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imaqtpie
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Background Information
NameMichael Santana
Country of BirthUnited States
BirthdayFebruary 21, 1992 (1992-02-21) (age 27)
Stream LanguageEnglish
Year Started Streaming2014
Streamed Games
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Social Media
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Overview

Michael"Imaqtpie" Santana is an American former League of Legends competitive player and full-time LoL streamer.

Biography

Imaqtpie was born on February 22, 1992. He played League of Legends competitively since 2011 for Team Dignitas up until 2014 when he retired to focus on a full-time streaming career. Imaqtpie is one of the biggest, most recognized and influential LoL personalities on Twitch. His channel has over 300 million views and over 2.5 million followers. Imaqtpie is a Twitch partner, averages over 10,000 viewers on a good day and has the 2nd most watched English League of Legends channel according to twitchmetrics. [1] He also has a very large YouTube channel where he uploads guides and tutorials claiming to "show YOU what Riot doesn't want you to see, all in a conveniently condensed YouTube video for YOUR viewing pleasure". His YouTube channel has over 1.7 million subscribers and over 500 million views.

Imaqtpie is sponsored by brands such as NZXT and Seinnheiser.

Trivia

  • Imaqtpie's streams have been the origin point of several memes in the Twitch community such as; ""ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ Raise Your Dongers ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ", Dongsquad and Dongsquad 420, Book of Dong, a fictional "bible" including teammates and many the phrases he created and spamming "BrainSlug," "FrankerZ," and "Kappa" in Twitch.tv channels".
  • He reportedly earns up to 2 million USD a year[2]
  • He's been the recipient of The Esports Industry Awards Domino's Streamer of the Year award in 2016 and was nominated for the Teen's Choice Awards Choice Gamer award in 2017.
  • Imaqtpie married his girlfriend Lisha Wei in July of 2018.[3]

References

  1. [1] - Imaqtpie's Twitch metrics
  2. [2] - RollingStone interview with Imaqtpie
  3. [3] - Imaqtpie's wedding ceremony - Dot Esports