What is Pokelawls’ nationality?
Pokelawls hasn’t revealed his birth name, but was born in Toronto, Ontario Canada, on 22 September 1992 – his zodiac sign is Virgo, his ethnicity is Lebanese, and he holds Canadian nationality. He is a social media personality, gamer and a Twitch star, probably best known for his Twitch channel onto which he mostly livestreams while playing the first-person shooter video game “Overwatch” – he is currently playing for the Team SoloMid.
Early life and education
Pokelawls was raised an only child in Toronto by his father who was a lawyer, and his mother who was working at a local law company – Pokelawls was very close to his parents, but grew distant from them after deciding to focus on his gaming career.
Pokelawls attended a local high school, but was mostly focused on playing video games and spending time with his friends who were also gamers, and wasn’t much interested in sports either, not being physically active.
He was, however, interested in acting, and appeared in several school plays, but didn’t dedicate enough time to acting to become very good. Pokelawls matriculated in 2010, and his parents urged him to enroll at a college, however, he wanted to focus on his gaming career, and found a job to financially supporting himself while building his fanbase on Twitch.
Pokelawls joined Twitch on 5 June 2010, but didn’t start livestreaming until late 2011.
He has since mostly been focused on playing two of the most popular video games of today – “League of Legends” (LoL) and “Overwatch” – and there are now over 720,000 people following his channel, which counts almost 25 million views of all his livestreams combined. Pokelawls has livestreamed for around 8,000 hours in the past four years, meaning he has spent around 5.5 hours each day on Twitch. There are usually around 2,500 people watching him play, while the highest number of viewers he has had on a single livestream is 23,937.
Today, Pokelawls mostly livestreams while only chatting with his fans, and he also plays various video games such as “Astroneer”, “Radical Relocation” and “Golf It!”
He YouTuber as well, having launched his channel on 9 April 2006 but uploading only one video until 2016, when he started uploading videos on a weekly basis. His channel is currently subscribed to by over 260,000 people, and counts over 35 million views of all his videos combined, one way or the other all related to gaming,
His currently most popular video “Pokelawls – THE BEST DANCER IN VRCHAT (VRChat Highlights)” has been viewed nearly a million times since 13 January 2018.
Pokelawls is also active on Instagram, on which he’s followed by close to 33,000 people, while his Twitter account is followed by more than 106,000 people – he is also active on Facebook, on which he counts more than 2,500 followers.
Love life and girlfriend
Pokelawls is very secretive when it comes to details of his love life, but it’s known that he’s in a long-term relationship with a girl who goes by the name of ‘Gigi’ on the internet – Gigi is active on Twitter, and is followed by over 8,000 people.
She’s also a Twitch star who is followed by over 23,000 people, and usually livestreams while playing random video games. The two have been together for over two years now, and Gigi can occasionally be seen featured in Pokelawls Twitch livestreams.
Before Gigi, he was in a relationship with another Twitch star, Ploo who is followed by over 86,000 people and who mostly livestreams while playing the game “Valorant” – the two dated for less than a year before splitting ways for unknown reasons.
As of October 2020, Pokelawls is in a relationship with Gigi, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Pokelawls spends most of his time playing video games, but he’s also keen on visiting attractive natural locations around Toronto with Gigi – he has uploaded many pictures featuring the two of them onto his Instagram account.
He is a huge lover of animals, and has a pet dog which goes with Pokelawls wherever he goes. Pokelawls likes to attend various events related to gaming, as well as dressing up (cosplay), but Pokelawls rarely dresses up for cosplay events as he is a bit shy.
Late at night, he and Gigi like to watch movies starring actors and actresses such as Tom Hanks, Jim Carrey and Julia Roberts, and a few of their favorite films are “Sleepless in Seattle”, “You’ve Got Mail” and “Bruce Almighty”. They also like to watch animated comedy series, with two of their favorites being “Rick & Morty” and “The Simpsons”.
Age and net worth
Pokelawls’ age is 28. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 1in (1.55m) and he weighs around 125lbs (57kgs).
As of October 2020, his net worth has been estimated at over $200,000.