Who is Neekolul? The OK boomer girl turned star streamer

By Kenneth Williams


Feb 10, 2022

Reading time: 3 min

Streamer Nicole “Neekolul” Sanchez came seemingly out of nowhere to become one of Twitch’s most iconic entertainers.

Neekolul is a streamer, content creator, and influencer. She first rose to prominence through a TikTok meme, but she is now one of the most popular streamers on all of Twitch. Her partnership with 100 Thieves has only made her more well-known in the gaming world. If you want to learn more about the gaming sensation, here’s who popular Neekolul is and why she got so famous in the first place.

What is Neekolul famous for?

While currently most famous for her extensive content creation, Neekolul first rose to internet stardom with a viral TikTok video. The video depicted Neeko dancing while mouthing the words to a sound about the popular phrase “OK, boomer”..” The clip caught attention due to the combination of its lyrics and her crop top supporting then-presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. While some news outlets used the clip to mock young people, fans embraced the meme as a snapshot of their views on the world.

Neekolul is now most famous for her live streams on Twitch. Neeko has 416,145 Twitch followers, putting her just outside of the top 1,000 most-followed Twitch streamers. As of early 2022, she averages around 1,676 concurrent viewers per stream and has 721 active subscribers. Her primary streaming categories are Just Chatting and Fortnite. Neekolul also occasionally streams herself playing League of Legends, chess, and Minecraft.

How many followers does Neekolul have?

In addition to her presence on Twitch, Neekolul is also popular on multiple other platforms. She has 416,145 Twitch followers, 697,101 Twitter followers, 664,000 Instagram followers, 79,700 YouTube subscribers, and an estimated 1.1 million TikTok followers. 

Neekolul’s popular streams and social media accounts haven’t gone unnoticed in the gaming world. She currently has an active partnership with North American esports organization 100 Thieves. Neeko works as a content creator and streamer for the established brand, which in addition to hosting multiple content creators and influencers also fields competitive rosters in League of Legends, Valorant, Call of Duty, Apex Legends, and Fortnite.

How old is Neekolul the streamer?

As of early 2022, Neekolul is 24 years old. Her birthday is July 14, 1997. Her famous “OK, boomer” TikTok went viral in early 2020, which would make her 22 years old at that time. She joined the 100 Thieves organization shortly after the viral stint, which she has converted into a successful content creation career.

Does streamer Neekolul have a boyfriend?

Neekolul doesn’t talk about having a boyfriend much on stream, but some fans claim that she is actively dating Nick Brotman.

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Brotman is the head of gaming talent for Night, an online talent management firm that specializes in managing influencers and content creators. His company manages Jimmy “Mr. Beast” Donaldson, Matt Stonie, and several other content magnates. Nick Brotman has a few pictures of himself together with Neekolul on social media, which would seem to serve as proof of the couple’s relationship.