YouTube's Biggest Female Gaming Sensation
When it comes to female gamers, SSSniperwolf is certainly leading the way. Since playing her first video game as a young child, she has continued to share her passion for gaming with millions of fans around the world. Now a popular YouTuber and leading figure in eSportsher channel and influence keeps growing from strength to strength.
Born Alia Shelesh in England to Turkish-Greek parents, SSSniperwolf has always been obsessed with gaming. Her father bought her and her brother a PlayStation when she was six years old and SSSniperwolf has not looked back since.
Her pseudonym is derived from one of her favourite characters in popular culture, the villain Sniper Wolf in Metal Gear Solid. She joined YouTube in 2013 and began posting "let’s play" and game reviews. Now she is renowned for playing popular titles such as Fortnite, Far Cry, Overwatch, Grand Theft Auto, Destiny, Halo and The Division. She is a fan of first person shooters and regularly competes in celebrity tournaments.
SSSniperwolf’s video catalogue has expanded to include the ever-popular reaction videos which have garnered her a huge following with her YouTube channel topping 11 million subscribers.
Besides her love for gaming, SSSniperwolf enjoys designing and crafting her own clothes. Incorporating another hobby into her online profile, she has launched a second YouTube channel dedicated to DIY clothing, fashion reviews and makeup tutorials. This talented personality is also a huge proponent of anime culture and regularly takes part in the cosplay craze dressing as characters from games and television.
SSSniperwolf’s success has seen her work with some of the world’s biggest gaming brands including collaborations with the likes of Ubisoft, EA, Activision and Disney. This has cemented her place as one of the top female gaming influencers. She remains down to earth though and told Forbes,
"Growing up I was always the weird girl. I wanted to show that girls can play and be good at video games too."
This popular gamer stays in touch with her fans through several platforms including Twitter and Instagram. Her Instagram following has exploded with over 3.5 million followers keeping tabs on their favourite gamer. Her posts receive thousands of likes and comments which SSSniperwolf uses to ensure her community is heard. This gamer loves what she does and wants to help her fans enjoy games the same way she does.
Did you know, women make up almost 50% of the eGamer market?