Facts about ChocoTaco

Date of BirthSeptember 22, 1988
BirthplaceUnited States
Real NameJake Throop
Height6 feet and 2 inches
Relationship statusIn a relationship
Net worth$1.5 million – $2 million. (More info Below)

The gaming world is one of the most competitive platforms in the world. And, ChocoTaco just kills every game he plays. He is so good that people often doubt that he is cheating or hacking when he is playing with his excellent decision making, skills, and precision. We all know PUBG game, it is one hard game to master. And again, he is ruling this game as his gameplays are so good that it makes you think – “How can someone play at this level?” – he is that awesome at gaming.

ChocoTaco with Shroud's team
ChocoTaco with Shroud’s team

Jake Throop aka ChocoTaco is a twitch streamer who was born on September 22, 1988, in the United States. Ever since he was a kid, he was an avid gamer. He used to play dozens of games from Sega Genesis and Nintendo 64.

But, he used to play games just for fun and as a hobby as he pursued another career line before his gaming streaming career. He used to work as an educator to teach kids using LEGOS.

After Twitch became a platform where gamers could showcase their skills. And as he was already a very skilled gamer, he gave it a shot. And the rest is history. He has even drawn the comparison to the legendary gamer, Shroud.

ChocoTaco’s Journey from Teacher to Gaming Streamer

As mentioned above, he was an avid gamer from his childhood. He used to beat every game he used to play from Sega Genesis or Nintendo 64. And, it was his dream to be the person who appears on the game credit section as a game tester.

But, at the time, gaming was not a mainstream career as it wouldn’t pay much. He had to give up on his dream for a while as he chose a career in teaching where he was the area manager for the company which taught kids about engineering using LEGOs. He used to spend more than 8 hours a day on that job.

Until he was 29, he had a decent career but, he was not happy. Why? Gaming was his dream. And, he took a chance when Twitch was blooming. With his excellent gaming skills, it was not long that he obtained a lot of followers on his channel.

As he was making a lot of money from his dream job, he quit his job as a teacher to become a full-time streamer. At the moment, he has more than 600k followers on his Twitch account. Not just that, he also has a YouTube channel with more than 462k subscribers uploading highlight videos of his gameplay.

How much does he earn? Know ChocoTaco NET WORTH

Merchandise: As a popular gamer, many of his fans and viewers have demanded his own merchandise. Fortunately, he has provided his own merchandise which is sold through,  

At the moment, he mostly sells a custom-made T-shirt, hoodies and other accessories with various stickers and prints. The prices of the merchandise range from $25 to $50  which is very affordable and gets ‘sold out’ time and again.

YouTube: The subscribers and viewers count of his has risen significantly over the years. Currently, he has more than 462k subscribers on his channel with an average of 254,516 views daily.

According to, from his YouTube channel, ChocoTaco earns an estimated $9.2k – $147.2k in a year calculating the daily views and growth of subscribers.

Twitch: Most of his income comes from Twitch through donations and subscribers fee. At the moment, he has more than $20k subscribers on his Twitch channel. When his channel is subscribed, he earns 50% of $5 fee i.e. $2.50 per subscriber. So calculating the numbers, ChocoTaco has already earned more than $100k through subscriptions.

Net Worth: Thus, evaluating all his income streams mentioned above from Twitch, Merchandise, and YouTube channels, and calculating it, ChocoTaco’s estimated net worth is between, $1.5 million – $2 million.

Does ChocoTaco have a Girlfriend?

ChocoTaco has not mentioned anything about his love life on any of his social media till now. However, in an interview, he revealed that he does have a girlfriend. He also said that they would spend an hour or two together from their hectic days playing random games they like. Looks like, she is very supportive of his gaming career and has fun once in a while playing with Jake.  

At the moment, he is living a happy and prosperous life with fantastic career. He has a reserved personality, so he has kept his romantic life low profile and out of public attention.

Height6 feet and 2 inches
WeightHowever, the information regarding his weight remains unknown.
Body MeasurementThe details regarding his body measurements remain unknown.
Body TypeTall and athletic

Father:      He has not revealed the identity of his father till now.

Mother:    He has not revealed the identity of his mother till now.

Sibling:    He has not revealed anything about his siblings either.

Childhood:    He had a childhood in a very caring and loving environment. His parents were really supportive and attentive about his needs. In simple words, he got a childhood which surely made him a talented and successful person he is right now.

Education:    There is no information about his education and qualifications till now. However, given his achievement, he seems to be well-educated.


Till now, he has not indulged himself in any undesired rumors and controversies which could hamper his career. He has maintained applaudable professionalism to avoid anything which could spark rumors and controversies. Also, he shows no interest in getting popularity by involving in these things.

PlatformFollowers (As of January 2019)Link
Twitter36k     Here
Instagram160k   Here
YouTube462k     Here