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$480,360.90|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$318,374.2766.28%
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$419,569.85|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$461,098.49109.90%
11.Poland TaZWiktor Wojtas$415,809.85|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$459,298.49110.46%
12.Korea, Republic of LynPark, Joon$411,032.97|WarCraft III$378,078.8891.98%
13.Korea, Republic of MvpJung, Jong Hyun$408,891.74|StarCraft II$404,265.4298.87%
14.Korea, Republic of MMAMoon, Sung Won$395,456.54|StarCraft II$395,456.54100.00%
15.Sweden GeT_RiGhTChristopher Alesund$395,188.15|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$322,056.6981.49%
16.Korea, Republic of PartinGWon, Lee Sak$355,604.37|StarCraft II$355,604.37100.00%
17.Korea, Republic of ByunByun, Hyun Woo$355,178.66|StarCraft II$355,178.66100.00%
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$343,652.28|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$394,402.28114.77%
21.Netherlands GrubbyManuel Schenkhuizen$343,261.29|WarCraft III$283,710.2282.65%
22.Korea, Republic of sAviOrMa, Jae Yoon$338,901.24|StarCraft: Brood War$338,901.24100.00%
23.Korea, Republic of INnoVationLee, Shin Hyung$336,175.92|StarCraft II$332,678.2298.96%
24.Germany KuroKyKuro Takhasomi$327,047.23|Dota 2$1,043,397.61319.04%
25.Sweden JWJesper Wecksell$326,991.60|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$377,741.60115.52%
26.Sweden XiztRichard Landström$325,053.56|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$319,112.4098.17%
27.Poland pashaJarosław Jarząbkowski$317,944.67|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$454,594.70142.98%
28.Korea, Republic of TYJun, Tae Yang$317,469.85|StarCraft II$309,395.1897.46%
29.Estonia PuppeyClement Ivanov$317,184.64|Dota 2$1,347,106.30424.71%
30.Korea, Republic of ZestJoo, Sung Wook$310,016.16|StarCraft II$310,016.16100.00%
31.United States UNiVeRsESaahil Arora$306,822.83|Dota 2$2,720,623.84886.71%
32.United States SonicFoxDominique Mclean$306,197.70|Mortal Kombat X$253,343.6082.74%
33.Korea, Republic of NaDaLee, Yoon Yeol$304,776.52|StarCraft: Brood War$270,791.6488.85%
34.Korea, Republic of BisuKim, Taek Yong$303,547.56|StarCraft: Brood War$301,959.5599.48%
35.United States ProblemEric Wright$300,000.00|Madden NFL 2013$140,000.0046.67%
36.Norway SnuteJens Aasgaard$298,989.78|StarCraft II$298,989.78100.00%
37.Korea, Republic of MaruCho, Sung Choo$298,867.21|StarCraft II$298,867.21100.00%
38.Sweden olofmeisterOlof Kajbjer$293,011.61|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$361,670.79123.43%
39.Sweden KRiMZFreddy Johansson$292,506.67|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$361,506.67123.59%
40.Sweden fribergAdam Friberg$290,456.61|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$318,979.07109.82%
41.United States Brian DragottoBrian Dragotto$290,000.00|Turbo Racing League$290,000.00100.00%
42.United States OGRE2Tom Ryan$288,643.43|Halo 2$119,074.0341.25%
43.Ukraine EdwardIoann Sukharev$288,539.29|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$254,716.7588.28%
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$275,736.11|StarCraft II$275,736.11100.00%
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$268,072.49|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$449,072.49167.52%
54.Korea, Republic of StorkSong, Byung Goo$265,969.03|StarCraft: Brood War$247,994.6293.24%
55.China TH000Huang, Xiang$264,946.46|WarCraft III$264,163.7699.70%
56.Ukraine ZeusDaniil Teslenko$264,927.71|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$227,607.1185.91%
57.Poland snaxJanusz Pogorzelski$264,412.05|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$445,412.05168.45%
58.Korea, Republic of HerOSong, Hyeon Deok$264,070.72|StarCraft II$264,070.72100.00%
59.United States NuckleDuDu Cong Dang$263,155.57|Street Fighter V$249,407.3794.78%
60.Poland NerchioArtur Bloch$260,958.90|StarCraft II$260,958.90100.00%
61.Korea, Republic of DongRaeGuPark, Soo Ho$259,858.98|StarCraft II$259,858.98100.00%
62.China SkyLi, Xiaofeng$258,829.09|WarCraft III$258,829.09100.00%
63.United States ppdPeter Dager$258,486.02|Dota 2$2,602,008.621,006.63%
64.Korea, Republic of BomberChoi, Ji Sung$258,335.13|StarCraft II$256,952.1499.46%
65.Singapore iceiceiceKoh, Daryl Pei Xiang$258,298.14|Dota 2$1,089,500.76421.80%
66.Korea, Republic of LeenockLee, Dong Nyung$257,495.05|StarCraft II$257,495.05100.00%
67.France SmithZzEdouard Dubourdeaux$255,513.07|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$248,646.7897.31%
68.Sweden LodaJonathan Berg$253,621.81|Dota 2$692,331.89272.98%
69.France shoxRichard Papillon$253,580.23|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$254,274.03100.27%
70.United States AceAaron Elam$251,625.00|Halo 4$202,625.0080.53%
71.China HaoChen, Zhihao$249,214.01|Dota 2$1,753,405.94703.57%
72.Sweden AkkeJoakim Akterhall$247,055.79|Dota 2$638,611.45258.49%
73.Sweden EGMJerry Lundqvist$242,130.00|Dota 2$669,534.00276.52%
74.Denmark N0tailJohan Sundstein$242,030.89|Dota 2$1,048,992.55433.41%
75.France HappyVincent Schopenhauer$241,981.28|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$418,515.14172.95%
76.Denmark Xyp9xAndreas Højsleth$241,681.81|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$396,238.57163.95%
77.Korea, Republic of RainJung, Yoon Jong$239,656.31|StarCraft II$239,358.3699.88%
78.Denmark cajunbRenè Borg$239,325.19|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$275,282.53115.02%
79.United States CrimsixIan Porter$237,851.14|Call of Duty: Ghosts$124,686.7652.42%
80.Denmark dupreehPeter Rasmussen$237,672.75|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$393,839.41165.71%
81.United States PistolaJustin Deese$237,660.00|Halo 4$81,525.0034.30%
82.Korea, Republic of DarkPark, Ryung Woo$235,582.75|StarCraft II$235,582.75100.00%
83.Netherlands Vo0Sander Kaasjager$235,070.00|Painkiller$230,500.0098.06%
84.Denmark dev1ceNicolai Reedtz$234,770.76|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$390,839.88166.48%
85.Korea, Republic of HyuNKo, Seok Hyun$234,486.10|StarCraft II$233,313.6099.50%
86.Sweden AdmiralBulldogHenrik Ahnberg$233,755.59|Dota 2$630,159.59269.58%
87.Korea, Republic of fOrGGPark, Ji Soo$231,452.46|StarCraft II$146,004.1163.08%
88.United States FormaLMatthew Piper$230,894.68|Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$102,732.5044.49%
89.Korea, Republic of JulyPark, Sung Joon$230,735.90|StarCraft: Brood War$180,682.6278.31%
90.Canada EternaLEnVyJacky Mao$229,216.41|Dota 2$789,966.28344.64%
91.United States FearClinton Loomis$227,045.63|Dota 2$2,381,799.791,049.04%
92.China SuperXie, Junhao$225,264.54|Dota 2$998,335.43443.18%
93.Sweden pronaxMarkus Wallsten$224,425.15|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$217,933.3697.11%
94.China fyXu, Linsen$221,167.45|Dota 2$991,261.47448.20%
95.Germany FATAAdrian Trinks$220,681.53|Dota 2$568,992.00257.83%
96.United States FirebatJames Kostesich$219,053.10|Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$219,053.10100.00%
97.Denmark karriganFinn Andersen$218,889.87|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$233,212.81106.54%
98.Korea, Republic of ClassicKim, Doh Woo$218,524.41|StarCraft II$215,844.3698.77%
99.China Fly100%Lu, Weiliang$216,573.80|WarCraft III$216,103.8099.78%
100.Sweden pieliedieJohan Åström$213,980.30|Dota 2$674,923.90315.41%