Chance Morris is an American vlogger, online gamer and social media personality known by the online moniker “Sodapoppin”. He is popular as one of the top vloggers on the live streaming video platform Twitch.tv. With over 1.8 million followers and a cumulative 200 million plus views, Sodapoppin enjoys one of the largest followerships on Twitch.
Thanks to a massive viewership from his Twitch followers, Sodapoppin was able to attain the top rank as a professional World of Warcraft gamer. He equally enjoys a vast followership on his YouTube channel coupled with over 250,000,000 views. Indeed, Sodapoppin is an all-around social media mogul.
Sodapoppin (Chance Morris) Bio
Thomas Jefferson Chance Morris was born on February 15, 1994, in Austin, Texas. He comes from a pretty large family with a total of seven older siblings. One of his bothers Dkane Morris a.k.a. Dustin Morris is a budding hip-hop artiste.
Chance Morris was an excellent scholar during his high school days. Upon graduation, he enrolled at the University of Texas, however, he quit school before he could complete his degree. It has been suggested in several quarters that he dropped out of school to become a full-time gamer. He even relocated to Michigan in order to boost his career as a professional gamer.
As a youngster, Chance Morris had a great penchant for Xbox games. His first attempt at an online gaming career dates back to 2009 on the website Xfire. He moved over to the video streaming platform Twitch in November 2011. Initially, he was an exclusive World of Warcraft player, however, with his ever-growing followership, he has made his video content to become more diversified.
Presently, his vlogs feature a new game virtually on every single day. He also inculcates comedy videos into his content including prank and challenge videos as well as gambling videos. The popularity of his channel has earned him major collaborations with numerous famous online personalities including fellow Twitch/YouTube star Sky Williams.
In October 2017, Sodapoppin recorded one of the major highlights of his career as a professional online gamer following his elimination of fellow high-profile gamer Dr. DisRespect from the H1Z1 Invitational tournament. The victory was a great feat for Sodapoppin even though he didn’t make it to the top-ten stage of the tournament.
In addition to his role as an online gamer, Sodapoppin is equally involved in the business aspect of gaming. He was one of the co-owners of the Northern Gaming esports organization which was established in May 2016. The company was acquired by NRG Esports in August 2017 with Sodapoppin retaining his part ownership.
Riding on his online popularity, Sodapoppin launched an online store “Teepublic” where he sells a variety of merchandise ranging from T-shirts for kids and teens to several other branded items.
Why Was He Banned
Even the most famous of Twitch streamers are not above the rules and laws guiding the use of the digital streaming platform. Chance Morris a.k.a. Sodapoppin has found himself on the wrong side of the Twitch rules on a number of occasions.
He has been banned for offenses ranging from sexually harassing a Twitch staff to streaming obscene videos and also getting involved in illegal deals. He has attributed many of the offenses to the activities of hackers. Sodapoppin landed yet another Twitch ban in April 2018, however, the exact reason for the ban was not disclosed.
Sodapoppin is known to be in a relationship with fellow popular Twitch streamer LegendaryLea a.k.a. Lea May Currier. Though there was no known official beginning to their romance, the two popular vloggers have been known to be an item for a number of years.
Theirs has been an on-and-off relationship with an equal amount of breakups and makeups. However, the duo seems to be made for each other as they always end up back together no matter how long they stay apart.
His Net Worth
Sodapoppin is a high-profile gamer and social media personality. Thanks to his impressive stats, he is ranked among the top 20 video streamers on Twitch both in terms of followership and in the number of cumulative views.
We can also not neglect the fact that Sodapoppin is a co-owner of the California-based esports organization NRG Esports. All these and several other lucrative deals bring the net worth of the online media mogul to an estimate of $1 million.