Dr Disrespect has left his fans in eager anticipation as they await his arrival on the Kick platform, especially following Kick’s recent decision to remove streamer xQc from Twitch. In fact, the renowned streamer himself has revealed that he would command a staggering contract worth $50 million if he were to be recruited by Kick. But who is Dr Disrespect, actually? Let’s find out the answer in this article.
Dr. Disrespect Personal Life
Herschel Beahm IV, more commonly known as “Dr. Disrespect” was born on March 10, 1982 at Encinitas, California US. He studied at the California State Polytechnic University where he took up a Business Course with a major in Marketing Management. During his time at the university, Beahm was part of the Division II NCAA Basketball. In 2011, Beahm worked for Sledgehammer Games as a Community Manager and was later promoted to Level Designer the following year. Becoming an expert in online multiplayer games, he became the multiplayer map designer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.
During this time, Beahm started to be a part of the streaming community on Twitch.
Dr. Disrespect Net Worth 2023
Dr. Disrespect, like many other game streamers, earns money through online gaming and streaming. They make income from various sources such as ads viewed during live streams, donations from viewers, subscriptions, winnings from tournaments, and sponsorship deals with streaming platforms like Twitch and YouTube Gaming.
Before Dr. Disrespect stopped streaming on Twitch, they had an impressive following of 4.45 million followers and over 30,000 paid subscribers. This means they were earning more than $30,000 every month just from subscriptions. That amounts to over $300,000 annually, excluding revenue from ads and donations.
In June 2020, Dr. Disrespect received an unexpected permanent ban from Twitch and had to move to YouTube Gaming for streaming.
Dr. Disrespect’s YouTube Channel has amassed over 280,970,516 views, which translates to approximately $70,000 in monthly ad revenue and more than $800,000 annually. These figures do not include earnings from exclusive contracts and brand deals with third-party entities.
3. Merchandise Sales
Dr. Disrespect, known as Guy Beahm in real life, sells their own merchandise online through the Champions Club.
4. Book Release
In one of their streams, Dr. Disrespect announced that they will be publishing their personal memoir titled ‘Violence. Speed. Momentum.‘ in August.
5. Movie Adaptation
There are rumors suggesting that Skybound Entertainment is planning an animated movie adaptation of Dr. Disrespect’s life story and their journey in the streaming industry.
Like many streamers, Dr. Disrespect also earns money through sponsorship deals and partnerships. They have affiliations with companies such as Turtle Beach, Mountain Dew, G Fuel, and Roccat.
Dr. Disrespect Streaming Journey
Dr. Disrespect posted his first video on YouTube in January 2011. The video was about playing a game called Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. After that, he started streaming on Twitch and didn’t upload many videos on YouTube for a long time.
With his funny and exaggerated character called Dr. Disrespect, Guy Beahm gained recognition in the ESports Awards. He won the Streamer of the Year Award in 2017 and won it again in 2019.
He also received the Trending Gamer Award in 2017 from The Game Awards. Besides that, Dr. Disrespect has been seen playing various games online, including:
- Call of Duty: Black Ops
- PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG)
- Apex Legends
- Fortnite Battle Royale
- Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Dr. Disrespect is a popular game streamer who has earned a significant amount of money through various sources such as streaming, merchandise sales, book releases, and sponsorships. Dr. Disrespect’s journey in the streaming industry has been quite eventful, including winning several awards and being banned from Twitch. With his upcoming movie adaptation and book release, it will be interesting to see what the future holds for this popular streamer.
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