Top 20 Dota 2 Esports Player celebrities in the world

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Dota 2 Esports Player celebrities [Updated September 23, 2021].

1. Johan Sundstein

Johan Sundstein net worth 2020
Johan Sundstein , better known as <strong>N0tail</strong>, was born on October 8, 1993 in Denmark.
  • N0tail debuted with the team Fnatic.EU in 2012.
  • Signature Hero: Abaddon, Oracle, Chen.
  • He is the player with the highest tournament earnings in Dota 2 and esports.
  • On August 25th, 2019, he became the first two time TI-Winner, after winning two consecutive TIs, TI8 and TI9. He achieved this together with his teammates Ceb, ana, Topson, and JerAx on team OG.
  • He is the most decorated professional Dota 2 player, having won 4 Majors and 2 Internationals.
  • He is the first and only Danish player to win The International.
  • Had the highest average deaths per game (9.55) at the The International 2018.
  • He holds the record for the most deaths (20) in a single game at The International. He achieved this feat while playing for OG as Pugna against Virtus.pro during Game 2 of their Group Stage series at The International 2017.
  • He is very keen on dogs and other animals.
  • Was previously known as N0tail before he changed his name to BigDaddy on June 21st, 2014. However, after creating OG in 2015 he dropped the BigDaddy name and returned to using N0tail as his nickname.

Net Worth 2020: $6,931,549

2. Jesse Vainikka

Jesse Vainikka net worth 2020
Jesse Vainikka , better known as <strong>JerAx</strong>, was born on May 7, 1992 in Finland.
  • JerAx debuted with the team Rat in the dark in 2013.
  • Signature Hero: Earth Spirit, Tusk, Rubick.
  • Can touch his nose with his tongue.
  • JerAx has played competitive TF2.
  • Known for his Earth Spirit, JerAx has over 500 matches played on the hero and sports an impressive 75.5% win rate as listed on Dotabuff.
  • JerAx was the first player to make 4 consecutive Major finals, with Team Liquid at The Shanghai Major and The Manila Major and with OG at The Boston Major and The Kiev Major.
  • On August 25th, 2019, he became the first two time TI-Winner, after winning two consecutive TIs, TI8 and TI9. He achieved this together with his teammates N0tail, Ceb, ana, and Topson on team OG.
  • His gamer tag is based on his name Jesse and the Mortal Kombat character Cyrax.

Net Worth 2020: $6,470,644

3. Anathan Pham

Anathan Pham net worth 2020
Anathan Pham , better known as <strong>ana</strong>, was born on October 26, 1999 in Australia.
  • ana debuted with the team Mobility Gaming in 2013.
  • Signature Hero: Ember Spirit, Phantom Lancer, Spectre.
  • He idolises Gordon Ramsay.
  • He is the first Australian to have won a Valve-sponsored event.
  • On August 25th, 2019, he became the first two time TI-Winner, after winning two consecutive TIs, TI8 and TI9. He achieved this together with his teammates N0tail, Ceb, Topson, and JerAx on team OG.
  • He popularized Io as a position 1 hero during The International 2019 and finished with a 6-0 record on the hero.

Net Worth 2020: $6,003,194

4. Sébastien Debs

Sébastien Debs net worth 2020
Sébastien Debs , better known as <strong>7ckngMad</strong>, was born on May 11, 1992 in France.
  • 7ckngMad debuted with the team Team Shakira in 2011.
  • Signature Hero: Magnus, Centaur Warrunner, Enchantress.
  • Enjoys playing basketball and hip-hop dancing in his free time.
  • Studies entrepreneurship and management.
  • As of TI9, he is the first and only French player to win The International.
  • On August 25th, 2019, he became the first two time TI-Winner, after winning two consecutive TIs, TI8 and TI9. He achieved this together with his teammates N0tail, ana, Topson, and JerAx on team OG.

Net Worth 2020: $5,507,512

5. Topias Miikka Taavitsainen

Topias Miikka Taavitsainen net worth 2020
Topias Miikka Taavitsainen , better known as <strong>Topson</strong>, was born on April 14, 1998 in Finland.
  • Topson debuted with the team SFTe-sports in 2017.
  • Signature Hero: Monkey King, Invoker, Pugna.
  • On August 25th, 2019, he became the first two time TI-Winner, after winning two consecutive TIs, TI8 and TI9. He achieved this together with his teammates N0tail, Ceb, ana, and JerAx on team OG.
  • He's been playing Dota since he was 8 years old.
  • He has seven older siblings and four younger siblings.
  • He studied to become a chef but he decided to quit to focus on Dota.
  • Had the highest average deaths per game (7.28) of any core player at The International 2018.
  • Had the highest average kills per game (9.43) at The International 2019.

Net Worth 2020: $5,424,214

6. Kuro Salehi Takhasomi

Kuro Salehi Takhasomi net worth 2020
Kuro Salehi Takhasomi , better known as <strong>KuroKy</strong>, was born on October 28, 1992 in Germany.
  • KuroKy debuted with the team Online Kingdom in 2010.
  • Signature Hero: Rubick, Visage, Io.
  • Originally intended his nickname to be pronounced kuːroʊkaɪ, but is fine with people pronouncing it differently.
  • KuroKy has actively competed in every International - a record only matched by Puppey.
  • KuroKy is the first player to reach 1,000 wins in his pro career.
  • As of 23rd March 2018, he has the most unique heroes played in pro games (107).

Net Worth 2020: $5,192,218

7. Amer Al-Barkawi

Amer Al-Barkawi net worth 2020
Amer Al-Barkawi , better known as <strong>Miracle-</strong>, was born on June 20, 1997 in Jordan.
  • Miracle- debuted with the team Balkan Bears in 2015.
  • Signature Hero: Ember Spirit, Slark, Anti Mage.
  • Miracle- was only the second player to win a TI and 2 Valve Majors as he won The Frankfurt and Manila Majors with OG and The International 2017 with Team Liquid. At the time, s4 was the only other player who had achieved this feat. It has since been achieved by Puppey, N0tail, JerAx and ana.
  • On May 11th, 2016, he became the first player in Dota 2 history to achieve a matchmaking rating of over 9000. He later won the eSports Rookie of the Year 2016 at the eSports Industry Awards.
  • He was named Esports PC Player of the Year at the 2017 Esports Industry Awards.
  • Had the highest average kills per game at The International 2016 (9.89) and The International 2018 (10.80).
  • His career high for kills in a single game is 28. He achieved this feat while playing for OG as Juggernaut in their first group stage match against compLexity Gaming at ESL One Frankfurt 2016.
  • Achieved 10,000 MMR on June 16th, 2020.

Net Worth 2020: $4,770,131

8. Ivan Borislavov Ivanov

Ivan Borislavov Ivanov net worth 2020
Ivan Borislavov Ivanov , better known as <strong>MinD_ContRoL</strong>, was born on January 20, 1995 in Bulgaria.

Net Worth 2020: $4,557,595

9. Maroun Merhej

Maroun Merhej net worth 2020
Maroun Merhej , better known as <strong>GH</strong>, was born on June 17, 1995 in Lebanon.
  • GH debuted with the team Wired Gaming in 2014.
  • Signature Hero: Io, Tusk, Keeper of the Light.
  • On the media day of DAC 2017, Sccc was asked to give a Chinese nickname for GH. Sccc thought that "gh" = "go home", so he wrote down “回家哥” (go home bro).
  • He became the first Lebanese player to attend The International when Team Liquid was invited to The International 2017.
  • Reached 10,000 MMR on August 7th, 2020.

Net Worth 2020: $4,175,282

10. Lasse Aukusti Urpalainen

Lasse Aukusti Urpalainen net worth 2020
Lasse Aukusti Urpalainen , better known as <strong>MATUMBAMAN</strong>, was born on March 3, 1995 in Finland.

Net Worth 2020: $3,756,278

11. Syed Sumail Hassan

Syed Sumail Hassan net worth 2020
Syed Sumail Hassan , better known as <strong>SumaiL</strong>, was born on February 13, 1999 in Pakistan.
  • SumaiL debuted with the team Evil Geniuses in 2015.
  • Signature Hero: Storm Spirit, Ember Spirit, Puck.
  • SumaiL was featured in Time Magazine's top 30 influential teenagers of 2016, making him the first ever Dota 2 player to be included in the magazine's awards.
  • He is the brother of Yawar "YawaR" Hassan.
  • He is the youngest player to win an official Valve event, doing so at only 15 years and 361 days old at DAC 2015.
  • He is the youngest player to win an International, having won The International 2015 when he was just 16 years and 176 days old.
  • He holds the record for the most kills (31) in a single game at The International. He achieved this feat while playing for Evil Geniuses as Tiny against OG during Game 3 of their Upper Bracket series at The International 2018.
  • He looked up to Maelk in 2010.
  • He enjoys cheese pizza so much that he has it every two days.
  • He is a big NBA fan, cheering for the Golden State Warriors.

Net Worth 2020: $3,608,750

12. Saahil Arora

Saahil Arora net worth 2020
Saahil Arora , better known as <strong>Universe</strong>, was born on October 11, 1989 in United States.
  • Universe debuted with the team Online Kingdom in 2011.
  • Signature Hero: Dark Seer, Faceless Void, Tidehunter.
  • Until The International 2019, Universe was the only player that had participated in all Valve-sponsored events, though he was listed only as a sub in the very first International.
    • Additionally, he was tied with Misery, Puppey and DDC for most active appearances in Valve events, being an active player in all but one event.
  • Universe is one of only 8 players to compete in 1000+ pro Dota 2 games with a single franchise.
  • Changed his in-game ID from "UNiVeRsE" to "Universe" for 2019/2020 season.

Net Worth 2020: $3,063,415

13. Peter Dager

Peter Dager net worth 2020
Peter Dager , better known as <strong>Ppd</strong>, was born on November 2, 1991 in United States.

Net Worth 2020: $2,998,257

14. Lu Yao

Lu Yao net worth 2020
Lu Yao , better known as <strong>Somnus%E4%B8%B6M</strong>, was born on December 16, 1995 in China.

Net Worth 2020: $2,990,905

15. Xu Linsen

Xu Linsen net worth 2020
Xu Linsen , better known as <strong>fy</strong>, was born on February 12, 1995 in China.
  • fy debuted with the team Vici Gaming in 2012.
  • Signature Hero: Rubick, Io, Earthshaker.
  • Despite being a support player, he has won two 1v1 tournaments: ECL 2013 Dota 2 Season and The Summit 1 in 2014, beating notable players such as ZSMJ, BurNIng, and cty.

Net Worth 2020: $2,907,160

16. Clement Ivanov

Clement Ivanov net worth 2020
Clement Ivanov , better known as <strong>Puppey</strong>, was born on March 6, 1990 in Estonia.
  • Puppey debuted with the team XsK.
  • Signature Hero: Chen, Enchantress, Bane.
  • Puppey has actively competed in every International - a record only matched by KuroKy.
  • Puppey is the first player to win two Valve events, with his victories at The International 2011 with Natus Vincere and at The Shanghai Major with Team Secret.
  • On October 9th 2016, EternalEnvy released a blog post accusing Puppey and Kemal of mishandling tournament winnings, as well as taking a 10% pay cut without the knowledge of the other players. The post later went on to claim that Puppey had also physically threatened team members, most notably w33, and a video was released showing Puppey destroying a monitor.
  • Puppey joins Miracle- and s4 as the third player to ever win two Valve majors and one International.
  • Has played in an impressive 5 Major and 3 International finals, a record unmatched by any player.

Net Worth 2020: $2,858,718

17. Clinton Loomis

Clinton Loomis net worth 2020
Clinton Loomis , better known as <strong>Fear</strong>, was born on February 19, 1988 in United States.

Net Worth 2020: $2,541,185

18. Gustav Magnusson

Gustav Magnusson net worth 2020
Gustav Magnusson , better known as <strong>S4</strong>, was born on April 1, 1992 in Sweden.
  • S4 debuted with the team Team Empire in 2012.
  • Signature Hero: Puck, Magnus, Batrider.
  • Nicknamed by the community as the "Son of Magnus", both, because of his great Magnus play, and because his last name (Magnusson) translates to Son of Magnus.
  • He is the second player to win a TI and a Valve Major (after Puppey), as he won The International 2013 with Alliance and The Boston Major with OG. However, he is the first to add a second major title to his record in addition to an International as he won The Kiev Major, also with OG. Since then, the record has only been matched by Miracle-, Puppey, n0tail, ana and JerAx.

Net Worth 2020: $2,535,365

19. Ludwig Wåhlberg

Ludwig Wåhlberg net worth 2020
Ludwig Wåhlberg , better known as <strong>Zai</strong>, was born on August 5, 1997 in Sweden.
  • Zai debuted with the team Stay Free in 2013.
  • Signature Hero: Enigma, Batrider, Dark Seer.
  • Zai's career high for kills in a single game is 19. He achieved this feat while playing for Team Secret as Queen of Pain in Game 1 of their Upper Bracket series against Alliance during The Summit 3 European Qualifiers.

Net Worth 2020: $2,499,210

20. Tal Aizik

Tal Aizik net worth 2020
Tal Aizik , better known as <strong>Fly</strong>, was born on March 9, 1993 in Israel.
  • Fly debuted with the team Fnatic.EU in 2012.
  • Signature Hero: Dazzle, Crystal Maiden, Phoenix.
  • Along with N0tail, he is the first player to win 4 Valve sponsored events.
  • He is the son of Moni Aizik, a martial artist known as the founder of Commando Krav Maga. Tal has done instructor courses and has an active interest in Krav Maga himself.
  • He became the first Israeli player to attend The International when Fnatic was invited to The International 2013.

Net Worth 2020: $2,399,023