Gaming industry is booming in last two decades, and there is a new job associated with it.You can get a great paycheck by playing FPS or MMO games. These guys are doing their dream jobs, and they do not have to drive to their job, their only task is to beat their opponents in the virtual world. This is the list of top 10 richest gamers in the world 2015.
10. Saahil Arora aka UNiVeRsE USD581.826
Saahil Arora better known by his gamer tag UNiVeRsE is an American professional gamer. UNiVeRsE is a Dota Veteran, and he had competed in all four of Valve’s yearly Dota 2 championships. He is currently associated with team Evil Geniuses.
9. Oleksandr Dashkevych aka XBOCT USD601.806
Oleksandr Dashkevych better known by his gamer tag XBOCT IS the second most popular Ukrainian Dota 2 player. His supreme skills know XBOCT as an Ad carry. He had won numerous of tournaments since 2011. XBOCT is a team member of the Ukrainian team Natus Vincere.
8. Danil Ishutin aka DendiUSD604.752
Danil Ishutin, known for his gamer tag Ishutin, is a Ukrainian professional player who plays for Natus Vincere team. Dendi and his team won the tournament called the International that is held in Cologne Germany and ever since he is one of the best Dota gamers.
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7. Clement Ivanov aka Puppey USD661.332
Clement Ivanov, better known by his gamer tag Puppey, is an Estonian professional gamer and a captain of Ukrainian team Natus Vincere also known as Na ‘Vi. He had helped the team win two major international tournaments. Puppey showed that he had significant skills to lead his team to victory.
6. Jang Jae Ho aka Moon USD461.590 and USD500.000 contract
Jang Jae Ho, popular for his gamer tag Moon, is a South Korean professional gamer. Moon is one of the best Warcraft III players. He had won Warcraft III Championship five times. He is playing as a Night Elf character, and his nickname is the 5th Race.
5. Lee Yun-Yeol aka NaDa USD302.642 and USD690.000 contract
Lee Yun-Yeol, better known by his gamer tag NaDa, is a South Korean professional gamer of Star Craft, Brood War and StarCraft Two. NaDa is known as one of the best Brood War players who had won six major title victories. His last team was complexity Gaming as he retired in 2012 after a decade in professional gaming industry.
4. Matt Haag aka NaDeSHoT USD194.495 and 700 000USD from sponsors/streaming
Matthew Haag, known by his gamer tag NaDeSHoT, is an American professional player and the co-owner and captain of the team OpTic Gaming. He is currently playing in the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare season, playing the subjective support role.
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3. Johnathan Wendell aka Fata1ty USD454.919 and company sales
Johnathan Wendell, famous by his gamer tag Fata1ty, is an American professional player and entrepreneur.He is considered be one of the first successful professional gamers.Fata1ty was prominent in FPS games, eventually winning twelve world titles.
2. Team Newbee USD5.89 million collectively
This team does not live up to its name as its members Jiao Wang aka Banana, Chen Zhihao aka Hao, Zhang Pan aka Mu, Wang Zhaohui aka SanSheng and Zhang Ning aka xiao8 are the best gamers in China. Team Newbee compete in Dota 2, and they had finished as 9th in the last year’s championship.
1. Carlos Rodriguez aka Ocelote USD1 million annually
Carlos Rodriguez, popular due to his gaming tag Ocelote, is a Spanish professional gamer. Ocelote competes in a famous MMO gam the League of Legends where he plays as a mid. He is currently a member of a team Gamers 2.
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