Q1: Where did you come up with the name “ThiccBoiBeans?”
A1: some college friends of mine were playing COD and we were giving each other shit finally one of them got a little to mad and said to me “well at least I don’t smell like refried beans you Thick boy.” We all laughed about it and I said that’s my new Xbox name they said I wouldn’t do it so I backed out the game and started to change it they told me to go with Thicc and Boi the rest is history
Q2: How long have you been streaming for?
A2: I started stream on 1/1/21, so 7 weeks now
Q3: What prompted you to start streaming?
A3: whenever I would play with friends We all would be making each other laugh and we were always having fun together. So I thought maybe other people might enjoy that too.
Q4: What has been the most enjoyable part of streaming for you so far?
A4: meeting so many amazing people. I’ve fallen into a group of other amazing supportive streams. Making friends and relationships online is hands down the best part!
Q5: What has been the biggest challenge in your streaming career so far?
A5: So far I would say learning how to use the streaming softwares. How to make your stream look better and be more engaging to the bean buddies.
Q6: What has been your favorite on screen memory so far?
A6: it’s a tie between my first level 5 hype train because of the people that were their supporting me and the time Johnnyrainbow8324 came into my chat and made me eat Beans from a can.
Q7: What is one goal that you would like to accomplish in the next year?
A7: my original goal for the stream was to have 500 followers by the end of the year and have affiliate. Im seven weeks in and at 610 followers and had affiliate in 7 days. So I’m chasing new goals now. Make lasting relationships with people that come to my chat. Grow the core of the bean buddies. Surround myself with bean buddies who want to be in the chat and who love coming back for my content. Some other things would be to refine my “craft” get better everyday.
Q8: What is one piece of advice that you would give to a small streamer who is just breaking into the business?
A8: network! For real I wouldn’t be as far as I am if I didn’t find the friends I found! Not just looking for followers but truly going to others streams and chatting with them about their streams building that relationship with the streamer and the streamers viewers. Truly becoming a member of their stream not just someone looking for follows will help you go a lot further and making lasting connections in communities.
Q9: What is one reason someone should watch ThiccBoiBeans on Twitch?
A9: Don’t! LOL. But seriously if you’re looking to watch someone who enjoys playing games terribly and loves hanging out with the chat I am the Bean for you! I love talking with the chat I’ve been known to lay in a corner in COD just to chat with someone. My game play can be trash but my chat won’t be. There is also going to be someone in my chat you will become friends with so many amazing people come in and you may find someone who’s a better fit for what you like watching on twitch and that’s fine with me. (Just remember beans hooked you up and come back and say Hi sometime)
Q10: Where are you from?
A10: well that a tough questions because I’m told I was sown into a field and then a plant grew and out popped a bean. That bean then grew up to be Thicc and hardy! So the upper Midwest.
Q11: Besides playing video games, what do you like to do in your free time?
A11: free time? I wish I knew what that was. When I do I “free time” I like being with my family. Queen Bean, and Bean sprout are my world. We like riding bikes and hiking in summers. If it me time you can be sure to find me in someone’s stream chatting. I also have been known to get lost on TikTok for hours!
Q12: What is your favorite food?
A12: … I mean it’s not beans… I would have to say cheese is my favorite food!
Q13: What is your all-time favorite video game?
A13: this is hard for me because I like a lot of different game based on genera, but I love the Grand Theft Auto San Andreas
Q14: What is your all-time favorite movie?
A14: it’s a tie between Matilda and Toy story
Q15: What kind of music are you most likely to be listening to on any given day?
A15: I like anything that is new. I get really bored with music I’ve heard a lot. So if it’s new to me I’ll be listening to it.
Q16: Besides streaming, what would be a dream career for you?
A16: nothing! Not working at all would be the dream!
Q17: What would be the ideal vacation for you?
A17: I would really like to tour Europe but not like the historical sites.
Q18: If you were to strike it rich, what would be the first thing you would buy?
Q18: I would make sure my family was set! My sons college was kid for. Then I would give my wife her dream honey moon. Then I would buy a Ferrari and a Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500!
Q19: Is there anyone you would like to give a shoutout to for supporting you throughout this experience? If so, who?
A19: First my wife because if I didn’t have her support this wouldn’t be possible. DannyPduh for becoming a brother and now my new video editor lol! I wanna thank TheFandomnaut for becoming an amazing friend and huge supporter of the thiccest Bean. There are so many people that I could keep going on with! If I’m in your DMs then you are close to me and they know who they are. Lastly you Salvation. You’ve taught me how to be a better streamer, you’ve become an amazing friend to me! You are giving me the opportunity to be in this article and are truly a blessing to twitch and a lot of people!
Q20: What is the next big step for ThiccBoiBeans?
A20: partner! I will be a partner! I don’t know what the time frame on that is because everyone has already blown my expectations out of the water. But I’m hunting partner now!
Q21: Any final thoughts you would like to share with the readers?
A21: I’m am just truly humbled and honored to be in the position that I am in currently! Never would I have imagined anyone would care to watch me. Never did I think I would have emotes from jokes created in my chat. If you want to start streaming take the leap and you will get out of it what you put in. If anyone is looking to connect with me you can reach me on Twitter almost anytime! I have a TikTok thiccboibeansgaming. YouTube is Thiccboi Beans which I just did my first unboxing on. Shameless plugs! I love every single Bean Buddy and can’t wait to see who pops in my chat next!