xQc Height, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography, & More


xQc (also known as xQcOW) is a popular Canadian Twitch streamer, YouTuber, and professional Overwatch player.



xQc was born as Félix Lengyel on Sunday, November 12, 1995 (age 25 years; as of 2020), and he hails from Laval in Quebec, Canada.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 6′ 2″

Hair Color: Blonde

Eye Color: Black


Family & Ethnicity

His brother’s name is Nicolas Lengyel.

xQc's brother, Nicolas Lengyel

xQc’s brother, Nicolas Lengyel

xQc with his mother

xQc with his mother



In 2016, xQc began his career as an Overwatch player. Overwatch (2016 ) is a team-based multiplayer first-person perspective video game, developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. At DatZit Gaming, a semi-professional esports organization based in Montreal, xQc played as the “main tank.” On August 13, 2016, DatZit Gaming won the Dreamhack Montreal 2016 Overwatch tournament.

Lengyel and his team at the Dreamhack Montreal 2016 Overwatch tournament

Lengyel and his team at the Dreamhack Montreal 2016 Overwatch tournament

In October 2016, he switched to another esports organization called Denial eSports, where he continued to play as the “main tank.” After Denial eSports disbanded, xQc, along with his other teammates, started playing under the name ‘YIKES!’. Later, the team name  ‘YIKES!’ was rebranded as ‘Arc 6’ after Blizzard Entertainment suggested that it was unmarketable. Later, ‘Arc 6’ participated in Season Zero of Overwatch Contenders, but ultimately, it got eliminated in the group stage. On July 9, 2017, ‘Arc 6’ secured itself the third position in their last tournament, the Beat Invitational: Season 2. In October 2017, Lengyel joined Overwatch League franchise ‘Dallas Fuel’ as the 9th player on their roster. In the 2018 Overwatch World Cup, Lengyel played as a “main tank” for Team Canada. He earned the title of Most Valuable Player during the 2017 Overwatch World Cup. In 2019, he joined Gladiators Legion, the academy team of the Los Angeles Gladiators competing in Overwatch Contenders, as a substitute main tank.

As a Twitch Streamer 

xQc is a variety Twitch streamer who streams numerous games including Overwatch, Minecraft, and Grand Theft Auto V. Apart from games, he live streams on ‘Just Chatting’ in which he often reacts to other streamers, vlogs himself at events, or documents his everyday life. The screen recordings of his live streams are also featured on his YouTube channel. He averagely streams for 9 hours every day and has a viewer count that surpasses 60,000 on daily basis. In October 2019, he became one of the most-watched Twitch streams, having over 35,000 monthly subscribers on average. By the end of 2020, he started streaming chess. On his stream on October 1, 2020, Lengyel announced that he had signed to ‘Luminosity Gaming’ as a content creator.

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  • On November 17, 2017, Lengyel’s account was suspended mid-match from a competitive Overwatch game for violating Blizzard’s Terms of Use. His account was suspended for 72 hours for “misuse of the reporting system.” Apparently, Lengyel had reported players for invalid reasons. [1]KOTAKU
  • In December 2017, he was suspended for seven days by Blizzard for intentionally losing a game on Overwatch’s Competitive Play mode. Later, xQc uploaded a YouTube video titled “Suspended: My apology” on his channel to publicly apologize for his behavior. [2]YouTube
  • For violating the Abusive Chat policy, xQc received a 15-day suspension on August 11, 2018. He was repeatedly reported by the teammates for the offense. Although Overwatch World Cup issued an official warning for the suspension, he was allowed to play. Later, in the same year, xQc was permanently banned from League of Legends for being extremely inflammatory and offensive. [3]Dot Esports
  • In 2017, Lengyel was suspended by the League for a couple of matches and fined $2,000 due to homophobic remarks he made against the rival player, Austin “Muma” Wilmot. Lengyel later apologized for the comment, writing, [4]BBC News

    I didn’t say what I said on stream with malicious intent, I legit did not compute the whole thing before … Hope I can turn this into something good, sorry.”

  • On July 31, 2019, xQc was banned for 72 hours for streaming porn on Twitch. Although, the video wasn’t exactly graphic pornography. However, it was a popular YouTube video called “Safe For Work Porn.” The video featured porn scenes, projected in a such way that it appeared innocent. xQc claimed that it was just a humorous act. [5]COG Connected
  • In February 2020, xQc was banned on Twitch for 3 days for showing nudity while playing the game ‘Connect Four.’ Reportedly, while streaming live on Twitch an AI appeared on-screen as a fully nude woman. [6]Dot Esports
  • On June 12, 2020, xQc was banned on Twitch for a day for watching “explicit content,” a video of two gorillas performing intercourse. Thereafter, xQc posted a tweet claiming that it was an accident.
    xQc's tweet
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  • xQc was nominated for the Esports Award in 2018 and 2020 in the category of Streamer of the Year. In 2020, he was also nominated for the Canadian Game Award.
  • Hailing from Laval in Quebec, xQc is well versed in the French language.

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