World of Warcraft is one of the most popular MMO out there and it is played by millions of players around the world. In this guide, we will share some of the Top World of Warcraft Players who ware earning money by playing it. Let’s get started.
Rene “Swapxy” Pinkera
Rene Pinkera a.k.a Swapxy is the 2 time Blizzcon champion. BlizzCon is the annual gaming convention by Blizzard Entertainment to promote their games including World of Warcraft. Rene is also the part of the METHOD which is an esport organization. Rene Pinkera has earned $143,924.35 USD by playing the different WOW Events.
Rene Pinkera participated in 22 tournaments to earn this amount. He won the Blizzcon (2015 & 2016) where he won the winning amounts of $40,000 and $30,000 respectively. He also won the events like AWC Summer Finals ($12,500), European Championship 2015 World of Warcraft (12,500) and WoW European Championship finals 2017 (12,500).
Fabio “Fabs” Nardelli
Fabio Nardelli a.k.a Fabs is an Italian WOW player who played for SK Gaming. He earned $145,387.44 by playing the World of Warcraft tournaments and events. He is also 3 times BlizzCon Champion. He won the BlizzCon in 2010, 2015 and 2016 bagging the reward of $25000, $30,000 and $40,000 respectively. He also won the other tournaments such as “WoW European Championship Finals 2017 ($12,500), European Championship 2015 WoW ($12,500), EU Battle.net Invitational WoW 2011 ($50000 AND BlizzCon 2010 European Qualifiers WoW ($5000). Fabio achieved the 100,000 Milestone in 2016 by winning the BlizzCon 2016 WoW. Fabio is currently among the top 3 highest earning players from Italy.
Simon Merlin “Boertar” Heinks
Simon Merlin Heinks a.k.a Boetar is a German Player who played for SK Gaming. He earned $114,874.35 USD by participating in 14 different tournaments. He also has a tremendous record where won 6 tournaments, runner of 4 tournaments and reached the semi-final of 1 tournament. He also won the important such as BlizzCon 2 times in 2015 and 2016 bagging $40,000 and 30,000 respectively, European championship in 2015 and 2017 winning the $12,500 in each event. Boetar Crossed the $100,000 milestone in 2017 by winning the WoW European Championship Finals 2017.
Kelvin “Snutz” Nguyen
Kelvin Nguyen is a Canadian World of Warcraft Player who played for METHOD Team. He is the one time champion of BlizzCon and 3 times runners up of BlizzCon. He earned a total of $107,083 from participating in 17 WoW events. Recently he won the AWC Spring 2019 – NA Cup #1 and NA Cup #3 bagging the total of $2500 USD. His highest reward money was from BlizzCon 2012 where he earned $35,000 USD by winning the tournament. Snutz crossed the 100,000 milestones in 2019 by securing the 1st spot in WoW Arena Finals – Spring 2019. It took him 17 tournaments to cross the mark of $100,000.
Charles “Cdew” Dewland
Charles Dewland a.k.ka Cdew is an American World of Warcraft Players who play for METHOD Team. He is also the one time BlizzCon Champion and 4 Time NA Regional Champion. He is also the runners-up of Blizzcon 2016. Charles has earned $85,958.34 by participating in 23 various WoW Tournaments. Charles first participated in BlizzCon 2012 where his team stood 4ht in the event and he won $4000 by participating in that event. Later on, he participated in BlizzCon 2014 where he secured 3rd position and Blizzcon 2016 where he was the runner-up. In 2018, he won the BlizzCon 2018 and bagged $30,000 for winning the tournament. Charles is the #231 highest earning player from the United States.
Mathias “Zunniyaki” Esterlechner
Mathias Esterlechner a.k.a Zunniyaki is a French player who has won more than $72 Thousand USD by participating in 16 tournaments. He is also the 2-time silver medalist of the BlizzCon Tournaments held in 2012 and 2013. Mathias has played for many teams during his carrier including Northern Gaming blue, skill-capped red, Skill Capped EU and many more. He also won the WoW Arena European Championship with NG Blue where he earned the $12,500 USD and Eu Battle.net Invitational WoW 2012 with Yaspresenents. He ranked the number 34 in term highest earning players from France.
How to earn money playing the World of Warcraft?
Now you know the players who have earned thousands of USD by playing the Wow. If you also want to earn good money by playing the WoW then you can pick the following ways.
- The first method is to start participating in the regional events and once you are good enough, you should join a professional team to earn the good money just like the folks mentioned in this list. However, you need to be the best of the best to start playing for professionals team and it could take months depending on how much time you dedicate to the WoW and how good you are.
- The other method which you can use is to sell the World of Warcraft Gold via third-party websites. There are so many players out there who would buy WoW Gold for handsome money. There is a guy named Jeffery who is also known as “Boutique” who earned more than $472,000 in less than 3 years by selling the Gold. This example shows how much potential this method has and you will easily will players who would happily buy your WoW Gold.
World of Warcraft is a very comprehensive game and hundreds of players are earning good money by playing it. You could also be the next big name if you dedicate your time to it. if you have any questions, please let us know in the comment section below. Also, visit our website for more useful guides.