About Nadeshot

Who is it?: YouTube star, Gamer & Social Media Personality
Birth Day: August 03, 1992
Birth Place: Palos Hills, Illinois, United States, United States
Status: Retired
Nickname(s): Nadeshot
2009 – 2010: Genesis
2010 – 2015: OpTic Gaming
2015 – present: Hundred Thieves


Nadeshot was born on August 03, 1992 in Palos Hills, Illinois, United States, United States, is YouTube star, Gamer & Social Media Personality. Matthew Haag, better known as Nadeshot, is a popular American gamer and the proud owner of ‘Hundred Thieves’. He shot to fame with his unbeatable gaming tactics and was awarded a gold medal at the 2014 ‘Game Awards’. The wiz of both games ‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ and ‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’ decided to take the back seat in 2016 after forming his own gaming team for the ‘Call of Duty World League – Black Ops 3rd Season’. Nadeshot has a humongous fan following on several social media sites. He has over 2.06 million followers on ‘Twitter’ and 1.1 million fans on his ‘Instagram’ account. He used ‘YouTube’ as a platform to showcase his talent and went on to earn the title of ‘MLG All Star Classic MVP’ and ‘Champion and Games battles Live Championship’. He is also the ‘Belt Holder for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’ and has over 2.9 million subscribers on his ‘YouTube’ channel.
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🎂 Nadeshot - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

Currently, Nadeshot is 31 years, 11 months and 14 days old. Nadeshot will celebrate 32rd birthday on a Saturday 3rd of August 2024. Below we countdown to Nadeshot upcoming birthday.

Popular As Nadeshot
Occupation YouTubers
Age 30 years old
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Born August 03, 1992 (Palos Hills, Illinois, United States, United States)
Birthday August 03
Town/City Palos Hills, Illinois, United States, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Nadeshot’s zodiac sign is Virgo. According to astrologers, Virgos are always paying attention to the smallest details and their deep sense of humanity makes them one of the most careful signs of the zodiac. Their methodical approach to life ensures that nothing is left to chance, and although they are often tender, their heart might be closed for the outer world. This is a sign often misunderstood, not because they lack the ability to express, but because they won’t accept their feelings as valid, true, or even relevant when opposed to reason. The symbolism behind the name speaks well of their nature, born with a feeling they are experiencing everything for the first time.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Nadeshot was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.



Haag was born on August 3, 1992 to Jeff and Christina Haag. Jeff is a carpenter. He has a brother and sister. His mother died on October 6, 2012.


Optic, led by Haag, qualified for the Call of Duty: Ghosts national qualifiers for the annual Call of Duty Championship $1,000,000 tournaments after qualifying via MLG's online qualifying tournament. At the US Championship Finals OpTic Gaming finished in 7th place to qualify for the Call of Duty World Championship, after eliminating Curse New York in an elimination game in a best of 5 series. This allowed the team to qualify for the annual $1 million tournament. Haag and his OpTic Gaming squad played in the MLG Pro Circuit Season 1 online league where after a promising start they suffered problems online and were not able to qualify for the MLG PAX East Championship; eventually OpTic Gaming finished bottom of the league in 10th place. OpTic Gaming later announced that Haag and his team mates would be hosting the winners of the US Regional finals, Strictly Business Gaming for a pre-LAN event for the World Championships.


Haag's Gaming handle, "NaDeSHoT" originates from "grenade shot", a lethal move in the Halo series in which a grenade is followed by a gunshot Haag was a competitive amateur in the first-person shooter Halo 2, but switched to the third-person tactical shooter series, Gears of War after getting the game as a Christmas present. He narrowly missed qualifying for MLG Chicago in Gears of War play by one slot in 2007. At the age of 16 he made his professional debut on Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.


Haag attended Amos Alonzo Stagg High School in Palos Hills, Illinois and graduated in 2010. He has also completed a two-year course in Business studies at Moraine Valley Community College. Prior to competing in competitive Gaming, Haag worked at a McDonald's restaurant.


Haag was dropped from the team for the Call of Duty: Black Ops 2011 season which was the first season of Call of Duty on the Major League Gaming circuit since Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. He briefly returned to the OpTic Competitive team, replacing a player who felt ill, at MLG Dallas where OpTic Gaming finished 3rd with virtually no practice as a squad. Subsequently, after mentioning the possibility of replacing the team mate that had fallen sick he did not get picked up. Haag played on several different teams in the professional scene and created his own OpTic Nation competitive team and started making videos and streaming footage. For the next two events he played for Team EnVyUs finishing 8th at MLG Anaheim and then 3rd at MLG Raleigh before playing on Surreal Legacy for the final two events of the year placing 7th at MLG Orlando and then finishing 15th at the MLG Providence national championships to finish off the Call of Duty: Black Ops Major League Gaming season. But later got beat by a team by the name of Inspire Gaming


Twelve teams qualified, including Haag's team, for Pro League Season 1: Prophecy, FaZe, Justus, Aware, Automatic Reload, EnVyUs, Denial, eLevate, Rise Nation, Team KaLiBeR, OpTic Nation, and OpTic Gaming. Haag's team now consists of Ian "Crimsix" Porter, Seth "Scumpii" Abner, and Matthew "Formal" Piper. OpTic Gaming were to go 38–6 in the MLG Season 1 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and qualified with the number one seed for the playoffs which they completed at with a $75,000 prize pool. OpTic Gaming went into the event led by Nadeshot and hoped to become the first team to win a LAN tournament without dropping a map. They went on to beat Rise Nation 3–0, they then came up against a team with young players called Aware Gaming who they beat 3–1 however this meant they did not become the first team to win an event without dropping a map. They then faced Team Kaliber in the winners bracket final who they narrowly beat 3–2 before progressing to the grand finals where they beat Denial eSports 3–0 to win their second event in a row. This was Haag's second win of an MLG event after winning previously at X Games during the Call of Duty: Ghosts season.


Advanced Warfare will be the next installment in the Call Of Duty Franchise for the e-sports circuit. The season formally began November 2014. Haag was invited by Activision to Los Angeles for a preview of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare in order to advise developers on the state of the game. On October 28, 2014 OpTic Gaming, led by Haag, participated in an exclusive Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare streaming event at the so-called 'OpTic House' in Chicago, in order to promote the new edition in the franchise for its creators, Sledgehammer Games.


On April 4, 2015, Nadeshot announced that he was stepping down as captain and member of the OpTic Gaming pro-team. He said that he will become a full-time content creator as well as co-owner of the OpTic organization. He was replaced on the lineup by Damon "Karma" Barlow.

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