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$621,711.55|StarCraft: Brood War$396,878.0263.84%
2.Korea, Republic of FlashLee, Young Ho$536,347.68|StarCraft: Brood War$440,859.3482.20%
3.Korea, Republic of MCJang, Min Chul$506,725.69|StarCraft II$506,645.4299.98%
4.Korea, Republic of MoonJang, Jae Ho$497,004.01|WarCraft III$469,251.0194.42%
5.Sweden f0restPatrik Lindberg$486,327.57|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$324,340.9466.69%
6.Korea, Republic of sOsKim, Yoo Jin$476,537.35|StarCraft II$476,086.9099.91%
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.Korea, Republic of PoltChoi, Sung Hoon$451,599.10|StarCraft II$451,599.10100.00%
10.Poland neoFilip Kubski$423,369.85|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$464,898.49109.81%
11.Korea, Republic of TYJun, Tae Yang$422,679.35|StarCraft II$414,604.6898.09%
12.Poland TaZWiktor Wojtas$419,609.85|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$463,098.49110.36%
13.Korea, Republic of LynPark, Joon$416,672.40|WarCraft III$383,718.3192.09%
14.Korea, Republic of MvpJung, Jong Hyun$408,891.74|StarCraft II$404,265.4298.87%
15.Sweden GeT_RiGhTChristopher Alesund$401,154.82|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$328,023.3681.77%
16.Korea, Republic of MMAMoon, Sung Won$395,456.54|StarCraft II$395,456.54100.00%
17.Canada ArteezyArtour Babaev$380,496.69|Dota 2$1,061,860.01279.07%
18.Sweden s4Gustav Magnusson$376,699.76|Dota 2$1,392,946.91369.78%
19.United States ProblemEric Wright$370,000.00|Madden NFL 2013$140,000.0037.84%
20.Korea, Republic of ByunByun, Hyun Woo$367,365.28|StarCraft II$367,365.28100.00%
21.Germany KuroKyKuro Takhasomi$364,778.03|Dota 2$1,106,128.41303.23%
22.Korea, Republic of PartinGWon, Lee Sak$355,604.37|StarCraft II$355,604.37100.00%
23.Korea, Republic of INnoVationLee, Shin Hyung$348,968.71|StarCraft II$345,471.0199.00%
24.Sweden flushaRobin Rönnquist$347,052.28|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$397,802.28114.62%
25.Netherlands GrubbyManuel Schenkhuizen$343,261.29|WarCraft III$283,710.2282.65%
26.United States UNiVeRsESaahil Arora$338,995.46|Dota 2$2,802,796.47826.79%
27.Korea, Republic of sAviOrMa, Jae Yoon$338,901.24|StarCraft: Brood War$338,901.24100.00%
28.Sweden JWJesper Wecksell$331,691.60|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$382,441.60115.30%
29.Sweden XiztRichard Landström$331,020.23|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$325,079.0798.21%
30.Korea, Republic of NaDaLee, Yoon Yeol$322,478.72|StarCraft: Brood War$288,493.8489.46%
31.Poland pashaBicepsJarosław Jarząbkowski$321,744.67|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$458,394.70142.47%
32.Estonia PuppeyClement Ivanov$321,184.64|Dota 2$1,363,606.30424.56%
33.United States SonicFoxDominique Mclean$320,091.20|Mortal Kombat X$253,343.6079.15%
34.Korea, Republic of ZestJoo, Sung Wook$317,406.69|StarCraft II$317,406.69100.00%
35.China FaithZeng, Hongda$313,239.82|Dota 2$699,907.60223.44%
36.Korea, Republic of BisuKim, Taek Yong$306,225.06|StarCraft: Brood War$304,637.0599.48%
37.Norway SnuteJens Aasgaard$306,039.21|StarCraft II$306,039.21100.00%
38.Korea, Republic of MaruCho, Sung Choo$304,216.21|StarCraft II$304,216.21100.00%
39.Sweden ZaiLudwig Wåhlberg$301,881.32|Dota 2$1,247,981.30413.40%
40.Ukraine EdwardIoann Sukharev$296,739.29|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$262,916.7588.60%
41.Sweden fribergAdam Friberg$296,423.28|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$324,945.74109.62%
42.Sweden KRiMZFreddy Johansson$295,906.67|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$364,906.67123.32%
43.Sweden olofmeisterOlof Kajbjer$292,411.61|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$361,070.79123.48%
44.France NBKNathan Schmitt$290,429.54|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$450,053.76154.96%
45.United States Brian DragottoBrian Dragotto$290,000.00|Turbo Racing League$290,000.00100.00%
46.United States OGRE2Tom Ryan$288,818.43|Halo 2$119,074.0341.23%
47.Korea, Republic of NesTeaLim, Jae Duk$287,702.13|StarCraft II$287,702.13100.00%
48.China ClearLoveMing, Kai$285,371.82|League of Legends$356,843.25125.05%
49.Korea, Republic of TaeJaYoon, Young Suh$284,752.52|StarCraft II$284,752.52100.00%
50.Ukraine ZeusDaniil Teslenko$282,477.71|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$245,157.1186.79%
51.Denmark Xyp9xAndreas Højsleth$280,315.14|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$434,871.90155.14%
52.China InfiWang, Xu Wen$278,392.08|WarCraft III$264,935.1495.17%
53.Poland NerchioArtur Bloch$277,682.10|StarCraft II$277,682.10100.00%
54.France shoxRichard Papillon$277,580.23|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$278,274.03100.25%
55.France StephanoIlyes Satouri$276,666.02|StarCraft II$276,666.02100.00%
56.Denmark dupreehPeter Rasmussen$276,306.08|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$432,472.74156.52%
57.United States NuckleDuDu Cong Dang$274,425.57|Street Fighter V$260,677.3794.99%
58.China MMY!Lei, Zengrong$273,799.90|Dota 2$1,100,227.04401.84%
59.Denmark dev1ceNicolai Reedtz$273,404.09|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$429,473.21157.08%
60.Poland byaliPaweł Bieliński$271,872.49|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$452,872.49166.58%
61.United States CrimsixIan Porter$271,476.14|Call of Duty: Ghosts$124,686.7645.93%
62.Singapore iceiceiceKoh, Daryl Pei Xiang$271,400.94|Dota 2$1,127,603.56415.48%
63.Denmark N0tailJohan Sundstein$270,930.69|Dota 2$1,277,892.35471.67%
64.Korea, Republic of StorkSong, Byung Goo$270,439.03|StarCraft: Brood War$252,464.6293.35%
65.United States ppdPeter Dager$268,486.02|Dota 2$2,602,008.62969.14%
66.Poland snaxJanusz Pogorzelski$268,212.05|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$449,212.05167.48%
67.China BurNIngXu, Zhilei$267,292.96|Dota 2$636,344.61238.07%
68.China TH000Huang, Xiang$265,343.36|WarCraft III$264,560.6699.71%
69.Denmark karriganFinn Andersen$264,547.01|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$278,869.95105.41%
70.United States FormaLMatthew Piper$264,519.68|Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$102,732.5038.84%
71.Korea, Republic of HerOSong, Hyeon Deok$264,105.72|StarCraft II$264,105.72100.00%
72.Korea, Republic of LeenockLee, Dong Nyung$261,224.28|StarCraft II$261,224.28100.00%
73.Korea, Republic of DongRaeGuPark, Soo Ho$259,858.98|StarCraft II$259,858.98100.00%
74.China SkyLi, Xiaofeng$258,829.09|WarCraft III$258,829.09100.00%
75.Korea, Republic of DarkPark, Ryung Woo$258,337.62|StarCraft II$258,337.62100.00%
76.Korea, Republic of BomberChoi, Ji Sung$258,335.13|StarCraft II$256,952.1499.46%
77.France KIOSHIMAFabien Fiey$257,466.97|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$283,975.49110.30%
78.Sweden LodaJonathan Berg$255,821.81|Dota 2$694,531.89271.49%
79.France SmithZzEdouard Dubourdeaux$255,513.07|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$248,646.7897.31%
80.United States AceAaron Elam$254,375.00|Halo 4$202,625.0079.66%
81.China XHope-, -$249,929.29|Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$249,929.29100.00%
82.Denmark cajunbRenè Borg$249,875.19|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$285,832.53114.39%
83.China HaoChen, Zhihao$249,214.01|Dota 2$1,753,405.94703.57%
84.Brazil FalleNGabriel Toledo$248,834.76|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$473,257.62190.19%
85.Sweden AkkeJoakim Akterhall$247,755.79|Dota 2$639,311.45258.04%
86.United States PistolaJustin Deese$247,660.00|Halo 5: Guardians$90,375.0036.49%
87.Sweden EGMJerry Lundqvist$244,390.00|Dota 2$671,794.00274.89%
88.France HappyVincent Schopenhauer$244,381.28|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$420,915.14172.24%
89.Korea, Republic of RainJung, Yoon Jong$240,541.31|StarCraft II$239,358.3699.51%
90.Brazil ferFernando Alvarenga$239,462.60|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$470,557.62196.51%
91.United States ScumpSeth Abner$238,168.68|Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$102,847.5043.18%
92.China KaKaZhi Hu$237,720.46|Dota 2$472,492.06198.76%
93.China fyXu, Linsen$237,706.00|Dota 2$1,032,800.02434.49%
94.Canada EternaLEnVyJacky Mao$235,947.21|Dota 2$796,697.08337.66%
95.Netherlands Vo0Sander Kaasjager$235,070.00|Painkiller$230,500.0098.06%
96.Korea, Republic of HyuNKo, Seok Hyun$234,896.60|StarCraft II$233,413.6099.37%
97.Sweden AdmiralBulldogHenrik Ahnberg$233,755.59|Dota 2$630,159.59269.58%
98.Sweden ArmadaAdam Lindgren$232,693.17|Super Smash Bros. Melee$227,690.1197.85%
99.Pakistan SumaiLSumail Hassan$231,688.80|Dota 2$2,483,632.141,071.97%
100.Korea, Republic of fOrGGPark, Ji Soo$231,452.46|StarCraft II$146,004.1163.08%