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Ludwig

Ludwig Anders Ahgren is an American live streamer, YouTuber, podcaster, esports commentator and competitor. Ahgren is best known for his live streams on YouTube starting in late 2021 and on Twitch from late 2018. He broadcasts video game-related and unrelated content like game shows, competitions, and gambling. His work as an esports commentator at different Super Smash Bros. Melee competitions is also well known. Ahgren has grown to be one of the most popular streamers on YouTube since starting to stream full-time on February 16, 2019.


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Ahgren revealed that he had entered into an exclusive agreement with YouTube Gaming on November 29, 2021. Ahgren won "Streamer Of The Year" at the 2022 Streamer Awards. Ahgren currently shares a home in Los Angeles, California, with QTCinderella, a Twitch streamer, and two other people.


Personal Information


NameLudwig Anders Ahgren
Profile NameLudwig
DOB (Age)July 6, 1995 (28 years)
DOJ (YouTube)Aug 15th, 2011
Total Videos1,100
Schedule/StatusDaily uploads
Net Worth$6.2 million
NationalityAmerican
ResidenceLos Angeles, California


Social media statistics


PlatformFollowers/SubscribersViews
YouTube3.15 million 777,381,502
Twitch 3.13 million97 million
Instagram 582k
TikTok 1.5 million


Early Life and Career


He appeared as Warner in the high school production of Legally Blonde in 2012. During this time, he launched his first foray into content creation by starting the Call of Duty commentary YouTube channel “TheZanySidekick.”


In one of his earliest videos titled “MVG Sandstorm Grand Final Power Outage” which is still up for public viewing, Ludwig shows a power outage at a gaming tournament.


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On May 16, 2018, Ahgren started part-time live streaming. He started working as a full-time streamer on February 16, 2019. The majority of the content that Ahgren streamed on his channel in 2018 and 2019 was gameplay footage from Super Smash Bros. Melee, Mario Party 2, and Dark Souls.


Ahgren competed in a Pokémon Sword and Shield invitational tournament hosted by Wolfe Glick in January 2020, where he won, along with other Melee players and personalities like Mew2King and Plup. Ahgren also triumphed over Mang0 and Destiny to win an invitational event held by Americas Cardroom to crown the “King of Twitch Poker.”


Ahgren declared on November 29, 2021, that he would stop using Twitch, his current live-streaming service of choice, and start streaming on YouTube from November 30. He made the announcement in a short comedy skit that was uploaded to his YouTube and Twitter accounts that featured him blowing up a purple car that was meant to represent Twitch.


On March 14, 2021, Ahgren began a “subathon” stream, a near-continuous stream of his life with a running clock dictating how much longer the stream would run, with every subscription to his Twitch channel adding ten seconds to the timer. Even as he slept, the stream continued, with his moderators providing the entertainment. Although Ahgren expected the timer to end after a day or two at most, the stream ran for 30 days, 7 hours, and 36 minutes, ending on April 13. Initially, Ahgren set a maximum cap of 31 days for the length of the stream (which he later reduced to 30 days).


Net Worth


As of June 2022, Ludwig Anders Ahgren is worth $6.2 million, according to various sources. He earns $11.4k to $181.8k monthly and $136.3k to $2.2 million per year just from YouTube views. His earnings increase due to sponsorships, stream donations, brand deals and more.


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Personal Life


Ahgren was born on July 6, 1995. He grew up in a bilingual French and American home in Hollis, New Hampshire, with his mother and sister. When Ahgren was 10 years old, his father passed away from complications related to heavy drinking. He graduated in 2013 from Hollis/Brookline High School in New Hampshire. Blaire, also known as QTCinderella and best known for her Twitch streaming, is currently dating Ludwig.


Ahgren was one of many streamers whose Twitch earnings were made public during a data breach in October 2021; the leak revealed that Ahgren had made $3.3 million through Twitch directly between August 2019 and October 2021, a claim that Ahgren himself confirmed.


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Other Social Media Presence


Ahgren, due to his prior fame on YouTube and Twitch, has gained a lot of followers on other popular social media platforms. On Instagram, where he posts pictures with various content creators, pictures with his girlfriend, and many announcements, he has 582,000 followers with 93,587 average likes.


On TikTok, Ahgren has 1.5 million fans and more than 69.9 million likes.


Content on YouTube


Ahgren posts videos daily and also live streams gameplay as well. He mostly plays Call of Duty. He also posts reaction videos on his channel.


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Ludwig watches speedruns of many games.


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Ludwig ranks YouTubers he thinks he can beat in a fight.


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Ludwig attempts the “You Laugh You Lose” challenge.


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Ludwig reacts to a TikTok compilation in this video.


FAQs


Q. What happened to Ludwig after he joined YouTube?

A. Ahgren experienced what he believed to be a suspension from the platform just three days after switching from Twitch to YouTube. Kotaku reported that while Ahgren was streaming other YouTube videos, he accidentally played the famously catchy Baby Shark song. Shortly after, his stream was terminated, giving his viewers and himself the impression that he had been banned for breaking YouTube's copyright guidelines.


Q. Why is Ludwig moving to YouTube?

A. At a glance, it's complicated to understand Ahgren's decision to leave Twitch. With around 3 million Twitch followers, Ahgren was able to break the previous record for most subscribers during his infamous subathon. Ludwig nevertheless is now a part of YouTube. Ludwig has acknowledged that YouTube made him an attractive offer, but he also assured his followers that the decision wasn't motivated by money.

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