- 1 Who is Ray Narvaez Jr?
- 2 How rich is he, as of now? Ray Narvaez Jr Net Worth
- 3 Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background
- 4 Career Beginnings
- 5 Rise to Fame
- 6 Full-Time Twitch Streamer and YouTuber
- 7 Other Social Media Platforms and Merchandise Line
- 8 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 9 Personal Life
Who is Ray Narvaez Jr?
Ray Narvaez Jr. – also known as BrownMan, X-Ray and Puerto Rican Thunder – was born on 15 September 1989 under the zodiac sign of Virgo, in Manhattan, New York City USA. He’s a 32-year-old social media phenomenon and gamer, probably best recognized for his streaming videos on his official Twitch account. He’s also known for being a former member of Achievement Hunter.
How rich is he, as of now? Ray Narvaez Jr Net Worth
As of mid-2021, Ray Narvaez Jr’s net worth is estimated at over $15 million, acquired through his contribution to the gaming industry and his Internet-based career, which includes sponsored posts, donations, stream subscriptions, and collaborations with other famous social media personalities and gamers. He’s also increased his wealth through sales of his merchandise line.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background
Ray Narvaez Jr spent his early years in Fresh Meadows, Queens, where he was raised by his parents; however, little is known about them except that both are from Puerto Rico and that the name of his father is Ray Narvaez Sr. He has a sister named Alexa, holds both Puerto Rican and American nationality and belongs to Latino ethnic group. Regarding his education, Ray attended Queens College, but dropped out after a year as he wasn’t interested in studying.
Before he became involved in the gaming industry, Ray Narvaez Jr. worked various jobs to make his own money, including as a barman, and then some time working as a truck driver for the American freight company United Parcel Service (UPS). He also briefly worked at the GameStop Corporation but eventually qui, and then started creating content for his official self-titled YouTube channel, which he launched on 26 April 2006. His first video, entitled “GoW 2 – Pound Of Flesh Guide”, was uploaded until late 2008, and he continued to create similar content, and share it under the alias Brownman.
Subsequently, his videos were spotted by the video production company Rooster Teeth and its video gaming channel and division Achievement Hunter, which invited him to serve as their contributor.
Rise to Fame
In 2011, Ray Narvaez Jr. started working as a community member, content creator, editor, and contract host on Rooster Teeth and Achievement Hunter videos, and in April the following year, he signed a contract as a full-time employee. He was later promoted to be the sixth main cast member of Achievement Hunter, alongside Geoff Ramsey, Ryan Haywood, Jack Patillo, Michael Jones, and Gavin Free, and was in charge of making achievement guide videos.
He also appeared in such shows as “Let’s Play Minecraft”, “Let’s Play GTA V”, and “3D Ultra MiniGolf Adventures”, among many others.
Through 2014 and 2015, he provided his voice to the character of X-Ray in Rooster Teeth’s animated comedy series “X-Ray And Vav”, which he later reprised in the short film titles “X-Ray & Vav: Posi-Choices 101” and “X-Ray & Vav: The X-Ray & Vav Holiday Special”, both in 2015. During this stint, he also wrote blog posts for their website, and hosted an award-winning podcast entitled “Internet Box Podcast”. After three years Ray left to pursue his own professional career as a full-time Twitch streamer and YouTuber; he was replaced by Jeremy Dooley.
Full-Time Twitch Streamer and YouTuber
Side by side with working for Rooster Teeth and Achievement Hunter, Ray Narvaez Jr. joined Twitch, the world’s leading live streaming platform for gamers, on which you can find him under the username ‘raynarvaezjr’, and started streaming various video games in November 2013. By streaming several times a week, he quickly gained a huge number of followers on the platform, and he also started sharing coverage of his streams on his YouTube channel. Once he quit his job, Ray became a full-time streamer, mostly focusing on Xbox video games.
He has streamed such video games as “Grand Theft Auto IV”, “Enter The Gungeon”, “Resident Evil”, “Yu-Gi-Oh!”, and “Pokémon Red/Blue”, among many others. So far, he’s garnered over 550,000 followers on Twitch, and amassed nearly 550,000 subscribers on YouTube, while his videos have been viewed over 155 million times in total. Some of his most popular videos include “Twitch Highlight – I Got Michael’d”, “Twitch Livestream | Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist Part 1 [Xbox One]”, and “Twitch Livestream | South Park: The Fractured but Whole Part 1 [Xbox One]”, to name a few.
Apart from the above, in 2017 he did the voice-over of Hugo Vega in the Game Grumps video game “Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator”.
Other Social Media Platforms and Merchandise Line
Once he gained a stable fan base on Twitch and YouTube, Ray Narvaez Jr. expanded his influence across other social media platforms ,which he mostly uses to promote new videos and other projects. He is active on Instagram under the username ‘ray.narvaezjr’, on which he has more than 85,000 followers, and he also runs his official Twitter account under the nickname ‘@RayNarvaezJr’, with over 620,000 followers. Furthermore, he has nearly 20,000 followers on TikTok, on which he goes by the nickname ‘ray.narvaezjr’. Recently, he launched his own line of merchandise that includes hoodies, hats, stickers, and water bottles.
The Happiest of Birthdays to the best dog in the whole world, Miss CHARLIE!!!!
This beautiful girl turns six today!
I love this dog more than anything. She’s made me life so much better. 💛 pic.twitter.com/Im0ZCeEgmL
— tina dayton (nighton) narvaez jr (@TinaNarvaezJr) November 25, 2021
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Ray Narvaez Jr has short dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 9ins (1.75m), while his weight is around 165lbs (75kgs). Information about his vital statistics, biceps size, and shoe size isn’t available.
Ray Narvaez Jr. became romantically involved with Tina Dayton back in 2014; she is also known for being a Twitch streamer and social media star. After dating for six years, the couple exchanged their wedding vows at a private ceremony held on 3 March 2020. Their current residence is in Austin, Texas.
Both of them are avid dog lovers and have two Shiba-Inu dogs named Riley and Charlie.
In his spare time, Ray enjoys collecting stamps.