YouTube Star

Rachell Hofstetter, better known as Valkyrae, is an American Internet personality. She has been YouTube's most-watched female streamer since 2020, and appeared on Forbes' 30 Under 30 list in 2022. She was named "Gaming Creator of the Year" by Adweek, and has won a Game Award and a Streamy Award.

Full Name
Rachell Hofstetter
Jan 8, 1992
5' 3"
Net Worth


Rachel Marie "Valkyrae" Hofstetter was born on December 10, 1992, in Orange County, California. She is an American YouTube Star & Twitch Streamer who has earned fame through her gaming and comedy content. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius and her ethnicity is Caucasian.

Valkyrae started her career as a YouTuber in 2012, by uploading vlogs and challenge videos. In 2013, she created her own channel called 'Rae Rae'. On the channel, she uploads gaming videos where she plays games such as Minecraft, Among Us and Fortnite. She also shares reaction videos to other popular TV shows and movies. She has accumulated more than 4 million subscribers on the platform.

In 2017, Valkyrae joined the 100 Thieves team as a content creator and streamer. She left the team in 2018 to focus on her solo streaming career. In 2019, she signed with the entertainment company CAA (Creative Artists Agency) for representation in all areas. In 2020, she was featured in Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people of the year for her work with charities like Direct Relief and International Medical Corps. 

Valkyrae is also active on Twitch where she streams regularly on her channel 'Raemania'. Moreover, she has collaborated with many famous personalities such as Jacksepticeye, Pokimane and Ninja on various projects throughout her career.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1992</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Valkyrae is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On December 1, 1992, Rachell Hofstetter was born in California. She would later be known as Valkyrae on YouTube.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Launches YouTube Channel</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Valkyrae launches her YouTube channel, focusing on gaming videos and lifestyle vlogs.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins Content House, OfflineTV</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Valkyrae joins the content house company, OfflineTV.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Partners with Twitch</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Valkyrae partners with Twitch and begins streaming gameplay on the platform.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Over One Million Subscribers</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Valkyrae's YouTube channel surpasses one million subscribers.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">First Female to Join 100 Thieves</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Valkyrae becomes the first female streamer to join esports organization 100 Thieves.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2021</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">2 Million Subscribers Milestone</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Valkyrae's YouTube channel reaches two million subscribers.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's Inspirational</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Valkyrae is an inspiring role model for young women who are looking to make it in the gaming industry. She has built a successful career as a professional streamer and is an advocate for female representation in gaming.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Funny</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Valkyrae has a great sense of humor and her videos are fun to watch. Her jokes and playful banter make her content enjoyable and entertaining.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Supportive</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Valkyrae is always willing to lend advice, support, and encouragement to her fans. Whether it's offering advice on how to break into the gaming industry or simply cheering them on, Valkyrae is always there to help out her fans.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First Female Twitch Partner</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Valkyrae was the first female streamer to become a Twitch partner in 2017, paving the way for other female streamers.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> YouTube Content Creator</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Valkyrae is not only a Twitch streamer, but also a YouTube content creator. She has over 3.5 million subscribers and her videos have millions of views.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Video Game Commentator</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Valkyrae is a popular video game commentator, often streaming online games such as Fortnite and Apex Legends.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> First Female Member of 100 Thieves</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2018, Valkyrae became the first female member of the professional gaming and esports organization 100 Thieves.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Highest Donated Streamer in 2018</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Valkyrae was the highest donated streamer in 2018 on Twitch, with an average donation per stream of over $5,000.</p></div>


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