Tyler1 otherwise known as the ‘Toxic Player of North America’ is a famous American game player; who rose to the limelight following his incredible game-playing abilities. He is also popular for being a Livestreamer associated with the notable streaming website known as Twitch.tv. The gaming star has garnered over 35 million views on his Twitch channel since the inception of his career. However, he was also banned from the website due to his gross misconduct and violation. Learn more about the game player below.
Who is Tyler1?
The Twitch star Tyler1 was born as Tyler Steinkamp in the United States; he first came into this world on the 6th day of March 1995. He grew up with his family in Missouri and he developed a keen interest in playing video games from a very young age. There is no much information about his childhood experiences and his family. It is already known that he has a brother named Eric. Just like Tyler1, his brother is also a gamer and has been featured on his League of Legends streaming.
Tyler1 is well-educated; after the completion of his high school education, he enrolled at the Central Methodist University to study Computer science. While he was studying, the youngster was able to kick off his gaming career. Finding it hard to balance up his schedule, Tyler1 decided to drop out of the University so he could focus on his gaming career.
The gamer has been portraying the character of Draven in the League of Legends. Since the inception of his gaming career, he has amassed over one million subscribers on his Twitch channel; as well as more than 750 thousand subscribers on YouTube. He became popular following his toxic attitudes. Due to his unruly behaviour towards his fellow game players as well as his fans, Tyler1 has got hit many times; thus incurring bans over 15 times since he joined the streaming website. Apart from League of Legends, Tyler has equally played other games such as War of Warcraft, Counter-Strike, and Call of Duty, among others.
Why Was He Banned From Twitch?
Tyler1 has been characterized by the toxic antics he lashes out on his fellow gamers. In 2016, just a few weeks after the repercussions of his rude behaviour started coming after him. First, he was banned from Riot, Tyler1 also faced similar thing on Twitch. It is already known that Tyler1 has been one of the top Legend of Legends star on the Twitch site before he was sanctioned.
Surprisingly, there has been many speculations surrounding his ban and his fans don’t seem to know the actual offence he committed. However, the much we are able to gather is that the star was banned from the gaming website as a result of his violation of Twitch’s terms of service. According to undisclosed sources, the Twitch star was said to have leaked his personal Skype address to over 13,000 viewers which would leak his IP and that eventually got him busted.
About two years later, Tyler1 was reinstated to the Twitch streaming website. Having been away for so long, Tyler1 lost most of his subscribers but the moment he announced his return the star started getting tons of subscriptions from loyal fans across the world. He further broke Twitch record for an individual stream with his first League of Legends video after his two years ban. The video had over 300 thousand views immediately after it was uploaded.
Meet Tyler1’s Girlfriend
In addition to his successful gaming career, the Twitch star Tyler1 has been in a relationship with a social media star and Instagram idol named Macaiyla. His girlfriend was born on 21st August 1998 in New York to a Panamanian father and Irish mother. Macaiyla moved to the Colonie City of Albany after dropping out of school. She was reportedly studying criminal justice before she left school so she could focus on her social media career.
Starting her social media career in 2012; she joined the video sharing community on YouTube on 6th November 2012 although she never posted any video until 2017. Her first video garnered over 197k views a moment after it was uploaded. She is also a fitness lover and often uploads her work out pictures on her Instagram. In addition to Instagram and YouTube; Macaiyla is also active on other social media platforms including Twitter and Facebook.
Tyler1 and her sweetheart met each other a few years ago through the internet. They had their first meeting in 2016 during the TwitchCon event and afterwards; she moved to Missouri so she could be with Tyler1. The duo has been enjoying a blissful relationship and they live together with their three cats named Emmitt, Nelson, and Theo. They are not yet married but might have plans of tying the knot soon. Apparently, the most important to them right now is getting to the peak of their respective careers.