Jaryd Lazar is a famous professional Twitch live streamer who found fame for his gaming skills. Throughout the years he has been famous for playing Counter-Strike and many recognize him as ‘summit1g’, his alias name. Lazar officially began his career in 2012 and like Tyler1, he is now one of the most prominent figures on Twitch. He has over 3 million followers on the platform and has out of nowhere become an internet celebrity.
Summit1g takes part in gaming tournaments like E-Sports Entertainment Association, Faceit Pro League and for his contribution to the gaming community, he was awarded the Teen Choice Award for Choice Gamer. Not so long after, he was able to win the award for Streamer of the Year by Twitch. He is one of the biggest names in the Twitch community and has deservedly been making a lot of money. Let us now get to know more about this gamer.
Summit1g: Early Life and Education and Career
Jaryd Lazar was born on the 23rd of the April, in 1987. The Colorado-born gamer is partly Hungarian and is of mixed descent. Growing up, he was extremely passionate about gaming and thankfully for him, he made it into the field of his dreams. Summit1g also has a brother younger than him whom he lives with at Colorado. Not a lot is known about the rest of his family or his academics.
Lazar grew up a gamer and for him to turn it into a career was a dream come true. During his early years, Summit1g used to upload his gaming clips on various social media platforms. In 2011 after some relative success, he finally started pursuing it as his career. He also opened a Twitch account and started streaming and showcasing all his gaming abilities.
Jaryd previously was working as a call representative at Time Warner Cable Company at the time. Later he left his position to focus more on gaming and what a good choice it was. Summit1g currently plays Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and joins on invites without a permanent team. He has been in this industry since 2012 and has a massive fan base on Twitch.
Summit1g: Personal Life, Net Worth
Looking at his personal life, he currently has a fellow Twitch streamer as his girlfriend. The two met on the platform and grew from friends to soul mates. They, however, have been able to keep their personal life quiet and away from the media. They later ended up getting married and were leading a happy life in Colorado but sadly were split up in 2016. The couple is still good friends and is working together but it is sad for them that things did not work out.
Caption: Summit1g and his Nissan GR-R Nismo.
As of 2018, this gamers net worth is somewhere around $1.5 million. He makes most of his money from streaming on Twitch and having 3 million followers certainly has its perks. He also has a massive following on YouTube with 450k subscribers and a view count of 69 million. Currently, he has a Nissan GR-R Nismo which costs around $150,000.
Summit1g: Twitch and Social Media
It is pretty common for a gamer to be active on social media platforms. He mostly is online and streaming on Twitch. And it is using that platform that he makes most his money. He goes by the handle summit1g on Twitch, realsummit1g on Instagram and summit1g on YouTube. Below is the list of specs and gears he uses for gaming.
- Mouse: FinalMouse Ultralight Sunset CODE: SUMMIT1G
- Headset: Audio-Technica ATH-ADG1X
- Keyboard: Corsair Gaming K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE
- Mic: Audio Technica AT2035
- Mixer: BEHRINGER XENYX X1204USB
- Mouse Pad: 1G MOUSEPAD
- Monitor: ASUS VG248QE 24-inch 144hz 1ms
- Capture Cards: Elgato HD60 Pro
- Webcam: Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920
- CPU: i9-7900X
- GPU: 2X MSI GTX 1080 Ti Seahawk
- Motherboard: MSI X299 Gaming M7 ACK Motherboard
- SSD: 1TB Samsung 960 EVO PCIe NVMe – M.2
- SSD2: 4x1TB Samsung 850 EVO Raid-0
- SSD3: 2TB Samsung 850 EVO
- RAM: 64GB Corsair Vengeance 3000MHz
- Power Supply: Corsair RM1000X
- Liquid Cooling: Corsair Hydro H100i V2
- Case: Corsair Obsidian 900D