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$622,222.75|StarCraft: Brood War$397,389.2263.87%
2.Korea, Republic of FlashLee, Young Ho$554,376.18|StarCraft: Brood War$458,887.8482.78%
3.Korea, Republic of MCJang, Min Chul$506,725.69|StarCraft II$506,645.4299.98%
4.Sweden f0restPatrik Lindberg$505,727.57|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$343,740.9467.97%
5.Korea, Republic of sOsKim, Yoo Jin$498,097.72|StarCraft II$497,647.2799.91%
6.Korea, Republic of MoonJang, Jae Ho$496,937.32|WarCraft III$469,184.3294.42%
7.Korea, Republic of LifeLee, Seung Hyun$475,900.67|StarCraft II$475,900.67100.00%
8.United States Fatal1tyJohnathan Wendel$456,089.23|Painkiller$240,550.0052.74%
9.Germany KuroKyKuro Takhasomi$452,578.03|Dota 2$3,366,465.01743.84%
10.Korea, Republic of PoltChoi, Sung Hoon$451,599.10|StarCraft II$451,599.10100.00%
11.Korea, Republic of INnoVationLee, Shin Hyung$449,588.39|StarCraft II$446,090.6999.22%
12.Korea, Republic of TYJun, Tae Yang$448,889.19|StarCraft II$440,814.5298.20%
13.United States SonicFoxDominique Mclean$444,387.20|Mortal Kombat X$253,343.6057.01%
14.Poland neoFilip Kubski$444,275.50|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$498,213.37112.14%
15.Poland TaZWiktor Wojtas$440,515.50|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$496,413.37112.69%
16.Sweden GeT_RiGhTChristopher Alesund$420,554.82|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$347,423.3682.61%
17.Korea, Republic of LynPark, Joon$417,672.57|WarCraft III$384,718.4892.11%
18.Korea, Republic of MvpJung, Jong Hyun$408,891.74|StarCraft II$404,265.4298.87%
19.Canada ArteezyArtour Babaev$404,596.69|Dota 2$1,160,023.81286.71%
20.Sweden s4Gustav Magnusson$402,449.76|Dota 2$1,542,136.51383.19%
21.Korea, Republic of MMAMoon, Sung Won$395,456.54|StarCraft II$395,456.54100.00%
22.Korea, Republic of ByunByun, Hyun Woo$392,824.13|StarCraft II$392,824.13100.00%
23.United States ProblemEric Wright$370,000.00|Madden NFL 2013$140,000.0037.84%
24.Sweden flushaRobin Rönnquist$369,152.28|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$426,902.28115.64%
25.France NBKNathan Schmitt$366,429.54|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$527,803.76144.04%
26.United States UNiVeRsESaahil Arora$363,095.46|Dota 2$2,900,960.27798.95%
27.Korea, Republic of PartinGWon, Lee Sak$355,604.37|StarCraft II$355,604.37100.00%
28.Sweden JWJesper Wecksell$354,394.01|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$412,144.01116.30%
29.Brazil FalleNGabriel Toledo$353,289.64|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$584,712.50165.51%
30.France shoxRichard Papillon$353,120.13|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$356,024.03100.82%
31.Sweden XiztRichard Landström$350,420.23|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$344,479.0798.30%
32.Netherlands GrubbyManuel Schenkhuizen$347,761.29|WarCraft III$288,210.2282.88%
33.Denmark Xyp9xAndreas Højsleth$347,015.14|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$515,571.90148.57%
34.Brazil ferFernando Alvarenga$343,917.48|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$582,012.50169.23%
35.China FaithZeng, Hongda$343,289.82|Dota 2$1,519,971.00442.77%
36.Denmark dupreehPeter Rasmussen$343,006.08|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$513,172.74149.61%
37.Estonia PuppeyClement Ivanov$341,684.64|Dota 2$1,458,170.10426.76%
38.Poland pashaBicepsJarosław Jarząbkowski$341,059.55|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$491,709.58144.17%
39.Denmark dev1ceNicolai Reedtz$340,104.09|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$510,173.21150.01%
40.Korea, Republic of sAviOrMa, Jae Yoon$338,901.24|StarCraft: Brood War$338,901.24100.00%
41.Sweden olofmeisterOlof Kajbjer$338,511.61|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$414,170.79122.35%
42.Norway SnuteJens Aasgaard$334,526.98|StarCraft II$334,526.98100.00%
43.Brazil coldzeraMarcelo David$334,023.42|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$573,023.42171.55%
44.Korea, Republic of ZestJoo, Sung Wook$332,350.91|StarCraft II$332,350.91100.00%
45.Sweden ZaiLudwig Wåhlberg$330,146.93|Dota 2$1,350,310.71409.00%
46.United States CrimsixIan Porter$325,601.14|Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$261,250.0080.24%
47.Brazil TACOEpitacio Pessoa$324,131.85|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$563,131.85173.74%
48.Korea, Republic of MaruCho, Sung Choo$323,087.10|StarCraft II$323,087.10100.00%
49.Korea, Republic of NaDaLee, Yoon Yeol$322,478.72|StarCraft: Brood War$288,493.8489.46%
50.United States FormaLMatthew Piper$318,694.68|Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$286,300.0089.84%
51.Denmark karriganFinn Andersen$317,947.01|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$334,019.95105.06%
52.China ClearLoveMing, Kai$316,849.09|League of Legends$388,320.52122.56%
53.Sweden KRiMZFreddy Johansson$316,506.67|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$392,506.67124.01%
54.Ukraine EdwardIoann Sukharev$316,439.29|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$284,366.7589.86%
55.Korea, Republic of BisuKim, Taek Yong$309,055.56|StarCraft: Brood War$307,467.5599.49%
56.Sweden fribergAdam Friberg$299,423.28|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$327,945.74109.53%
57.Poland NerchioArtur Bloch$298,026.03|StarCraft II$298,026.03100.00%
58.United States NuckleDuDu Cong Dang$295,270.43|Street Fighter V$281,522.2395.34%
59.United States ScumpSeth Abner$292,293.68|Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$261,250.0089.38%
60.Netherlands Vo0Sander Kaasjager$291,320.00|Painkiller$230,500.0079.12%
61.Poland byaliPaweł Bieliński$291,187.37|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$486,187.37166.97%
62.Denmark cajunbRenè Borg$291,075.19|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$334,032.53114.76%
63.United States Brian DragottoBrian Dragotto$290,000.00|Turbo Racing League$290,000.00100.00%
64.France apEXDan Madesclaire$288,929.06|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$467,158.15161.69%
65.United States OGRE2Tom Ryan$288,818.43|Halo 2$119,074.0341.23%
66.China InfiWang, Xu Wen$288,006.27|WarCraft III$274,549.3395.33%
67.Korea, Republic of NesTeaLim, Jae Duk$287,702.13|StarCraft II$287,702.13100.00%
68.Poland snaxJanusz Pogorzelski$287,526.93|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$482,526.93167.82%
69.Korea, Republic of DarkPark, Ryung Woo$287,495.89|StarCraft II$287,495.89100.00%
70.Ukraine ZeusDaniil Teslenko$286,777.71|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$349,457.11121.86%
71.France kennySKenny Schrub$285,891.71|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$465,947.47162.98%
72.France KIOSHIMAFabien Fiey$285,466.97|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$313,725.49109.90%
73.Korea, Republic of TaeJaYoon, Young Suh$284,752.52|StarCraft II$284,752.52100.00%
74.France StephanoIlyes Satouri$282,466.02|StarCraft II$282,466.02100.00%
75.United Kingdom HugeGorillaSpencer Ealing$278,054.03|FIFA 17$250,000.0089.91%
76.Denmark N0tailJohan Sundstein$276,680.69|Dota 2$1,407,081.95508.56%
77.Canada KarmaDamon Barlow$276,097.25|Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$261,250.0094.62%
78.Pakistan SumaiLSumail Hassan$275,788.80|Dota 2$2,601,795.94943.40%
79.China MMY!Lei, Zengrong$273,799.90|Dota 2$1,100,227.04401.84%
80.China BurNIngXu, Zhilei$273,792.96|Dota 2$865,035.81315.95%
81.Singapore iceiceiceKoh, Daryl Pei Xiang$271,400.94|Dota 2$1,127,603.56415.48%
82.Korea, Republic of StorkSong, Byung Goo$270,721.63|StarCraft: Brood War$252,747.2293.36%
83.France HappyVincent Schopenhauer$270,285.00|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$446,818.86165.31%
84.China TH000Huang, Xiang$269,917.24|WarCraft III$269,134.5499.71%
85.United States ppdPeter Dager$268,486.02|Dota 2$2,602,008.62969.14%
86.China XHope-, -$268,116.79|Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$268,116.79100.00%
87.China KaKaZhi Hu$267,770.46|Dota 2$1,292,555.46482.71%
88.Korea, Republic of LeenockLee, Dong Nyung$266,543.13|StarCraft II$266,543.13100.00%
89.Korea, Republic of StatsKim, Dae Yeob$264,317.40|StarCraft II$258,998.5197.99%
90.Korea, Republic of HerOSong, Hyeon Deok$264,105.72|StarCraft II$264,105.72100.00%
91.China SkyLi, Xiaofeng$260,697.66|WarCraft III$260,697.66100.00%
92.Korea, Republic of DongRaeGuPark, Soo Ho$259,858.98|StarCraft II$259,858.98100.00%
93.Korea, Republic of BomberChoi, Ji Sung$258,335.13|StarCraft II$256,952.1499.46%
94.United States AceAaron Elam$258,125.00|Halo 4$202,625.0078.50%
95.United States NeebAlex Sunderhaft$256,733.50|StarCraft II$256,733.50100.00%
96.Sweden LodaJonathan Berg$255,821.81|Dota 2$694,531.89271.49%
97.France SmithZzEdouard Dubourdeaux$255,052.97|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$248,646.7897.49%
98.United States PistolaJustin Deese$253,910.00|Halo 5: Guardians$96,625.0038.05%
99.China HaoChen, Zhihao$251,014.01|Dota 2$1,755,205.94699.25%
100.Sweden AkkeJoakim Akterhall$247,755.79|Dota 2$639,311.45258.04%