Ryan Wyatt Birthday & Fun Facts

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Sonali Rawat
Feb 08, 2024 By Sonali Rawat
Originally Published on Feb 15, 2023
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About Ryan Wyatt

Ryan Wyatt is known by the name Fwiz, his Gamertag.

Ryan is an American gaming executive and a former esports commentator. He oversaw YouTube's virtual and augmented reality business.

Wyatt began his career as a commentator for Major League Gaming and Machinima, two e-sports organizations. At only 27, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki recruited Wyatt to manage the platform's explosive growth in e-sports and game streaming content. Under his direction, YouTube Gaming started overtaking its main rival, Amazon-owned Twitch, regarding broadcast hours. He also persuaded 'Ninja', the biggest free agent in e-sports, to go back to YouTube. This scenario happened when Microsoft's Mixer platform shut down earlier this year.

Additionally, Ryan Wyatt served as head of gaming and Google's global head of gaming partnerships. Wyatt is now the CEO of Polygon Studios.

Ryan Wyatt Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Ryan Wyatt's net worth?

Ryan Wyatt is a famous sports commentator from America. He has an estimated net worth of $9 million.

How much does Ryan Wyatt earn per year?

Ryan Wyatt earns around $400,000 per year.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Ryan Wyatt?

Information regarding his height is not available.

How old is Ryan Wyatt?

Ryan Wyatt is 36 years old. He was born on October 7, 1986.

Childhood And Education

Ryan Wyatt was born in Canton, Ohio, in October 1986. He grew up in the nearby town of Hudson and later attended Ohio State University.

Ryan was treated at the Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital. He was identified as having Crohn's disease as a youngster.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Ryan Wyatt's partner?

Wyatt confirmed his engagement on September 4, 2017. He was marrying his girlfriend, Kayla Gish. On August 18, 2018, the couple was married.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Wyatt started his commentary career working for Major League Gaming (MLG). He cast at events like the 2009 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare National Championship. Ryan Wyatt also served as a head of online tournaments and referee. This was for MLG's online eSports service, GameBattles.

Ryan left MLG in April 2014 to take a position as live and eSports vice president. However, he returned to MGL in 2014. He worked as the vice president of programming there. Wyatt's live video and YouTube channels were broadcast exclusively on MLG's streaming service and their YouTube channel as part of the agreement.

Wyatt once again parted ways with MLG in October 2014 to take on the role of global head of gaming partnerships at Google. He also became the head of gaming at YouTube.

The book titled 'OpTic Gaming: The Making of eSports Champions' was co-authored by Wyatt. He worked with OpTic Gaming members Hector' H3CZ' Rodriguez, Seth' Scump' Abner, Matthew 'Nadeshot' Haag, Ashley' Midnite' Glassel, Will 'BigTymeR' Johnson, and Ryan' OpTic J' Musselman. The book details the players' individual 'Call of Duty' eSports careers. It also focused on their contributions to the team

Producers John Sacchi and Matt Groesch bought the rights for film and television when the book became a New York Times best-seller.

Charity Work

Wyatt is on the board of the Gamers Outreach Foundation. It is an organization that uses gaming hardware, software, and technology to entertain kids getting medical treatment in hospitals. Wyatt attributes some of his desire to assist people to his experience with Crohn's disease.

What awards has Ryan Wyatt won?

Ryan Wyatt was included in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. He was included in the annual Games category for 'Top Young Designers, Executives, and Players' in January 2015.

Ryan Wyatt was named one of the 'Top Stars Leading Google's Entertainment Empire'. He was named that by Business Insider in October 2018.

Wyatt received a Shorty Award nomination in January 2020. He received it in the gaming category.

Ryan Wyatt was included in Fortune's list of the 40 under 40 in September 2020.

Ryan Wyatt's Hobbies And Interests

Ryan Wyatt spends his free time with his family, playing video games. He loves eating delicious cuisine and playing golf.

Other Interesting Ryan Wyatt Facts And Trivia

  • Ryan Wyatt was YouTube's Global Head of Gaming and Virtual Reality.
  • Wyatt's live video and YouTube channels were broadcast exclusively on MLG's streaming service and YouTube channel. This was as per their agreement.

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Written by Sonali Rawat

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature, Masters of Art specializing in English and Communication Skills

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Sonali RawatBachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature, Masters of Art specializing in English and Communication Skills

Sonali has a Bachelor's degree in English literature from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University and is currently pursuing a Master's in English and Communication from Christ University. With considerable experience in writing about lifestyle topics, including travel and health, she has a passion for Japanese culture, especially fashion, and anime, and has written on the subject before. Sonali has event managed a creative-writing festival and coordinated a student magazine at her university. Her favorite authors are Toni Morrison and Anita Desai.

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