Hikethegamer Biography

Hikethegamer, a popular Armenian YouTube star, has gained overwhelming popularity on the video sharing platform with his three channels—HikePlays, Hikethegamer, and Hike’s Heroes. Despite the dominance of American internet personalities in the YouTube gaming community, Hikethegamer worked hard to establish himself as an expert gamer. With a passion for video games from a young age, he immersed himself in YouTube videos and decided to pursue a career in this field. Starting with his first channel in 2013, Hikethegamer’s success motivated him to create two more channels, solidifying his presence in the gaming community.

Quick Facts

  • Age: 41 Years
  • Gender: Male

Rise to Stardom

Hikethegamer is recognized for his three YouTube channels—Hikethegamer, HikePlays, and Hike’s Heroes. He is an expert in games like Grand Theft Auto, Call of Duty, and Forza.

Hikethegamer Channel

He created his first channel, Hikethegamer, on February 2, 2013. On this channel, he lures his fans with GTA 5 Machinimas like Grand Theft Alien and Breakin the Law among others. He uploads videos every Saturday and Sunday. The channel has garnered over a million subscribers and more than 183 million views as of September 2018.

HikePlays Channel

He started his second channel, HikePlays, on August 26, 2013. Here, he live streams videos every day and plays games like ARK, COD, and Minecraft. He also posts gaming videos on Forza and Grand Theft Auto. He live streams two-three times a day on this channel. The channel has garnered more than 2.1 million subscribers and more than 521 million views, as of September 2018.

Hike’s Heroes Channel

His third channel, Hike’s Heroes, was launched on April 27, 2014. It has, so far, amassed over 59k subscribers and over 492k views. It has been started for a unique reason—‘Be A Hero! Show Your Power!’ is the theme of the channel. The channel is for YouTube heroes, who want to help deserving YouTube creators and hard working YouTubers who have not yet been discovered.


Hike has collaborated with many fellow YouTubers, including his friend TypicalGamer.

Personal Life

Hikethegamer was born on July 15, 1982 in Armenia. He has posted photos of his wife on Instagram; her Instagram username is mrshikethegamer. Hike now lives in San Diego, California. Nothing more is known about his personal life.

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