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$628,400.35|StarCraft: Brood War$403,566.8264.22%
2.Korea, Republic of MaruCho, Sung Choo$627,252.60|StarCraft II$627,252.60100.00%
3.Korea, Republic of FlashLee, Young Ho$610,861.58|StarCraft: Brood War$520,708.9485.24%
4.Sweden f0restPatrik Lindberg$567,037.57|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$406,800.9471.74%
5.Korea, Republic of RogueLee, Byung Ryul$558,808.88|StarCraft II$558,808.88100.00%
6.Germany KuroKyKuro Takhasomi$558,167.43|Dota 2$3,739,754.41670.01%
7.Korea, Republic of sOsKim, Yoo Jin$538,051.07|StarCraft II$537,600.6299.92%
8.Brazil FalleNGabriel Toledo$528,289.64|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$775,462.50146.79%
9.Denmark Xyp9xAndreas Højsleth$528,015.14|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$728,321.90137.94%
10.Denmark dupreehPeter Rasmussen$524,006.08|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$725,922.74138.53%
11.Brazil ferFernando Alvarenga$518,717.48|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$772,562.50148.94%
12.Poland neoFilip Kubski$518,260.33|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$575,328.17111.01%
13.Brazil TACOEpitácio de Melo$517,231.85|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$771,981.85149.25%
14.Denmark karriganFinn Andersen$516,904.41|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$662,977.35128.26%
15.Korea, Republic of TYJun, Tae Yang$513,131.45|StarCraft II$505,056.7898.43%
16.Korea, Republic of MoonJang, Jae Ho$509,925.31|WarCraft III$482,172.3194.56%
17.Brazil coldzeraMarcelo David$508,823.42|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$763,573.42150.07%
18.Korea, Republic of MCJang, Min Chul$506,802.16|StarCraft II$506,721.8999.98%
19.Korea, Republic of INnoVationLee, Shin Hyung$503,574.12|StarCraft II$500,076.4299.31%
20.Denmark dev1ceNicolai Reedtz$492,629.31|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$693,423.21140.76%
21.Sweden GeT_RiGhTChristopher Alesund$481,864.82|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$410,483.3685.19%
22.Korea, Republic of LifeLee, Seung Hyun$475,900.67|StarCraft II$475,900.67100.00%
23.Poland TaZWiktor Wojtas$474,619.66|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$533,487.50112.40%
24.Canada ArteezyArtour Babaev$474,339.89|Dota 2$1,286,867.01271.30%
25.Sweden olofmeisterOlof Kajbjer$467,269.01|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$672,928.19144.01%
26.Sweden flushaRobin Rönnquist$467,052.28|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$698,802.28149.62%
27.United States Fatal1tyJohnathan Wendel$458,089.23|Painkiller$240,550.0052.51%
28.Korea, Republic of PoltChoi, Sung Hoon$451,804.48|StarCraft II$451,804.48100.00%
29.Sweden JWJesper Wecksell$451,594.01|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$683,344.01151.32%
30.United States SonicFoxDominique Mclean$451,341.10|Mortal Kombat X$253,343.6056.13%
31.Sweden s4Gustav Magnusson$450,231.76|Dota 2$1,618,218.51359.42%
32.Slovakia GuardiaNLadislav Kovács$447,787.58|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$635,687.47141.96%
33.Ukraine EdwardIoann Sukharev$447,500.88|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$431,178.3496.35%
34.Sweden XiztRichard Landström$436,330.23|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$432,139.0799.04%
35.China FaithZeng, Hongda$434,756.14|Dota 2$1,696,037.32390.11%
36.Korea, Republic of LynPark, Joon$434,341.87|WarCraft III$401,387.7892.41%
37.Korea, Republic of DarkPark, Ryung Woo$418,332.49|StarCraft II$418,332.49100.00%
38.Ukraine ZeusDaniil Teslenko$417,839.30|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$496,268.70118.77%
39.Poland pashaBicepsJarosław Jarząbkowski$414,899.28|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$568,824.38137.10%
40.Estonia PuppeyClement Ivanov$412,605.91|Dota 2$1,723,091.37417.61%
41.Sweden KRiMZFreddy Johansson$411,406.67|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$661,406.67160.77%
42.Korea, Republic of MvpJung, Jong Hyun$409,121.15|StarCraft II$404,494.8398.87%
43.Korea, Republic of MMAMoon, Sung Won$404,254.87|StarCraft II$404,254.87100.00%
44.United States UNiVeRsESaahil Arora$402,738.66|Dota 2$2,996,603.47744.06%
45.Korea, Republic of ByunByun, Hyun Woo$400,346.87|StarCraft II$400,346.87100.00%
46.France NBKNathan Schmitt$398,862.49|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$571,070.43143.17%
47.France shoxRichard Papillon$395,092.04|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$409,490.70103.64%
48.United States ProblemEric Wright$390,000.00|Madden NFL 2013$140,000.0035.90%
49.Denmark gla1veLukas Rossander$385,513.52|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$560,184.08145.31%
50.Japan TokidoHajime, Taniguchi$380,921.45|Street Fighter V$294,774.5077.38%
51.Korea, Republic of ZestJoo, Sung Wook$376,567.62|StarCraft II$376,567.62100.00%
52.United States CrimsixIan Porter$375,976.14|Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$261,250.0069.49%
53.United States FormaLMatthew Piper$375,069.68|Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$286,300.0076.33%
54.Korea, Republic of sAviOrMa, Jae Yoon$375,020.44|StarCraft: Brood War$375,020.44100.00%
55.Sweden ZaiLudwig Wåhlberg$373,844.93|Dota 2$1,467,008.71392.41%
56.Korea, Republic of soOEu, Yoon Su$373,829.72|StarCraft II$364,887.2297.61%
57.Norway SnuteJens Aasgaard$366,736.32|StarCraft II$366,736.32100.00%
58.Poland byaliPaweł Bieliński$364,802.17|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$563,302.17154.41%
59.Poland snaxJanusz Pogorzelski$361,941.73|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$560,441.73154.84%
60.Norway rainHåvard Nygaard$360,496.24|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$520,746.24144.45%
61.China KaKaZhi Hu$359,045.98|Dota 2$1,468,430.98408.98%
62.United States NeebAlex Sunderhaft$358,873.20|StarCraft II$358,797.0099.98%
63.Netherlands GrubbyManuel Schenkhuizen$357,965.11|WarCraft III$298,210.2283.31%
64.Korea, Republic of ClassicKim, Doh Woo$357,268.31|StarCraft II$354,588.2699.25%
65.Korea, Republic of PartinGWon, Lee Sak$356,194.37|StarCraft II$356,194.37100.00%
66.Bosnia and Herzegovina NiKoNikola Kovač$355,532.56|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$516,532.56145.28%
67.Bulgaria MinD_ContRoLIvan Ivanov$349,872.36|Dota 2$3,080,961.36880.60%
68.Finland MatumbamanLasse Urpalainen$349,576.64|Dota 2$3,080,665.64881.26%
69.Poland NerchioArtur Bloch$347,094.31|StarCraft II$347,094.31100.00%
70.United States ScumpSeth Abner$343,118.68|Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$261,250.0076.14%
71.Pakistan SumaiLSumail Hassan$338,632.00|Dota 2$2,721,739.14803.75%
72.China ClearLoveMing, Kai$334,896.29|League of Legends$423,681.92126.51%
73.Sweden fribergAdam Friberg$334,618.59|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$362,895.74108.45%
74.Korea, Republic of BisuKim, Taek Yong$333,515.56|StarCraft: Brood War$331,927.5599.52%
75.France kennySKenny Schrub$327,837.05|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$521,014.14158.92%
76.Singapore iceiceiceKoh, Daryl Pei Xiang$324,590.54|Dota 2$1,282,093.16394.99%
77.Canada KarmaDamon Barlow$324,472.25|Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$261,250.0080.52%
78.Denmark N0tailJohan Sundstein$324,286.09|Dota 2$1,478,487.35455.92%
79.Russian Federation flamieEgor Vasilyev$323,240.82|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$402,653.40124.57%
80.Denmark KjaerbyeMarkus Kjærbye$322,683.84|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$504,767.17156.43%
81.Korea, Republic of NaDaLee, Yoon Yeol$322,501.66|StarCraft: Brood War$288,493.8489.45%
82.France apEXDan Madesclaire$322,386.30|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$512,424.82158.95%
83.Jordan Miracle-Amer Al-Barkawi$321,338.88|Dota 2$3,313,886.881,031.27%
84.Denmark cajunbRenè Borg$314,080.58|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$371,682.53118.34%
85.United States ppdPeter Dager$312,151.22|Dota 2$2,718,673.82870.95%
86.Korea, Republic of StatsKim, Dae Yeob$312,052.25|StarCraft II$306,733.3698.30%
87.United Kingdom HugeGorillaSpencer Ealing$310,696.96|FIFA 17$250,000.0080.46%
88.China TH000Huang, Xiang$305,979.71|WarCraft III$305,197.0199.74%
89.China InfiWang, Xu Wen$304,934.78|WarCraft III$291,477.8495.59%
90.United States NuckleDuDu Cong Dang$304,520.43|Street Fighter V$289,522.2395.07%
91.Germany FATAAdrian Trinks$304,432.60|Dota 2$871,431.07286.25%
92.Australia kpiiDamien Chok$302,937.53|Dota 2$1,493,728.85493.08%
93.Brazil boltzRicardo Prass$300,190.82|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$337,940.82112.58%
94.Netherlands Vo0Sander Kaasjager$299,570.00|Painkiller$230,500.0076.94%
95.Sweden ArmadaAdam Lindgren$297,402.90|Super Smash Bros. Melee$292,399.8498.32%
96.France KIOSHIMAFabien Fiey$295,600.30|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$325,858.82110.24%
97.France StephanoIlyes Satouri$292,648.61|StarCraft II$292,648.61100.00%
98.United States Stewie2kJakey Yip$291,190.00|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$429,690.00147.56%
99.Korea, Republic of TaeJaYoon, Young Suh$290,346.63|StarCraft II$290,346.63100.00%
100.United States Brian DragottoBrian Dragotto$290,000.00|Turbo Racing League$290,000.00100.00%