Streaming on Twitch has the potential to be hugely lucrative, with recent alleged leaks from the site suggesting that the site’s top personalities make millions of dollars every year. But how exactly do you make money on Twitch? To make money on Twitch, you need to be either an Affiliate or a Partner. Affiliates and Partners can earn money with Twitch Bits and Subscriptions. Partners make money from ad revenue in addition to the bits or subscriptions they have. Partners can also control to some extent when viewers see advertisements. Related: All Twitch Affiliate & Partner Requirements In addition to making money directly on Twitch, Streamers can make money through donations, referrals, or downloading content elsewhere. Streamers can receive donations through a service such as StreamLabs or KoFi. Sponsorships come in all forms, whether it’s money donated to promote products, free samples, or traffic sharing initiatives. Companies tend to try to find popular designers who appeal to the people they are looking to sell their products to. Many Twitch streamers also create clips or highlights for YouTube for additional income. Additionally, they can use Patreon or other fan support platforms for their content. Additionally, big streamers often sign deals with platforms for a bigger chunk of revenue and revenue. Some of the more popular names on Twitch likely have deals with the company that provide them with income to keep them on the platform and not switch to a competitor like YouTube. Typically, a small streamer with a few hundred subscribers can make a few hundred dollars a month. Meanwhile, a streamer with thousands of subscribers, donors, and followers is likely to make hundreds of thousands of dollars a year. Wondering how much streamers could possibly make on Twitch? See which Twitch streamers got the most out of subscriptions in 2021? on PGG.