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Helen Zbihlyj
Real name

Helen Zbihlyj

Date of birth

May 30, 1978 (age 44)[1]


Community Manager




HelenAngel Twitch channel

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Official Minecraft livestreams

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Helen Zbihlyj, also known as HelenAngel, is a former community manager for Minecraft at Mojang Studios, the first person in the company with that title. She is now the Director of Community for Minecraft at ReWrite Media & Jigarbov Productions.[2]

Personal life[]

Helen graduated from Germantown High School. There she was heavily involved in the award-winning theatre & television program.[2]

She graduated from the University of Memphis with a BA in psychology.[2]

Her son, Nicholas, was born in November of 2000. She married Sneeza, the creator of TF2 Outpost, in June 2016. They live near Seattle, WA.[2]

Professional life[]

In the Minecraft community, Helen started as an active player and an occasional Minecraft Wiki contributor.

She joined Xbox Game Studios in November 2013 as Community Manager for the Windows 8 games portfolio, including titles such as Microsoft Solitaire Collection, Microsoft Bingo, Disney Fairies: Hidden Treasures, and Hexic. She assisted with community management of Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition and later community management of the rest of the Minecraft: Console Edition platforms.[3]

She officially joined Mojang Studios full-time in July 2015 to provide community management for the Minecraft franchise.[2]

She is no longer part of Mojang starting August 27, 2020.[4] She continues to work with the Minecraft community through her role as Director of Community at ReWrite Media & Jigarbov Productions, two Minecraft Marketplace Partner studios.[5]