Who is Valkyrae?
Valkyrae is an American ex-Twitch streamer, YouTube streamer, TikToker, Instagram model and social media influencer. Before Valkyrae became a streaming superstar, she worked as a Gamestop employee and a bank clerk. Valkyrae used to call herself "Legend of Rae" as a reference to the Legend of Zelda. However, she stopped liking it and started using the word Valkyrie with her name attached to the end of it. In April 2017, Valkyrae shared she lost her father due to cancer. Valkyrae even said her father never understood what she does for a living, thinking she works at PayPal. Valkyrae was born on 8th January 1992 in Washington but currently lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Valkyrae started her streaming career on Twitch. However, in January 2020, Valkyrae signed a 2-year contract and started streaming on YouTube instead. After her contract ended in January 2022, Valkyrae announced a 1-year contract extension with YouTube. Valkyrae is primarily known for playing Valorant since the closed beta in April 2020 and maining Viper. There is a running joke with Valkyrae playing Viper when people say, "You're the best Viper I know" Valkyrae usually responds, "I'm the only Viper you know!" because of how rarely this character is played. Valkyrae quit Valorant in November 2020, focusing on streaming Among Us and playing in some of the most famous lobbies created by DisguisedToast, 5up and Hafu. In addition, Valkyrae is known for creating lobbies herself. In January 2021, Valkyrae got back to Valorant and got the majority of the Among Us lobbies into playing Valorant. Valkyrae still occasionally plays Among Us while mainly playing Valorant. She has three different YouTube channels. Her main channel is used to upload vlogs/IRL content and VODs. This is also the channel Valkyrae uses for live streaming. Valkyrae2 is her second channel, where she uploads daily stream highlights of past streams. The last channel is used to post a bunch of 30-second clips of random content in the form of YouTube Shorts.
Valkyrae announces her streaming schedule on Twitter. In addition, Valkyrae posts attractive modelling photos and pictures of her personal life on both Instagram and Twitter. Valkyrae has a TikTok channel. However, she rarely uses it, and it seems inactive.
Interesting facts about Valkyrae
- Valkyrae's zodiac sign is Capricorn.
- As of 2022, Valkyrae is 30 years old.
- Her real name is Rachell Hofstetter.
- Her height is 5'3'' (160 cm).
- She weighs 116 lbs (53 kg).
- Her name was misspelt on her birth certificate, so it's legally written as Rachell.
- In April 2017, Valkyrae shared she lost her father due to cancer.
- Valkyrae is a Filipino and German national but is of Filipino, Swiss, Spaniard and German descent.
- Valkyrae used to call herself "Legend of Rae" as a reference to the Legend of Zelda.
- Valkyrae is a co-owner and content creator of 100 Thieves.
- Valkyrae was the first-ever female content creator that joined 100 Thieves.
- Valkyrae was the final member of the Screamer House to move out.
- Valkyrae is 1 of 6 content creators in the OfflineTV circle streaming on YouTube.
- Both Valkyrae and Pokimane placed in the Top 5 Most Watched Female Streamers of 2020.
- Valkyrae announces her streaming schedule on Twitter.
- In January 2020, Valkyrae signed a 2-year contract and started streaming on YouTube.
- Valkyrae is primarily known for playing Valorant since the closed beta in April 2020 and maining Viper.
- Valkyrae quit Valorant in November 2020, focusing on streaming Among Us.
- In January 2021, Valkyrae got back to Valorant.
- Valkyrae has three different YouTube channels.
- Valkyrae posts attractive modelling photos and pictures of her personal life on both Instagram and Twitter.
- Valkyrae has a TikTok channel where she rarely uploads clips.