Who is Doublelift? History, Twitch Earnings, Age, Setup, More
Yiliang ‘Doublelift’ Peng is a former League of Legends turned professional player Tic streamer who has garnered a significant following through his long professional career, excellence at League of Legendsand comedic personality.
Doublelift started its League career at DreamHack Summer 2011, debuting as support for Epik Gamer. After moving to the AD carry, Doublelift joined CLG in 2012, where he won his first LCS title in the summer.
In 2016, Doublelift joined TSM’s big rivals CLG with Biofrost in the bot lane.
While at TSM, Doublelift and company won another LCS title in the summer of 2016. Before the start of the following Spring Split, the ADC star announced that he intended to take a brief hiatus. in the competition. As WildTurtle took over Doublelift’s spot on the main roster, Peng was then briefly traded to Team Liquid where he helped the team avoid relegation.
In 2018, the LCS entered its franchise era and Team Liquid quickly built a North American Super Squad comprised of Impact, Xmithie, Pobelter, Doublelift, and Olleh. Although the team went through several roster changes during its heyday, later acquiring Jensen and CoreJJ, the team won four straight LCS titles and made multiple appearances at Worlds and MSI.
After Liquid faced a crisis in 2020, Doublelift joined TSM and former robot duo Biofrost. Struggling for much of the regular season and playoffs, TSM had a miraculous run in the bottom bracket where Doublelift claimed their eighth and final LCS trophy.
After a roster run in 2021, Doublelift again left TSM on extremely poor terms, later criticizing the organization and TSM founder Andy Dinh. Since leaving the LCS, Doublelift has remained a top performer League banner.
Doublelift, at a glance
- Real name: Yiliang Peng
- Age: 28
- Birthday: July 19, 1993
- Nationality: American
- Partner: Leena Xu
- Awards/Trophies: 8x LCS Champion, NA LCS MVP (Summer 2018), Rift Rival Champion (2017), 5x LCS All-Pro First Team, League of Legends Nominated for Streamer of the Year (2021)
- Organization : Formerly Epik Gamer, CLG, TSM, Team Liquid
What games does Doublelift play?
Given his background and nearly ten years of professional play, Doublelift mainly plays League of Legends on his Tic channel.
Besides the long-running MOBA, Doublelift has shown an affinity for MMOs such as World of Warcraft and Path of exile. The former pro also played Riot’s tactical FPS VALORANTS also online quite regularly.
Doublelift follows trends much less than other full-time streamers on the platform and generally sticks to its core games. The streamer also co-streams the LCS and several other regions occasionally alongside former pros Meteos and Sneaky.
What is Doublelift’s streaming setup?
- Keyboard: Logitehc G Pro
- Helmet : HyperX Cloud II/Alpha
- Microphone : 2020 Audo Technica Cardioid Condenser
- Mouse: Logitech G900 Chaos Specter
How much does Doublelift earn?
Doublelift has signed a wide range of lucrative contracts with esports organizations throughout its esports career. Although the exact number has never been publicly disclosed, the average salary for a professional LCS player in 2020 was around $400,000. The player has taken home over $300,000 in tournament winnings, although it’s unclear if he’s seen any of his winnings yet.
Along with earnings from his professional career, Doublelift hosts over 1.7 million subscribers on his Twitch account. On his stream, Doublelift in the past, he earns around $9,000-12,000 a month from subscriptions alone.
The former pro League The player also has several other sources of income, including his longtime sponsorship with Logitech and several other brands.
Where does Doublelift come from?
Doublelift hails from Mission Viejo, California. Every time the League of Legends Hopeful pursued a career in professional gaming, Doublelift moved to Los Angeles, California. Living in several team houses and possibly her own apartment, Doublelift still resides in Los Angeles.
Why is Doublelift so popular on Twitch?
Doublelift’s long history as a professional League of Legends player contributed significantly to his massive following on Twitch whenever he decided to pursue a full-time streaming career. Doublelift’s LCS co-streams with Meteos and Sneaky also brought significant viewership to his channel and firmly planted him as one of the biggest creators in one of Twitch’s most popular categories.
Doublelift companies outside of League of Legends himself, including his recent podcast, Trash Talk, also grew viewership on his YouTube and Twitch channels as he tapped into various current and former LCS pros.
Doublelift’s most popular Twitch clip?
Doublelift’s most popular clip comes from a 2016 stream. In the clip, the Thresh Doublelift duo player makes an incredible prediction, catching the opposing Nidalee with a hook and skin combo. After seeing the coin, Doublelift comments that it belongs to a highlight reel.
What’s next for Doublelift?
Currently, the streamer has found himself in hot water with his former professional league, the LCS. During a livestream, Doublelift slammed the LCS for banning fellow professional and former teammate Bjergsen from playing for charity. League of Legends event, stating that it would have helped the competitive scene’s declining viewership. As a result, Doublelift has been hit with a temporary suspension from LCS co-streams.
For now, Doublelift has continued to grind rank in League of Legends outside of its primary ADC role, occasionally loading other games. Fans can expect Doublelift to continue with their regular content, rapidly growing podcast, and co-streams once their ban expires.