Top 10 Highest Earning Call of Duty Players of All Time (2023)

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Top 10 Highest Earning Call of Duty Players of All Time (2023)

Dhruv Bhatnagar
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Call of Duty pros have won tens of millions of dollars in collective prize money over the years, but the question remains: who has won the most individually?
The list below mentions the top 10 highest earning Call of Duty players of all time.

There’s no doubt that the Call of Duty series is one of the most popular in video game history, with millions of players around the globe competing on a daily basis. The incredible number of players that the game attracts makes it incredibly difficult to play at that professional eSports level.

With numerous high-paying tournaments since the franchise’s debut, some players have stood out from the pack and made an impressive salary’s worth of prize winnings. We’ve seen some incredible new world records set, a host of celebrities get involved, and a number of high-stakes, big-bucks tournaments.

With 2023 coming to an end in a few days, it’s a great time to check who the highest-earning Call of Duty players of all time are based on the total prize money earned to date.

Richest Call of Duty Professionals in History

Professional Call of Duty players have gained immense prize money, fame and respect in the industry throughout the years. The prize pool of these tournaments keeps rising every year, and the team that wins the most becomes the most profitable while the dominant team’s players shine the brightest and end up taking the grand prize.

Here is an updated list of the ten highest-earning Call of Duty players in history based on prize money. This excludes player salaries, sponsorships, and other forms of remuneration.

Top 10 Highest Earning Call of Duty Players

10. Octane 

  • Name: Sam Larew

  • Prize Money: $874,948 USD

  • Current Team: 100 Thieves

  • Nationality: United States 

Octane

9. Kenny

  • Name: Kenneth Williams

  • Prize Money: $913,228 USD

  • Current Team: OpTic TEX

  • Nationality: United States

Kenny

8. SlasheR

  • Name: Austin Liddicoat

  • Prize Money: $1,010,333 USD

  • Current Team: BOS Breach

  • Nationality: United States

SlasheR

7. Scump

  • Name: Seth Abner

  • Prize Money: $1,186,505 USD

  • Current Team: OpTic Gaming

  • Nationality: United States

Scump

6. Clayster

  • Name: James Eubanks

  • Prize Money: $1,217,396 USD

  • Current Team: Car Royal Ravens

  • Nationality: United States

Clayster

5. Cellium

  • Name: McArthur Jovel

  • Prize Money: $1,329,548 USD

  • Current Team: ATL FaZe

  • Nationality: United States

Cellium

4. Arcitys

  • Name: Alec Sanderson

  • Prize Money: $1,394,679 USD

  • Current Team: SEA Surge

  • Nationality: United States

Arcitys

3. Crimsix

  • Name: Ian Porter

  • Prize Money: $1,413,842 USD

  • Current Team: FaZe Clan

  • Nationality: United States

Crimsix

2. Simp

  • Name: Chris Lehr

  • Prize Money: $1,545,578 USD

  • Current Team: ATL FaZe

  • Nationality: United States

Simp

1. aBeZy

  • Name: Tyler Pharris

  • Prize Money: $1,584,905 USD

  • Current Team: ATL FaZe

  • Nationality: United States

aBeZy

With the prize pool continuing to rise, the list above will continue to evolve in 2024, especially as the young guns of OpTic Texas, and Atlanta FaZe continue their domination while the old legends fall down the standings.

It’s important to note that the above figures only include the prize money won by Call of Duty professionals in their respective careers to date, these numbers. It can drastically change if their salaries, sponsorships, and other forms of remuneration are included in their current tournament ending. The figures may not be completely accurate, but they are as close as possible.


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