Losing the top 1 in 2022, but considering his entire career, Faker is still the Korean Esports player who earns the most money from tournaments.
According to many leaked information from the Korean LoL community, a large number of international gamers believe that Faker is the player with the number 1 salary in the LCK at the moment. However, in terms of tournament prize money, not many people will confirm that the Devil is still in the top 1 in Korea, the reason is that since 2017 Faker has not pocketed any more international titles. . So it’s possible that his bounty record might have been broken by someone.
But according to statistics from Esportsearnings, Faker is still the player who won the position of “top 1 richest man” of Korean Esports. The number that “chairman Lee” has earned from tournaments so far is 1.43 million USD (about 34 billion VND). Standing right behind the Demon King is Maru – a Starcraft II player with 35 championships in his playing career.
If counted in 2022 alone, Faker only earned 124,600 USD (about 3 billion VND) in prize money from League of Legends tournaments. So in 2022, there are also quite a few Korean Esports players from PUBG or Overwatch titles surpassing Faker.
However, thanks to his extraordinary achievements in the past, Faker is still the Korean Esports player who earns the most money from tournaments. Typically, at Worlds 2016, Devil King pocketed 338,000 USD (about 8 billion VND) in prize money along with the world championship, this is also the largest amount from a tournament that Faker won in his playing career. his League of Legends.
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