Lirik Net Worth

Last Modified Feb 02, 2022 13:05 GMT

Saqib Ali “Lirik” Zahid is one of the most popular streamers on Twitch. He gained his initial bout of popularity from his days of playing Day Z in the early 2010’s, and steadily grew his following from there. He was nominated in the Shorty Awards in the “Twitch Streamer of the Year” category. The streamer signed a contract of exclusivity with Twitch, around the time many streamers were migrating to Mixer.

Lirik remains one of the most popular streamers on the platform to date, despite keeping his personal life extremely private and not using a face cam. He currently averages around 20k viewers every stream and has over 2.8 million followers on the platform currently. In 2018, he was invited to participate in the PUBG Winter Charity competition which had a prize pool of $200k.


Real NameSaqib Ali Zahid
DOBOctober 29, 1990
AddressUnited States
Marital Status/PartnerUnknown
Source of WealthOnline content creation, sponsorships, merchandise
Net Worth$2 million

How much is Lirik’s total net worth?

Lirk’s net worth is said to be around $2 million as of 2022 although that number may be much higher. The streamer was known to be at the very top of the Twitch rankings for several years and is backed by several renowned companies, such as Discord and HyperX.

On what platform does Lirik stream?

Lirik only streams on Twitch, and is a contracted Twitch partner. During the time period in

2018 to 2019 when many streamers were moving to Mixer, Lirik stated that he would be staying with Twitch. He uploads clip compilations and highlights on his YouTube channel, using it as a Twitch video archive.

How much does Lirik earn?

Lirik makes a significant amount of money every year - estimated to be around the $1 million figure at the very least. He makes most of it from his sponsorships, donations, and Twitch channel. His YouTube channel makes around $400 a month, while his Twitch channel makes around $45k. He also earns money from selling merchandise, including his own line of clothing.

Lirik is calculated to make an average of $473k to $596k from both his Twitch and YouTube channels. However, his Twitch account would make more money than stated, due to the number of donations he receives, as well as the additional amount he receives from subscribers that pay a larger amount. He also sells merchandise, and is partnered with high-reputed companies.

Lirik Apperance

Lirik’s other endeavors

Lirik is not known to have any extra endeavors outside of streaming and content creation; he does, however, sell merchandising of his own brand; his latest line of clothing is called “The Cozy Collection.”

Lirik’s Twitch career

Lirik’s Twitch career began on the 28th of June, in 2011. He mainly played World of Warcraft and DayZ at first but doesn’t stick to a main game anymore and instead chooses to play a variety of different ones.

Despite not using a face cam, Lirik quickly became one of the most popular streamers on the platform, around the time he switched to DayZ.

In 2019, Lirik signed a contract of exclusivity with Twitch and he had around 2.5 million followers on the platform around that time. As of 2021, he has over 2.8 million followers, averages around 15k to 25k viewers every stream and is one of the most popular creators on the platform to not use a facecam.

Lirik is currently ranked #48 as the most-watched channel on Twitch, overall. He is also the 16th most-watched Variety channel, and 9th under the same category for the English language.

Lirik’s YouTube career

Lirik began his YouTube channel in 2007, on the 7th of December. At the moment, he only uses his channel as a sort of archive for all of his Twitch clips and highlights. Owing to that, while the streamer’s Twitch stats are in the highs, his YouTube only sits at 273k subscribers. From the beginning of 2008 to now, he has uploaded 700+ videos on the channel.

Earnings from other endeavors

It is unknown how much money Lirik makes from his merchandise sales. Besides that, none of his other financial projects are known.

Earnings as a Youtuber

Lirik does not actively use his YouTube channel to post new content and it currently functions as an archive channel for his Twitch videos, clips, and highlights. As such, he earns around $300 to $500 a month and $3.6k to $6k a month, at the bare minimum.

Earnings as a Twitch Streamer

Besides his ever-growing list of sponsorship deals, Lirik earns quite a significant amount of money from his Twitch channel. In 2017, it was revealed that Lirik had earned $200k just from receiving Twitch subscriptions.

In 2021, it is estimated that Lirik earns around $39.2k to $49.2k from a single month, and $470k to $590.4k on a yearly basis. This is just from his Twitch subscriptions; excluding the donations he receives.

Other Sponsorship Deals

Lirik’s list of companies that he’s been sponsored by continues to grow; HyperX, Discord, CyperPowerPC, Gilette, and Studio Wildcard (for Ark) are some of the big names that have sponsored him so far.



In February of 2020, Lirik mentioned that he would be moving into his own house in March. Other expenditures are unknown, as Lirik is fairly mum about his private life.

In the News

In 2019, Lirik made news after he signed a contract of exclusivity with Twitch, along with fellow streamers DrLupo and TimTheTatman. The news came around the time Mixer was directly competing with Twitch to bring over streamers to their platform.

Lirik was nominated for Twitch Streamer of the Year, during the 9th annual Shorty Awards.

In 2020, the American streamer was banned for exactly 42 minutes after he accidentally showed a clip of a blurred dildo on his stream. He was quickly unbanned after the incident.

Earlier during the same stream, Lirik had been explaining why he doesn’t use a facecam despite it being an extremely trendy and popular tool that streamers used; stating that he was worried people would have pre-conceived notions of him due to his South Asian descent and appearance. He mentioned specifically that it was “weird being perceived online,” after the events of 9/11 took place.


Q. How old is Lirik?

Lirik is currently 30 years old and he was born on the 29th of October, 1990. He will turn 31 by the end of October.

Q. Does Lirik use a face cam?

Lirik does not use a face cam, due to reasons regarding his South Asian descent and appearance giving people pre-conceived notions about him, especially after the events of 9/11.

Q. How much does Lirik earn?

Lirik is estimated to make around $473k to $596k a year, from both his Twitch and YouTube channels. However, taking into account his sponsorships and donations, this figure would be much larger, closer to $1 million.

Q. Where does Lirik stream?

Lirik only streams on his Twitch channel, and posts clips and highlight compilations on his YouTube channel.