FAZE CLAN WELCOMES POPULAR STREAMER AND PROFESSIONAL GAMER STABLE RONALDO AS NEWEST OFFICIAL MEMBER
MEET FAZE RONALDO THE 19-YEAR-OLD STREAMER JOINS THE FAZE CLAN ROSTER
LOS ANGELES, CA (June 30, 2022) - FaZe Clan, Inc. (FaZe Clan) the digitally native lifestyle and media platform rooted in gaming and youth culture, is thrilled to announce Stable Ronaldo (Rani Netz) as the organization’s newest official member. At 19 years old, “FaZe Ronaldo” will join FaZe Clan’s robust talent collective of creators and esports professionals.
FaZe Ronaldo was announced today via livestream on his Twitch channel followed by FaZe Clan’s social channels by surprising his viewers with a content piece where he is welcomed with open arms at the FaZe Warehouse for his official entry with the organization. Ronaldo was accompanied by FaZe Clan members FaZe Blaze, FaZe Adapt, FaZe Rain and resident DJ FaZe Kaysan who spun the event. Watch the announcement video HERE.
Pictured above from L to R: FaZe Ronaldo with FaZe Kaysan + FaZe Adapt, FaZe Ronaldo and FaZe Rain
“We are excited to bring in FaZe Ronaldo and welcome him into the FaZe family,” said FaZe Rain. “We've been eyeing his content for some time with his ability to capture the attention of his audience not only with his gaming content but also his crazy sense of humor and who he is as a person. Ronaldo embodies everything we’re looking for when bringing new talent to the team and I know our fans will be excited for this natural fit.”
“I’ve looked up to FaZe Clan for as long as I can remember so to be here now as an official member and working alongside everyone is an incredible feeling,” said FaZe Ronaldo. “I can’t wait to bring my talents and energy into the mix as a member of the FaZe Clan family.”
The former Fortnite pro and popular online streamer caught the attention of FaZe Clan with his outrageous sense of humor and his ability to transform any moment into gold when livestreaming. Born in South New Jersey, Ronaldo first started playing video games with his older brother. At age 15, cash strapped and knowing he needed a PC to take his gaming to the next level, the extra savvy Ronaldo bought and resold sneakers to make the cash needed to buy his first “not so great” computer. His motivation quickly turned into winning tournaments, giving him the money and tools needed to become the streaming personality he has grown into today.
FaZe Ronaldo touts a number of competitive accolades during his time as a professional gamer, including a win at the Fortnite Champion Series in 2019. Now with a following of almost 7M across social platforms including Instagram, Twitter, Twitch, YouTube and TikTok, FaZe Ronaldo has used his charming personality and “professional loud man” style to launch himself to the top of the streaming world and by joining FaZe Clan he hopes to become a force in other areas of entertainment beyond gaming.
To celebrate FaZe Ronaldo’s official announcement, check out his custom FaZe jersey drop on FaZe Shop.
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 34 world championships. FaZe Clan recently announced plans to go public through a merger with B. Riley Principal 150 Merger Corp. (NASDAQ: BRPM), a special purpose acquisition company. For more information, visit www.fazeclan.com , investor.fazeclan.com and follow FaZe Clan on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, and Twitch.
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