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$527,407.68|StarCraft: Brood War$431,919.3481.89%
3.Korea, Republic of MCJang, Min Chul$506,725.69|StarCraft II$506,645.4299.98%
4.Korea, Republic of MoonJang, Jae Ho$493,234.36|WarCraft III$465,481.3694.37%
5.Sweden f0restPatrik Lindberg$481,160.90|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$319,174.2766.33%
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.Poland neoFilip Kubski$420,969.85|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$462,498.49109.86%
11.Korea, Republic of TYJun, Tae Yang$417,769.85|StarCraft II$409,695.1898.07%
12.Poland TaZWiktor Wojtas$417,209.85|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$460,698.49110.42%
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$395,988.15|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$322,856.6981.53%
16.Korea, Republic of MMAMoon, Sung Won$395,456.54|StarCraft II$395,456.54100.00%
17.Korea, Republic of ByunByun, Hyun Woo$363,693.78|StarCraft II$363,693.78100.00%
18.Sweden s4Gustav Magnusson$356,239.96|Dota 2$1,172,487.11329.13%
19.Korea, Republic of PartinGWon, Lee Sak$355,604.37|StarCraft II$355,604.37100.00%
20.Germany KuroKyKuro Takhasomi$354,047.23|Dota 2$1,070,397.61302.33%
21.Canada ArteezyArtour Babaev$348,290.89|Dota 2$979,654.21281.27%
22.Sweden flushaRobin Rönnquist$345,052.28|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$395,802.28114.71%
23.Korea, Republic of INnoVationLee, Shin Hyung$343,850.92|StarCraft II$340,353.2298.98%
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$328,391.60|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$379,141.60115.45%
27.Sweden XiztRichard Landström$325,853.56|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$319,912.4098.18%
28.Estonia PuppeyClement Ivanov$320,184.64|Dota 2$1,350,106.30421.66%
29.Poland pashaJarosław Jarząbkowski$319,344.67|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$455,994.70142.79%
30.Korea, Republic of ZestJoo, Sung Wook$313,691.16|StarCraft II$313,691.16100.00%
31.United States UNiVeRsESaahil Arora$306,789.66|Dota 2$2,720,590.67886.79%
32.United States SonicFoxDominique Mclean$306,197.70|Mortal Kombat X$253,343.6082.74%
33.Korea, Republic of NaDaLee, Yoon Yeol$305,661.52|StarCraft: Brood War$271,676.6488.88%
34.Korea, Republic of BisuKim, Taek Yong$303,990.06|StarCraft: Brood War$302,402.0599.48%
35.Norway SnuteJens Aasgaard$300,459.78|StarCraft II$300,459.78100.00%
36.United States ProblemEric Wright$300,000.00|Madden NFL 2013$140,000.0046.67%
37.Korea, Republic of MaruCho, Sung Choo$298,867.21|StarCraft II$298,867.21100.00%
38.Sweden olofmeisterOlof Kajbjer$294,411.61|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$363,070.79123.32%
39.Sweden KRiMZFreddy Johansson$293,906.67|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$362,906.67123.48%
40.Sweden fribergAdam Friberg$291,256.61|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$319,779.07109.79%
41.Ukraine EdwardIoann Sukharev$291,139.29|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$257,316.7588.38%
42.United States Brian DragottoBrian Dragotto$290,000.00|Turbo Racing League$290,000.00100.00%
43.United States OGRE2Tom Ryan$288,818.43|Halo 2$119,074.0341.23%
44.Korea, Republic of NesTeaLim, Jae Duk$287,702.13|StarCraft II$287,702.13100.00%
45.Korea, Republic of TaeJaYoon, Young Suh$284,752.52|StarCraft II$284,752.52100.00%
46.China FaithZeng, Hongda$280,015.77|Dota 2$654,183.55233.62%
47.China InfiWang, Xu Wen$276,912.21|WarCraft III$263,455.2795.14%
48.France NBKNathan Schmitt$276,429.54|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$436,053.76157.74%
49.China ClearLoveMing, Kai$276,296.63|League of Legends$347,768.06125.87%
50.France StephanoIlyes Satouri$275,841.53|StarCraft II$275,841.53100.00%
51.China MMY!Lei, Zengrong$273,799.90|Dota 2$1,100,227.04401.84%
52.Sweden ZaiLudwig Wåhlberg$269,675.52|Dota 2$1,165,775.50432.29%
53.Poland byaliPaweł Bieliński$269,472.49|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$450,472.49167.17%
54.Korea, Republic of StorkSong, Byung Goo$265,969.03|StarCraft: Brood War$247,994.6293.24%
55.Poland snaxJanusz Pogorzelski$265,812.05|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$446,812.05168.09%
56.Poland NerchioArtur Bloch$265,282.83|StarCraft II$265,282.83100.00%
57.China TH000Huang, Xiang$264,946.46|WarCraft III$264,163.7699.70%
58.Ukraine ZeusDaniil Teslenko$264,927.71|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$227,607.1185.91%
59.Korea, Republic of HerOSong, Hyeon Deok$264,070.72|StarCraft II$264,070.72100.00%
60.United States NuckleDuDu Cong Dang$263,155.57|Street Fighter V$249,407.3794.78%
61.Denmark Xyp9xAndreas Højsleth$262,481.81|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$417,038.57158.88%
62.Singapore iceiceiceKoh, Daryl Pei Xiang$262,298.14|Dota 2$1,093,500.76416.89%
63.Korea, Republic of DongRaeGuPark, Soo Ho$259,858.98|StarCraft II$259,858.98100.00%
64.China SkyLi, Xiaofeng$258,829.09|WarCraft III$258,829.09100.00%
65.United States ppdPeter Dager$258,486.02|Dota 2$2,602,008.621,006.63%
66.Denmark dupreehPeter Rasmussen$258,472.75|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$414,639.41160.42%
67.United States CrimsixIan Porter$258,351.14|Call of Duty: Ghosts$124,686.7648.26%
68.Korea, Republic of BomberChoi, Ji Sung$258,335.13|StarCraft II$256,952.1499.46%
69.Korea, Republic of LeenockLee, Dong Nyung$257,573.28|StarCraft II$257,573.28100.00%
70.Denmark dev1ceNicolai Reedtz$255,570.76|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$411,639.88161.07%
71.France SmithZzEdouard Dubourdeaux$255,513.07|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$248,646.7897.31%
72.Sweden LodaJonathan Berg$254,121.81|Dota 2$692,831.89272.64%
73.Korea, Republic of DarkPark, Ryung Woo$253,882.62|StarCraft II$253,882.62100.00%
74.France shoxRichard Papillon$253,580.23|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$254,274.03100.27%
75.United States AceAaron Elam$253,125.00|Halo 4$202,625.0080.05%
76.United States FormaLMatthew Piper$251,394.68|Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$102,732.5040.87%
77.Denmark N0tailJohan Sundstein$250,430.89|Dota 2$1,057,392.55422.23%
78.China HaoChen, Zhihao$249,214.01|Dota 2$1,753,405.94703.57%
79.Sweden AkkeJoakim Akterhall$247,355.79|Dota 2$638,911.45258.30%
80.Sweden EGMJerry Lundqvist$242,630.00|Dota 2$670,034.00276.15%
81.France HappyVincent Schopenhauer$241,981.28|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$418,515.14172.95%
82.Denmark cajunbRenè Borg$241,925.19|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$277,882.53114.86%
83.United States PistolaJustin Deese$241,660.00|Halo 4$81,525.0033.74%
84.Korea, Republic of RainJung, Yoon Jong$240,541.31|StarCraft II$239,358.3699.51%
85.Netherlands Vo0Sander Kaasjager$235,070.00|Painkiller$230,500.0098.06%
86.Korea, Republic of HyuNKo, Seok Hyun$234,486.10|StarCraft II$233,313.6099.50%
87.Sweden AdmiralBulldogHenrik Ahnberg$233,755.59|Dota 2$630,159.59269.58%
88.China fyXu, Linsen$233,167.45|Dota 2$1,003,261.47430.28%
89.Korea, Republic of fOrGGPark, Ji Soo$231,452.46|StarCraft II$146,004.1163.08%
90.Korea, Republic of JulyPark, Sung Joon$230,735.90|StarCraft: Brood War$180,682.6278.31%
91.Canada EternaLEnVyJacky Mao$229,216.41|Dota 2$789,966.28344.64%
92.Sweden ArmadaAdam Lindgren$228,800.86|Super Smash Bros. Melee$223,797.8097.81%
93.Denmark karriganFinn Andersen$227,689.87|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$242,012.81106.29%
94.United States FearClinton Loomis$227,045.63|Dota 2$2,381,799.791,049.04%
95.China SuperXie, Junhao$225,264.54|Dota 2$998,335.43443.18%
96.United States ScumpSeth Abner$225,043.68|Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$102,847.5045.70%
97.Sweden pronaxMarkus Wallsten$224,425.15|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$217,933.3697.11%
98.Germany FATAAdrian Trinks$220,681.53|Dota 2$568,992.00257.83%
99.France KIOSHIMAFabien Fiey$220,609.83|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$247,118.35112.02%
100.United States FirebatJames Kostesich$220,053.10|Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$220,053.10100.00%