Timothy John Betar, better known as TimTheTatman on social media, is an American Twitch streamer and gamer best known for his hype and over-to-the-top gaming in games like Overwatch, Fortnite, World of Warcraft, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. A full-time gamer since 2014, Tim has one of the most followed accounts on Twitch. Tim is a certified Twitch partner as well and one of the most popular gamers on the platform.
Timothy John Betar, better known as TimTheTatman on social media, was born on April 8, 1990 in the United States. Not much is known about his personal life or upbringing.
As of November 2020, Tim has more than 5.8 million followers on Twitch, 2.69 million subscribers on YouTube, 2.1 million followers on Twitter, 3.3 million followers on Instagram, and 1.9 million followers on TikTok.
Tim first started his Twitch account in 2012 and has since grown to have millions of fans on the streaming platform. As a passionate gamer, Tim is perhaps best known for his hype and over-to-the-top gaming in games like Overwatch, Fortnite, World of Warcraft, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The variety on his channel has attracted thousands of viewers each day.
Tim’s channel took off when he started streaming the new game Fortnite in 2017, created by Epic Games. The first month Fortnite was released, it received more than 151 million hours of streaming. Tim wasn’t the only one who streamed the game and saw a huge increase in followers. Popular gamers like Betar, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, and Turner “Tfue” Tenney all grew in popularity as they streamed Fortnite.
During the 2018 Epic Games Fortnite Celebrity Pro-Am event, Tim competed with Mack Wilds. They did not place.
Following his success, Tim decided to start gaming full-time in 2014 and has not looked back since. Tim is a certified Twitch partner since 2019 as well and one of the most popular gamers on the platform.
In addition to Twitch, Tim has been uploading videos to his YouTube account since 2011 and has more than 397 million lifetime views on his channel.
Tim is sponsored by Monster Energy eSports and the Audio-Technica Corporation.
Tim has won the Gamers’ Choice Award for Fan Favorite Male Streamer/Gamer of the Year in the show’s inaugural event in 2018.
In addition, Tim appeared in an NFL 100 commercial during the Super Bowl LII. He appeared alongside fellow gamer Ninja and Peyton Manning, JuJu Smith-Schuster, and Marshawn Lynch. The two gamers attended the Super Bowl as a result of the partnership with the NFL. In 2020, he rode a tractor during an NFL 100 ad.
You can get Tim’s official merchandise right here. https://www.timthetatman.com/