Xaliea was born in Amsterdam and has lived in Duivendrecht (a village surrounded by Amsterdam) his entire life. When he was young he played Team Fortress 2 at a semi-competitive level. He also played a lot of games casually including MOBA's like League of Legends.
While starting off his competitive SMITE career, Xaliea played the duo carry role, back in the 2-1-2 meta, as well as playing mid for a few weeks. He's finally settled into the role he is currently at, which is solo lane. He is been apart of many different teams in his career, such as Borderland Gaming, SK Gaming, Cloud 9, Fnatic, and Trig eSports.