Imaqtpie Wiki Biography
Michael Santana was born in Margate, Florida USA, on February 21, 1992 therefore under the zodiac sign of Pisces and of American nationality – with his online pseudonym of Imaqtpie, he is popular for his professional career “League of Legends” ( LoL) video game player.
Childhood and education
Imaqtpie spent his entire childhood in Margate alongside his parents who he is rarely heard from as he values their privacy – he also hasn’t spoken of having siblings which is why he is seen as an only child.
Imaqtpie started playing video games at a very young age, his first console being the PlayStation 1. He started with the popular video game “World of Warcraft” Defense of the Ancients mode upon its release, and went realize that he was quite good at it. He would later switch to LoL video gaming and start competing in professional contests – he was not very social during his high school days, as he spent most of his time playing games.
After graduating from high school, Imaqtpie decided to pursue his playing career rather than enroll in college and earn a degree.
Imaqtpie launched his professional gaming career in 2011, when he started playing for the LoL team “Oh God Bears” – but soon switched to “Rock Solid” after being invited by fellow member Scarra. the team. He played as a main (damage) carrier, and they won the National ESL Premier League – after Imaqtpie’s skills were noticed, he became a member of Team Dignitas, serving as their carrier.
Imaqtpie remained with Team Dignitas until October 2014 when he decided to focus entirely on his solo career and become a Live streamer on Twitch. He is considered one of the most followed LoL players on Twitch, as his channel currently has nearly 2.6 million people following him – he earns over $2 million a year from Twitch alone and has won The Esports Industry Awards Domino’s Streamer of the Year Award in 2016.
Imaqtpie runs a Youtube channel thus, which he launched on January 23, 2007, and which currently has nearly 1.7 million subscribers, while he also has over 610 million views of all his videos combined. He mostly uploads LoL content, while his gameplays can also be found from many other video games.
Video game “The League of Legends”
LoL was launched on October 27, 2009 and was originally called “League of Legends: Clash of Fates”. It is a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game originally designed for Microsoft Windows operating system. Two main creators of the popular “Defense of the Ancients” mod for the game “Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne” worked together to create LoL. They came up with the idea for the new game in 2005 after years of playing DOTA.
The gameplay is as follows: there are two teams consisting of three, four or five players (mostly five) that appear on opposite sides of a square map. Both teams have their own main building called The Nexus and the winner is whoever destroys the opponent’s Nexus first. There are three paths between them to fight, and there are three towers of each team placed on each lane – each player controls a single hero they choose before the game starts, and they kill the creeps that appear on the lanes every 30 seconds. By killing creeps and destroying towers, they accumulate experience and gold with which they buy items to make their heroes stronger.
Many competitions and tournaments are held every year, and LoL is currently one of the most played games in the world.
Imaqtpie love life and relationships
Imaqtpie is very secretive when it comes to his love life, as he hasn’t shared much about his past and present relationships with the public.
He was dating Lisha Wei for several years after the two met at a coffee shop in 2015. The two started chatting and went on a date a week later – they were an instant match and have been together ever since. In July 2018, the two exchanged their wedding vows in a surprise wedding – proof that it was a snap decision is a picture of Imaqtpie wearing a t-shirt and shorts at the ceremony of marriage. They currently live together in California and have no children.
Imaqtpie didn’t talk about other women he might have dated before Lisha because he doesn’t want to make his wife jealous.
Hobbies and other interests
Imaqtpie primarily focuses on LoL gaming and live streaming on Twitch, but he also has many other interests.
Imaqtpie is a big fan of food and enjoys going to a variety of restaurants and trying different cuisines. Animal lover, he created a “house” for her favorite cat Mellow, while he has two other cats. He considers travel his main hobby and has traveled the United States with his girlfriend (now wife), while they have also been to Italy and Spain in Europe.
I gave Lisha the best birthday present possible, did I?
Imaqtpie is very fond of cosplay, and some of his cosplay photos can be found on Instagram – he often goes with his wife to cosplay events held in their neighborhood. The two are also very fond of board games, their favorites being “Risk” and “Catan”.
Appearance and net worth
Imaqtpie is currently 27 years old. He has long black hair and brown eyes, is 5 feet 11 inches (1.81 m) tall, and his weight is unknown. He has been wearing glasses since he was a teenager.
According to authoritative sources, his current net worth is estimated at over $2 million and is steadily increasing thanks to his Twitching career, while he also makes money selling his own merchandise.
Imaqtpie was inspired for his nickname by his mother who kept calling him “cute”. She once called him a cute pie which he adjusted to his current nickname “Imaqtpie”.
Presence on social networks
Imaqtpie is very active on several popular social networks, as it is very important for the career he has built on the Internet.
He launched his Twitter account in October 2011 and has amassed nearly 370,000 followers and tweeted over 6,000 times. His Instagram account is currently followed by nearly 300,000 people, while he has so far uploaded more than 310 photos – he also runs a Facebook page, which currently has nearly 150,000 fans.