Faker, known as Lee Sang-hyeok by birth is a South Korean who is a professional League of Legends player whose net worth is million dollars in 2017-2018. The name Faker was gained by him for the gamer which he released. He is known for his high mechanical skill at the game and is considered to be the best all time gamer.
Biography & Wiki:
Faker was born on 7th May 1996 in Seoul in South Korea. Faker is known for playing against many champions at the top professional level who is consistently ranked number 1. Since his childhood he always loved puzzles and video games. He is the one who discovered the League of Legends in late 2011 and became a number 1 gamer. However he finished his middle schooling but dropped out of high school in order to join SKT.
After his dropout from high school he started his active participation with SK Telecom in 2013. He consecutively played the games meeting both failures and victories. It is remarkable that Faker was making more earnings than the Chinese players on row. It is remarkable to know that in 2015 World Championship, Faker and his team won a record which had 15 series out of which they were dropped only 1.
Playing all the seasons successfully Faker renewed his contract with SK Telecom. All the victories of Faker have never been taken in- charge individually but by a group of participants alluring the floor with their massive and stunning performance in most of the games.
Awards & Achievements:
Faker’s awards are numerous with his group participation as well as with his individual participation.
Pandora TV Champions League of Legends Winter 2013-2014 Best Player Award
Pandora TV Winter Champions League of Legends 2013 to 2014 KDA Mid 1st Division
2013 Republic of Korea e-sports destination League of Legends Most Valuable Player Award
Hot Six League of Legends Champions Summer 2013 Best Player Award
Hot Six League of Legends Champions Summer 2013 KDA Mid 1st Division
2015 Republic of Korea e-sports destination of Legends League Popularity Award
2015 Republic of Korea e-sports destination of Legends League this year’s Grand Prize
2015 Republic of Korea e-sports destination of Legends League Most Valuable Player Award
2016 World Championship Most Valuable Player
Net worth of Faker
The estimated net worth of Faker is $2.5 million as of 2017 which was earned only through his gaming skills. It is noted that Faker has made more than $1,000,000 in his pro- gamming career. Also Galaxy reported that Faker’s salary in China was greater than $2,00,000 a year. It is alluring to know that Faker declined an offer of over $1,000,000 by a Chinese team preferring to stay in Korea on SKT. It also noted that he declined many offers from Chinese companies.
Current Wealth Now: more than $2.5 million
Faker’s talents are never questionable as they are very much evident by his victories and his never give up attitude and constant winning and making of records being exuberant and more passionate at games and gaming. He had many notable performances at SKT. Every time Faker and team start their year with a successful bang of winning series.