Professional gaming – in all of it’s glory – is one of the most lucrative and unexpected additions to the sporting world. Although the players may compete from the comfort of their custom chairs – when it comes to sponsorships, endorsements and contracts, e-Sports competitors are now treated the same as professional athletes complete with corporate backing and event tie-ins. Let’s take at look at seven of the richest and most successful video game players in the world.

7 – Lee Young-Ho
6 – Xie Super Junhao
5 – Saahil Arora
4 – Jang Moon Jae Ho
3 – Matt Haag
2 – Johnathan Wendel
1 – Carlos Rodriguez

Originally published at http://www.killergamebuzz.com/2017/04/23/top-7-richest-professional-gamers/.