This list represents the top players in eSports who won the most prize money based on information published on the internet. Prize money from tournaments awarding a minimum of $1 million is excluded from this listing. Sources include news articles, forum posts, live report threads, interviews, official statements, reliable databases, VODs and other publicly-accessable sources that preserve "historical" information.

Highest Overall Earnings (Excluding Million Dollar Tournaments)



 Player IDPlayer NameTotal (Overall)Highest Paying GameTotal (Game)% of Total
1.Korea, Republic of JaedongLee, Jae Dong$619,476.55|StarCraft: Brood War$394,643.0263.71%
2.Korea, Republic of FlashLee, Young Ho$525,637.68|StarCraft: Brood War$430,149.3481.83%
3.Korea, Republic of MCJang, Min Chul$506,725.69|StarCraft II$506,645.4299.98%
4.Korea, Republic of MoonJang, Jae Ho$492,824.01|WarCraft III$465,071.0194.37%
5.Sweden f0restPatrik Lindberg$477,360.90|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$315,374.2766.07%
6.Korea, Republic of LifeLee, Seung Hyun$475,300.67|StarCraft II$475,300.67100.00%
7.Korea, Republic of sOsKim, Yoo Jin$469,832.35|StarCraft II$469,381.9099.90%
8.United States Fatal1tyJohnathan Wendel$456,089.23|Painkiller$240,550.0052.74%
9.Korea, Republic of PoltChoi, Sung Hoon$451,599.10|StarCraft II$451,599.10100.00%
10.Korea, Republic of LynPark, Joon$411,032.97|WarCraft III$378,078.8891.98%
11.Korea, Republic of MvpJung, Jong Hyun$408,891.74|StarCraft II$404,265.4298.87%
12.Korea, Republic of MMAMoon, Sung Won$395,456.54|StarCraft II$395,456.54100.00%
13.Sweden GeT_RiGhTChristopher Alesund$392,188.15|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$319,056.6981.35%
14.Poland neoFilip Kubski$379,569.85|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$391,098.49103.04%
15.Poland TaZWiktor Wojtas$375,809.85|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$389,298.49103.59%
16.Korea, Republic of PartinGWon, Lee Sak$355,604.37|StarCraft II$355,604.37100.00%
17.Korea, Republic of ByunByun, Hyun Woo$353,744.18|StarCraft II$353,744.18100.00%
18.Canada ArteezyArtour Babaev$348,290.89|Dota 2$979,654.21281.27%
19.Sweden s4Gustav Magnusson$347,839.96|Dota 2$1,164,087.11334.66%
20.Sweden flushaRobin Rönnquist$342,652.28|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$391,652.28114.30%
21.Korea, Republic of sAviOrMa, Jae Yoon$338,901.24|StarCraft: Brood War$338,901.24100.00%
22.Netherlands GrubbyManuel Schenkhuizen$338,899.29|WarCraft III$279,348.2282.43%
23.Korea, Republic of INnoVationLee, Shin Hyung$333,091.21|StarCraft II$329,593.5198.95%
24.Germany KuroKyKuro Takhasomi$327,047.23|Dota 2$1,043,397.61319.04%
25.Sweden JWJesper Wecksell$325,491.60|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$374,491.60115.05%
26.Sweden XiztRichard Landström$321,553.56|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$315,612.4098.15%
27.Korea, Republic of TYJun, Tae Yang$317,419.85|StarCraft II$309,345.1897.46%
28.Estonia PuppeyClement Ivanov$317,184.64|Dota 2$1,347,106.30424.71%
29.Korea, Republic of ZestJoo, Sung Wook$309,068.17|StarCraft II$309,068.17100.00%
30.United States UNiVeRsESaahil Arora$306,822.83|Dota 2$2,720,623.84886.71%
31.United States SonicFoxDominique Mclean$306,197.70|Mortal Kombat X$253,343.6082.74%
32.Korea, Republic of NaDaLee, Yoon Yeol$304,776.52|StarCraft: Brood War$270,791.6488.85%
33.Korea, Republic of BisuKim, Taek Yong$303,547.56|StarCraft: Brood War$301,959.5599.48%
34.Norway SnuteJens Aasgaard$298,277.91|StarCraft II$298,277.91100.00%
35.Korea, Republic of MaruCho, Sung Choo$298,072.06|StarCraft II$298,072.06100.00%
36.Sweden olofmeisterOlof Kajbjer$292,011.61|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$346,670.79118.72%
37.Sweden KRiMZFreddy Johansson$291,506.67|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$346,506.67118.87%
38.United States Brian DragottoBrian Dragotto$290,000.00|Turbo Racing League$290,000.00100.00%
39.United States OGRE2Tom Ryan$288,643.43|Halo 2$119,074.0341.25%
40.Korea, Republic of NesTeaLim, Jae Duk$287,702.13|StarCraft II$287,702.13100.00%
41.Sweden fribergAdam Friberg$287,456.61|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$315,979.07109.92%
42.Ukraine EdwardIoann Sukharev$285,539.29|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$244,716.7585.70%
43.Korea, Republic of TaeJaYoon, Young Suh$284,752.52|StarCraft II$284,752.52100.00%
44.China FaithZeng, Hongda$280,015.77|Dota 2$654,183.55233.62%
45.Poland pashaJarosław Jarząbkowski$277,944.67|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$384,594.70138.37%
46.France NBKNathan Schmitt$276,429.54|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$434,303.76157.11%
47.China ClearLoveMing, Kai$276,296.63|League of Legends$347,768.06125.87%
48.France StephanoIlyes Satouri$275,736.11|StarCraft II$275,736.11100.00%
49.China InfiWang, Xu Wen$274,731.21|WarCraft III$261,274.2795.10%
50.China MMY!Lei, Zengrong$273,799.90|Dota 2$1,100,227.04401.84%
51.Sweden ZaiLudwig Wåhlberg$269,675.52|Dota 2$1,165,775.50432.29%
52.Korea, Republic of StorkSong, Byung Goo$265,969.03|StarCraft: Brood War$247,994.6293.24%
53.Korea, Republic of HerOSong, Hyeon Deok$264,070.72|StarCraft II$264,070.72100.00%
54.United States NuckleDuDu Cong Dang$263,155.57|Street Fighter V$249,407.3794.78%
55.Ukraine ZeusDaniil Teslenko$261,927.71|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$217,607.1183.08%
56.Poland NerchioArtur Bloch$260,251.15|StarCraft II$260,251.15100.00%
57.Korea, Republic of DongRaeGuPark, Soo Ho$259,858.98|StarCraft II$259,858.98100.00%
58.China SkyLi, Xiaofeng$258,829.09|WarCraft III$258,829.09100.00%
59.United States ppdPeter Dager$258,486.02|Dota 2$2,602,008.621,006.63%
60.Korea, Republic of BomberChoi, Ji Sung$258,335.13|StarCraft II$256,952.1499.46%
61.Singapore iceiceiceKoh, Daryl Pei Xiang$258,298.14|Dota 2$1,089,500.76421.80%
62.China TH000Huang, Xiang$257,676.46|WarCraft III$256,893.7699.70%
63.Korea, Republic of LeenockLee, Dong Nyung$257,070.05|StarCraft II$257,070.05100.00%
64.France SmithZzEdouard Dubourdeaux$255,513.07|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$246,896.7896.63%
65.Sweden LodaJonathan Berg$253,621.81|Dota 2$692,331.89272.98%
66.France shoxRichard Papillon$253,580.23|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$252,524.0399.58%
67.United States AceAaron Elam$251,625.00|Halo 4$202,625.0080.53%
68.China HaoChen, Zhihao$249,214.01|Dota 2$1,753,405.94703.57%
69.Sweden AkkeJoakim Akterhall$247,055.79|Dota 2$638,611.45258.49%
70.Sweden EGMJerry Lundqvist$242,130.00|Dota 2$669,534.00276.52%
71.Denmark N0tailJohan Sundstein$242,030.89|Dota 2$1,048,992.55433.41%
72.France HappyVincent Schopenhauer$241,981.28|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$416,765.14172.23%
73.Korea, Republic of RainJung, Yoon Jong$239,656.31|StarCraft II$239,358.3699.88%
74.United States PistolaJustin Deese$237,660.00|Halo 4$81,525.0034.30%
75.Denmark Xyp9xAndreas Højsleth$236,681.81|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$291,238.57123.05%
76.Korea, Republic of DarkPark, Ryung Woo$235,582.75|StarCraft II$235,582.75100.00%
77.Netherlands Vo0Sander Kaasjager$235,070.00|Painkiller$230,500.0098.06%
78.Korea, Republic of HyuNKo, Seok Hyun$234,486.10|StarCraft II$233,313.6099.50%
79.Denmark cajunbRenè Borg$234,325.19|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$263,282.53112.36%
80.Sweden AdmiralBulldogHenrik Ahnberg$233,755.59|Dota 2$630,159.59269.58%
81.Denmark dupreehPeter Rasmussen$232,672.75|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$288,839.41124.14%
82.Korea, Republic of fOrGGPark, Ji Soo$231,452.46|StarCraft II$146,004.1163.08%
83.Korea, Republic of JulyPark, Sung Joon$230,735.90|StarCraft: Brood War$180,682.6278.31%
84.Denmark dev1ceNicolai Reedtz$229,770.76|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$285,839.88124.40%
85.Canada EternaLEnVyJacky Mao$229,216.41|Dota 2$789,966.28344.64%
86.Poland byaliPaweł Bieliński$228,072.49|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$379,072.49166.21%
87.United States FearClinton Loomis$227,045.63|Dota 2$2,381,799.791,049.04%
88.China SuperXie, Junhao$225,264.54|Dota 2$998,335.43443.18%
89.Sweden pronaxMarkus Wallsten$224,425.15|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$216,183.3696.33%
90.Poland snaxJanusz Pogorzelski$224,412.05|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$375,412.05167.29%
91.China fyXu, Linsen$221,167.45|Dota 2$991,261.47448.20%
92.Germany FATAAdrian Trinks$220,681.53|Dota 2$568,992.00257.83%
93.United States FirebatJames Kostesich$219,053.10|Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$219,053.10100.00%
94.Korea, Republic of ClassicKim, Doh Woo$218,373.99|StarCraft II$215,693.9498.77%
95.Denmark karriganFinn Andersen$217,889.87|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$225,212.81103.36%
96.China Fly100%Lu, Weiliang$216,573.80|WarCraft III$216,103.8099.78%
97.United States CrimsixIan Porter$215,351.14|Call of Duty: Ghosts$124,686.7657.90%
98.Sweden pieliedieJohan Åström$213,980.30|Dota 2$674,923.90315.41%
99.China BurNIngXu, Zhilei$212,006.00|Dota 2$531,642.01250.77%
100.Korea, Republic of HydraShin, Dong Won$211,227.74|StarCraft II$147,391.8969.78%