Who is Lilchiipmunk?
Caroline was born on 28 November 1993, in Canada, and is a Twitch streamer, best known from gaining popularity on the website Twitch, on which she has hundreds of thousands of followers. She mainly plays the game “League of Legends”, though she’s also gained fame and controversy for her clothing options, as well as her dances while on stream.
The Net Worth of Lilchiipmunk
How rich is Lilchiipmunk? As of mid-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $200,000, earned through a successful career in streaming. Her online fame has led her to numerous opportunities including sponsorships and partnerships with various companies. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Career Beginnings
Very little is known about Lilchiipmunk’s life prior to her rise to fame. She has not shared a lot of details regarding her family, childhood, and education. It is known that sometime, during her early adulthood, she discovered the potential of earning high amounts of income on the website Twitch.
Twitch is a live streaming video platform and is a subsidiary of Amazon. The website began as a spin-off of the general interest streaming platform Justin.tv and had a focus on video game live streaming. Due to this focus, it has become the main hub of eSports competitions broadcasts. Recently, the website has introduced in real life streams, with a focus on other types of streaming. The website has become very popular over the year with an average of a million concurrent users with 15 million accessing the website daily. There are also 2.2 million broadcasters on the website daily and is considered the leading video game streaming platform competing against the likes of YouTube Gaming.
Lilchiipmunk’s fame and income increased significantly, as she maintained a regular streaming schedule while focusing on the video game “League of Legends”. The video game is a multi-player online battle arena created by Riot Games, and is introduced as free to play with players supporting the game through micro-transactions. The game was inspired by “Defense of the Ancients” (DotA), a mod of the video game “Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne”. In “League of Legends”, players assume the role of a summoner who controls a champion with unique abilities.
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— lilchiipmunk🎀 (@itslilchipmunk) July 17, 2019
That champion then teams up with other player-controlled champions to battle another team of player controlled champions. The goal in each game is usually to destroy the enemy team’s main base called a Nexus, which is protected by defensive structures. Champions start off weak, but gain strength through experience and items over the course of a game. The game has been noted for taking inspiration from high fantasy, Lovecraftian horror, and steampunk elements. It was released in 2009 and was well received, growing in popularity over the years. It was the most played PC game in Europe and North America in 2012, and is also one of the most popular video games streaming on “Twitch”.
One of the reasons Lilchiipmunk gained a lot of attention for her streams was due to her attractiveness, and how a lot of viewers enjoyed seeing her while she was gaming. She took notice of this and started to do more streams, focused on chatting with her followers. Over the next few months, viewers started to take notice of her wearing more revealing clothing, such as shorter skirts or clothes that revealed a little more skin. She also gained a lot of donations from these, and soon she was also dancing for her viewers on stream.
She became known for teasing her followers, doing striptease on stream or making sexually suggestive comments to try and work around Twitch’s strict system against sexual content on the website. She tried to keep her dance moves tame, but was eventually banned from streaming for a time due to her clothing choices. While this attracted controversy on her part, many of her fans redirected negativity towards Twitch, for not being clear and specific when it comes to what the website will tolerate. Her account was later reinstated, and she has since focused her attention back to gaming.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, it is known that Lilchiipmunk is in a relationship with another streamer named Jaryd Russell Lazar, more commonly known as Summit1g. He plays a variety of games on stream, and they even play games together. According to her, she has been very passionate about games her entire life, and calls herself an undercover nerd. “League of Legends” was introduced to her by an ex- during its third season. She’s also mentioned that she speaks Hebrew fluently, and is half Romanian and half Vietnamese.
Similar to numerous Twitch streamers, she is highly active online through accounts on social media. She has an account on Instagram which has over 72,000 followers, and on which she posts a lot of personal photos, mostly selfies, also alongside her friends and Summit1g from time to time. Aside from Instagram, she also has a Twitter account with almost 55,000 followers, using the platform to promote her streams, while also posting some of her day to day thoughts on the site. Recently, she’s been busy with moving to a new location, which is one of the reasons she has been streaming sporadically over the last few weeks.