Top 10 Richest Professional Gamers in The World 2022
There’s nothing like an immersive video game when it comes to witnessing experiences that are out of this dimension. Alien worlds, high-speed race tracks, party games for motion detection… and countless possibilities! Surprisingly, there are video game players who just don’t play the games they love the exciting adventures outside the world but are paid to play such games.
If you ever wondered how much the professional video game payers won by sponsorship and playing exciting games like Counter-strike, GT5 & GT6, Dota 2 etc. check out this list of video game players fromT-11. In contrast, the new era of mobile gaming has arisen since the dawn of top-tier smartphones, and hence new game games. With the arrival of the latest technology and games rising bigger and bigger along with various professional video game players and team of video game players like Newbee, Team Secret and Evil Geniuses, the gaming industry.
With the advent of state-of-the-art motion technology, the video game industry is now the world’s most successful entertainment business and has produced various teams of video gamer players around the globe such as Dota 2’s Newbee and many individual video game players taking part in various tournaments to prove themselves to be the champion and rewarded with plenty of cash.
Here’s the top 10 richest gamers in the world in 2022;
- Zhang “Mu” Pan (China) earned -$1,193,811.11
- Wang “SanSheng” Zhaohui (China) earned – $1,205,274.33
- Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel (America) earned – N/A
- Chen “Hao” Zhihao (China) earned – $1,562,946.23
- Zhang “xioa8” Ning (China) earned – $1,662,202.73
- Clinton “Fear” Loomis (America) earned – $1,735,983.84 USD
- Kurtis”Aui_2000″ Ling(Canada) earned – $1,881,147.04
- Peter “ppd” Dager(America) earned – $1,961,183.29
- Saahil “UNIVeRsE” Arora (America) earned – $1,964,038.64
11. Carlos ‘Ocelote’ Rodriguez Santiago| USA| earned: $900,000| 10 tournaments
This famous Spanish video game player is one of the world’s highest-paid players of video games. Carlos is playing for the SK gaming group, a European gaming team, and he used to play for the Warcraft World. He has contested more than 10 world tournaments, including the ESL ESEA Pro series, and has also won numerous awards. Carlos is known as a player for his talent and quality Dota 2 and Counter-Strike titles like this: Global Offensive. He received around $1 million from the worldwide gaming tournaments.
10. Zhang “Mu” Pan| China| earned: $1,193,811.11 ($1.2Million US dollars)| 37 tournaments
Another Dotta 2 player, Zhang Mu pang from China began with Dotta 2 which had previously been developed as the “Warcraft” battle arena and later known as the “Ancient Defense.” He has played in more than 37 tournaments by now and for his success in Dota 2 in 2015 he has taken home $1 million from more than five tournaments. He plays “DotA: Allstars,” too. He’s pretty popular with his e-gaming and he’s competing for teams like MLG, SK gaming group, Feriko etc. instead of playing individually.
9. Wang “SanSheng” Zhaohui| China | earned: $1,205,274.33| 45 Tournaments
Zhaohui is another Chinese player who has been playing Dota for years now: All-star and Dota 2. He took in nearly $1,112,280.99 last year, and so far this year he made $377,286 USD, which is still rising by playing Dota 2. In addition, by sponsorships and support, this Chinese player won a thousand bucks. He is known for his flexible style of gaming and strong performance.
8. Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel| America | Earned: N/A | 20 tournaments
Johnathan’s annual revenue from various tournaments last year was $455,000. Johnathan has played in various competitions such as the Cyber Athlete Professional League, the World Cyber Games Championship Gaming Series, the painkiller, the insane 2003 tournaments and the shake of 3 arenas where he won 12 championship titles and four championship awards with a lifetime game quality trophy Branch of gaming. He’s playing Doom 3, Counter-Strike, Duty Call: Modern Warfare 2, Return to Wolfenstein Castle and Quake.
7. Chen “Hao” Zhihao| China | earned: $1,562,946.23| 47 tournaments
“Gen” dubbed. Hao’ is the Dota 2 player from China who used to play Dota: All-star for Team Newbee and known for his competitive playing style and huge gaming industry experience. He pulled in a total of $1,739,333 dollars, according to reports. He played for gaming teams such as Vici Gaming, Invictus Gaming, TongFu & TyLoo previously.
6. Sumail Hassan| Pakistan | earned: $1,640,777.34| 8 tournaments
Suma1L a nicknamed professional Dota:2 player who played for the 2015 Dota 2 Asia Championships in Shanghai video game team Evil Geniuses. He also played alongside teams including UNiVeRsE, Fear, and Aui 2000 in tournaments and succeeded in winning The International 2015. He took in almost $2 million in 2015 and is currently playing in tournaments for the Evil Geniuses(EG) Such as Major in Shanghai Major in Frankfurt and Major in 2016.
Sumail Net Worth 2022
Sumail has an estimated net worth of $3,591,258 in 2022.
For their first-place finish, EG took home $6,634,661, making Sumail the youngest player ever to reach $1 million in winnings.
Team: Evil Geniuses
5. Zhang “xioa8” Ning| China | earned $1,662,202.73| 44 tournaments
Zhang Ning is the captain of the Newbee team that won last year’s Seattle “Dota 2” TI4 Grand Finals. He used to play for Young, Big God & LGD.cn for LGD. Forever. Once upon a time, his team moved to Invictus Gaming with a $6 million dollar contract that was the full debacle. Currently, Ning has been able to bring in $1 million per year with the help of other team members.
4. Clinton “Fear” Loomis| America | earned: $1,735,983.84 USD| 44 tournaments
Another Evil Geniuses Dota:2 player after Sumail Hassan, Clinton won The International 2012, the world’s largest “Dota 2” tournament, taking in $1,326,932.14. He has previously played in EG for PluG Pullers Inc, Online Kingdom & compLexity Gaming & currently top-rated Dota:2 games.
In addition, for The International 2014 and ESL One Frankfurt 2014, he assembled the video game squad of evil geniuses. He has played 44 tournaments and won 6 titles and other honors for the championship. He reportedly has a whopping $1.3 million in his annual income.
3. Kurtis”Aui_2000″ Ling| Canada | earned: $1,881,147.04| 47 tournaments
Kurtis aka ‘ Aui 2000 ‘ is a Canadian Dota 2 professional and at the age of 22 is the second-youngest player in the top 10 e-Sports Earning. He pulled in almost $2 million from The International 2016, the world’s largest Dota 2 event, last year.
He has previously played for Speed.int, Team Dignitas, PotM Bottom, and Evil Geniuses but is currently playing for Team NP. He has won a total of 6 championships with EG and Team NP, including MLG Championship Columbus, Dota 2 Asia Championship 2015 & Dota Pit League Sea 3 and has raised $6,634,660.68 so far.
2. Peter “ppd” Dager| America | Earned:$1,961,183.29| 33 tournaments
Peter Dager was known as ‘ppd'(“peterpandam”) in the gaming world. Another player from Evil geniuses(CEO of the eSports organization Evil Geniuses) and he is playing Dota:2. Previously he played for WanteD, Stay Free & Super Strong Dinosaurs. His annual income of $2 Million USD comes from his captainship at Evil Geniuses.
In addition, he is the winner of the 2014 Electronic Sports Prime / Shock Therapy Cup, ESL One New York & World E-sport Championships where he won the professional video gamer’s prestige and attracted the attention of the video games industry worldwide.
1. Saahil “UNIVeRsE” Arora| America | earned: $1,964,038.64| 39 tournaments
An Indian origin, Sahil Arora of UNIVeRsE is another player for Evil Geniuses and the world’s highest paying online gamer. UNiVeRsE or Sahil was part of the Online Kingdom team, along with Fear aka Clinton Loomis who took part in the 2011 Dota 2 series of tournaments, and finally won $1,600,000 in 2012.
After that, he had participated in numerous worldwide competitions that increased his popularity as a professional gamer and, of course, a $2.7 million annual income. Previously, he had played for It’s Gosu eSports, Quantic Gaming & Team Secret with an annual income of $1 million.