TimTheTatman (birth name – Timothy John Betar) is an American YouTuber and Twitch streamer, who is best known for his Counter-Strike gameplay videos as well as for being in Fortnite compilations.
He describes his followers as the ”tatmanarmy.”
Tim was born on April 8, 1990, in the US. He has grown up a single child in Syracuse, New York.
His mother was an alcoholic, and she died when Tim was 15 years old.
Tim started streaming on Twitch in 2012 when he was in college. He played the following games:
- Counter-Strike: Global Offensive;
- World of Warcraft;
- Fortnite: Battle Royale;
- Call of Duty.
During an interview, he said:
“The real reason that I love streaming is that I get to meet and talk to some many unique and different people.”
The first time he streamed, Tim played Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. In 2014, he started to stream CS: GO. In 2016, Betar started to play Overwatch. His main heroes were – Ana, Roadhog, and McCree.
However, his Twitch channel found its most success after switching over to Fortnite in April 2018. He explained:
”I played Counter-Strike 1.6 back when I was 13, and still play CS: GO to this day.”
Tim went on to say:
”That being said, I also was super into World of Warcraft between 15 and 21, and I know I’ll be playing Legion.”
Betar started his YouTube channel in 2013. The channel has over 1.75 million subscribers and more than 210 million views.
His most popular video is titled – ”I MADE $5000 PLAYING UNO… NINJASHYPER IS BACK?! UNO W/ NINJA, MARCEL & COURAGE.” The video was uploaded on March 29, 2019, and it has over 2.5 million views.
His YouTube view milestones are:
- November 2019 – 210 million;
- December 5, 2018 – 80 million;
- October 3, 2018 – 70 million;
- September 4, 2018 – 60 million;
- July 31, 2018 – 50 million;
- June 25, 2018 – 40 million;
- March 15, 2018 – 30 million;
- June 25, 2017 – 20 million;
- January 14, 2017 – 10 million.
His YouTube channel subscribers milestones are:
- November 2019 – 1.75 million subscribers;
- December 10, 2018 – 1 million subscribers;
- November 11, 2018 – 900,000 subscribers;
- October 3, 2018 – 800,000 subscribers;
- September 4, 2018 – 700,000 subscribers;
- August 7, 2018 – 600,000 subscribers;
- July 12, 2018 – 500,000 subscribers;
- June 18, 2018 – 400,000 subscribers;
- May 15, 2018 – 300,000 subscribers;
- June 15, 2017 – 200,000 subscribers;
- November 14, 2016 – 100,000 subscribers.
In the past, Tim had collaborated with other major YouTubers and Twitch streamers, including:
- Dr Disrespect;
- FaZe Tfue;
Betar is popular on Instagram, where he has more than 3.2 million followers.
TimTheTatman got married to his wife Alexis in August 2016. The two met during high school.
Very grateful today for my beautiful wife. Here she is at 40 weeks of carrying our son around. Thankful to God for this wonderful woman! pic.twitter.com/fx1hmOhJHh
— timthetatman (@timthetatman) April 8, 2019
The couple welcomed their son Brewer in April 2019.
Tim has four tattoos, 2 sleeves, right thigh, and on the chest.
TimTheTatman is 6 Feet 0 Inches (182 centimeters) tall.
On October 23, 2019, he shared his weight loss progress on Twitter, saying that he has lost 45 pounds. He wrote:
“I’m just doing 1,500 calories per day and not working out at the moment.”
Tim also wrote:
Here is a little progress picture for my health change. The left picture is when I was around 300 (325 was my biggest) and the right picture is today at 255. Still more work to do but very happy with the progress so far! pic.twitter.com/d4aydObDaa
— timthetatman (@timthetatman) October 23, 2019
“The left picture is when I was around 300, and the right picture is today at 255.”
In the future, Betar may move to Mixer, a video game streaming platform that is owned by Microsoft. Mixer is the main competition for Twitch.
The speculation first started after American streamer Ninja (he already left Twitch to begin streaming on Mixer) tweeted out TimTheTatman’s Mixer channel on October 24, 2019.
Weird night.. some stuff ended up being compromised, got in touch with the hacker, talked to him for a while and he gave it back.. ended up having a nice conversation with him lol 2018 is wild bro..
— timthetatman (@timthetatman) January 28, 2018
He was hacked a couple of times.
His favorite musician is Waka Flocka, an American rapper who released his debut studio album in 2010. The same year, the rapper was shot two times after a robbery attempt.
On December 9, 2018, the Gamers’ Choice Award named Betar the entertainer of the year.
In 2018, he teamed up with several streamers to raise money for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Betar raised more than $106,000 in 4 hours.
He has two dogs, named Mesa and Tank.
Betar is a big sports fan, especially of Syracuse University athletics.
When asked about what was the first video game he ever played, Betar responded:
”I don’t quite remember the first game I ever played, but I distinctly remember playing The Hunt for Red October on Super Nintendo over and over and over again.”
His streaming sidekick is Kevin, a stuffed penguin.
His favorite gamer is Summit1G, a retired competitive CS: GO player who was a top followed streamer on Twitch from January 2018 to March 2018.
Tim is a very religious man who takes Sundays off so he can go to church.
During Super Bowl LIII, Ninja and Tim were on set for the NFL 100 commercial.
TimTheTatman – Net Worth
Betar earned most of his wealth from ads on his YouTube channel where he has over 210 million views (about $420,000 in revenue) and streaming on Twitch.
In addition, he has several sponsors, like the Audio-Technica Corporation (a Japanese company that manufactures phonographic magnetic cartridges, headphones, and professional microphones) and Monster Energy (an energy drink which was introduced by Hansen Natural Company).
Tim also makes money from selling merch on his website – designbyhumans.com/shop/TimTheTatman/. Therefore, TimTheTatman has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.