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$627,936.35|StarCraft: Brood War$403,102.8264.19%
2.Korea, Republic of FlashLee, Young Ho$613,362.18|StarCraft: Brood War$517,873.8484.43%
3.Sweden f0restPatrik Lindberg$545,487.57|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$385,250.9470.63%
4.Germany KuroKyKuro Takhasomi$508,178.03|Dota 2$3,480,065.01684.81%
5.Korea, Republic of MCJang, Min Chul$506,725.69|StarCraft II$506,645.4299.98%
6.Korea, Republic of sOsKim, Yoo Jin$498,969.72|StarCraft II$498,519.2799.91%
7.Korea, Republic of MoonJang, Jae Ho$498,899.75|WarCraft III$471,146.7594.44%
8.Korea, Republic of TYJun, Tae Yang$491,428.39|StarCraft II$483,353.7298.36%
9.Brazil FalleNGabriel Toledo$478,889.64|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$712,062.50148.69%
10.Korea, Republic of INnoVationLee, Shin Hyung$478,547.04|StarCraft II$475,049.3499.27%
11.Korea, Republic of LifeLee, Seung Hyun$475,900.67|StarCraft II$475,900.67100.00%
12.Poland neoFilip Kubski$472,145.53|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$527,463.37111.72%
13.Brazil ferFernando Alvarenga$469,517.48|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$709,362.50151.08%
14.Poland TaZWiktor Wojtas$468,545.53|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$525,663.37112.19%
15.Sweden GeT_RiGhTChristopher Alesund$460,314.82|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$388,933.3684.49%
16.Brazil coldzeraMarcelo David$459,623.42|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$700,373.42152.38%
17.United States Fatal1tyJohnathan Wendel$456,089.23|Painkiller$240,550.0052.74%
18.Korea, Republic of PoltChoi, Sung Hoon$451,599.10|StarCraft II$451,599.10100.00%
19.Brazil TACOEpitacio Pessoa$449,731.85|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$690,481.85153.53%
20.United States SonicFoxDominique Mclean$449,342.20|Mortal Kombat X$253,343.6056.38%
21.Sweden s4Gustav Magnusson$439,549.76|Dota 2$1,579,236.51359.29%
22.Sweden olofmeisterOlof Kajbjer$431,311.61|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$606,970.79140.73%
23.Korea, Republic of LynPark, Joon$419,058.10|WarCraft III$386,104.0192.14%
24.Canada ArteezyArtour Babaev$417,796.69|Dota 2$1,201,223.81287.51%
25.Denmark karriganFinn Andersen$410,747.01|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$526,819.95128.26%
26.Korea, Republic of MvpJung, Jong Hyun$408,891.74|StarCraft II$404,265.4298.87%
27.Korea, Republic of RogueLee, Byung Ryul$396,102.84|StarCraft II$396,102.84100.00%
28.Sweden flushaRobin Rönnquist$395,952.28|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$460,702.28116.35%
29.Korea, Republic of MMAMoon, Sung Won$395,466.54|StarCraft II$395,466.54100.00%
30.Korea, Republic of ByunByun, Hyun Woo$391,874.13|StarCraft II$391,874.13100.00%
31.Sweden XiztRichard Landström$390,180.23|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$385,989.0798.93%
32.China FaithZeng, Hongda$386,308.06|Dota 2$1,589,989.24411.59%
33.France NBKNathan Schmitt$385,929.54|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$554,303.76143.63%
34.Denmark Xyp9xAndreas Højsleth$384,615.14|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$583,171.90151.62%
35.Sweden JWJesper Wecksell$380,694.01|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$445,444.01117.01%
36.Denmark dupreehPeter Rasmussen$380,606.08|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$580,772.74152.59%
37.France shoxRichard Papillon$372,620.13|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$382,524.03102.66%
38.United States UNiVeRsESaahil Arora$371,795.46|Dota 2$2,937,660.27790.13%
39.United States ProblemEric Wright$370,000.00|Madden NFL 2013$140,000.0037.84%
40.Poland pashaBicepsJarosław Jarząbkowski$368,784.48|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$520,959.58141.26%
41.Korea, Republic of PartinGWon, Lee Sak$355,604.37|StarCraft II$355,604.37100.00%
42.Estonia PuppeyClement Ivanov$353,084.64|Dota 2$1,609,570.10455.86%
43.Norway SnuteJens Aasgaard$351,775.50|StarCraft II$351,775.50100.00%
44.Korea, Republic of soOEu, Yoon Su$350,184.79|StarCraft II$341,242.2997.45%
45.Netherlands GrubbyManuel Schenkhuizen$347,761.29|WarCraft III$288,210.2282.88%
46.Denmark dev1ceNicolai Reedtz$347,704.09|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$547,773.21157.54%
47.Sweden ZaiLudwig Wåhlberg$347,306.93|Dota 2$1,367,470.71393.74%
48.Korea, Republic of ZestJoo, Sung Wook$346,005.31|StarCraft II$346,005.31100.00%
49.Sweden KRiMZFreddy Johansson$341,506.67|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$424,506.67124.30%
50.Slovakia GuardiaNLadislav Kovács$340,323.63|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$499,250.07146.70%
51.Korea, Republic of sAviOrMa, Jae Yoon$338,901.24|StarCraft: Brood War$338,901.24100.00%
52.Ukraine EdwardIoann Sukharev$336,720.88|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$306,398.3490.99%
53.United States CrimsixIan Porter$334,726.14|Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$261,250.0078.05%
54.Korea, Republic of BisuKim, Taek Yong$333,515.56|StarCraft: Brood War$331,927.5599.52%
55.United States FormaLMatthew Piper$327,819.68|Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$286,300.0087.33%
56.Poland NerchioArtur Bloch$325,049.60|StarCraft II$325,049.60100.00%
57.Korea, Republic of MaruCho, Sung Choo$325,023.10|StarCraft II$325,023.10100.00%
58.Sweden fribergAdam Friberg$323,373.28|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$351,895.74108.82%
59.Korea, Republic of NaDaLee, Yoon Yeol$322,478.72|StarCraft: Brood War$288,493.8489.46%
60.Poland byaliPaweł Bieliński$318,687.37|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$515,437.37161.74%
61.China ClearLoveMing, Kai$316,849.09|League of Legends$404,408.52127.63%
62.Poland snaxJanusz Pogorzelski$315,026.93|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$511,776.93162.45%
63.Denmark N0tailJohan Sundstein$313,780.69|Dota 2$1,444,181.95460.25%
64.China KaKaZhi Hu$310,788.70|Dota 2$1,362,573.70438.42%
65.Singapore iceiceiceKoh, Daryl Pei Xiang$310,600.94|Dota 2$1,166,803.56375.66%
66.France apEXDan Madesclaire$309,429.06|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$494,658.15159.86%
67.Ukraine ZeusDaniil Teslenko$307,059.30|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$371,488.70120.98%
68.Korea, Republic of DarkPark, Ryung Woo$306,333.69|StarCraft II$306,333.69100.00%
69.France kennySKenny Schrub$305,391.71|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$492,447.47161.25%
70.Denmark cajunbRenè Borg$303,575.19|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$360,532.53118.76%
71.United States ScumpSeth Abner$301,868.68|Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$261,250.0086.54%
72.Bulgaria MinD_ContRoLIvan Ivanov$299,882.96|Dota 2$2,821,271.96940.79%
73.Finland MatumbamanLasse Urpalainen$299,587.24|Dota 2$2,820,976.24941.62%
74.Netherlands Vo0Sander Kaasjager$299,570.00|Painkiller$230,500.0076.94%
75.United States NuckleDuDu Cong Dang$296,770.43|Street Fighter V$283,022.2395.37%
76.United States Brian DragottoBrian Dragotto$290,000.00|Turbo Racing League$290,000.00100.00%
77.China InfiWang, Xu Wen$289,689.19|WarCraft III$276,232.2595.35%
78.United States OGRE2Tom Ryan$288,818.43|Halo 2$119,074.0341.23%
79.Korea, Republic of NesTeaLim, Jae Duk$287,702.13|StarCraft II$287,702.13100.00%
80.France KIOSHIMAFabien Fiey$286,266.97|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$314,525.49109.87%
81.United States ppdPeter Dager$285,646.02|Dota 2$2,619,168.62916.93%
82.Pakistan SumaiLSumail Hassan$285,488.80|Dota 2$2,639,495.94924.55%
83.Canada KarmaDamon Barlow$285,222.25|Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$261,250.0091.60%
84.Korea, Republic of TaeJaYoon, Young Suh$284,696.63|StarCraft II$284,696.63100.00%
85.France StephanoIlyes Satouri$282,671.02|StarCraft II$282,671.02100.00%
86.Denmark KjaerbyeMarkus Kjærbye$282,233.84|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$462,567.17163.90%
87.France HappyVincent Schopenhauer$281,785.00|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$465,318.86165.13%
88.Korea, Republic of StatsKim, Dae Yeob$281,293.40|StarCraft II$275,974.5198.11%
89.Sweden ArmadaAdam Lindgren$279,231.92|Super Smash Bros. Melee$274,228.8698.21%
90.Jordan MiracleAmer Barqawi$278,228.48|Dota 2$3,061,076.481,100.20%
91.United Kingdom HugeGorillaSpencer Ealing$278,054.03|FIFA 17$250,000.0089.91%
92.China TH000Huang, Xiang$277,783.80|WarCraft III$277,001.1099.72%
93.China XHope-, -$276,229.85|Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$276,229.85100.00%
94.United States NeebAlex Sunderhaft$275,821.50|StarCraft II$275,821.50100.00%
95.China MMY!Lei, Zengrong$273,799.90|Dota 2$1,100,227.04401.84%
96.China BurNIngXu, Zhilei$273,792.96|Dota 2$865,035.81315.95%
97.Korea, Republic of StorkSong, Byung Goo$271,435.23|StarCraft: Brood War$253,460.8293.38%
98.Korea, Republic of LeenockLee, Dong Nyung$266,543.13|StarCraft II$266,543.13100.00%
99.Israel FlyTal Aizik$266,226.93|Dota 2$1,360,364.31510.98%
100.Korea, Republic of HerOSong, Hyeon Deok$264,105.72|StarCraft II$264,105.72100.00%