only for two weeks as he wanted to do nothing other than YouTube. MrBeast first went viral in 2017 when he counted till 1,00,000 and it took him 44 hours to do the challenge. Once he cracked the YouTube algorithm, by November 2017, he amassed 1 million subscribers.

Mr. Beast
Mr. Beast and his Youtube channel logo.

Currently his channel has long-hours stunts with grand prizes and donation and charity stunts as well. He is well-known to roll out thousands of dollars to small streamers on YouTube and Twitch and also to Uber drivers, waitresses and normal strangers on the streets. In 2018 he earned the title of YouTube’s biggest philanthropist as he had given out $1 million in the year.

He currently has 158,000,000 subscribers on his main channel, MrBeast. His other channels are Beast Reacts, MrBeast Gaming, MrBeast 2 (formerly MrBeast Shorts), and the philanthropy channel Beast Philanthropy.

Also, read- Mr Beast Turned Down $1 Billion, Wants $10-20 Billion to Sell His YouTube Empire.

MrBeast Lashes Out At Streaming Platform Twitch

Twitch is an American live video streaming platform and it focuses mostly on video game live streaming, broadcasting esports competitions, music broadcasts, and content creation. Introduced in June 2011 as a spin-off of, Twitch is operated by Twitch Interactive and is a subsidiary of, Inc.

In October 2021, Twitch was attacked by a hacker and suffered data leak and in 2022, it announced that it would be reducing the subscription revenue earned by large streamers. The new change, expected to be effective from June 1, 2023, means that the premium streamers would keep 70% of the first $100,000 earned from subscriptions, post which their cut would be lowered to 50%.

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Mr. Beast calls out Twitch.

Though current CEO, Clancy claimed that 90% of streamers would not be against or be negatively impacted by the revenue reduction, but the change is garnering criticism from many streamers. Recently, famous YouTuber, MrBeast tweeted, Hey @Twitch how about instead of handicapping what creators make, you help them make more? Seems more logical. 

Apart from MrBeast some of the other major streamers who are not happy with the recent set of changes are Asmongold, Cr1TiKaL, and Zentreya. Many other streamers are also considering quitting the platform or organizing boycotts.

Also, read- ‘Will Never Own a Mansion, Yacht, Lamborghini’: Mr. Beast Promises To Stay Humble After Hitting Record Setting 100 Million YouTube Subscribers, Breaking the Internet.

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