Imaqtpie the professional gamer has a net worth of $2 million as of 2021. His birth name is Michael Santana and is famous by the name ‘Imaqtpie’. Imaqtpie is a League of Legends Player which is a multiplayer online battle arena developed by Riot Games for Microsoft Windows as well as for macOS.
He is a professional gamer from America who was formerly played for Team Dignitas as a professional player. Playing professionally for quite a good time he left professional play in the year 2014 and decided to build his full time streaming career in Twitch.
He has 2.6 million followers on Twitch and is known as one of the most famous players of ‘League of Legends’.
Michael initially played as a mid lane player and played for a minor team called Oh God Bears. He played for Oh God Bears as a mid lane player in the year 2011.
Gaming and streaming was his passion. Imaqtpie had no intention of playing professionally. In the beginning, he played out of his interest and not to become a professional player but as and when he explored the depths of the gaming world he became a part of it and eventually became a professional player.
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Imaqtpie Net Worth and Overview
|Net Worth||$2 million|
|Occupation||Streamer Professional Gamer YouTuber|
|Date Of Birth||21st February, 1992|
|Height||5’11” (1.80 m)|
|Spouse(s)||Lisha Wei (m. 2018)|
|Country Of Origin||United States of America|
|Source Of Wealth||Streaming YouTube|
|Instagram Followers||268 K|
|Twitter Followers||354.6 K|
|Youtube Subscribers||1.65 million|
|Last Updated||December 2020|
Imaqtpie was born on the 21st of February, 1992 to Maria Santana (mother) and Jose Santana (father) in Margate Florida. He is not the only child of Maria Santana and Jose Santana but has two siblings.
He was raised in Margate, USA. During his schooling years, he attended Coral Springs Charter School and completed his schooling from there. He was interested in science and pursued a degree in it.
He received his degree from Florida Atlantic University, Florida located in Boca Raton. Imaqtpie completed his degree in the science stream as his interests lie in that field.
He dated Leisha Wei for a good time and later the couple decided to fix it with their marriage. In the year 2018, the couple got married in July that too in a very unique manner. The wedding was a great deal for the media to capture and it became the talk of the town.
Imaqtpie is famous for his gaming and for being a popular player of ‘League of Legends’. Apart from this, he is also famous for his signature looks. His long hair falling just above the shoulder and his glasses form a part of his signature look and people recognize him for that.
Career Highlights and Awards
Imaqtpie started his gaming career in the year 2009 with the launch of ‘League of Legends’ developed and published by Riot Games. He started playing when It was launched as a free version.
Santana was not thinking of making a career in it rather he played out of his interest. He later started participating in competitions and started gaining recognition for his gaming skills. This gave a head start to his gaming career as he got various platforms and opportunities after that to build a career in it.
It was in the year 2011 when he began his professional gaming career by playing for Team Dignitas. It is a professional esports organization which is now known as ‘Dignitas’ or ‘DIG’.
He continued playing for Team Dignitas till the year 2014 and played in the same position but later in 2014, he left his DIG. He left DIG with the aim to begin his streaming career by streaming on Twitch.
Journey to The Hall Of Fame
He left DIG and joined Twitch in the year 2014 itself. Santana Is popularly known as a leading player for the ‘League of Legends’ and with Twitch his career rose to glory as he got more than 2.6 million followers on Twitch.
Imaqtpie has been working hard and his online presence has been recognized by his fan base. Over the years he was keen on making his career as a professional gamer and switching from Team Dignity to Twitch in the year 2014 was a part of his decision regarding career plan.
He also has a YouTube channel which he has been building along with his career at Twitch. He gained more than 1.66 million subscriptions while he gained followers on his Twitch account.
Awards and Prizes
- While he was playing for Team Dignitas his team won the first position for IPL season 3 in Atlantic City. They were also rewarded with $10,000 of prize money.
- For his performance in the gaming field, he was awarded as Dominos Streamer of the Year 2016.
- His gaming has been recognized all over the gaming industry for which he was nominated for Choice Gamer Award in Teen Choice Awards 2017 category.
Imaqtpie’s wedding has been the talk of the town. He married his longtime girlfriend Leisha Wei. They both met on a dating app in the year 2010.
It has been a perfect match since then as they too were not aware of it. They started liking each other before they knew about each other’s backgrounds and preferences. Surprisingly both played ‘League of Legends’ and shared common interests they were unaware of.
The couple also had mutual friends and chatted for over a year until they finally met at a PAX event in the year 2012.
After dating for eight-year the couple decided to get married and settle down. It was in July 2018 when they got married which surprised everyone including the media and his fan base.
His wedding surprised the media and grabbed its attention because it was a surprise wedding and his attire was the scene-stealer. Santana usually wears a white t-shirt while gaming but for the wedding, he chose to wear a black t-shirt and shorts and styled it up with a pair of sneakers that completed the look.
it wasn’t a long-lasting relationship as the couple parted ways in 2020 as confirmed by Imaqtpie.
Santana has been in the news for his negative comments and has been losing his viewers and fan base. His words were, “you stream this game because you have to. You have no other choice. It is McDonald’s or Twitch.”
His words were lashed out on a fellow Twitch compatriot ‘TobiasFate’. Apart from this he also moved from East Coast to Los Angeles which could be the reason for his outburst.
To maintain his popularity he started streaming other games but his switch to other games resulted in a loss of viewers. In the past year, he almost lost 72% of viewers which is negatively affecting his fame.
What is Imaqtpie’s Net Worth in 2021?
Imaqtpie has a net worth of $2 million as of 2021. He started gaming out his interest and begun with League of Legends when it was free. Later he decided to build a career in gaming.
He began his gaming career with Team Dignity and played till 2014 then he switched to Twitch as a streamer.
He got a lot of support from his fans and became popular over the years. All his gaming skills and presence on socials have equal contribution to his net worth.
Today, Imaqtpie has a net worth of $2 million as of 2021.
Interesting Facts about Imaqtpie
- Imaqtpie is known for his long hair and glasses which form a part of his signature look.
- He married his girlfriend Leisha Wei whom he met on a dating app. His wedding was a media sensation since he wore a t-shirt and shorts for his wedding while Leisha was all dolled up in a white gown.
- Imaqtpie’s name by birth is Michael Santana. His mom calls him cute and that’s why the name ‘Imaqtpie’ which means ‘I Am Cutie Pie’.
- His long hair is a part of his signature look and he uses Garnier Fructis to maintain his long hair.
- Imaqtpie usually wears a white Tshirt while streaming. He wore a black t-shirt on the day of his wedding to style different than usual.
Imaqtpie has a net worth of $2 million as of 2021. His net worth reflects his successful career as a streamer.
His wedding was sensational news for media and he settled in California with wife Leisha. However, he confirmed in 2020 that they are no longer together and have parted ways.
He has recently shifted to Los Angeles and is focusing more on gaming and playing different games to revive his popularity and fan base.