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ZaiLetsPlay

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Zaira "Zai" (born: September 24, 1991), better known online as ZaiLetsPlay, is an American gaming YouTuber known for her Roblox roleplay videos. She also used to play The Sims and Minecraft.


Zaira started a YouTube channel while working as a preschool teacher. She was born in California. She tied the knot with Ricky, also known online as Biggs87x, in 2018. She relocated to London, England, in 2019 to live with Ricky. Jaden, her son, was born on December 11, 2020.


Ricky And Zai is the name of Zaira and Ricky's vlog channel. Ellie is the name of her second Roblox gameplay channel.


Personal Information


NameZaira "Zai"
Profile NameZaiLetsPlay
DOB (Age)September 24, 1991 [age 30]
DOJ (YouTube)June 14th, 2012
Total Videos5,020
Schedule/StatusDaily
Net Worth$2.8 million
NationalityEnglish-American
ResidenceEngland, United Kingdom


Social media statistics


PlatformFollowers/Subscribers
YouTube 2.62 million
Twitch12,107
Instagram 150,766
Twitter42,077


Career


She started her YouTube channel ZaiLetsPlay on June 14 of 2012 and uploaded her first video, “Slender - Ep 1 - Peed My Pants!”, in which she plays Slender: The Eight Pages.


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She would continue her Slender series for 15 episodes while also playing other horror games like “The Walking Dead”, and as people enjoyed watching her reactions to these horror games, her channel gradually grew in popularity. She regularly received 10,000 views.


Around this time, Zai started dating Ricky, who had his own Minecraft channel called “Biggs87x”, and they started working together on each other’s channels. Around this time, Zai stopped playing horror games and switched to only making Minecraft videos.


Around 2014, Zai began a series called “Minecraft BF vs GF” which gained some traction and helped her amass a large following. She then began another Minecraft series called “Minecraft Comes Alive!” which quickly gained popularity and gave her the most views she had ever received. Many of the episodes of this series received more than 200,000 views, making it her most watched series to date.


By the end of 2014, she began playing other games in addition to Minecraft, including “The Walking Dead - Season 2” and “The Sims 3”, which at the time had a fairly high viewership of around 30,000.


The first video in her new Minecraft series, “Minecraft Comes Alive 2”, which she started in the middle of 2015, has over 550k views and was at the time her most popular video. For a while, each episode consistently received over 100k views before the number of views started to decline, much like her first “Minecraft Comes Alive” series.


Nevertheless, it continued to be her most watched series and regularly received over 50,000 views. But eventually, just like the first series, the series’ viewership fell to between 38 and 50 thousand views. After episode 30, though, the show gained popularity once more and began receiving between 77,000 and 120,000 views per episode. Along with Ricky, she also began a “Minecraft With Love” series that regularly received 50,000 views.


When Zai played the “Escape McDonalds Obby” in Roblox for the first time in 2016, the video received a lot of views. She participated in a number of other Roblox games, which helped her channel gain popularity. She reduced her time spent playing Minecraft and increased her time spent playing “The Sims 4” which led to those videos also gaining popularity. She started a series called “Welcome to Bloxburg” in 2017, and it quickly gained popularity. She received the most views she had ever received on the first episode (1.8 million) and 1 million views on the third episode. They were consistently receiving over 500,000 views, making it her most popular series.


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Net Worth


According to Net Worth Spot, Zaira is worth $2.8 million as of August 2022. The YouTube channel of ZaiLetsPlay receives more than 55.2k daily views and 1.66 million monthly views. For every a thousand views of a video on a monetized YouTube channel, they could make $3 to $7. According to Net Worth Spot, the ZaiLetsPlay earns $6.6k per month or $99.4k annually. On the high end, ZaiLetsPlay might make more than $178.94k annually.


Personal Life


Zaira was born in East Los Angeles in 1991. She was raised by her mother Teresa and sister Anah. She has admitted that she was somewhat of a tomboy as a child and occasionally even liked to roll around in the mud.


She attended Los Angeles University and has a degree in child development. Additionally, she has mentioned that in her early years as a YouTuber, she taught preschoolers and worked at a daycare.


In 2013, she began dating Ricky. Zai made her pregnancy announcement on her main channel on June 20, 2020. The date of her son Jaden's birth is December 11, 2020.


Other Social Media Statistics


Zaira has a massive fan following on several platforms, thanks to her fame on YouTube.

On Twitch, she has over 12k followers with more than 67k views. On Instagram, she has over 150k followers, and on Twitter, she is followed by 42k users.


Content on YouTube


Zaira uploads videos daily on her channel. Her videos get thousands of views. She mostly makes content focused on Roblox. However, she would sometimes play Minecraft as well.


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Zaira roleplays in Roblox, in which her son meets his sister for the first time.


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Zaira decorates her son’s nursery in Roblox.


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Zaira decorates her daughter’s bedroom in Roblox.


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Zaira’s daughter gets scammed in Adopt Me.


Interesting Facts


  1. "My Annoying Little Sister" Zai's first ever Roblox role-play series debuted on July 10, 2017.
  2. She speaks Spanish with ease and grew up in a household with Mexican culture.


FAQs


Q. How much does ZaiLetsPlay earn?

A. According to SocialBlade, she earns $710 - $11.4K per month and $8.5K - $136.3K per year.


Q. When did ZaiLetsPlay start playing Roblox?

A. The "Escape McDonalds Obby" was Zai's first Roblox game, which she played in 2016, and it received a lot of views. She participated in a variety of other games on Roblox, which led to the growth of her YouTube channel.


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