Fatal1ty - Johnathan Wendel

Johnathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel - Hyper Scape Player

Johnathan Wendel
Date of Birth:
February 26, 1981
United States
United States
World Ranking:
Country Ranking:

Total Prize Money Earned:
$458,739.23 From 40 Tournaments
Alternate IDs:
cK fatal1ty, Fatal1ty

Johnathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel is a professional electronic sports player and entrepreneur, known for his Fatal1ty line of products with various companies, such as headphones, motherboards, and other gaming peripherals. He is considered the world's first prominent and accomplished professional gamer, and one of the best professional gamers in the world.

Fatal1ty has been a successful competitor in many first-person shooter games. He debuted as a professional gamer at the CPL's FRAG 3 event, taking 3rd place. Most of his successes have been with one-versus-one deathmatch games including Quake III Arena, Unreal Tournament 2003, and Painkiller. He has also competed in tournaments for Counter-Strike, Call of Duty and Quake III Arena which he won with his team Clan Kapitol.

During his career, he has won a total of twelve world championship titles, including four player of the year awards with the Cyberathlete Professional League and one with the World Cyber Games.

For years, Fatal1ty had been at the top of the prize money rankings. But on November 9, 2013 at BlizzCon 2013, Fatal1ty was dethroned by Lee "Jaedong" Jae Dong with his 2nd place finish at the 2013 StarCraft II World Championship Series Global Finals.

Earnings By Year

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results

Earnings By Age

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
39 Years Old$400.0010.09%|$400.0010.09%|$0.0000.00%
25 Years Old$19,892.2654.34%|$0.0000.00%|$19,892.2654.34%
24 Years Old$231,000.001050.36%|$0.0000.00%|$231,000.001050.36%
23 Years Old$34,550.0047.53%|$0.0000.00%|$34,550.0047.53%
22 Years Old$5,000.0021.09%|$0.0000.00%|$5,000.0021.09%
21 Years Old$15,000.0023.27%|$0.0000.00%|$15,000.0023.27%
20 Years Old$53,172.65611.59%|$0.0000.00%|$53,172.65611.59%
19 Years Old$93,224.32820.32%|$0.0000.00%|$93,224.32820.32%
18 Years Old$6,500.0021.42%|$0.0000.00%|$6,500.0021.42%

Earnings By Game

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
Aliens versus Predator 2$40,000.0018.72%|$0.0000.00%|$40,000.0018.72%
Doom 3$25,000.0015.45%|$0.0000.00%|$25,000.0015.45%
Hyper Scape$400.0010.09%|$400.0010.09%|$0.0000.00%
Quake 4$19,892.2654.34%|$0.0000.00%|$19,892.2654.34%
Quake III Arena$116,896.971525.48%|$0.0000.00%|$116,896.971525.48%
Unreal Tournament 2003$13,000.0022.83%|$0.0000.00%|$13,000.0022.83%

Earnings By Team

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
Clan Kapitol$442,539.233496.47%|$0.0000.00%|$442,539.233496.47%

Highest Prize Money Won

1.2005-11-221st» CPL World Tour Finals 2005$150,000.00Painkiller
2.2001-12-091st» CPL World Championship 2001 (AvP2)$40,000.00Aliens versus Predator 2
3.2000-04-161st» Razer / CPL Tournament$40,000.00Quake III Arena
4.2004-08-151st» QuakeCon 2004 (Doom 3 Duel)$25,000.00Doom 3
5.2000-10-151st» WCG Challenge 2000 (Quake III Arena)$25,000.00Quake III Arena
6.2000-07-221st» BattleTop Universal Challenge (Quake III)$15,000.00Quake III Arena
7.2005-10-161st» CPL Singapore 2005 (Painkiller)$15,000.00Painkiller
8.2005-07-101st» CPL Summer 2005 (Painkiller)$15,000.00Painkiller
9.2005-05-302nd» CPL Brazil 2005 (Painkiller)$10,000.00Painkiller
10.2005-10-232nd» CPL Italy 2005$10,000.00Painkiller

Top Placements

14 Tournaments
11 Tournaments
6 Tournaments

Other Statistics

Overall Ranking

At present, Fatal1ty is ranked #542 in highest overall earnings, and #88 in highest earnings for players from United States.

Largest Prize from a Single Tournament

The largest cash prize that Fatal1ty has been awarded from a single tournament was $150,000.00 from CPL World Tour Finals 2005 on November 22, 2005. His 1st place finish makes up 32.70% of his total prize money won.

$100,000 Milestone

Fatal1ty overtook the $100,000 milestone on April 1, 2001, winning $485.30 and placing 1st at CPL Pacific Atomic Event. Prize money from 11 tournaments got him to that point.


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