Jacky Yip, better known as Stewie2k is an American professional Counter-strike: Global offensive player for Evil Geniuses. As a member of Cloud9, he became the first North American to win a Valve-sponsored major in CS: GO.
He is one of the most decorated players in North America. He is one of the best players in Cloud 9. Stewie2k is one of the first North American players to win both a Major and an IGS Trophy. He is an entry fragger and in-game leader later in his career.
Stewie2k’s Valorant Setup
Stewie2k is relatively new to the Valorant game. However, his unique settings have quickly established him as one of the most well-liked esports titles available among viewers and players. His tactical FPS has captured the interest of many players thanks to its 128-tick server.
He uses a robust anti-cheat system, an engine built to operate well even on Low-end hardware, and Riot Games’ support. He played for many hours every day after watching videos of Cloud 9.
Stewie2k’s Early Life
Yip was born on January 7, 1998. He was raised in San Francisco, California. He grew up with his brother and sister. His parents were often on business trips to China. He described his parents as stereotypical Asian parents who disapproved of video games, wanting him to take up a career such as a doctor or a lawyer.
His draw toward video games ultimately created a rift between him and his parents, with Yip feeling that his mother had failed to believe he was going to be a failure. At the age of 17, Stewie flew to LA to pursue his own interests in gaming. He was inspired by Cloud 9 and would play many hours of the day.
Stewie2k’s Gaming Career
At the age of 17, after flying to LA, he kicked off the competitive career of a young “Stewie2k”. He has gained attention for his competitive PUG performances and heard rumors of a certain player’s professional career soon coming to an end and opening the door for Yip. he joined Cloud9 on January 11, 2016, as an in-game leader. He played for 2 years with Cloud9 and in several tournaments.
In December 2019, he became the first North American CS:GO player to earn over 1 Million dollars in tournament prize money after finishing runner up to Astralis in the ECS Season 8 finals.
Stewie2k’s Net Worth
Yip earned most of his wealth from participating in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournaments. As of 2022, Jacky has won over 1.5 Million USD.
In addition, he makes money from streaming on Twitch, sponsors, and on Youtube. Therefore, he has an estimated net worth of 2 Million USD.
Stewie2k on Social Media
As he is one of the most famous gamers all around the world. Stewie2k has pretty good followers on his social media handles. He has around 373K+ followers on his Instagram. He has 508K+ followers on his Twitter and is famous for streaming on Twitch as well. Stewie2khas 355K+ subscribers on his Youtube channel.