Top 10 richest video game players in the world in 2017, Top Earning Professional Gamers.
Gaming is among the highest earning professions and provides financial and other satisfaction to people. These players and teams earn heavy income through their various tournaments and with various contracts. Thus, these e-sport athletes are gaining high popularity and love playing video games. Various games like Dota 2, League of Legends, Call of Duty and other are providing great opportunity of income to new artist.
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The list of top 10 richest video game players provides motivation for people who love playing games and wish to choose it as a carrier. This is an opportunity for players who have creativity and enjoys playing video games. They can earn millions annually from this profession, as mentioned in the below list.
1. Saahil “UNiVeRsE” Arora: – He is an offline player who is known for its unique video game playing style. He is a Dota 2 player from America for Evil Geniuses. He has competed in four major Dota 2 championships, able to earn $581,000 from this profession. During 2017, he is able to win $258,000 from his gaming style.
2. Oleksandr “XBOCT” Dashkevych: – He is a Ukrainian e-sport who has earned $601,000 from this profession. He has a trusted companion named Danil and both plays from Natus Vincere team. Both these e players have won various international tournaments. One of the tournaments in year 2011 has earned him income of $$200,000.
3. Danil “Dendi” Ishutin: – Danil “Dendi” Ishutin has earned $604,000 from e-sport. He is a 25 years old and is expert of this e-sport. He is known for his creativity and unique style of playing various games and due to this, he has long list of fans.
4. Clement “Puppey” Ivanov: – Clement is earning $666,000 from e-sport profession. Thus, he is among the list of richest video game players. He is a 24 years old player who has gained high proficiency in this profession. Clement is a popular playing of the team Natus Vincere and is the captain. He also helped his team to win The International 2011 tournament.
5. Jang “Moon” Jae Ho: – He has earned huge amount from his various contracts and tournaments that he has won so far from his gaming expertise. He has earned $443,000 from various tournaments and $500,000 from his contract with Korean WeMade FOX Warcraft III team.
6. Lee “NaDa” Yun-Yeol: – Lee is known for his exceptionally versatile e gaming skills. He has earned $302,000 from winning various tournaments and $690,000 from his contracts. He is a successful SratCraft player and gained popularity for his 2007 contract. He is known as “Genuine Terran” for his specialty in unique styles of playing e game.
7. Matt “NaDeSHoT” Haag: – Matt is earning an income of $700,000 from various sponsors and contracts along with his earnings of $186,000 from winning various e sport tournaments. This American pro gamer is among the list of highest earners and richest person in this profession.
8. Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel: – Johnathan is earning an income of $455,000 from various tournaments. He is popular e-sport player. He is a prominent poster child and pro gamer specialist. He has participated in various events like painkiller, Unreal Tournaments 2003 and Quake III Arena. In his life, he won 12 world championships titles and fur player of the year awards. He also received Lifetime Achievement Awards through e sport.
9. Team Newbee: – This team is consisting of five players and earns an income of $5.88 million. The names of the entire player in this team are Chen “Hao” Zhihao, Zhang “Mu” Pen, Zhang “xiao8” Ning, Jiao “Banana” Wang and Wang “SanSheng” Zhaohui. In Dota 2 tournament, this team has also won first place.
10. Carlos “Ocelote” Rodriguez: – This player is a popular e sporty who earns income of $820,000 annually. He is a Spanish player is from SK Gaming one of the European team. He was also the player of World of Warcraft team. He is also known for his decent and attractive personality and versatile gaming style.
The list of richest video game player provided above is based on the expertise and earning capacity of e-sport players. Thus, people can prefer this profession and earn huge income from paying their favorite video games.