As of 2022, Shroud has an estimated net worth of $20 million, including donations and subscription earnings.
Michael Grzesiek, better known for his professional name Shroud, has accumulated a massive fortune from his Twitch Streaming and gaming career. The Polish-Canadian personality is the former professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) player of Cloud9.
Most recently, Michael aka Shroud played Apex Legends, he is also famous for playing PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), Call of Duty Black Ops 4: Blackout, and Rainbow Six Siege. Scroll down for details on Shroud’s asset, earnings, income source, expenses & personal life.
One of the famed pro-gamers, Shroud started his career as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) player for ESEA teams. Later, he made associations with CompLexity Gaming then with Cloud9, with whom Shroud signed in August 2014.
As of December 2022, Shroud’s net worth is estimated to be $20 million. The main source of his income is Twitch streaming, YouTube career, and endorsement.
Sources cite that Shroud can make over $110,000 revenue per month from Twitch subscriptions while the YouTube earnings aids up the millionaire gamer’s fortune.
Did you know? In 2015, Shroud made $100,000 from donations on his Twitch.
As reported, Shroud’s career earnings as an e-sports player is around $250,000 while his tournament participation and Twitch streaming added on the earnings.
With over 5 million followers on Twitch, the 24-year-old gamer makes $1.4 million per year from the 45,000 paying subscribers.
Currently, Shroud has over 4.6 million subscribers on his self-titled YouTube channel has over 413.53 million views. Online sources claim that he makes nearly $440,000 annually.
|June 22, 2015||ESL ESEA Pro League Season 1 – North America||1st||$18,000|
|July 5, 2015||ESL ESEA Pro League Season 1 – Finals||2nd||$60,000|
|November 15, 2015||iBUYPOWER Cup||1st||$65,000|
|June 25, 2016||Esports Championship Series Season 1 – Finals||5-6th||$65,000|
|July 21, 2016||ELEAGUE Season 1||5-8th||$50,000|
|September 18, 2016||DreamHack Open Bucharest 2016||2nd||$20,000|
|October 30, 2016||ESL Pro League Season 4 – Finals||1st||$200,000|
|June 11, 2017||Americas Minor Championship – Kraków 2017||1st||$30,000|
|June 25, 2017||Esports Championship Series Season 3 – Finals||3rd-4th||$65,000|
|July 9, 2017||ESL One: Cologne 2017||2nd||$40,000|
Total Tournament Prize money: $613,000
Yes, Shroud does have an endorsement deal with Madrinas Coffee, his first sponsorship. He announced the news via his Twitter on May 4, 2018. Moreover, he has been endorsed by LootCrate, Alienware, and HTC.
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As per Influencer Marketing Hub, he makes around $2,386.5 - $3,977.5 per sponsored Instagram post, where, as of 2019, he has 1.2 million followers.
Besides this, Shroud is also the brand ambassador of the gaming company, HyperX which he joined in June 2018.
With such a massive fortune, Shroud lives a lavish lifestyle and is often seen spending money on his gaming gadgets. Besides this, the gamer is also fond of traveling and food hunts.
Shroud currently lives in his house in California, the US, which is worth hundreds of thousand dollars. In January 2019, a YouTube video of Shroud was released where he talked about his new house and new gaming room.
Well, the house in California costs the average of $393,000 and bills the average annual insurance premium of $986.
Even if the Twitch Streamer cum YouTuber is yet to open up about his car collection, sources report that he owns cars like Mercedes, Ford, Range Rover, and others.
For a fact: Shroud is a dog person and owns 2 dogs; one of them is Troy, a Shepsky which can cost between $350 and $850.
Yeah, he does have to pay a tax that is inclusive of property and income tax.
Properties in California seeks 1.1% of the assessed value as property tax, while income tax comes to be $468,000 in the total annual earnings of $1 million. The income tax is inclusive of 33.12% Federal tax, 2.97% FICA and 10.77% State tax.
Same is the case for Shroud.
In July 2018, Shroud was reported to be one of the participants in PUBG Global Invitational 2018, a charity showdown. Well, the competition worth $1 million sought $600,000 to winners while 2nd and 3rd positioners received $300,000 and $100,000 respectively.
Sadly, Shroud couldn’t make to any prize money for donations. But he did donate $2,500 to a girl with cancer on Twitch, sources report.
Born on June 3, 1994, in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, Shroud’s real name is Michael Grzesiek. Shroud is low-key about his family background and family along with educational qualification.
Well, he holds dual nationality: Polish and Canadian and is of white ethnicity.
As of December 2022, Shroud’s age is 28 and has a height of 5ft 6 inches (170 cm).
Meanwhile, Shroud is not married and is also not reported to be dating. Prior, he dated Jessica Rago, a talent manager at Loaded. The couple sadly broke up in January 2019.