The 20 Hottest Female Gamers Taking the Gaming World By Storm

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Many assume the world of video games is dominated by males; however, the number of female gamers out there might surprise you. In fact, female gamers account for 46% of all gamers in the US this year. It’s clear that female gamers are slowly but surely stealing the limelight from their male counterparts and gaining a piece of the hefty prize pools awarded at esports tournaments around the world.

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These women are bringing both brains and beauty to the industry, and some are already raking in the big bucks from streaming their gameplay and winning tournaments.

Let’s take a look at the 20 hottest female gamers out there who are taking the video gaming world by storm.

20. Anna “Ant1ka” Ananikova

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Anna “Ant1ka ” Ananikova is a Russian female Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player who has competed in and won numerous world tournaments. Ant1ka has played on several well-know esports teams, including Lazarus, Team Secret, Counter Logic Gaming, and the Russian National Team.

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To date, Ant1ka has competed in 14 tournaments and earned nearly $40,000, most of which came from competing with the Russian National Team at the World Electronic Sports Games 2017. Her decorated esports background puts her at #20 on our list of the hottest female gamers.

19. Meg Turney

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Meg Turney is an American female gamer, YouTuber, cosplayer, vlogger, and model. She is best known for her epic cosplay outfits and as a former host of SourceFed and Rooster Teeth’s The Know. She has almost 85,000 followers on Twitch and 334,000 subscribers on her YouTube channel.

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Meg Turney made our list of the 20 hottest female gamers for her awesome cosplay outfits and modeling career, which earned her the #10 spot in Playboy’s “25 Hottest YouTube Stars” in 2015 and #20 on FHM’s annual “100 Sexiest Women in the World” list the same year.

18. Janet “xChocoBars” Rose

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Janet “xChocoBars” Rose is a Canadian female gamer who began her streaming career on Twitch and YouTube in 2013. She streams a variety of games, including League of Legends, Fortnite, and Hearthstone, and has nearly half a million Twitch followers as well as 154,000 YouTube subscribers.

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Janet “xChocoBars” Rose has competed in 11 tournaments to date, earning $39,500 and making her one of the hottest female gamers out there.

17. Nikolett “nylon” Keszeli

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Nikolett “nylon” Keszeli is a Hungarian female gamer who began her career just a few years ago playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Although she is fairly new to the esports world, Nikolett has already competed in 11 tournaments and has earned almost $7,000 in tournament winnings.

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The largest cash prize Nikolett “nylon” Keszeli received from a single tournament was $3,000 after placing first at the Intel Challenge Katowice #2 in 2016. She has also earned several first place titles from her time with former Team Secret female CSS:GO team.

16. Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere

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Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere is a Belgian Unreal Tournament player that began her professional gaming career back in 1999. Apart from being a pro gamer, Sjokz is also a Belgian television presenter, reporter, and beauty pageant contestant. On top of all that, Sjokz is currently the stage host and analyst desk host for Riot Games for its weekly League of Legends European Championship shows and international competition.

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With almost 180,000 Twitch followers and 130,000 YouTube subscribers, Eefje has developed quite a fanbase and is clearly one of the hottest female gamers out there.

15. Kaitlyn “kaitlyn” Richelle

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Kaitlyn Richelle is a Canadian StarCraft II player and has been one of the hottest female gamers on Twitch since 2014. In fact, Kaitlyn was named one of the “10 people who defined Twitch in 2014” by Dot Esports.

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Her streaming career began back in 2012 while volunteering as a caster aid at NASL Season 3 and quickly became one of the most popular streamers on tl.net. Some of Katilyn’s biggest achievements include winning first place in the SC2 Summer Survivor tournament in 2013 and first place at the Cosmic Cloud Militia All Female tournament in 2016.

14. Chloe “ChloeLock” Lockley

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Chloe Lockley is a female gamer from England that goes by the game tag “ChloeLock.” Her games of choice include Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and King of the Kill, although most of her recent Twitch TV videos don’t feature much gameplay. Still, with over 125,000 followers on Twitch and over 5,000 on YouTube, it’s evident that ChloeLock is doing something right.

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When ChloeLock isn’t live streaming, she is working on her modeling career and was even a finalist on Britain’s Next Top Model in 2017.

13. Pamella “Pamcakes”

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Pamella “Pamcakes” is an American Twitch streamer that plays a variety of first-person shooter games, including World of Warcraft, League of Legends, Just Survive, and Counter-Strike. Her Twitch channel has been gaining traction and has reached over 180,000 followers.

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While it is unclear how much money Pamcakes has earned from her Twitch streams, she has gained quite a following and is easily one of the hottest female gamers out there playing WOW.

12. Vanessa Arteaga

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Vanessa Arteaga is a former professional female gamer from California who earned $20,000 from just two tournaments. She was the first pick of the Championship Gaming Series draft and was undefeated in 2007, leading San Francisco to win first place in the Dead or Alive 4 female individual season.

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Vanessa was featured on the WCG Ultimate Gamer TV show and was a member of Kat Gunn’s professional gaming and cosplay team Less Than 3, which was sponsored by Mad Catz.

11. Kim “Aphrodite” Ga-young 

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Kim Ga-young is a South Korean professional female gamer who goes by the game name Aphrodite. Kim made her claim to fame back in 2013 when she became one of three female players to win a StarCraft match on Korean TV.

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Aphrodite previously played for MVP and has competed in six tournaments to date, earning $9,327.54. She is one of the hottest female gamers, best known for playing in the female-only tournament Zowie Divina where she defeated “flo” for the win.

10. Stephanie “missharvey” Harvey

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Stephanie Harvey is a Canadian female gamer who began her gaming career with Counter-Strike: 1.6 before moving onto Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Stephanie, or missharvey, plays for Counter Logic Gaming Red and has won five world championships, including the World Electronic Sports Games in 2015 and 2018 and the Electronic Sports World Cup in 2010, 2011, and 2012.

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Another reason missharvey is one of the hottest female gamers is the fact that she also worked at Ubisoft Montreal for eight years as a game designer, as well as a consultant and dev tester. 

9. Christine “Potter” Chi

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Christine Chi is an American female player that is a part of UAE-based esports organization RES Gaming and was the former team captain for Counter Logic Gaming Red. Christine, who goes by Potter in the esports world, is a Counter-Strike player that has competed and won several first place titles.

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Potter has competed in a total of 21 tournaments, which earned her $32,545.25 and has 23,000 followers on Twitch. She is also an esports analyst and one of the hottest female gamers in our books.

8. Zainab “zAAz” Turkie

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Zainab Turkie is another Swedish female gamer that has been a pro for almost 10 years and has established herself as one of the top 10 highest-earning female esports gamers. She began her career in the early 2000s playing Counter-Strike: 1.6 for Lebanon and has made a name for herself under the game tag zAAz.

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She currently plays for Beşiktaş Esports as a rifler and has 10 Counter-Strike tournament wins under her belt. zAAz has competed in 33 tournaments for $43,601.43 in winnings to date, making her one of the hottest female gamers in the esports space.

7. Julia “juliano” Kiran

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Julia Kiran is a Swedish female Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player that goes by the name juliano. She has earned $39,334.23 from 29 tournaments, $10,000 of which came from the DreamHack Showdown Valencia 2019.

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In 2016, juliano joined the female European CS:GO team WeRunThisPlace, which is a part of the Team Secret organization. Julia is easily one of the most successful female gamers in the world and one of the hottest in our books.

6. Brandi “DizzyKitten”

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Brandi is an American female gamer that goes by the game tag DizzyKitten. She has over 500,000 Twitch TV followers watching her stream a variety of games, including Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, World of Warcraft, Super Hexagon, Red Dead Redemption, and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.

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However, DizzyKitten is probably best known for her ASMR-centric streams and her adorable cosplay outfits. According to naibuzz, DizzyKitten has an estimated net worth of $600,000, making her one of the hottest female gamers out there.

5. Kristen “KittyPlays” Michaela

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Kristen Michaela is a Canadian female gamer, YouTuber, and Twitch streamer that goes by the game tag: KittyPlays. She has over 1 million followers on Twitch TV and over 600,000 subscribers on YouTube.

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Kristen plays a variety of games, including Overwatch, Fortnite, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Dota 2. Her Fortnite channel is the #139 most-watched, and she is one of the hottest female gamers, having earned over $200,000 throughout the years, including $38,700 from seven tournaments.

4. Kat “Mystik” Gunn

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Kat Gunn is an American female gamer who goes by the name Mystik when she’s playing Dead or Alive 4 and Halo: Reach. Although Kat no longer competes at live events, she earned the title of the highest-earning female gamer in the Guinness Book of World Records in 2015, having earned $122,000 since 2007.

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She played for the Carolina Core during the Championship Gaming Series and participated in the World Cyber Games. She also won the WCG Ultimate Gamer in 2010, which earned her $100,000 in cash and a ton of merch. Kat is still ranked as #2 among the top female players in esports and is definitely one of the hottest female gamers out there.

3. Kelsie “KayPeaLoL”

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Kelsie is a Canadian female gamer and a League of Legends Twitch Streamer that goes by the name KayPeaLoL. She has more than 700,000 followers on her Twitch channel and 617,000 subscribers on her YouTube channel KayPea.

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Kelsie is a main mid, and her top 3 champions are Lux, Brand, and Ahri. She is easily one of the hottest female gamers, having earned over $200,000 to date since her career kicked off in 2013.

2. Lia “SSSniperwolf” Valentine 

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Lia Valentine is a female gamer that hails from England and plays under the name SSSniperwolf. She plays a variety of games, including Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, Destiny, Fortnite: Battle Royale, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, and GTA Online.

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Lia has made a name for herself on YouTube, generating a whopping 17.3 million subscribers on her SSSniperwolf channel and earning over a million in revenue to date, making it very clear why Lia Valentine is on our list of the 20 hottest female gamers.

1. Tara Babcock

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Tara Babcock is an American gamer, YouTuber, and Twitch streamer who grew up in Seattle, Washington. She is also a model, a former columnist for Impulse Gamer, and was also a former host of ZoominGames. Tara plays a variety of games, including Super Mario, Overwatch, Fortnite, and Call of Duty, and reviews new games and gaming gear on her YouTube channel.

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Tara is not only one of the hottest female gamers, but she is also one of the highest-earning female gamers out there. To date, she has earned upwards of $2 million USD and has over 22,000 subscribers on her YouTube gaming channel, Tara Babcock Games!

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