Brett Hoffman, also known as “dakotaz”, born on July 13, 1986, in Dearborn, Michigan is an American Twitch streamer and YouTuber. He also uses the tag, “Dark”, and his alias is sometimes abbreviated as “DK”.
He started his streaming career playing Infestation: Survivor Stories which was then called The War Z. He began his YouTube career in January 2013 and has professed his love for streaming on numerous occasions, he’s also credited with helping to launch fellow streamer Daequan’s career.
How Much is Dakotaz Worth?
Estimated Net Worth: $1.5 Million
Real Name: Brett Hoffman
Also Known As: Dakotaz, Dark, DK
Source of Wealth: Youtube/Twitch Streamer
Last Updated: 2021
Profession: Twitch Streamer/Youtuber
Years Active: 8 (Started 13th January 2013)
Instagram Handle: @dakotaz
Twitter Handle: @dakotaz
YouTube Channel: dakotaz
YouTube Subscribers: 2.93M
Total YouTube Views: 278,701,570 views
Twitch Handle: Dakotaz
Twitch Subscribers: 4.7 Million
Latest Game Streamed: Among Us
Dakotaz Streaming/Gaming Setup
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- ASUS TUF X299 MARK 2
- INTEL CORE I7-7800X
- GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
- G.SKILL TRIDENTZ RGB SERIES 32GB
- Windows 10 Home Edition
- WD BLACK 500GB
- ASUS ROG SWIFT PG258Q
- Logitech G Pro Headphones
- Logitech G Pro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
- G502 Proteus Spectrum
- LOGITECH G640 TSM EDITION
Note on the above: This is the last known setup, it may have changed since this writing.
Date of Birth (Birthday): July 13, 1986
Place of Birth: Dearborn, Michigan, United States
Height: 5’10 (1.78m)
Weight: 155lbs (70kg)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Dark brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Relationship Status: In a Relationship
Siblings: Brothers named Brian and Larry
High School(s) Attended: Unknown
College(s) Attended: Unknown
Favorite Video Game(s): Fortnite, Among Us, Fall Guys
Quotes by Dakotaz
“if soap drops on the floor do you really need to clean it when you pick it up?”
Awards & Nominations
The Shorty Awards- Nominee
Hoffman’s channels grew exponentially after the release of Fortnite and credits go to his gameplay of it and personality for his growth in popularity. He joined Team SoloMid (TSM) in January 2018 and left the team one year later, he is currently signed with Loaded. The first time he showed his face was in 2018 when he hit 1 million subscribers and by the end of that year, he was the 6th most viewed channel on Twitch with 50 million views.
He streams mostly Among Us at the moment and has about 5 million subscribers with around 130 million views. He helped raise over $21,000 for the Australian Fire Relief in 2020 when the country was suffering unprecedented wildfires. He had a feud with the streamer Ninja that started in December of 2019, over a comment he had made about Fortnite being in a “hot garbage” state at the time.