Matthew Haag known by nickname “Nadeshot” is an American gamer and YouTube personality. His net worth is $2 million. He is currently a retired Call of Duty player who earned millions playing the game. Nadeshot owns eSports team 100 thieves. He is also renowned for his captaincy of Optic Gaming in 2014 Call of Duty: Ghost. In 2015, he retained his captaincy for the optic gaming of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. In both, he was playing the objective support role. Nadeshot is a global champion in Call of Duty XP where he won gold medal in 2011. He is also a Major League Gaming (MLG) gold medalist which he won in 2014. Previously, he was Red Bull eSport athlete.
Due to his success in gaming, he is sponsored by some of the top gaming hardware companies. Most notable are the Astro Gaming and Scuff Gaming. Apart from the gaming, Nadeshot also run a very successful YouTube channel with some 2.9 million viewers and diverse content. By 2015 April following his success in Call Duty Championship, he decided to quit playing. By 2016, Nadeshot formed his own game known as 100 thieves. With rapid growth, 100 thieves became an overnight success, expanding to League of Legend and Counter Strike: Global Offensive. Since joining OpTic Gaming in 2010, Nadeshot has experienced a rapid rise in gaming winning different accolades along the way.
He remains one of the most prolific players in the American gaming industry. His steady wins have earned him five figure salaries contributing major portion of his $ 2 million net worth.
Early Life and Career
Born on August 3, 1992 in a family of three, Nadeshot is the son of Jeff and Christina Haag. For his high school education, he attended Amos Alonzo Stagg School in Palos Hills, Illinois. He graduated from high school in 2010. He later joined Moraine Valley Community College for a two-year business studies course. Before is success in gaming. He worked for a few years in the McDonalds. However, joining the gaming industry, he has become deeply involved in the game.
Just at the age of 26 years, Nadeshot has made and broken gaming records in US and the rest of the world. His common name “Nadeshot” is came from one of the lethal moves in Halo Series which he was adept at playing. In the game, a grenade was followed by a gunshot. He later played Halo 2. At the age of 16 years in 2007, he missed MLG Chicago by a narrow margin. His professional debut was playing Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. Following his success in the early gaming adventures, he fast grew into a talented player. He joined and has been a member of the Optic Gaming since 2010. He was promoted to the captaincy of the Optic Games following the resignation of the incumbent captain.
Nadeshot was dropped from the Call Duty: Black Ops 2011. However, he was later added to the team to replace a team member. His major breakthrough came in 2011 following their participation in the inaugural Call Duty XP. In the competition, he won $100,000 with his team winning trophy. The team also won a cash price of $400,000. With the release of Call Duty: Black Ops 2 2012-2013, Optic performance significantly deteriorated. The team finished 8th in the Fag Cup. The Release of Call of Duty: Ghost came with a major shake-up in the Optic Gaming team. The team lost two players. However, Nadeshot inspired team to national qualification. It finished 7th and qualified for the world’s championship. At the world championship Snadeshot led his team to a successful start. In their group were other teams such as Epsilon and SSOF. After winning and losing some games on the way, the team won $30,000. At the end of the world’s championship, Nadeshot signed an exclusive contract with MLG live streaming him when playing Call of Duty through MLG.tv.
With the development Call Duty: Advanced Warfare, Nadeshot was invited to help the developers improve the game. Optic Gaming and he were further involved in promoting the game. In season one, Optic lost in the final to FaZe finishing second. During the second tournament, they finished first after winning against UMG Orlando. Nadeshot announced in 2015 that he was parting ways with Optic Gaming Team. His new ventures include content creation and partial ownership of Optic Gaming. Following his resignation, he was replaced by Damon Barlow. Nadeshot boast of one of the most illustrious career as a gamer in MLG. With his consistent performance, he has stood out both as player and developer. His YouTube channel also attracts viewership. The gaming and YouTube are his major sources of income. His net worth is likely to reduce due to the reports of bankruptcy.
Important Information about Nadeshot
|Matt “Nadeshot” Haag
|Date of birth
|August 3, 1992
|Illinois, Chicago USA.
|First Tv Show
|Weight in kilogram
Nadeshot Net Worth by Years
|$ 1.5 million