Meet the People who Earned Riches by Playing Video Games

Started as a hobby or trained to be a pro-gamer? Have these video gamers ever expected that their video game playing will be their source of living? And not only just to earn money, we are talking about serious money.

What about you, have you dreamed of being a video gamer one day? We have gathered here the selected 15 top video gamers who will surely inspire you. At their early age, earning such money is really an inspiration to others.

No. 15: Park ‘Lyn’ Joon – $317,610.95 from 77 tournaments

Park “Lyn” Joon, from Korea, earned most of his cash playing “WarCraft III.”


No. 14: Jerry ‘EGM’ Lundqvist – $340,474.95 from 29 tournaments

Jerry “EGM” Lundquist, from Sweden, was part of a team called The Alliance, that made a total of more than $1.4 million.


No. 13: Henrik ‘AdmiralBulldog’ Ahnberg – $344,537.40 from 36 tournaments

Enrik “AdmiralBulldog” Ahnberg,  another one from Sweden, had earned $287.4K from a single tournament playing “Dota 2.” He had taken first place in 18 tournaments.



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