Valkyrae bio: age, height, real name, ethnicity, boyfriend

Valkyrae bio: age, height, real name, ethnicity, boyfriend

At first glance, you may think that Valkyrae is a model. She may have the looks of one but she is a talented professional gamer who has found fame thanks to her advanced skills at various video games such as Fortnite. She also does live streams on Twitch.

YouTuber Valkyrae showcasing 100 Thieves wear. Photo: @valkyrae
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The YouTuber has made a name for herself as she is renowned for her upbeat and energetic commentary and is one of the most prominent Fortnite players. She has amassed a huge following thanks to her posting of videos on YouTube.

Here is everything you need to know about the talented YouTuber including details about Valkyrae ethnicity, real name, who she is dating, and her YouTube career.

Profile summary

  • Real Name: Rachel Marie Hofsetter
  • Profession: Instagram Star, Youtuber,
  • Birthday: January 8, 1992
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Age: 29 years (As in 2021)
  • Birthplace: Washington, United States
  • Hometown: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Nationality: American
  • Height: 5 Feet 3 Inches (1.61 Meters)
  • Weight: 55 Kilograms
  • Body Measurements: 32-24-35 Inches
  • Hair Color: Black

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What's Valkyrae real name?

Valkyrae name is Rachel Marie Hofsetter. There is not much known about the stars family but she grew up with a younger sister named KC Lyn Marie Hofstetter.

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Gamers Valkyrae (L) and Loserfruit (R) pose ahead of the Fortnite Summer Smash during day 13 of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 26, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. Photo: Matt King
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What's Valkyrae race? She is multiracial (White, Hispanic, and Asian). She also has a mixed ethnicity as her mother is Filipino. Her dad who passed on in 2017 had German and Spanish roots.

Valkyrae biography

How old is Valkyrae? She was born on the 8th of January 1992 in Washington, United States. As of 2021, Valkyrae age is 29.


She grew up playing various video games and it is while in college that she started taking it seriously. Her gaming career began when she was still in school. While schooling at a local community college in Los Angles, she began working for GameStop an American video game, consumer electronics, and gaming merchandise retailer.

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It is while working for the retail shop that she gained an interest in gaming. This is where her online career began as she started playing popular games such as The Walking Dead and Bloodborne. She livestreamed herself playing various role-play and story-focused games and soon developed a respectable following. Her fans later urged her to move over to Twitch and she heeded their call.

Valkyrae name
Matthew Haag, Jack Dunlop, Rachell Hofstetter, Scooter Braun and David Burd in San Diego, California. Photo: Andrew Toth
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Her leap to Twitch proved to be the right one as she is now a full-time game streamer. Much of her success can be traced back to when she started playing Fortnite. She has made a name for herself despite Twitch being a male-dominated platform.

Her gaming skills and personal charm has thrust her among the most popular Twitch' streamers. She has also featured in Fortnite’s spin-off game, Battle Royale. Her collaborations include streaming with popular gamers such as Pokimane, Corspe, Sykunno, Toast, PewDiePie, Cizzorz, Myth, and also Pokimane.

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How much is she worth?

Valkyrae net worth stands at $1.5 million as of 2021. She has earned her wealth through ads, donations from viewers, subscriptions, and sponsors. She recently signed a contract with YouTube to stream exclusively her content on their website. She is currently earning $1 million from her work on YouTube.

She is doing well for herself as she recently paid off her mums loan and had this to say about it:

It’s really cool that I can help her entirely without her worrying about getting a job, because she’s sick and not as young as she used to be, she’s in her 50s now so that’s nice for her,

Who is she currently dating

As of 2021, the YouTube sensation is single. Valkyrae and her boyfriend Sonii (real name Michael Sherman) with whom she has been dating for 4 years separated in 2020. Valkyrae boyfriend Sonii who is also a gamer took it to Twitter and announced that they had separated, though he never gave any explanation.

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Speaking about the breakup, Rachael had this to say:

Michael, my boyfriend of four years, we’ve been having a lot of issues with the neighbors… anyway, he’s moving away. In the past weeks, we’ve been trying to decide whether we should still be together. It’s just not working

How tall is Valkyrae

Former Twitch streamer Valkyrae height is 5 feet 3 inches (1.61 m) and weighs 50 kilograms. Valkyrae hot body is curvy with a body physique. She is very attractive with beautiful dark brown eyes and hair.

Here are some interesting facts about Valkyrae:

  • In October 2018, she became the first female content creator and gamer to join 100Thieves, a Los Angeles-based lifestyle brand and gaming organization that runs its own competitive esports team.
  • In 2019, she was nominated in the category of ‘Best in Gaming’ at the 11th annual Shorty Awards.
  • Her hobbies include dancing, stunt work, and watching anime TV series.
  • She won the content creator of the year at Game Awards 2020.

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