EsportseEarnings website, specialized in calculating prize money in e-sports, has summed up the results of 2019. He estimated that over the past year in all countries, in all tournaments and disciplines, more than $ 214 million were distributed, which were distributed among 23,349 active players. And only 15 of them can be called millionaires of the outgoing year.
288 eSportsmen earned $ 100,000 or more. Last year, those who earned more than $ 1 million, there were 11 people, and those who raised more than $ 100,000 – 245.
However, most of the players who climbed as high as possible in the ranking played in Dota 2 and Fortnite. Whereas the first esportsman who does not belong to these two disciplines is found only in 31st place. This is a Korean who, thanks to PUBG, was able to earn about $ 640,000 in prize money.
The top five were occupied by the OG Dota 2 squad, which won The International 2019 and earned more than $ 15.6 million in total.