Reynad is an American professional gamer who is best-known as the ‘Hearthstone’ player significantly. Reynad is also actively involved as a Twitch TV Streamer and also an owner of an eSports organisation named as ‘Tempo Storm’. Reynad is also known by his birth name ‘Andrey Yanyuk’. Apart from being a popular gamer, Reynad is also an expert in the trading card game as ‘Magic: The Gathering’ and is also a great poker player. Hence, Reynad is a rising and a leading player in the HEARTHSTONE game where he has used his creativity and logical techniques to ace the game each time. Therefore, let’s find out more about Reynad’s net worth in 2018.
Reynad was born on 27 January 1991 in Ukraine along with his mother and sister. At the age of 6, Reynad relocated to Minnesota with his mother and sister. As an early teen, Reynad had a keen interest in video games and often play with his friend’s and neighbour’s video games. His keen interest for varied types of video games has indulged himself to pursue a career as a game developer. Originally, Reynad was born with the name as Andrey Yanyuk.
At the age of 15, Reynad revisited his native place Ukraine and was associated with the new game as ‘Magic: The Gathering’. Eventually, Reynad got extremely addicted to this trading card game significantly. After his return to America, Reynad got hooked to this game so deeply that he used to skip his class and was often seen in the card shop playing this game. Due to his low credits in school, Reynad has to leave his school and studies.
In 2012, Reynad got involved in the trading card games as Magic where he discovered the Twitch.Tv and began his streaming magic. With this Reynad became an expert in winning up with the highest scores. Reynad plays actively as a fearless and strong competitor for the other opponent players. There was a big financial crisis to support his game playing, and thus he did a part-time job as a delivery driver at Jimmy John in order to support his revenue crisis. Meanwhile, Reynad found guilty of cheating and dishonesty in winning the game by unfair means. Thus, Reynad was banned from the magic community.
Sometimes later, Reynad faced some difficulties with the Wizards of the Coast and thus switched to the streaming of Hearthstone respectively. With time, the pressure on him to build strongly, and he has to leave his part-time job as a delivery driver and has to do full-time streaming.
In 2017, Reynad established his dream project which is an eSports organisation named as ‘Tempo Storm’. Initially, it was built in small numbers, and later it expanded with other eSports as ‘Super Smash Bros. Melee’, ‘Overwatch’, and ‘Heroes of the Storm’. As the time went by, Reynad focused his entire mind on his own organisation rather than other professional competition.
Awards and Achievements
Reynad’s excellent performance as a gaming player has got himself nominated for the ‘Golden Joystick Award’.
In 2016, Reynad held the 3rd place in the ‘Seoul Cup World Invitational’.
In 2015, Reynad held the 2nd place in the ‘Legendary Series Season 2’ and also held the 1st place in the ‘Battle of the Best Invitational’.
Net Worth of Reynad
Being a professional gamer has its own perks, and this millennial boy has already made it big by entering the Forbes list of 30 under 30. From hustling in the streets of America and making money from poker, magic cards etc., Reynad has come up a long way; currently, he is the owner of eSports Tempo Storm organisation. He owns teams in games including Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm and Overwatch. His company, eSports Tempo Sports organisation, has a net worth of $45 million.
The spectacular journey of this 26-year-old American boy is no less than a miracle which has only been possible due to his unquenchable thirst for knowledge and his undeterred way of living.