Rachell “Valkyrae” Hofstetter and Jack “CouRage” Dunlop are now among 100 Thieves’ ownership.
100 Thieves founder Matthew “Nadeshot” Haag dubbed this event as “the most important day in 100 Thieves’ history” in a short video clip. The newly minted co-owners who expressed their gratitude for being part of the organization on a video announcing the news.
“I was the first female content creator to join 100 Thieves, and I’m proud that I have been a key part of the brand since very early on. It feels natural to continue to work with Matt and Jack in this new capacity to have even more of an impact,” Valkyrae said.
Valkyrae and CouRage have been among the most successful members of 100 Thieves, boasting 3.3 million and 3.27 million subscribers on YouTube, respectively. In the reveal video, Nadeshot explained how Valkyrae and CouRage put their personal lives on pause to work 100 Thieves content house when the project was in its embryonic stages. The CEO elaborated that the two members have played a crucial role in the organization’s content and entertainment operations.
Valkyrie and CouRage will be joining Nadeshot, rapper Drake, music industry talent manager Scooter Braun, and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert in the ownership of 100 Thieves. 100 Thieves is estimated to be worth $190 million, according to Forbes Magazine.
100 Thieves announce Valkyrae as co-owner
Valkyrae joined 100 Thieves in 2018 and since then she’s achieved some incredible milestones under the organization’s banner. After garnering nearly one million followers on Twitch, Valkyrae took a leap of faith and completely switched platforms. Her decision panned out well as she became one of the most-watched gaming streamers on YouTube in 2020 and continues to top the charts in 2021.
Let me tell you this, Rae is the fastest growing live streamer in the entire world, and now the biggest female gaming streamer in the world. And I’m here to celebrate this!!!! Keep it up, Rae! https://t.co/Ox9haa3Ulb
— Ryan Wyatt (@Fwiz) October 16, 2020
The content creator has already earned her stripes in the gaming world with her Among Us streams that set new records on YouTube Gaming in terms of viewership. The 29-year old streamer isn’t shying away from expanding her content to non-gaming videos. She recently appeared in Machine Gun Kelly’s music videos as Corpse Husband and released her song “Last Cup of Coffee” with Lily Pichu. With her recent announcement, Valkyrae has taken things to a whole new level as she adds co-owner of an esports organization to her resume.
The Among Us streamer will continue to produce content on YouTube while juggling her duties as a new co-owner of a prominent esports organizations.