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Optic H3cz Net Worth – $2.5 million

What is Optic H3cz’s net worth? Who is Optic H3cz’s wife?


Optic H3cz (real name – Hector Rodriguez) is an American entrepreneur and YouTuber who serves as the owner and CEO of OpTic Gaming, one of the best organizations within the Call of Duty franchise. 

OpTic Gaming is also known for competing in Gears of War, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Overwatch, DotA 2, League of Legends, Counter-Strike, and Halo.


He was born on February 9, 1980, in El Paso, Texas, USA.

In 2005, Hector started to play the first-person shooter ”Call of Duty 2.”

On March 25, 2006, Rodriguez started the YouTube channel, ”HECZ.”

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Optic H3cz Net Worth


In 2007, Hector joined OpTic Gaming. The esports organization was established in 2006 by Ryan “J” Musselman and OpTic “Kr3w.”

In June 2008, Rodriguez took full ownership of OpTic Gaming.

”I wear many hats here at OpTic Gaming, but my main one is to make sure that everything that needs to be done for the players is taken care of,” he told Game Informer.

OpTic Gaming went on to become one of the most popular ”Call of Duty League” gaming stables under his ownership.

On August 19, 2014, Hector started his second YouTube channel, heczTV.

In 2016, he sold most of his shares at OpTic to Infinite Sports & Entertainment.

On May 17, 2016, Hector with Fwiz, OpTic J, Midnite, BigTymer, Scump, and NaDeSHot released a book titled – ”OpTic Gaming: The Making of eSports Champions.”

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HECZ, Ben Simmons, and Andy Miller, Chairman and CEO of NRG Gaming and Chicago Huntsmen attend the NRG Gaming Chicago Huntsmen Homecoming during NBA All Star Weekend – @Getty

In 2017, OpTic Gaming won its first Call of Duty Championship. In the same year, Infinite Sports & Entertainment acquired OpTic Gaming.

On June 12, 2019, Immortals Gaming Club announced the acquisition of Infinite Esports & Entertainment.

On September 15, 2019, it was reported that Hector left his position at OpTic.

”I have great respect for the Immortals Organization,” Rodriguez said. He added: ”They have treated me and all of OpTic’s players fairly during this transition period.”

On the same day, Hector revealed that he would be joining NRG as the co-CEO alongside Andy Miller.

”A big day for @NRGgg and big personal day for me. So excited to have @OpTicH3CZ as my duo,” Andy Miller tweeted.

”We have a lot of similar thoughts about the industry, that really made it make sense,” Hector stated at the time. ”I like that they’re so well diversified in esports.”


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In September 2020, Rodriguez said that Twitch shouldn’t ban streamers playing with YouTube streamer Dr Disrespect. Note – Dr Disrespect was banned permanently on Twitch in June 2020.

”If I’m Twitch, I’m going to take a little bit of a chill pill and say, ‘okay, he’s not there presently, it’s only 99% of his personality that’s being broadcast on a Twitch channel,’” Rodriguez explained.

In early October 2020, it was reported that H3CZ had reacquired OpTic Gaming.

In 2023, he joined the ownership group of the American indoor football team, Dallas Sidekicks.

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Optic H3cz is married to Jude Rodriguez (née Villegas). She is known as jud3vill on Instagram.


The couple has a daughter, named Liv.



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”My head is way too small but happy to be amongst some incredible people, some of whom I consider great friends.”

”What I like most about golf is being outdoors.”

”Competitive players are driven by competition, and that has a lot to do with their personality.”

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His brother Pedro is also a gamer.

Optic H3cz – Net Worth

So, how much is Optic H3cz worth?

Hector earned most of his wealth from owning the gaming organization OpTic Gaming. The organization earns money through sponsorship and merchandise. It does not take any percentage from the players’ winnings.

OpTic Gaming’s YouTube channel has more than 1.52 million subscribers and over 167 million views.

In addition, Rodriguez has two YouTube channels (heczTV and HECZ) that have over 200 million views, meaning about $600k in revenue before taxes.

Therefore, Optic H3cz has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million.

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