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The Top 15 Richest Gamers In The World (Update Aug: 2023)



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Do you know who is the richest gamer in the world? If not, then this article will help you to know about the Top 15 richest gamers in the world. Some portion of people think playing video games is a waste of time and money but they are unaware that video games can make money.

This article will be helpful for those who think video games are a waste of time. Gamers can earn thousands or millions of dollars if they play video games professionally. According to Cyber Athletics, people who are professional gamers earn between $1000 and $5000 per month. Some people play games as a hobby and some play as professionals.

The List of Top Richest Gamers In The World

Richest Gamers

Earlier people only played games for fun and enjoyment but now it has turned into one of the most amazing and lucrative professions all around the world. Nowadays, you will find a lot of games in every corner of the world due to the rise of the gaming industry. A lot of different games are being launched and developed.

People of all ages can play these games for fun or to earn money. The technology was developed and there are different varieties of games through which you can earn money. So, let’s have a look at the list of the Top 15 richest gamers in the world.

15. Sebastian “Ceb” Debs ($5.4 million)

Sebastian "Ceb" Debs

Sebastian is another richest gamers in the world. He has a net worth of about $5.4 million. When he started playing games, people used to consider him a hopeless Dota 2 player. But with time, people considered him creative based on how he would approach the game. After that, he was made the coach of OG. With time, his game started improving and he won The International games of 2018 and 2019. Sebastian’s Dota 2 career started with Team Shakira in 2011.

Now, he is one of the most well-known and richest gamers in the world. In 2015, Sebastian joined Alliance but the team posted mediocre results and failed to qualify for The International 2015. In the year 2016, OG invited him to join as a coach. He won many games in his gaming career and earned a lot of name and fame through gaming.

14. German Garmendia ($5.5 million)

German Garmendia is one of the richest gamers in the world.  He has two YouTube channels named: JuegaGerman and HolaSoyGerman and has almost 80 million subscribers on both channels. But still, many viewers continued to watch his videos due to the humor he uses in his videos. He earned a lot of name and fame from games that he was cast in the Spanish version of the Ice Age film.

Till now he is one of the most-subscribed YouTubers in Chile. In the year 2016, he was the first YouTuber who receive two Diamond plates outside his YouTube career. Besides this, he also formed a musical career with bands like Zudex, Feeling Every Sunset, and Ancud.

13. Anathan “Ana” Pham ($6 million)

Richest Gamers

Anathan is one of the most mechanically skilled Dota 2 players. Earlier, he was a pub player and later became one of the most famous players when OG scouted him.  Anathan got his success under the tutelage of Notail and Tal Azik. He became a pro and skilled Dota 2 player two years after his tutelage.

Due to his continual winning streak, he earned $6 million in Dota 2 tournaments. To continue and focus on gaming, he dropped out of college. He also bagged 2 Valve Majors and now he is counted among the top richest gamers.

12. Jesse Vainikka ($6.5 million)

Richest Gamers

Jesse is considered one of the best players in Dota 2. He got many rewards and his massive net worth came from winning the prize pool in Dota 2 tournaments in International 2018 and 2019. He unveiled that gaming was not his only source of income.

Earlier, Jesse was playing in a weak team of Dota 2, but he improved his gaming after joining a Korean team. His fans are shocked after hearing about his retirement from playing Dota 2 in 2020. But, he returned to the competitive scene after joining a body called Evil Geniuses in 2021.

11. Fernanfloo ($6.8 million)

Richest Gamers

He gained his name and fame due to his comedic gameplay in survival horror games. He has a youtube channel with at least 45 million youtube subscribers. He earns around $1.7 million annually from youtube. Further, he also decided to join Twitch, which proved to be a good move. After joining Twitch, his annual earnings increased.

At this time, Fernanfloo is considered among the top richest gamers.

10. Johan “NOtail” Sundstein ($7.8 million)

Richest Gamers

Johan NOtail is considered one of the best and greatest Dota players. He earned the highest in the Dota 2 tournament. He started gaming when he was 15 years old and he met Jascha “Nova” Markuse and Tal “Fly” Aizik. They played together and became an unsponsored side project of Fnatic manager Danijel “StreeT” Remus. Afterward, they started playing Heroes of Newerth.

9. Timothy John Betar ($12 million)

Richest Gamers

Timothy John Betar is popularly known as Tim The Tatman. He is a Twitch streamer with over 4 million viewers. Timothy normally plays and streams games like CS: GO, Overwatch, and Fortnite. Fortnite was one of the most famous games at the time it was launched.

His Twitch channel is another Fortnite playing channel that was massively viewed. Timothy also receives the Gamer’s choice award for Fan Favourite Male Streaming Game of the Year. He is considered one of the richest gamers in the world.

8. Sean William McLoughlin ($16 million)

Richest Gamers

Sean William McLoughlin, also known as Jacksepticeye, is one of the most popular Irish YouTubers who portrayed his videos as playing and talking about video games, which viewers found interesting. He has over 28 million subscribers on youtube and he shares videos with a variety of video games.

He also started a clothing company with one of his friends Mark Fischbach. Now the total earnings of McLoughlin were $16 million which makes him one of the richest video gamers in the world.

7. Michael Grzesiek “Shroud” ($20 million)

Richest Gamers

Michael Grzesiek gained fame for playing shooter games and battle royal games like Valorant, Apex legends, Counter-Strike, Global Offensive, and Escape from Tarkov. He plays various games on Twitch and Youtube and his videos are very much liked by the viewers.

His gaming videos received 1 million views and most people feel that he is as good as Tyler Belvins. His breakthrough started when he helped the Cloud9 team win at the Esl Pro League Season 4 games. Now, he retired from playing at gaming events and decided to focus on gaming on Twitch. At this time, he is considered among the richest gamers in the world.

6. Preston Blaine Arsement ($20 million)

Richest Gamers

Preston Blaine Assessment is a popular gamer who plays Minecraft, Call of Duty, and Fortnite. He is a youtube gamer with two gaming channels: PrestonPlayz and TBNRfrags. His first youtube channel has around 11 million subscribers, while the latter channel has at least 2 million subscribers.

Due to his two different youtube channels, he became the highest paid youtube gamer in 2019. Besides youtube gaming, he also operates Minecraft servers. He is among the highest-paid and richest gamers in the world.

5. Evan Fong ($25 million)

Richest Gamers

Evan Fong is considered one of the richest gamers in the world. He is the creator of the youtube channel VanossGaming. His gaming style has some similarities with PewDiePie. The VanossGaming youtube channel only focuses on gaming. He had 25 million youtube Subscribers and 1.6 billion views last year. Now, Evan Fong has around $25 million in total net worth.

4. Mark Fischbach “Markiplier” ($35 million)

Richest Gamers

Mark Fischbach is different from other gamers. Besides gaming on Youtube, he is an actor, director, writer and producer.

He has a youtube channel with over 33 million subscribers and usually, his videos receive 17 billion views. Mark Fischbach is famous for his outstanding gameplay commentary. He normally likes to play horror and action games. Through gaming, he earns around $10 to $20 million per annum.

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3. Daniel Middleton ($35 million)

Richest Gamers

Daniel Middleton is a popular gamer and runs a youtube channel named DanTDM, formerly The Diamond Minecraft. Almost every video focuses on Minecraft, though he also covers other games. His videos have more than $10 billion views. Through his youtube gaming videos, he was able to earn $16.5 million alone in 2017.

He earns at least $12 a million every year. He was also rewarded with several awards for his gaming career. He was also acknowledged by Guinness World Records due to his maximum views on the Minecraft channel.

2. Tyler “Ninja” Blevins ($40 million)

Richest Gamers

Tyler was well-known as a Fortnite player on youtube, but you can also find him on Twitch. He has a lot of subscribers and views on his youtube channel and viewers love his gaming videos. He has above 23 million subscribers and receives 2.5 billion views on his videos.

He earns around $500,000 to $1,000,000 per month playing video games. His earnings started to increase after he signed a deal with Microsoft. He got around $40 million from his deal. He is now considered one of the richest gamers in the world.

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1. PewDiePie ($60 million)

Richest Gamers

PewDiePie is popularly known as a youtube video gamer commentator and internet celebrity. He is very different from other gamers and likes to play different games. Many people love to watch his videos to get ideas for playing different varieties of games besides a particular one. He earns around $20,000 from each video.

Besides being a YouTuber, he is also a writer and wrote a book titled “This Book Loves You“, which is a bestseller and has sold over 112,000 copies. He also launched a mobile application for his viewers to watch his videos.

Conclusion of the Richest Gamers In The World


This article is all about the Top 15 richest gamers in the world. If you are a video game lover, then you will surely like this article. Read the full article to know more about the richest video gamers in the world with their net worth. I hope you all liked this article.

Topic Summary

Here is a quick list of The Top 15 Richest Gamers In The World.

  1. PewDiePie
  2. Tyler “Ninja” Blevins
  3. Daniel Middleton
  4. Mark Fischbach “Markiplier
  5. Evan Fong
  6. Preston Blaine Arsement
  7. Michael Grzesiek “Shroud
  8. Sean William McLoughlin
  9. Timothy John Betar
  10. Johan “NOtail” Sundstein
  11. Fernanfloo
  12. Jesse Vainikka
  13. Anathan “Ana” Pham
  14. German Garmendia
  15. Sebastian “Ceb” Debs

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Hello readers !!! I am Soumyashree Kahalsingh from Odisha. I am continuing my graduation and also have a hobby of writing different articles. I always try my best to write creative content and to provide SEO-friendly engaging content.

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