Shroud – Bio, Net worth, Girlfriend and Video Game Player Facts

Playing video games for long hours has been on the rise lately as more than just a way to pass the time, video game enthusiasts have made a career out of it and Shroud can call himself one of them. The online gamer and media personality is famous for playing the PlayerUnknown, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Call of Duty Black Ops 4: Blackout battlegrounds.

His work may sound simple, but not everyone knows the tricks behind generating income while playing video games. He has grown tremendously on Twitch with many followers and subscribers. In fact, as of 2018, he was ranked as the person with the third highest followers on Twitch. He also earns from his other social media platforms. Read on to learn more about him.

Shroud – Biography

Popularly known as the Shroud, few can practically remember his birth name, Michael Grzesiek. He was born on June 2, 1994 in Mississauga, Ontario. He is Canadian and of Polish descent. Shroud has mentioned his family a few times in his videos and has appreciated their support throughout.

Shroud is now being hailed for his success in games, but it wasn’t an easy ride when he started. However, its success story is consistently told by many. He started playing as a professional Counter-Strike player and was meticulous with every step involved in the game. He is often in control of most characters and had also learned the secrets of weapon accuracy. The Ontario native started with several ESEA teams including Marijuana and Exertus. With the team he learned the basics of playing.

He then moved to CompLexity Gaming and automatically joined Cloud 9 after CompLexity Gaming was acquired by Cloud 9. Proving his gaming prowess in Cloud 9, he guided them to ESL One Cologne where they took second place and went on to take first place in ESL Pro League Season 4.

In 2018, Shroud decided to leave the Cloud 9 team and Professional CS:GO entirely. However, he often plays CS:GO with the Old Guys Club. Following his exploits, Shroud played in the Twitch Rival tournament; PlayerUnknown’s battleground was chosen for the second time, and his team won a grand prize of $5,450. He is still very active on Twitch where he streams his games live.

Wealth (income and earnings)

The world of gaming has proven to be quite lucrative in recent years. The space has now become more competitive and its stars are constantly striving to outdo each other. You could even compare them to real sports stars, they can even sign their own endorsement deals. As technology becomes more sophisticated by the day, it is the future and Shroud is full of it. So far, he has amassed a net worth of $4 million. Do you still want to get that college degree?


It’s no news that Shroud is in a relationship with a lady named Jessica Rago. She often appears on most of his videos. The two often show a lot of PDAs on most of their live streaming videos. Unfortunately, sometime in 2018/2019, their relationship hit the rock in the face. Jessica Rago, like Shroud, is not a beginner in the internet business. She works for HyperX as Export Marketing Manager and uses the streaming name Dachhei.

Facts about Video Game Player

• The Shroud’s Twitch accounts have increased tremendously after losing a few followers to being promoted to Twitch Subtember. Before the promo, he had 50,000 loyal Twitch subscribers, but during that period he dropped to 43,000 subscribers. He currently has over 500,000 Twitch subscribers.

• Sources say Shroud’s popularity began shortly after he joined Cloud 9, his life streaming and match analysis also contributed to his rise to stardom. He also uses stream snipping to gain a lot of followers.

• Aside from its involvement in Twitch,Shroud’s YouTube channel is also used by many subscribers. He often gets an average of 250 million views a day from his YouTube channel called Shrouds.

• The player’s source of income is not based on their involvement in the Internet business. He also makes money from affiliate links. Sources say he is affiliated with organizations such as Amazon Associates, Loot Crat, and HyperX.

• The shroud is 5 feet 6 inches high. He has black eyes and wears brown hair.