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Top 10 Highest Paid Female Gamers in 2015

Video games have long been a way of entertainment. When these games were first developed, the industry didn’t expect that the games and gaming consoles will soon become a must part of people’s lives. Still today, the video games aren’t of any use for sports enthusiasts, because the video gamers walk away with big moolah. Let us check out the list of top 10 highest paid female gamers in 2015.

Highest Paid Female Gamers

10. Livia “Liefje” Teernstra

Livia Teernstra’s nickname is ‘Liefje’. When she entered the virtual world, the game followers were left with surprise. Thanks to her stunning performance in a New Zealand’s competition where she played Quake and Unreal Tournament. Livia makes around USD14,000 from every game, and she had played Dead or Alive 4 in the competition.

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Highest Paid Female Gamers

9. Vanessa Arteaga

Vanessa Arteaga is one of the superstars of game industry. She was chosen for the Championship Gaming Series’, and is famous to have excellent skills of fighting games, with Dead or Alive 4 being her beat. She has taken home a price of USD15,000 as the championship prize money in 2008. She also bagged USD5,000 for winning a tournament.

Highest Paid Female Gamers

8. Sasha “Scarlett” Hostyn

Sasha Hostyn belongs to Canada. She plays with the name Scarlett, and is one of the most popular women in the world of games. She has participated in various competitions, and gave excellent performance in StarCraft II. She has participated in more than 32 tournaments since 2011. Her worth is up to USD100,000, and she is one of the world’s best StarCraft II players.

Highest Paid Female Gamers

7. Marjorie “Kasumi Chan” Bartell

Marjorie Bartell, a Software Engineer, is inspired by Dead or Alive’s Kasumi. She is a Dead or Alive 4 player, and got fame for her performance in the Dead or Alive 4 championship in 2007. She bagged USD50,000 from this tournament. Marjorie is also an emerged runner-up for the same game, and walked with USD5,000.

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Highest Paid Female Gamers

6. Katherine “Mystik” Gunn

Katherine Gunn, nickname Mystik, is one of the highest paid female gamers in the world. She earned huge money from the Dead or Alive 4 game. In only three years, Katherina defeated top contenders in both Dead or Alive 4 and Halo: Reach. She bagged USD15,000, and obtained 3rd position with USD7000 in 2008. In 2010, she played Halo: Reach, and earned USD100,000.

Highest Paid Female Gamers

5. Alice “Ali” Lew

Alice Lew, nickname Ali, is one of the strong contributors to the SK-Ladies Counter Strike Team. She has gotten much success the world over due to her awesome gaming skills. Her first tournament was in 2006. She earned USD800 in it. A few years later, she participated in the same competition and made USD4,000. She has participated in five tournaments, and her net worth is USD80,000.

Highest Paid Female Gamers

4. Alana “Ms. X” Reid

Alana Reid is known with the name of Ms. X. She is one of the most talented female gamers in the world. She belongs to Canada, and took part in the game Quake III Arena in 2005, securing the position of a runner-up. Her net worth is around USD10,000 which she made in this single tournament.

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Highest Paid Female Gamers

3. Jamie “Missy” Pereyda

Jamie Pereyda, an attractive and beautiful gamer from America, has participated in the game of QuakeCon III. She is famous with the name of Missy. In 2005, she played in a game tournament, and defeated Ms. QuakeCon II. She won USD15,000 as the prize money.

Highest Paid Female Gamers

2. Rumay “Hafu” Wang

Rumay Wang is known with the name of Hafu. She made more than USD14,000 in just four tournaments in her career. She is one of the most talented female gamers in the world. From Bloodline Champions, Rumay made around USD2,000. Her total earning is USD15,000.

Highest Paid Female Gamers

1. Sarah “Sarah Lou” Harrison

Known with the name of ‘Sarah Lou’, Sarah Harrison is the only woman from Britain who got a good position among the top earning female gamers. She selected Dead or Alive 4 because of its simplicity and cleanness. She is a strong and skillful gamer, backed by regular practice. As the prize money, she got USD50,000 which is her net worth.

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Highest Paid Female Gamers

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2 comments

  1. Girls are very under represented in the top earners in gaming. However, the “facts” in this article are misleading and outdated.

    Namely as this looks at many retired gamers, has unclear wording regarding the money earned (e.g their “NET WORTH” =/= their earnings in competitions).

    In any case- There are many more active female pro gamers- but they are harder to get data on as their revenue = Competition winnings+ steaming +advertising & sponsoring contracts
    In cases of quite a few, this runs up to a net wealth of several 100k.

  2. 1. Scarlett (Sasha Hostyn) is actually a “guy” meaning she has XY chromosome. He was born as a male.

    2. The picture used for Kasumi Chan (Marjorie Bartell) is actually ToSsGirL, a starcraft player. Should be obvious because why on Earth some one with a last name ‘Bartell’ be Asian? Get your facts straight and keep your disgusting Asian fetish off the internet.

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