How Nihachu Became One of the Most Popular Minecraft Creators

March 22, 2024
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Who is Nihachu?

She’s an avid video game player, however, Nihachu is also a YouTuber and social media star with an enormous number of followers online. Nihachu is one of the fastest growing Twitch streamers who play video games such as “Minecraft” and “Among Us”, and is also known for her ‘Just Chat’ sessions. She often shares her life events with her fans, and people like her for being honest.

To learn more about this young internet celebrity, let us tell you the naked truth about how Nihachu becomes one of the most popular “Minecraft” creators.

Early life, family, and education

Born under the zodiac sign of Scorpio on 3 November 2001, in Germany, Nihachu has never revealed her full name, however, she goes online by the names ‘Niki’ and ‘Nikita’ thus many assume that this is her birth name while her surname stays undisclosed. Nichahcu also hasn’t spoken about her parents and childhood days, except that she has two stepbrothers, also mentioning that she lived in Austria, Sweden, Switzerland and Spain, so is fluent in Spanish and English as well as German.

When it comes to her educational background, upon matriculating in 2019, she enrolled into college to study psychology, but Nihachu hasn’t shared which facility she attends, although it’s known that she currently resides in Brighton, England.



Nihachu loved playing games from an early age, however, she began streaming due to boredom when she had to stay in bed because of leg surgery. Eventually, she participated in the dating show on Twitch entitled “Love or Host”, hosted by Austin, an American Twitch streamer also known as Rajjpatel. In the show, Nihachu met Wilbur Soot, an English musician and Twitch streamer with whom she later developed a very close friendship. She also met other popular Twitch streamers, which led to her participation in Minecraft (MC) Championships.

It’s a Minecraft Tournament for streamers and YouTubers, in which 10 teams of four compete in a series of eight mini-games. Nihachu made her first appearance at MC Championship 10, and placed 29th, while with the team she placed fifth.

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In the following championships, Nihachu showed her avid Minecraft skills and teamed with famed Twitch streamers such as Eret, Technoblade, Fundy, CaptainSparklrz, and many others.

Internet fame

Nihachu’s popularity grows thanks to her gaming skills, and also because of her will to share with her followers all about her struggle with eating disorders. Since she was a teenager, Nihachu has been diagnosed with body dysmorphia and self-harm.

Today, Nihachu has over 2.5 million followers on her Twitch account, while her Instagram account has been followed by more than 1.5 million people. She is also active on Twitter, which she established in April 2017, and has gained over two million followers.


Nihachu launched her self-titled YouTube channel on 8 February 2020, and it’s today subscribed to by nearly 1.5 million people, while all of her videos together have gained over 30 million views. The number one most-watched video on her channel is “So I Googled Myself…” uploaded five years ago, which has been viewed over five million times.

The second most viewed video on Nihachu’s channel is “Am Fish”, uploaded two years ago, which has gained over four million views. In third place among her most viewed is “Even WEIRDER Unban Request…” uploaded a year ago, which has been viewed over 2.5 million times.

As you noticed, Nihachu uploads various content videos onto her channel, and besides the aforementioned, her followers can enjoy those featuring Nihachu playing “Minecraft”, some challenge videos, and her vlogs.

Love life and relationships

Nihachu is very opened about her sexual orientation, and se publicly stated that she’s bisexual. Although there have been rumors about her dating Wilbur Soot, Nihachu filmed a video in which she explained that they are just close friends. Despite the fact that they both choose ‘love’ when they participated in Austin’s show “Love or Host”, they haven’t started a romantic relationship.

The two were often seen in each other’s Twitch streams, so people assumed that they are dating, however, the truth is that even though their fans said that they are soulmates, the two haven’t found love.


When Nihachu stated that she’s bisexual, many assumed that her roommate, Rhianna is her girlfriend, however, these two are also just close friends. They live together with their cats, Toph and Zuko, which are named after the characters from the movie “Avatar: The Last Airbender”.

Nihachu hasn’t spoken about her dating history, so her love life stays secret. In one of her videos, she spoke about finding true love, however, as she put it, she hasn’t achieved that goal.

As of April 2023, it seems that Nihachu is single.

10 interesting facts about Nihachu you perhaps didn’t know

She has a fear of mirrors – an unhealthy fear of which is called Eisoptrophobia.

Nihachu is also very sensitive to light.

She has a talent for breakdance.

Nihachu’s favorite drink is the cocktail, Club Mate.

She likes to watch Japanese movies, and her favorite is the animated romantic fantasy “Your Name”.

She doesn’t like to play ‘scary games’, but Nihachu loved playing the game “League of Legends” and wanted to become a professional, however, it didn’t work out.

She also likes playing “Dungeons and Dragons”.

Nihachu is known for her greeting: ‘Have a wonderful morning, evening, or day, wherever you are!’


Age, height, and net worth

Nihachu is 21 years old, and is known for her blonde hair and blue eyes – she once dyed her hair pink during a Rise Above the Disorder (RAD) charity stream. Nihachu has a petite figure, and stands at  height of 5ft 5ins (1.65m), weighing around 100lbs (45kgs).

Being one of the most popular Twitch streamers when it comes to playing “Minecraft”, Nihachu has earned a decent amount of wealth for someone of her age. She also earns from her YouTube channel, thus as of early 2023, her net worth has been estimated at over $600,000.

Olivia Wilson

As the Freelance Writer at Net Worth Post, I steer producing riveting stories about the lives and triumphs of influencers. With an unwavering commitment to precision and a flair for weaving compelling tales, I guide our content creation, from the depths of research to the pinnacle of narrative excellence. My responsibilities encompass the full spectrum of editorial management, including the meticulous investigation, narrative development, and upholding the integrity and high standard of our output.

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