The highly-awaited Esports Awards Streamer of the Year trophy has finally found its winner, and it is no one other than Riversgg. The Mexican streamer accepted all the congratulations on stage and also on social media.
As the curtains fall on another thrilling year in the gaming and streaming universe, enthusiasts gathered for the much-anticipated Esports Awards 2023, held in the vibrant city of Las Vegas on November 30. Among the high-stakes categories, one that always captures the community’s attention is the Streamer of the Year, showcasing the industry’s standout personalities.
The list of nominees this year featured heavyweights like Felix “xQc” and Kai Cenat, setting the stage for an intense competition. However, echoing the trend from the previous year when Ibai Llanos clinched the title, the spotlight once again shone on a talent from the Hispanic community. Mexican streamer and YouTuber Samy “Rivers” Rivera emerged victorious, claiming the coveted Streamer of the Year award.
Esports Awards Streamer of the Year: Riversgg
Outshining this stellar cast of contenders, Riversgg stands tall as the crowned Streamer of the Year. Hailing from Mexico, Samy “Rivers” Rivera has etched her name in the annals of streaming history with a remarkable journey that captivated millions. Her win adds another chapter to the narrative of Hispanic streamers, leaving an indelible mark on the esports landscape.
Riversgg shared her thoughts on social media. You can find the original tweet below, but here is the translated version for the non-Spanish speakers:
“what a crazy year, thank you for all these experiences that have marked my life forever. thank you for allowing me to live my dream. the best year of my life without a doubt. 🥲thank you thank you thank you thank you for so much. arriba mexico y arriba latam latamadre chingadamadre”
que locura de año, gracias por todas estas experiencias que han marcado mi vida para siempre. gracias por permitirme vivir mi sueño. el mejor año de mi vida sin duda alguna. 🥲gracias gracias gracias por tanto. arriba mexico y arriba latam chingadamadre pic.twitter.com/PBxVZUZ4cW
— rivers (@samyriveratv) December 1, 2023
Who were the other Esports Awards Streamer of the Year Streamer of the Year finalists?
Before we dive into Riversgg’s success, let’s check out the notable finalists for the Streamer of the Year award. The list included well-known names such as Seth “Scump” Abner, Alexandre “Gaules” Borba, Ibai Llanos, Tarik “tarik” Celik. Here is the full list of all the Esports Awards Streamer of the Year finalists:
- Seth “Scump” Abner
- Alexandre “Gaules” Borba
- Ibai Llanos
- Tarik “tarik” Celik
- Félix “XQC” Lengyel
- Kai Cenat
- Paulinho O LOKO
- Samy “Riversgg” Rivera
- Chikara “FPS_Shaka” Kawakami
Who is Riversgg?
Riversgg, a prominent Twitch streamer, boasts an impressive follower count of 5.6 million as of November 30, solidifying her status as a force to be reckoned with in the streaming realm. Specializing in the “Just Chatting” category, she also showcases her gaming prowess in titles like Call of Duty: Warzone.
Beyond Twitch, Riversgg extends her digital footprint to YouTube, where she shares casual content from her Twitch streams, engaging vlogs, and soccer-themed videos. A notable soccer enthusiast, she not only talks the talk but walks the walk by owning two teams – PIO FC and PIO FC Femenil.
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Riversgg’s meteoric rise is nothing short of extraordinary. From reaching 100K followers in October 2021 to hitting the impressive milestone of 5.6 million in just 21 months, her journey exemplifies the rapid and phenomenal growth witnessed in the world of online streaming. While her roots may lie in Call of Duty, Riversgg has gracefully evolved, now exploring a diverse array of games, including the likes of Minecraft and Fortnite, under the captivating “Just Chatting” umbrella.
As the Esports Awards Streamer of the Year trophy finds its deserving home with Riversgg, the gaming community eagerly awaits what the future holds for this trailblazing content creator, whose journey continues to inspire and resonate with fans worldwide.
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