Who is DrDisRespect?
If you visit Twitch often and follow the community of first-person shooter video game players, then you must be familiar with Dr. DisRespect, but who is he, what is his real name, how did he decide on a career as a video game player and Twitch streamer? If you want to find out, then stay with us for a while, as we are about to reveal all the juicy details about this famous gamer, including his cheating scandal.
Born Herschel Beahm IV on the 10th March 1982, in Encinitas, California USA, he came to prominence by streaming gameplay of such games as H1Z1, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, among others on Twitch, on which he has more than 2.5 million followers.
DrDisRespect Wiki: Early Life, Parents, and Education
There isn’t much information about Dr. DisRespect’s childhood, such as names of his parents and whether he has any siblings or not, however, it is known that he received a degree from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, during which time he also played basketball for the university team, competing in Division II NCAA league.
As early as January 2010, Dr. DisRespect became known to the world, but first by his real name – the alias Dr. DisRespect was added later. He started by playing Halo 2 on the Xbox competing with other players, using voice chat and speaking aggressively to other players, and thanks to his great playing skills, he became a worthy opponent. With his roommates, Beahm started a YouTube channel “Dr DisRespect” on the 5th January 2010, with his first video “Dr DisRespect Gaming: The Docs Very 1st Video”, posted on the 11th January. Since then he has gained over 700,000 subscribers, and his videos have attracted more than 29 million views. As he continued to upload videos, DrDisRespect became more popular, his videos featuring in the popular web show “Machinima”. However, he left YouTube in 2011 and didn’t post anything more until 2016.
Also in 2011, he became a community manager of Sledgehammer Games, and ultimately reached the position of designer, helping design several maps for the popular game “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare”. However, once he became popular on Twitch, he left Sledgehammer.
DrDisRespect became popular even before Twitch was founded; he opened his channel on Justin.tv, which later became Twitch, and started uploading videos of himself playing various battle royale games, particularly focusing on H1Z1, and later switching to PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. He has now gained more than 2.5 million followers, becoming extremely popular. He took a hiatus back in late 2017, but returned to streaming in February 2018, and with his first video attracted 388,000 concurrent viewers, which at the time was a record. Pretty impressive don’t you think?
DrDisrespect Net Worth
Do you know how rich DrDisrespect is? Although he is not considered a professional gamer, as he is more focused on the funny part of the game, he still earns a significant sum for his efforts. So, as of late 2018, according to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Dr DisRespect’s net worth is as high as $800,000. Pretty decent don’t you think?
DrDisRespect Personal Life, Wife, Marriage, Children, Cheating Affair
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— BoomTV (@GoBoomTV) October 26, 2018
What do you know about DrDisRespect apart from that he likes to play games? Well, Dr DisRespect is a married man, and with his wife has a daughter born in 2014. Unfortunately, he hasn’t revealed the name of his wife, though most recently shared a heartbreaking story of losing their second child in a miscarriage.
Also, there were reports of him being unfaithful to his wife several times, and that was the reason why he took a two-month hiatus from streaming, but the two reconciled and are still together.
DrDisRespect Internet Fame
Since launching his career, he became popular all across social media platforms, especially Twitter and Instagram. His official Twitter account has over 800,000 followers, with whom he has shared his most recent career endeavors, including his newest stream schedule, among many other posts. You can find him on Instagram and Facebook; his fan page on Instagram has close to 350,000 followers, while his fan page on Facebook has over 45,000 followers.
So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent internet personality, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to his official pages and see what he is up to now. You won’t regret it, that is certain.