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Dota 2: 10 richest Dota 2 pro players

Anuj Gupta
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Image Courtesy: Steam community website
Image Courtesy: Steam community website

A person earning money playing video games would be a joke in the last decade, the obvious reason being that games were for fun and not considered as a serious career path. However, things have changed drastically in the last five to ten years. Gaming has become a source for earning money, the companies have poured in money and the eSports industry has been growing since.

Popular games like Counter-Strike, Dota and League Of Legends have become increasingly profitable for developers of these games and the gaming community in general. With more and more companies getting involved, more money has come into play in the eSports scene presently. Dota has been growing as a game with its users and players playing the game at a professional level. The game’s main event, known as “The International”, has been pulling more and more money every year, resulting in a great attraction for professional players who want to make a decent career out of eSports.

We will now have a look at some of the richest players of Dota 2 here.

Note: All figures have been sourced from eSports earnings.

#10 Peter Dager (ppd)

Image Courtesy: The Esports Observer website
Image Courtesy: The Esports Observer website

Peter Dager or ppd is a professional Dota 2 player who plays for Ninjas in Pyjamas. He is an offlaner and is famous for his time at Evil Geniuses. Peter was a great player of EG in their run for The International of 2015. He was also the CEO of EG for a year. Ppd plays as a support and is one of the main members of NiP. He has an overall earning of $2,984,166.36 according to latest available reports.


#9 Saahil Arora (UNiVeRsE)

Image Courtesy: Imgur website
Image Courtesy: Imgur website

Saahil Arora, famously known as UNiVeRsE, is an American professional Dota 2 player who plays for Forward Gaming. He is a very talented individual and is regarded as one of the best offlaners in the game. UNiVeRsE was a vital part of Evil Geniuses and has won competitions with them including The International of 2015. He was also with Team Secret for a brief time but came back to EG later. UNiVeRsE has an overall earning of $3,038,737.67 according to latest available reports.


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