FAZE CLAN WELCOMES NEWEST MEMBER & AWARDS THEM A LIFE-CHANGING $1MILLION IN CRYPTO FROM MOONPAY
PLUS $250K SPONSORSHIP FROM GHOST & A BRAND NEW NISSAN GT-R
MEET THE WINNER OF FAZE1:
Download hi-res assets HERE
LOS ANGELES, CA (May 26, 2022) - Today, FaZe Clan, Inc. (“FaZe Clan”), the lifestyle and media platform rooted in gaming and youth culture, announced Gabriel Gélinas aka FaZe Proze as the winner of FaZe1: The Warehouse in a final showdown that took place over a 5-day sprint to narrow the top 22 contestants down to one ultimate recruit. FaZe Proze stormed the competition and displayed all the skills needed to leave as the champion, earning them a spot as the newest member of FaZe Clan. Additionally, FaZe Proze received a life-changing signing bonus of $1M in cryptocurrency from MoonPay, $250k sponsorship from GHOST and a brand new Nissan GT-R sports car.
The uncensored, unedited and radically transparent show FaZe1: The Warehouse was the last stage of the FaZe1 global recruitment challenge that has been underway since January 2022. FaZe began with thousands of creator submissions from around the world, narrowed initially to the Top 100, then to the Top 20 contestants, who competed in-person over the past several weeks at the new FaZe Warehouse, a playground for internet kids in the heart of Hollywood. The finalists went head-to-head, challenging their skills as streamers, brand ambassadors, content creators and entertainment personalities in a series of mini competitions to crown the ultimate recruit. The show was live streamed 24/7 on Twitch allowing viewers to interact with contestants and showrunners live in the comments.
FaZe1: The Warehouse has currently amassed over 42 million total impressions across all platforms leading up to the finale and over 600,000 unique viewers over the course of the competition.
As the winner of FaZe1, FaZe Proze will join the organization’s robust talent collective of engaging content creators, esports professionals, world-class gamers and a mix of talent who go beyond the world of gaming, including NFL star Kyler "FaZe K1" Murray, Lebron “FaZe Bronny” James Jr., Lil Yachty aka “FaZe Boat” and Snoop Dogg aka “FaZe Snoop.”
MEET FAZE PROZE:
FaZe Proze is a 24-year-old from Quebec, Canada who is an avid outdoor enthusiast. After an injury forced him to stop playing sports in high school, he began making sniper clips in Call of Duty. He now makes an array of digital content.
ABOUT FAZE CLAN
FaZe Clan is a digital-native lifestyle and media platform rooted in gaming and youth culture, reimagining traditional entertainment for the next generation. Founded in 2010 by a group of kids on the internet, FaZe Clan was created for and by Gen Z and Millennials, and today operates across multiple verticals with transformative content, tier-one brand partnerships, a collective of notable talent, and fashion and consumer products. Reaching over 500 million followers across social platforms globally, FaZe Clan delivers a wide variety of entertainment spanning video blogs, lifestyle and branded content, gaming highlights and live streams of highly competitive gaming tournaments. FaZe Clan’s roster of more than 85 influential personalities consists of engaging content creators, esports professionals, world-class gamers and a mix of talent who go beyond the world of gaming, including NFL star Kyler "FaZe K1" Murray, Lebron “FaZe Bronny” James Jr., Lil Yachty aka “FaZe Boat” and Snoop Dogg aka “FaZe Snoop.” Its gaming division includes ten competitive esports teams who have won over 30 world championships. For more information, visit www.fazeclan.com , investor.fazeclan.com and follow FaZe Clan on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, and Twitch.