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$621,711.55|StarCraft: Brood War$396,878.0263.84%
2.Korea, Republic of FlashLee, Young Ho$536,347.68|StarCraft: Brood War$440,859.3482.20%
3.Korea, Republic of MCJang, Min Chul$506,725.69|StarCraft II$506,645.4299.98%
4.Korea, Republic of MoonJang, Jae Ho$493,476.01|WarCraft III$465,723.0194.38%
5.Sweden f0restPatrik Lindberg$483,410.90|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$321,424.2766.49%
6.Korea, Republic of sOsKim, Yoo Jin$476,537.35|StarCraft II$476,086.9099.91%
7.Korea, Republic of LifeLee, Seung Hyun$475,300.67|StarCraft II$475,300.67100.00%
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 TYJun, Tae Yang$422,679.35|StarCraft II$414,604.6898.09%
11.Poland neoFilip Kubski$421,769.85|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$463,298.49109.85%
12.Poland TaZWiktor Wojtas$418,009.85|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$461,498.49110.40%
13.Korea, Republic of LynPark, Joon$415,614.00|WarCraft III$382,659.9192.07%
14.Korea, Republic of MvpJung, Jong Hyun$408,891.74|StarCraft II$404,265.4298.87%
15.Sweden GeT_RiGhTChristopher Alesund$398,238.15|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$325,106.6981.64%
16.Korea, Republic of MMAMoon, Sung Won$395,456.54|StarCraft II$395,456.54100.00%
17.Sweden s4Gustav Magnusson$374,599.76|Dota 2$1,190,846.91317.90%
18.Korea, Republic of ByunByun, Hyun Woo$367,365.28|StarCraft II$367,365.28100.00%
19.Germany KuroKyKuro Takhasomi$355,778.03|Dota 2$1,072,128.41301.35%
20.Korea, Republic of PartinGWon, Lee Sak$355,604.37|StarCraft II$355,604.37100.00%
21.Canada ArteezyArtour Babaev$355,496.69|Dota 2$986,860.01277.60%
22.Korea, Republic of INnoVationLee, Shin Hyung$348,786.80|StarCraft II$345,289.1099.00%
23.Sweden flushaRobin Rönnquist$347,052.28|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$397,802.28114.62%
24.Netherlands GrubbyManuel Schenkhuizen$343,261.29|WarCraft III$283,710.2282.65%
25.Korea, Republic of sAviOrMa, Jae Yoon$338,901.24|StarCraft: Brood War$338,901.24100.00%
26.Sweden JWJesper Wecksell$331,691.60|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$382,441.60115.30%
27.Sweden XiztRichard Landström$328,103.56|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$322,162.4098.19%
28.Korea, Republic of NaDaLee, Yoon Yeol$322,302.32|StarCraft: Brood War$288,317.4489.46%
29.Estonia PuppeyClement Ivanov$320,184.64|Dota 2$1,350,106.30421.66%
30.Poland pashaBicepsJarosław Jarząbkowski$320,144.67|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$456,794.70142.68%
31.Korea, Republic of ZestJoo, Sung Wook$317,406.69|StarCraft II$317,406.69100.00%
32.United States UNiVeRsESaahil Arora$313,995.46|Dota 2$2,727,796.47868.74%
33.Korea, Republic of BisuKim, Taek Yong$306,225.06|StarCraft: Brood War$304,637.0599.48%
34.United States SonicFoxDominique Mclean$306,197.70|Mortal Kombat X$253,343.6082.74%
35.Korea, Republic of MaruCho, Sung Choo$304,216.21|StarCraft II$304,216.21100.00%
36.Norway SnuteJens Aasgaard$302,977.68|StarCraft II$302,977.68100.00%
37.China FaithZeng, Hongda$301,239.82|Dota 2$675,407.60224.21%
38.United States ProblemEric Wright$300,000.00|Madden NFL 2013$140,000.0046.67%
39.Sweden olofmeisterOlof Kajbjer$296,411.61|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$365,070.79123.16%
40.Ukraine EdwardIoann Sukharev$296,139.29|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$262,316.7588.58%
41.Sweden KRiMZFreddy Johansson$295,906.67|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$364,906.67123.32%
42.Sweden fribergAdam Friberg$293,506.61|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$322,029.07109.72%
43.United States Brian DragottoBrian Dragotto$290,000.00|Turbo Racing League$290,000.00100.00%
44.United States OGRE2Tom Ryan$288,818.43|Halo 2$119,074.0341.23%
45.Korea, Republic of NesTeaLim, Jae Duk$287,702.13|StarCraft II$287,702.13100.00%
46.Korea, Republic of TaeJaYoon, Young Suh$284,752.52|StarCraft II$284,752.52100.00%
47.France NBKNathan Schmitt$278,429.54|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$438,053.76157.33%
48.China InfiWang, Xu Wen$276,941.19|WarCraft III$263,484.2595.14%
49.Sweden ZaiLudwig Wåhlberg$276,881.32|Dota 2$1,172,981.30423.64%
50.France StephanoIlyes Satouri$276,666.02|StarCraft II$276,666.02100.00%
51.China ClearLoveMing, Kai$276,296.63|League of Legends$347,768.06125.87%
52.China MMY!Lei, Zengrong$273,799.90|Dota 2$1,100,227.04401.84%
53.Denmark Xyp9xAndreas Højsleth$272,481.81|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$427,038.57156.72%
54.Ukraine ZeusDaniil Teslenko$272,477.71|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$235,157.1186.30%
55.Korea, Republic of StorkSong, Byung Goo$270,439.03|StarCraft: Brood War$252,464.6293.35%
56.Poland byaliPaweł Bieliński$270,272.49|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$451,272.49166.97%
57.Denmark N0tailJohan Sundstein$268,790.69|Dota 2$1,075,752.35400.22%
58.Denmark dupreehPeter Rasmussen$268,472.75|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$424,639.41158.17%
59.Poland NerchioArtur Bloch$266,754.29|StarCraft II$266,754.29100.00%
60.Poland snaxJanusz Pogorzelski$266,612.05|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$447,612.05167.89%
61.Singapore iceiceiceKoh, Daryl Pei Xiang$265,900.94|Dota 2$1,097,103.56412.60%
62.Denmark dev1ceNicolai Reedtz$265,570.76|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$421,639.88158.77%
63.China TH000Huang, Xiang$264,946.46|WarCraft III$264,163.7699.70%
64.Korea, Republic of HerOSong, Hyeon Deok$264,105.72|StarCraft II$264,105.72100.00%
65.United States NuckleDuDu Cong Dang$263,155.57|Street Fighter V$249,407.3794.78%
66.China BurNIngXu, Zhilei$262,708.60|Dota 2$582,344.61221.67%
67.Korea, Republic of LeenockLee, Dong Nyung$261,149.28|StarCraft II$261,149.28100.00%
68.Korea, Republic of DongRaeGuPark, Soo Ho$259,858.98|StarCraft II$259,858.98100.00%
69.China SkyLi, Xiaofeng$258,829.09|WarCraft III$258,829.09100.00%
70.United States ppdPeter Dager$258,486.02|Dota 2$2,602,008.621,006.63%
71.United States CrimsixIan Porter$258,351.14|Call of Duty: Ghosts$124,686.7648.26%
72.Korea, Republic of DarkPark, Ryung Woo$258,337.62|StarCraft II$258,337.62100.00%
73.Korea, Republic of BomberChoi, Ji Sung$258,335.13|StarCraft II$256,952.1499.46%
74.France shoxRichard Papillon$255,580.23|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$256,274.03100.27%
75.France SmithZzEdouard Dubourdeaux$255,513.07|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$248,646.7897.31%
76.Sweden LodaJonathan Berg$254,121.81|Dota 2$692,831.89272.64%
77.United States AceAaron Elam$253,125.00|Halo 4$202,625.0080.05%
78.Denmark karriganFinn Andersen$252,689.87|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$267,012.81105.67%
79.United States FormaLMatthew Piper$251,394.68|Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$102,732.5040.87%
80.China HaoChen, Zhihao$249,214.01|Dota 2$1,753,405.94703.57%
81.Sweden AkkeJoakim Akterhall$247,355.79|Dota 2$638,911.45258.30%
82.France KIOSHIMAFabien Fiey$245,609.83|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$272,118.35110.79%
83.Denmark cajunbRenè Borg$243,925.19|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$279,882.53114.74%
84.France HappyVincent Schopenhauer$242,731.28|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$419,265.14172.73%
85.Sweden EGMJerry Lundqvist$242,630.00|Dota 2$670,034.00276.15%
86.United States PistolaJustin Deese$241,660.00|Halo 5: Guardians$84,375.0034.91%
87.Korea, Republic of RainJung, Yoon Jong$240,541.31|StarCraft II$239,358.3699.51%
88.China fyXu, Linsen$237,206.00|Dota 2$1,007,300.02424.65%
89.Netherlands Vo0Sander Kaasjager$235,070.00|Painkiller$230,500.0098.06%
90.Korea, Republic of HyuNKo, Seok Hyun$234,486.10|StarCraft II$233,313.6099.50%
91.Sweden AdmiralBulldogHenrik Ahnberg$233,755.59|Dota 2$630,159.59269.58%
92.Korea, Republic of fOrGGPark, Ji Soo$231,452.46|StarCraft II$146,004.1163.08%
93.Canada EternaLEnVyJacky Mao$230,947.21|Dota 2$791,697.08342.80%
94.Korea, Republic of JulyPark, Sung Joon$230,735.90|StarCraft: Brood War$180,682.6278.31%
95.Sweden ArmadaAdam Lindgren$230,604.17|Super Smash Bros. Melee$225,601.1197.83%
96.Sweden pronaxMarkus Wallsten$227,934.36|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$221,442.5797.15%
97.Brazil FalleNGabriel Toledo$227,834.76|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$452,257.62198.50%
98.United States FearClinton Loomis$227,045.63|Dota 2$2,381,799.791,049.04%
99.China SuperXie, Junhao$226,995.34|Dota 2$1,000,066.23440.57%
100.Korea, Republic of StatsKim, Dae Yeob$226,979.52|StarCraft II$221,660.6397.66%