Saqib Zahid was born on 29 October 1990, in Germany, so under the zodiac sign of Scorpio. As Lirik, he is best known as a professional video gamer and live-streamer on Twitch, one of the world’s leading streaming websites. He has been working as a streamer since 2011, and as he is successful in that field, he has partners. Working hard paid off for Lirik, as he usually has an audience of 20,000 to 40,000 people on average.
So just how rich is Lirik as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, this video games and live-streamer has a net worth of over $700,000, accumulated from his seven years-long career in the previously mentioned field. Additionally, being a Twitch streamer, Lirik gets tips from his loyal fanbase. He rose to fame as a player of DayZ mod, DayZ Standalone and several RP mods and games. His account is verified on Twitch.
Lirik started his channel having been inspired by Towelliee, another streamer and whom he worked with as a chat moderator. In the beginning of his streaming career, Lirik was playing “World of Warcraft”, a worldwide popular video game, and began gaining more fans and recognition thanks to his skills. Later on, he switched to “DayZ”, as it was becoming more popular in the gaming world, and with that Lirik made his big breakthrough. With the established audience, Lirik has a large number of viewers on a regular basis. He makes transitions between the games he plays, but dedicates his time to open-world survival games, latest releases and roleplay mods, and is often accompanied by fellow streamers such as GiantWaffle and ShortyyGuy. When it comes to his streaming schedule he usually streams six days each week with the Saturdays being his day off, and for five hours, from 12:00PM to 5:00PM. Additionally, he hosts the event entitled “Sub Sunday”, in which his subscribers choose the next game that he should play.
Being active in the previously mentioned field, Lirik uses different gadgets and peripherals, including: Audio-Technica M50, HyperX Fury XL, HyperX Alloy FPS Mechanical Keyboard, HyperX Pulsefire FPS Mouse and ASUS ROG Swift.
Most Prominent Twitch Videos
Over the course of seven years, Lirik has streamed 2,980 videos on his Twitch account. His most important videos include “Vod for 21Dec Tbt”, with more than 88,000 views, “Random Vod Many Games”, “God of War- Singles Saturday – Vodcast” watched by 66,000 people, “Thanks, John” and “Just Five More Minutes, Mom”. However, his number one video remains “KKona Clap Simulator”, with close to 250,000 views.
Social Media and Relationship Status
Working in the entertainment field, he is naturally active on social media as well. and uses it as a way to connect with his fans, expand his audience and make more money. Lirik is active on social media such as Twitter and Instagram, followed by almost 700,000 people on the former and over 70,000 people on the latter. He has apparently had minor problems in his career, and on Twitter wrote: “Been digging gaming in general a lot more lately. Gaming has its ups and downs and we all have different tastes. Currently, it is nice waking up and knowing what I want to play”, indicating that he had overcome the problems and that more streams are yet to come. When it comes to his love life and relationship status, Lirik doesn’t share much information regarding that topic, however, during one stream he revealed that he was in a relationship, but didn’t share the identity of his girlfriend.
This Twitch streamer’s favorite food is chipotle. He has a pet bird named Cho, and in addition is the owner of two Scottish fold cats named Nayna and Nomu, and a Savannah cat named Luna, which lives with his mother. Being a cat lover, the majority of Lirik’s Instagram photos are of his cats. He has a brother, who is also a Twitch streamer and who goes under the nickname dasMEHDI. Despite being one of the most prominent Twitch streamers, Lirik doesn’t show his face during his gameplays. The so-called “potato aim” comes from his channel. He is a fan of television series such as ‘’Breaking Bad’’ and ‘’The Sopranos’’. He currently resides in Massachusetts, USA. Like other gamers, Lirik has recently released his own merchandise, which includes products such as T-Shirts, hoodies and backpacks.