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.Sweden f0restPatrik Lindberg$510,687.57|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$350,450.9468.62%
4.Korea, Republic of MCJang, Min Chul$506,725.69|StarCraft II$506,645.4299.98%
5.Korea, Republic of sOsKim, Yoo Jin$498,969.72|StarCraft II$498,519.2799.91%
6.Korea, Republic of MoonJang, Jae Ho$496,937.32|WarCraft III$469,184.3294.42%
7.Germany KuroKyKuro Takhasomi$479,578.03|Dota 2$3,393,465.01707.59%
8.Korea, Republic of LifeLee, Seung Hyun$475,900.67|StarCraft II$475,900.67100.00%
9.United States Fatal1tyJohnathan Wendel$456,089.23|Painkiller$240,550.0052.74%
10.Korea, Republic of INnoVationLee, Shin Hyung$454,568.39|StarCraft II$451,070.6999.23%
11.Korea, Republic of PoltChoi, Sung Hoon$451,599.10|StarCraft II$451,599.10100.00%
12.Korea, Republic of TYJun, Tae Yang$448,989.19|StarCraft II$440,914.5298.20%
13.United States SonicFoxDominique Mclean$445,342.20|Mortal Kombat X$253,343.6056.89%
14.Poland neoFilip Kubski$444,805.53|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$499,963.37112.40%
15.Poland TaZWiktor Wojtas$441,045.53|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$498,163.37112.95%
16.Sweden GeT_RiGhTChristopher Alesund$425,514.82|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$354,133.3683.22%
17.Korea, Republic of LynPark, Joon$417,672.57|WarCraft III$384,718.4892.11%
18.Canada ArteezyArtour Babaev$409,096.69|Dota 2$1,164,523.81284.66%
19.Korea, Republic of MvpJung, Jong Hyun$408,891.74|StarCraft II$404,265.4298.87%
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$392,874.13|StarCraft II$392,874.13100.00%
23.United States ProblemEric Wright$370,000.00|Madden NFL 2013$140,000.0037.84%
24.Sweden flushaRobin Rönnquist$369,652.28|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$434,402.28117.52%
25.France NBKNathan Schmitt$366,429.54|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$534,803.76145.95%
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 XiztRichard Landström$355,380.23|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$351,189.0798.82%
29.Sweden JWJesper Wecksell$354,394.01|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$419,144.01118.27%
30.Brazil FalleNGabriel Toledo$353,289.64|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$586,462.50166.00%
31.France shoxRichard Papillon$353,120.13|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$363,024.03102.80%
32.Netherlands GrubbyManuel Schenkhuizen$347,761.29|WarCraft III$288,210.2282.88%
33.Estonia PuppeyClement Ivanov$347,684.64|Dota 2$1,464,170.10421.12%
34.Denmark Xyp9xAndreas Højsleth$347,015.14|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$545,571.90157.22%
35.China FaithZeng, Hongda$344,789.82|Dota 2$1,521,471.00441.27%
36.Brazil ferFernando Alvarenga$343,917.48|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$583,762.50169.74%
37.Denmark dupreehPeter Rasmussen$343,006.08|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$543,172.74158.36%
38.Poland pashaBicepsJarosław Jarząbkowski$341,284.48|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$493,459.58144.59%
39.Denmark dev1ceNicolai Reedtz$340,104.09|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$540,173.21158.83%
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$514,170.79151.89%
42.Norway SnuteJens Aasgaard$335,126.98|StarCraft II$335,126.98100.00%
43.Brazil coldzeraMarcelo David$334,023.42|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$574,773.42172.08%
44.Korea, Republic of ZestJoo, Sung Wook$332,811.91|StarCraft II$332,811.91100.00%
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.Korea, Republic of MaruCho, Sung Choo$325,023.10|StarCraft II$325,023.10100.00%
48.Brazil TACOEpitacio Pessoa$324,131.85|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$564,881.85174.28%
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$434,019.95136.51%
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$399,506.67126.22%
54.Ukraine EdwardIoann Sukharev$316,439.29|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$286,116.7590.42%
55.Korea, Republic of BisuKim, Taek Yong$309,055.56|StarCraft: Brood War$307,467.5599.49%
56.Sweden fribergAdam Friberg$299,623.28|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$328,145.74109.52%
57.Poland NerchioArtur Bloch$299,368.49|StarCraft II$299,368.49100.00%
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$487,937.37167.57%
62.Denmark cajunbRenè Borg$291,075.19|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$348,032.53119.57%
63.Korea, Republic of DarkPark, Ryung Woo$290,675.89|StarCraft II$290,675.89100.00%
64.United States Brian DragottoBrian Dragotto$290,000.00|Turbo Racing League$290,000.00100.00%
65.France apEXDan Madesclaire$289,929.06|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$475,158.15163.89%
66.China InfiWang, Xu Wen$288,903.94|WarCraft III$275,447.0095.34%
67.United States OGRE2Tom Ryan$288,818.43|Halo 2$119,074.0341.23%
68.Korea, Republic of NesTeaLim, Jae Duk$287,702.13|StarCraft II$287,702.13100.00%
69.Poland snaxJanusz Pogorzelski$287,526.93|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$484,276.93168.43%
70.Ukraine ZeusDaniil Teslenko$286,777.71|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$351,207.11122.47%
71.France kennySKenny Schrub$285,891.71|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$472,947.47165.43%
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.Singapore iceiceiceKoh, Daryl Pei Xiang$283,400.94|Dota 2$1,139,603.56402.12%
75.France StephanoIlyes Satouri$282,466.02|StarCraft II$282,466.02100.00%
76.United Kingdom HugeGorillaSpencer Ealing$278,054.03|FIFA 17$250,000.0089.91%
77.Pakistan SumaiLSumail Hassan$276,788.80|Dota 2$2,602,795.94940.35%
78.Denmark N0tailJohan Sundstein$276,680.69|Dota 2$1,407,081.95508.56%
79.Canada KarmaDamon Barlow$276,097.25|Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$261,250.0094.62%
80.China XHope-, -$275,616.79|Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$275,616.79100.00%
81.China MMY!Lei, Zengrong$273,799.90|Dota 2$1,100,227.04401.84%
82.China BurNIngXu, Zhilei$273,792.96|Dota 2$865,035.81315.95%
83.Bulgaria MinD_ContRoLIvan Ivanov$271,282.96|Dota 2$2,734,671.961,008.05%
84.Finland MatumbamanLasse Urpalainen$270,987.24|Dota 2$2,734,376.241,009.04%
85.Korea, Republic of StorkSong, Byung Goo$270,721.63|StarCraft: Brood War$252,747.2293.36%
86.France HappyVincent Schopenhauer$270,285.00|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$453,818.86167.90%
87.China TH000Huang, Xiang$269,917.24|WarCraft III$269,134.5499.71%
88.China KaKaZhi Hu$269,270.46|Dota 2$1,294,055.46480.58%
89.United States ppdPeter Dager$268,486.02|Dota 2$2,602,008.62969.14%
90.Korea, Republic of LeenockLee, Dong Nyung$266,543.13|StarCraft II$266,543.13100.00%
91.Korea, Republic of StatsKim, Dae Yeob$264,753.40|StarCraft II$259,434.5197.99%
92.Korea, Republic of HerOSong, Hyeon Deok$264,105.72|StarCraft II$264,105.72100.00%
93.China SkyLi, Xiaofeng$260,697.66|WarCraft III$260,697.66100.00%
94.Korea, Republic of DongRaeGuPark, Soo Ho$259,858.98|StarCraft II$259,858.98100.00%
95.Korea, Republic of BomberChoi, Ji Sung$258,335.13|StarCraft II$256,952.1499.46%
96.United States NeebAlex Sunderhaft$258,308.50|StarCraft II$258,308.50100.00%
97.United States AceAaron Elam$258,125.00|Halo 4$202,625.0078.50%
98.Sweden LodaJonathan Berg$255,821.81|Dota 2$694,531.89271.49%
99.France SmithZzEdouard Dubourdeaux$255,052.97|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$248,646.7897.49%
100.United States PistolaJustin Deese$253,910.00|Halo 5: Guardians$96,625.0038.05%