A huge loss for the Minecraft community. Technoblade is no more with us. The popular YouTuber dies away at the age of 23, his family confirmed via an emotional farewell video on June 30. The cause of his death was due to stage 4 cancer.
In a YouTube video titled so long nerds, Technoblade’s dad reads the letter that he created prior to his death. The emotional letter reads:
“Hello everyone, Technoblade here. If you’re watching this, I am dead. So let’s sit down and have one final chat. Thank you all for supporting my content over the years. If I had another hundred lives, I think I would choose to be Technoblade again every single time as those were the happiest years of my life. I hope you guys enjoyed my content and that I made some of you laugh. And I hope you all go on to live long, prosperous and happy lives, because I love you guys. Technoblade out.”Technoblade/so long nerds (July 1, 2022)
His mother revealed that Technoblade battled stage four cancer bravely.
(Last Updated: July 1, 2022)
Technoblade Reveals Cancer
Technoblade revealed the reason behind his hiatus from YouTube. He was absent from the platform since he last posted on June 22, 2021.
He shared a video titled “where i’ve been” on August 28, 2021, disclosing that he was on a break due to a cancer diagnosis. In late June 2021, he felt pain in his right arm and took a recovery break.
Initially, he thought his soreness was due to playing too many games. But after he had a swelling in his right arm, the YouTuber visited his doctor on August 2, 2021.
Fortunately, the cancer was detected early by his doctors after running several scans. Recalling the incident in his video, he said:
“The first couple days were actually pretty chill. I was like, dang this is easy bro, and then it kicked in and my energy levels were zero. They were absolutely nothing. It is hard to describe how tired I was.”
At the time, despite his illness, Technoblade seemed to be in a high spirit. He was battling his cancer and was focused on getting chemotherapy treatment.
Since the announcement, he received broad support from his fans and followers. #Technosupport trended on Twitter, where his supporters wished him a speedy recovery.
Later, in the video, he also urged his fans to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and continue wearing masks taking necessary precautions against the coronavirus.
Who Was Technoblade?
Technoblade was an American YouTuber known for his video gaming-related content on YouTube. He mainly shared the videos on Hypixel, which is based on a Minecraft minigame server.
Since starting his YouTube channel back in 2013, Technoblade grabbed more than 11.6 million subscribers on YouTube. He was also popular on Twitter, with more than 3.8 million followers as of July 2022.
Before being a YouTuber, he was a high school student in California. After completing high school, he moved to Chicago for a college degree. Eventually, he dropped out his college and relocate to San Francisco.
In the online community, the popular Minecraft content creator was known as TechnoThePig. His real name is Alex.
Born in California on June 1, 1999, the 23-years-old YouTuber had three younger sisters and a brother in his family. His height was 6 feet and 3 inches.
Technoblade Face Reveal
Technoblade surprised his fans when he revealed his face for the very first time in 2017. While he often hides beside his pig mask, he unveiled his face momentarily after conquering the dungeon in Minecraft.
The popular Minecraft YouTuber beat the hard challenge in Minecraft with a steering wheel. He then surprised his fans by providing a glance of his face to his then-100 thousand subscribers.
Technobalde Net Worth In 2022
Technoblade was said to have an estimated net worth of around $3.18 million as of 2022. While most of his earnings were from his YouTube channel, he made quite fortunes participating in video game competitions.
He won $50 thousand prizes beating the 1v1 duel against Dream in a Minecraft Tournament held by Mr. Beast in August 2020. While the contest was for $100 thousand, he and Dream agreed to split the prize money beforehand.
Besides MrBeast, Technoblade has collaborated on YouTube videos with several personalities like PewDiePie, CaptainSparklez, Keemstar, and more.
As for YouTube, Socialblade estimates his monthly earnings between $9.8 thousand to $156 thousand as of July 2022.