Asian Andy (real name – Steven) is a live streamer and vlogger who is best known for documenting his everyday life in live vlogs and broadcasts on his Twitch account as well as on his self-titled YouTube channel.
Andy is known as an IRL streamer. The term originated on Twitch.tv, where gamers usually broadcast themselves playing videogames. An IRL Stream is a form of videogames journalism involving a live stream where people broadcast their daily lives. In addition, viewers are able to interact directly with the hosts of IRL streams.
Other famous IRL streamers include:
- Andy Milonakis;
- Tracksuit Andy (he gained his nickname from his insistence on purchasing Ice a tracksuit);
- Sam Pepper;
- Hampton Brandon;
- Ice Poseidon;
- Baked Alaska.
He was born on August 18, 1994. Andy moved to the United States from Vietnam when he was 2 years old. In the present day, he lives in Los Angeles, California.
His YouTube channel was created on June 1, 2006, nevertheless, it wouldn’t be until 2017 that Andy would begin posting YouTube videos on a regular basis.
He is most notably known for ripping off his shirt and generally being overweight while playing the persona of an alpha male. His videos have earned him over 841,000 subscribers on YouTube.
One of his most popular YouTube videos is the June 5, 2017 video titled “Uber Rides with Text to Speech Donations.” Uber Technologies Inc. is a global transportation technology company with headquarters in San Francisco, California, operating in 633 cities worldwide. The video has more than 482,000 views.
He was banned on Twitch several times. The last time in 2018.
He is a fan of Old school Hip Hop. Also, his hobbies include:
- occasionally smoking medicinal cannabis;
- taking Adderall (a central nervous system stimulant of the phenethylamine class. It is used in the treatment of narcolepsy and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. In addition, Adderall is used as a cognitive enhancer and athletic performance enhancer as well as a euphoriant and aphrodisiac).
Andy is a member of the Purple Army as a friend of Ice Poseidon. Ice Poseidon (real name – Paul Denino) is a YouTuber and live streamer who got his start in online media by being RuneScape streamer. His stream is often targeted by fans attempting to disrupt the stream and place Ice Poseidon in compromising situations. In the present day, Ice Poseidon is an in-real-life broadcaster on Youtube after being permanently banned from Twitch due to a swatting prank.
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Andy was born in the Year of the Dog. The Dog is the 11th of all zodiac animals. Men born in the Dog year are energetic, though they are more pessimistic inside. Also, they are genuine and straightforward. Some of the weaknesses of men born in the Year of the Dog include:
- suffering from imaginary fears, highly dependent, and occasionally self-reclusive and inexplicably silent;
- being suspicious, argumentative, picky, with a tendency to be blind;
- they like to criticize others, are theory-oriented but they lack action and judgment in reality;
- they experience great emotional ups and downs, are short-tempered, stubborn and like to display bravery.
His zodiac sign is Leo. People born in this zodiac sign like to be in command of their own kingdom, be it small or big. They are fully capable of being greatly successful on their own, however, they are much happier if they have an audience and a following of people who look up to them.
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Moreover, they frequently cling to what more liberal thinkers might see as outdated thinking due to their devotion. Furthermore, Leos enjoy achieving different things every day and also taking their time off to enjoy solitude.
He is part of Generation Y. Generation Y, also known as Millennials, are born between 1980 and 1995. Generation Y members are all about instant gratification. They put a heavy premium on ease, speed, and efficiency. Millennials trust big brands more than other generations, as long as these companies display integrity and honesty.
In addition, Gen Y members, compared to the older ones, have access to higher education. This is why they are generally optimistic about their future and are convinced that it is possible to grow both professionally and personally in a good work environment.
Asian Andy – Net Worth
Andy earned most of his wealth by streaming on Twitch. Twitch streamers can earn money in different ways, like – donations, ads, and paid subscriptions. For instance, paid subscriptions are set at $4.99 per month, and Twitch does take about 50 percent for all but its “top tier” creators.
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In addition, he has a YouTube channel that has over 82 million views. On YouTube, revenue is earned on the basis of CPM.
For instance, if the CPM for the video is $2, then 1 million views would generate $2,000. But, CPM rates vary widely depending on a number of factors, such as:
- audience retention;
- viewer engagement;
- video length;
- how much is YouTube charging for the ad;
- the subject of the content.
You can also receive donations on YouTube. During a 72 hour YouTube stream, Andy received about $28,000. He donated all to his mother. He also has a website (asianandytv.com) on which he sells personalized T-shirts. Therefore, Asian Andy has an estimated net worth of $0.45 million.
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