Ricky Banks, (aka FaZe Banks) is a renowned YouTuber and COO of the gaming group FaZe Clan. He‘s famous for his "Call of Duty" videos.
|Full Name||Richard "Ricky" Bengston|
|Birthday||October 18, 1991|
|Birth Place||Lawrence, Massachusetts|
|Net Worth||$13 million|
Early Life and Passion for Gaming
FaZe Banks was born Richard Bengston on October 18, 1991 in Lawrence, Massachussetts. From a young age, he was enthralled by video games and dreamed of making a career out of his passion.
Banks got his start playing Call of Duty on Xbox Live, where he quickly built a reputation for his sniping skills. As a shy teen, gaming allowed him to break out of his shell.
During high school, he began uploading Call of Duty gameplay videos to YouTube under the name “BanksHasBank.” He gained a small following of dedicated fans who appreciated his quick scopes and witty commentary.
Rapid Rise to YouTube Stardom
After graduating high school in 2010, Banks decided to fully devote himself to content creation and gaming. He joined FaZe Clan, one of the fastest rising esports organizations at the time…
Embroiled in Controversy
While wildly popular and influential, Banks has also been embroiled in various controversies over the years…
Leaving a Gaming Legacy
Despite the scandals, there‘s no denying the immense impact Banks has had on gaming culture over the past decade. He helped grow FaZe into a household name and inspired millions of fans to pursue their own gaming dreams…