There are over 8 million live streamers on Twitch but very few have gained success as fast as Kai Cenat. The content creator has been making waves on all the major social media platforms, breaking one personal record after another. As of 2023, Kai Cenat has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Kai was born as a twin with his sister Kaiya on December 16, 2001. Both of them were brought up in The Bronx, New York. They also have an older brother and a younger brother. Growing up Cenat wanted to become a professional dancer but after a while, he turned his attention to gaming.
In high school, he went to Frederick Douglass Academy and graduated in 2019. Kai attended Morrisville State College but soon dropped out to focus on creating comedy sketches.
While in the 10th grade, Cenat started uploading skits to Facebook. In 2018, he started an Instagram page to share more short sketches and grow his audience. In the same year, he expanded to creating longer-form content on YouTube.
Kai made a strong start to his career but things changed for the better in 2020 when linked up with the YouTube supergroup, AMP (short for Any Means Possible). Cenat was the last member to join the group that was founded by gamer Agent 00.
AMP became known for its gaming content and fun challenges. Kai was one of the most entertaining members because of his dynamic personality. Thus, his personal channel gained over 3.26 million YouTube subscribers.
Rise on Twitch
The young streamer started experimenting with live streaming in 2021. He made a new YouTube channel dedicated to his live-streaming activities and called it “Kai Cenat Live.”
Much to his surprise, Kai became more popular on Twitch. The energy he gave off in his recorded content translated well into his streams and he surpassed 80,000 subscribers within months.
He hit 90,000 in a matter of days and then had an emotional stream when he reached 100,000 Twitch subs on September 30, 2022. This put him in the same bracket as the likes of xQc and HasanAbi. He also has 2.7 million followers and isn’t slowing down anytime soon.
Net Worth and Earnings
Kai is now the second most subbed Twitch streamer behind Casimito and could take the top spot from the Brazilian. According to streamscharts.com, Kai Cenat makes an estimated $66,995 to $136,133 per month from paying subscribers. He should easily make over a million dollars in annual revenue.
On YouTube, his main channel receives over 10 million views every month. As a result, he makes an estimated $500,000 in YouTube ad revenue. He also supplements this income with extra brand deals. All of this gives Cenat a net worth of $2 million.
Though he is a private person, Kai Cenat has shared his relationship with Instagram model Skylar Marie. The two don’t live together because Kai is currently residing with his boys at the AMP House in Atlanta, Georgia.