|Svenskeren Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||January 2, 1996|
Svenskeren is a Danish professional gamer, Twitch streamer, and social media influencer who is best known for his prolific career as a competitive League of Legends (a multiplayer online battle arena video game) player. He has been associated with several esports teams during his playing career – LoLLeague (2011), 3DMAX (2011), Leethuanyan (2011), Team Mistral (2011), Copenhagen Wolves (2012–2013), Ninjas in Pyjamas (2013), Supa Hot Crew (2013), SK Gaming (2013–2015), Team SoloMid (2015–2017), Cloud9 (2017–2019), and Evil Geniuses (2019–2022). He became a free agent thereafter. During his stint with Team SoloMid (2015–2017), he was seen as a weak link in the team and was often criticized by fans for his performance. He improved his game dramatically after joining Cloud9 (2017–2019) and attributed this to a much more relaxed team environment. His association with Team SoloMid (2015–2017) was shrouded in another controversy as the team was involved in a dispute with H2k-Gaming over Svenskeren’s contract as both sides claimed that they had signed him first. He eventually signed up with Team SoloMid as their Jungler. He is popular on social media platforms as well with more than 200k followers on Twitter and more than 50k followers on Instagram. He also often streams on Twitch where he has garnered more than 150k followers.
Los Angeles, California, United States
Professional Gamer, Twitch Streamer, Social Media Influencer
- Siblings – He has a brother.
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
67 kg or 147.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Svenskeren has dated –
- Gayle Kimberly (2017-Present)
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Danish descent.
- Slender frame
- Short-cropped, side-parted, wavy hair
- Clean-shaven look
- Affable smile
- His gaming id/persona, Svenskeren, means ‘The Swede’ in the Danish language.
- Throughout his journey as a professional League of Legends player, he went through a dramatic fitness transformation. This has often drawn attention to the stereotype of balancing health and fitness within the gaming community.
- Besides League of Legends, he has also competed at a high level in StarCraft II, a military science fiction video game that was initially released in July 2010 by Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., an American video game developer & publisher based in Irvine, California.
- During the group stage of the 2014 edition of the League of Legends World Championship (commonly abbreviated as Worlds), the annual professional League of Legends world championship tournament hosted by Riot Games (an American video game developer, publisher, and esports tournament organizer) at the culmination of each season, that was being held in Taiwan, Svenskeren was involved in a massive controversy.
- He had registered an account by the name TaipeiChingChong on the servers of Garena (a Singaporean game developer and publisher of free online games) due to which he faced intense backlash from fans and the gaming community. He was subsequently fined and suspended by Riot Games for racism. His actions were also severely criticized by the Taiwanese version of Apple Daily, a newspaper that was published in Hong Kong from 1995 to 2021.
- He is infamous for spilling water on his keyboard on stage which has often led to pauses in competitive games. This happened twice at the 2018 edition of the League of Legends World Championship. This prompted fans to dub him ‘Spillskeren’.
Featured Image by Svenskeren / Instagram