|Birth Name||Richard Bengston|
|Profession||Social Media Personality|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Relation With||Alissa Violet ( 2017 - present)|
|Date of Birth||October 18,1991|
Richard "Ricky" Bengston, professionally known as FaZe Banks (also Ricky Banks or simply Banks), is an American YouTuber and internet personality. He is one of the founders and owners of the e-sports organization of FaZe Clan.
Banks is currently 29 years old. He was born on October 18, 1991, in Massachusetts, USA, as Richard Bengston. Talking about his height, he is 6 ft and 6 in (1.98 m) tall.
Besides this, he has not gone into details about his parents, siblings, education, and early life. The 29-year-old lives in Los Angeles, California with other members of the FaZe house.
Banks has a net worth of $13 million, as per Celebrity Net Worth. He has amassed the fortune from his social media channels and as a successful gaming entrepreneur.
The 29-year-old was a member of SoaR and was 'SoaR Banks' before entering FaZe in 2013. He continued doing Black Ops 2 and Black Ops 3 videos along with CS:GO.
FaZe began posting short clips of him playing video games and gained notability among the community with his feuds with other games and social media personalities.
In November 2016, he reached 1 million subscribers, which was increased to 2 million in August 2017. Just two weeks later, his subscribers jumped to 3 million and reached 4 million by November 2017.
As of now, he has more than 5.4 million subscribers and over 400 million views on YouTube. According to Social Blade, his estimated monthly earnings range from $138 to $2.2k and his estimated yearly earning is $1.7K to $26.5k.
Besides, the 29-year-old has 2.7 million followers on Instagram. His estimated earning per post is $5,532 - $9,220, as per Influencer Marketing Hub. Additionally, Banks is the co-founder and chief operating officer of FaZe Clan (formerly FaZe Sniping), an American eSports organization based in Los Angeles, California.
The organization is one of the most popular Call of Duty gaming groups in the world. It also has teams in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege, FIFA, and Fortnite and is popular among celebrities like Lil Yachty, Offset, and Post Malone.
Since 2019, FaZe has stopped uploading to his channel and has focused more on building FaZe Clan. He also co-hosts his podcast Moms Basement with Keemstar and Colossal is Crazy.
Banks is in an on-again, off-again relationship with his long-time girlfriend, Alissa Violet. Alissa Violet Butler, 24, is a model, actress, and YouTuber, who rose to fame through social media apps such as Vine and Instagram.
She has over 9.5 million followers on Instagram. FaZe and Alissa started dating in 2017 and in September 2017, she officially joined the Clout House.
After dating for two years, the couple made headlines in July 2019 announcing their split. Five months after this, Alissa alleged the reason as FaZe's infidelity. As of now, the two seem to have gotten back together, with FaZe often posting their pictures on his Instagram.