General Facts about Trainwreckstv
- Real Name: Tyler Niknam
- Stage Name: Trainwreckstv
- Date of Birth: December 20th, 1990
- Place of Birth: Austin, TX
- Birth Sign: Sagittarius
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: White
- Occupation: Twitch Live Streamer
- Net Worth:15 Million
Early life and Education
There is little information about Tyler’s life before rising to fame online. He separates his online profession from his family and his personal life before Twitch. Tyler grew up as an only child, and at the very tender age of 5, he showed an interest in soccer. He showed his potential and developed his soccer skills over the years. When he joined high school, he became a member of the soccer team.
Because of the passion he had for soccer, he became a member of the Olympic Development Program in his state. Through the program, talented athletes had the opportunity to train and get a chance to become part of the Olympic team.
Tyler didn’t succeed in that way, but being a part of it gave him much-needed experience.
After his high school studies, Tyler studied Biochemistry and Analytic Philosophy. However, it is not clear which university he studied at. As a youth, he mostly lived in Scottsdale, Arizona.
How he started his career
In 2015, while playing a video game, Tyler discovered he could build an online career using the Twitch platform. Twitch was launched in 2011 as a spin-off to Justin. tv.
Like most famous Twitch streamers, Trainwreckstv does not focus on playing a particular game but plays a wide range of them depending on offers made by different gaming companies or his interest. However, he has been playing auto-battle games recently that came from the popular mod “Dota 2.” Trainwreckstv enjoys playing “League of Legends,” an auto-battle version known as TFT (Teamfight Tactics). He also plays an online battle royale game called “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” a lot lately.
Tyler has also been chatting and having real lifestreams recently. He does that to communicate and interact with his fans. Trainwreckstv also hosts a podcast, which involves other famous streamers like GreekGodx, Joseph Costello, and Pokelawls.
Sources confirm that as of mid-2019, Trainwreckstv has accumulated a net worth of $1 million from his successful Twitch streaming career. People consider him as one of the highest-paid personalities on Twitch. He gets around $10,000 in monthly donations.
Tyler Nicknam is in a relationship with Kayla, also known as Felissetv, a former social media personality and streamer. She is famous for streaming several popular multiplayer games, including “Overwatch,” which Twitch banned due to toxic behavior a few years ago. Kayla has been in Trainwreckstv’s background, supporting him. Trainwreckstv has featured her in some of his live streams.
Just like most famous Twitch streamers, Trainwreckstv is very active online. He regularly posts his thoughts on Twitter. He also comments on Twitch policies regularly. Tyler also shares his progress on Teamfight Tactics. He posts his streams of highlights and podcast episodes on YouTube. The channel has over 223,000 subscribers.
Tyler Faraz Niknam, also known as Trainwreckstv, is a well-known Twitch streamer who is a hot topic in the streaming community. Fans also couldn’t agree more. Speaking of which, the American streamer recently spent a staggering $1.4 million on a stunning, brand-new Lamborghini Aventador SVJ. Fans are undoubtedly astonished by the Twitch streamer.
In addition, Trainwreckstv made a similar comment on the well-known social media site, Twitter. The streamer has even posted a picture of the Aventador SVJ model that he recently purchased.
TrainwrecksTV made the list of Most Watched English-speaking Twitch Streamers from the first quarter of 2022 despite being controversial for his aggressive on-stream persona and beyond his now-resolved issues regarding his temporary ban for making sexist comments and a misogynistic rant against female streamers on Twitch. He is positioned in the Top 2 between xQc, who is in first place, and Asmongold, who is in third.