King Gothalion is a popular American gamer, YouTube influencer, and Twitch star. He has earned himself large followership through his YouTube channel and Twitch stream over the years. His fans best know him for his excellent skills at shooters like Borderlands and Destiny.
King Gothalion has grown his fanbase into the hundreds of thousands since he started streaming his games on YouTube in 2012. He has more than 300,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel and his Twitch followers are almost at 900,000. He joined the Twitch streaming platform in 2013.
King Gathalion’s Bio, Real Name
King Gothalion was born on October 6, 1984, in Florida. His real name is Cory Michael and he was raised in Tampa, Florida. He started creating gaming videos on YouTube in 2012. His YouTube channel started out featuring mainly adventure games like The Witcher, Borderland and a lot of others.
Gothalion really began to make waves among the ranks of streamers and game lovers on YouTube after the first-person sci-fi shooter game Destiny was released by Bungie. More lately, he is regarded as one of the top Destiny streamers on the Twitch platform and has successfully earned himself a huge following because of his top-level expertise and gameplay. He has over 300,000 subscribers on YouTube.
He joined the Twitch platform in May 2013 and his Twitch followers are nearly 900,000 at present. Gothalion averages over 5,000 views per video and has almost 40,000,000 total views on the streaming platform.
Besides Destiny and Destiny 2, King Gothalion is an avid streamer of games such as No Man’s Sky, Sea of Thieves, Monster Hunter World, Fortnite and Warframe to name a few. On most days he streams between 6 and 9 hours in the daytime and sometimes he would stream another 2 to 4 hours in the evening. All put together, King Gathalion streams between 50 and 70 hours per week.
While he mostly concentrates on Looter type Shooter games, he has also shown interest in other genres such as Mobile games, Action RPGs, competitive shooters, among others. To improve and expand the variety of content on his channels, he incorporated 3DS streams featuring 3DS versions of games like Legend of Zelda: Link Between Worlds, Super Smash Bros, and Pokemon X and Y.
In addition to this, he gives reviews, comparison, tips and advice on 3DS games, Handheld Ports and Consoles. To achieve this, he successfully raised donations through project donation site Kickstarter to enable him to purchase the hardware needed to record directly from a handheld device.
Gothalion is one of the members of the Wobblers stream group, the group is essentially made up of some of the most influential streamers in the gaming industry. He is a Managed Partner with Warner Bros. and owned by Machinima network
King Gothalion has a net worth of $1.4 million. The bulk of his revenues come from his thousands of Twitch subscribers as he earns at least $2.5 dollars on each subscriber per month. He also earns more income on the Twitch platform from bits, donations, and ad revenue.
King Gothalion is married to Samantha, they got married in 2013. They have two children. His wife, Samantha, is a trained nurse. Before Gathalion became a famous gamer, he worked as a server at Applebee’s. At this time, Samantha attended nursing school and worked as a waitress at night. Upon her graduation, she began to work as a full-time nurse and given their schedules, it was a struggle raising their kids.
Thankfully, Gothalion after being prodded by a friend decided to go on Twitch and ultimately made enough income to support the family and allowing Samantha the luxury of quitting her job as a nurse. His family appears on a few of his videos.
Other Facts About King Gothalion
1. King Gothalion was one of the organizers of Destiny Community Convention, alongside Professor Broman, Kmagic101 and other high-profile streamers in 2015. The event brought together more than a thousand attendees, mostly streamers and game enthusiasts.
2. Ahead of the 2016 edition of Destiny Community Convention, King Gothalion and other organizers put together a charity stream which raised over $500,000 for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
3. King Gothalion partnered with Scuf Gaming International to release the King Gothalion SCUF IMPACT controller.