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On January 14, her life with the new site began, and she lifted the lid on her reasons for the change. I'm so happy to announce that I have signed with YouTube! Valkyrae has supported her mother full-time for the past three years, after her mom lost her job.
Rachell Hofstetter born January 8, , better known by her online alias Valkyrae , is an American video-game streamer. She currently streams and posts videos on YouTube , mostly of her playing a variety of different games and genres. Hofstetter was born in Washington. While attending community college, she worked at GameStop. After gathering a following, she began posting gaming videos on YouTube. Hofstetter is an advocate for women in online gaming, sometimes playing games on all-female teams.
What started with playing Bubble Bobble on the Nintendo Entertainment System has since turned into a lucrative career for Rachel Hofstetter. Under the screen name Valkyrae, Hofstetter's streams and gaming content have managed to amass a huge following online. Similar to how streamers like Tfue and Ninja got their massive followings largely thanks to the popularity of Fortnite , Valkyrae experienced a bump in popularity of her own after spending a considerable amount of time as a variety streamer. Though she still plays a variety of games on her streams, she has been involved in a few notable Fortnite tournaments. Additionally, the streamer was nominated for a Shorty Award in in recognition of her talents. But who exactly is Valkyrae, and how did she get her start in the world of streaming? For those unfamiliar with Hofstetter's work or for those simply looking to dive in deeper, here's the unknown truth about the YouTube streamer. Though many dream about one day making it big on Twitch , Valkyrae didn't start out as an aspiring streamer. In the beginning, she was just a GameStop employee who had a passion for gaming and wanted to share her passion with other people.