FaZe Banks. Source: Showbiz
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FaZe Banks is an American YouTuber, businessman, and pro-gamer who is one of the founders of the e-sports organisation FaZe Clan. The entrepreneur is currently residing in the FaZe House in Los Angeles, California, with other members of the organisation. He is also FaZe Clan’s Chief Operating Officer.

He is not currently uploading to his YouTube channel, but he is constantly working behind the scenes to build the clan by constantly recruiting talented people for the organisation.

Source: Dexerto

Early life

On October 18, 1991, FaZe Bank, a.k.a. Richard Bengston, was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, the United States. There is no information available about his parents or siblings. He is known to have spent the majority of his childhood in Lowell before moving to Florida.

He had been playing video games since he was a child, and by 2010, he had become addicted to them. Banks was raised in a Christian home. FaZe Banks went to Lowell High School and graduated in 2010. He decided to forego college to focus solely on his video-game career.

Professional career

FaZe Banks never took his future seriously when he was younger, and he had no idea what he wanted to do with his life. All he did was play video games, and he is now the founder and CEO of FaZe Clan, an e-sports organisation that began as a gaming group in 2013.

At the time, he was residing in Miami. He is well-known in the Call of Duty community, and his clan members include FaZe Apex, FaZe Rug, Faze Adapt, and FaZe Rain. Banks launched his YouTube channel in 2011 under the name BankHasBank. He gradually grew after posting videos of Call of Duty gameplay.

After joining FaZe, Banks continued to upload Call of Duty and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive videos. He and other clan members moved into a house and began living together in 2017. He began vlogging with other clan members soon after moving in. Banks currently has over 5 million subscribers.

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He has not uploaded any videos to his channel since 2019 and has shifted his focus to the development of Faze Clan. Banks also hosts a podcast with Keemstar called Colossal is Crazy.

Awards

FaZe Banks has worked extremely hard to realise his dream of becoming a professional gamer and YouTuber, and he is now enjoying his success. On November 10, 2016, he reached one million subscribers on YouTube. He now has over 5 million subscribers, demonstrating how far he has progressed.

In August 2017, his YouTube channel received 100 million views, and by May 2020, he expected to have 400 million subscribers.

Net worth and salary

FaZe Banks has an estimated net worth of $16 million as of 2021, which he has amassed through various means. The majority of his wealth has come from his success as a YouTube star. He has also made some money by participating in video game tournaments. He is also the founder and CEO of Faze Clan, one of the world’s most successful e-sports organisations.

Personal life

Rеаl Nаmе/Full NаmеRichard “Ricky” Bengston
Nісk Nаmе/Сеlеbrаtеd NаmеFaZe Banks
Віrth РlасеLawrence, Massachusetts, U.S.
Dаtе оf Віrth/Віrthdау18 October 1991
Аgе/Ноw Оld29 years old
Неіght/Ноw ТаllIn Centimeters – 188 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
WеіghtIn Kilograms – 88 Kg
In Pounds – 194 lbs
Раrеntѕ NаmеFather – N/A
Mother – N/A
ЅіblіngѕN/A
NаtіоnаlіtуAmerican
Маrіtаl ЅtаtuѕЅіnglе
GіrlfrіеndEx: Alissa Violet
Кіdѕ/Сhіldrеn NаmеN/A
РrоfеѕѕіоnYouTuber, Businessperson, Pro-Gamer
Nеt Wоrth$16 Million
Lаѕt UрdаtеdЈuly 2021

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