May 31, 2017 IBOMLLC Team

7 People Who Became Millionaires Playing Video Games

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According to an estimate, eSports industry will have a total worth of $1.5 billion by the end of 2020. Young people around the world are continuously turning their passion for video games into revenue streams. In this article we will mention some of the people who turned millionaires just by playing video games.

Famous Gamers Who Became Millionaires

Lee ‘Jaedong’ Jae Dong

Jae Dong is the world’s highest paid professional gamer. The 27-year old gamer plays StarCraft: Brood War player and StarCraft II. Last year, he announced retirement but later joined SC:BW. Jae Dong has won five OnGameNet Starleague and MBCGame StarCraft League tournaments. His total earnings from 52 tournaments total to $519,086.72.

Carlos “Oceleote” Rodriguez

Carlos “Oceleote” Rodriguez is in early twenties, and making a whopping $950,000 per year. The Spaniard plays League of Legends. He participates in a lot of international tournaments, live streams on the internet, and plays for different eSports teams. He is known as the “David Beckham” of the eSports world.

Sumail Hassan

Sumail Hassan is an 18-year old professional gamer who has earned over $2.48 million by playing Dota 2. He currently plays for …read more

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