Social media forums have helped numerous personalities in creating a fan base. But not only that, social sites like Twitter, etc. have made it a lot easier for fans to get in touch with their favorite celebrity(s). And also get an update on their day to day life. Now these said celebrities could be mega Hollywood stars or famous sports athletes. Whether it be traditional or electronic, players of both sports are super active on social media platforms. They interact with their fellow gamer fans quite often. In this article, we are going to list down six esports personalities that you HAVE to follow on twitter ASAP.
8 Esports Personalities To Follow On Twitter
#1- Eric Lonnquist (@GGDOA)
Eric is one of the best casters in esports. He began humbly by calling and streaming professional esports games. He is now permanently settled in South Korea and covers games like Overwatch, Hearthstone and LoL matches. Lonnquist is also considered as the most knowledgable person in the esports world.
I’ve got a Discord server now! Come and discuss Overwatch, Warhammer games/building/painting, Art, bad wigs, or whatever! https://t.co/R3p8w8PldZ
— Erik “DoA” Lonnquist – Freelancer BTW (@ggDoA) October 31, 2018
#2- Susie Kim (@LilSusie)
Looking to expand your knowledge of the Korean esports scene? Then you should not miss Susie on Twitter. She is a translator and analyst in all major events covering LoL and Starcraft 2.
#3- Christian Lord (@Hellspawnlord)
Christian Lord, from Sweden, is one of the most famous names when it comes to esports. He is also one of the most important people behind the popular Dreamhack series tournaments.
Lord has a twitter account of almost 7 thousand followers. He very frequently tweets about current matches and other esports related news. Not only that, but he also provides his followers with his insights and information about various tournaments.
#4- Stephanie Harvey (@missharvey)
When it comes to women’s participation in the eSports industry, Stephanie Harvey’s name has always remained one of the prominent ones. Stephanie, from Canada, is a professional athlete who is widely known for her contribution and fierce competition in the famous game Counter-Strike GO.
She played an essential role in introducing diversity in the eSports industry and also founded
MissClicks. With an account of almost 58 thousand followers, Stephanie tweets exciting insights regarding esports matches, her new upcoming projects, and a lot more fun stuff. Definitely an excellent account to follow.
#5- Shaun Clark (@Apollosc2)
Our third pick is the famous Shaun Clark. He goes by his username Appolo. Clark is a well-known esports pro gaming commentator. He was once a professional player as well. Started from playing Command and Conquer, Shaun is now working at ESL tv where he works as a casting agent for Starcraft 2.
With a verified account of 58 thousand followers, Shaun tweets interesting information and insights on current eSports happenings. You must look out for her profile if you are an esports fan.
#6- Soe Gschwind Penske (@Soembie)
Soe Gschwind is a swiss commentator whose area of interest revolves around Blizzard
company’s games, since the beginning of her career as a gamer. She has a twitter account of 127 thousand followers, where her tweets are mostly related to DOTA, Starcraft, Overwatch, etc. She has a massive fan following, and her views are highly valued.
#7- Justin Ignacio (@TheGunrun)
Justin Ignacio, who popularly goes by the name the GunRun, is a significant community figure in the eSports industry. He is a known streamer who worked for Twitch tv as an engineer. His presence had a considerable influence on what esports is today. He is one of the pioneers of commentary and live streaming.
Justin also featured in Forbes under 30. He knows how the industry works. And shares his knowledge through his tweets. A must follow!
#8- Tyler Erzbeger (@FionnOnFire)
Our last pick for the list is the famous esports writer, Tyler Erzbeger, who currently works at ESPN. As his username suggests, in his writings or expressing his overall views, Tyler shows no filters or biases whatsoever. He also happens to have a history of twitter feuds with fellow esports figures such as Michael O’Dell, etc.
Regardless of this, he continues to tweet his views and thoughts on his 111 thousand followers account. And honestly, everyone seems to enjoy them as so should you.
So these were our top six picks, who else do you think should be on this list?