Top 10 eSports Players in India: How Much They Earn, Games Played, Social Handles, Streaming Platforms, More

Here are the top 10 Highest Earning Esports players in India!

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In the recent few years, eSports has seen tremendous growth across the globe, including India both in terms of viewership and revenue. The growth of competitive gaming is one of the greatest phenomena of the twenty-first century. The rapidly emerging sector in India has led to a growing audience which ultimately led to revenue growth and brands have started to invest in the industry to stay relevant in the future.

This has led to the industry’s rapid financial growth, which has only been hindered by COVID’s restrictions on large public eSports events, however, things appear to be returning to normal in 2022. Speaking of the financial aspect, PUBG Mobile has laid a strong foundation that has given the rise to Esports community in India and following its ban, the growth was carried out by other titles like Free Fire, Valorant, BGMI etc.

There are a lot of eSports players who are earning and getting paid by competing in various tournaments and even representing India in global events. Here in this article, we have listed the top 10 highest-earning eSports players in India as listed by Esportsearnings.

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Top 10 Highest-Earning eSports Players in India Ranked From High to Low

1. ClutchGod

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Games Played: PUBG Mobile, BGMI

Social Handles: Instagram, Discord

Streaming Platforms: Rooter, YouTube

Earnings: The player has earned nearly USD 77,199 (~Rs. 62.89 lakhs) from all the tournaments, out of which he made USD 17,857.50 (~ Rs. 14.54 lakhs) from PMIT 2019 alone while playing under Team 8-Bit.

Topping the list, we have one of the best BGMI/PUBG Mobile players, Vivek Aabhas Horo, popularly known as Clutchgod. This BGMI pro athlete is currently playing for Godlike Esports along with Jonathan, Neyoo, and Zgod. He has played a major role in leading his team to victories in several esports tournaments. During his early days in PUBG Mobile, his role was assaulter, but after joining TSM-Entity, his role was IGL and maintained the same in Godl.

2. Jonathan

Games Played: PUBG Mobile, BGMI

Social Handles: Instagram, Twitter, Discord

Streaming Platforms: Rooter, YouTube

Earnings: The player has earned USD 77,114 (~Rs. 62.82 lakhs) from overall 38 tournaments. The largest cash prize that Jonathan received was USD 12,000.00 (~ Rs. 9.7 lakhs) from PMCO Fall 2019 – South Asia Championship.

This player needs no introduction and he is known as the GOAT BGMI pro player who is currently playing for Godlike Esports. Considered one of the best pro players across the world in BGMI/PUBG Mobile, he along with his team won several events ESL India, PMIS 2.0, PMCO and represented India in Milan, Saudi Arabia, and Malaysia. His full name is Jonathan Jude Amaral and is known to be the best assaulter in Battlegrounds Mobile India.

3. Neyooo

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Games Played: PUBG Mobile, BGMI, Valorant, Free Fire

Social Handles: Instagram, Discord

Streaming Platforms: Rooter, YouTube

Earnings: The player has earned more than USD 71,576.14 (~ Rs. 58.32 lakhs) from 31 tournaments. The largest amount that he made was USD 12000 (~ Rs. 9.7 lakhs) from PMCO Fall 2019 – South Asia Championship out of all the tournaments that he competed in.

Suraj Majumdar, popularly known as Neyoo is another player from Godlike Esports who is considered among the best Indian BGMI players. This Mumbai resident has previously played for TSM-Entity, Entity Gaming, and ORB. He along with his team represented India in Milan, Saudi Arabia, and Malaysia. However, he is not very popular when compared to some big names but has proved his worth in most of the tournaments.

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4. Viper

Games Played: PUBG Mobile, BGMI, Valorant, Among us, Fall Guy, PC games

Social Handles: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Discord

Streaming Platforms: Loco, YouTube

Earnings: The player has earned more than USD 56,467.82 (~ Rs. 46 lakhs) from 14 tournaments. The largest amount that he made was 16,000.00 (~ Rs. 13.03 lakhs) from BMPS Season 1.

In the fourth place, we have another BGMI pro player named Viper who has been a part of one of the first teams to represent India in an International PUBG Mobile event. His full name is Yash Soni and he is a streamer, gaming creator and social media influencer from Mumbai. He is popularly known as Soul Viper and is one of the oldest members of the Soul Clan.

5. Mortal

Games Played: PUBG Mobile, BGMI, New State Mobile, Free Fire, Valorant, Among us , GTA V, and Other PC Games

Social Handles: Instagram, Twitter, Discord

Streaming Platforms: YouTube

Earnings: Mortal has earned more than USD 55,463.57 (~ Rs. 45.20 lakhs) from 13 tournaments. The largest amount that he made was USD 16,000.00 (~Rs. 13.03 lakhs) from BMPS Season 1.

Mortal is one of the very popular Indian YouTubers and owns one of the most-subscribed gaming channels on YouTube. His full name is Naman Mathur and he is the owner of Team Soul which has won BMPS Season 1. He became viral with one of his best PUBG Mobile gameplay highlights in which he achieved victory in a tough situation. He was able to establish himself on YouTube because of the 19 million views of the video.

6. Zgod

Games Played: PUBG Mobile, BGMI, New State Mobile

Social Handles: Instagram, Twitter

Streaming Platforms: Rooter, YouTube

Earnings: Zgod is the sixth-highest esports-earning player in India as per Esportsearnings with estimated earnings of around USD 52,515.58 (~ Rs. 42.79 lakhs) from 25 tournaments. The highest amount made by Zgod was USD 11,400.00 (~ Rs. 9.28 lakhs) from PMGC 2021: Grand Finals.

In the sixth place, we have another player from Team Godlike who is ZGod, and his real name is Abhishek Chaudhary. He was added to TSM Entity along with ClutchGod after his performance in PMCO 2019 – Fall Split where he was the top fragger and damage dealer.

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7. Ghatak

Games Played: PUBG Mobile, BGMI, Valorant

Social Handles: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Discord

Streaming Platforms: YouTube

Earnings: Ghatak has reportedly earned a total amount of USD 51,249.27 (~ Rs. 41.74 lakhs) from 15 tournaments out of which the largest amount was USD 12,000.00 (~ Rs. 9.7 lakhs) from PMCO Fall 2019 – South Asia Championship.

Abhijit Andhare, popularly known as Ghatak is another Indian BGMI player who has been in the community during the early stage of esports rise in India. He has played several PUBG Mobile tournaments and represented India at multiple global tournaments. Ghatak is a coach who currently is a part of GodLike Esports. He is also the founder of Team ORB.

8. Sc0utOP

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Games Played: PUBG Mobile, BGMI, Valorant, Among us, Fall Guy, PC and Console games like God of War, SpiderMan, COD franchise titles
Social Handles: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Discord

Streaming Platforms: Loco, YouTube, Second YT Channel

Earnings: Tanmay has reportedly earned USD 49,066.41 (~ Rs. 39.98 lakhs) from a total of 15 tournaments that he competed in. The largest single amount that he has made was USD 14,200.00 (~ Rs. 11.57 lakhs) from PUBG Mobile World Invitational 2022: Afterparty Showdown.

Scout is one of the most loved content creators on Youtube and he is known to be a passionate BGMI player. Often referred to as one of the best Indian players and a great International player Sc0ut mainly is a Scouter, flanker, and assaulter. Scout is one of the biggest influencers in the Indian gaming community as often described by his fans and fellow members.

9. Goblin

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Games Played: BGMI, PUBG Mobile

Social Handles: Instagram

Streaming Platforms: Loco, YouTube

Earnings: Goblin has reportedly earned USD 49,029.70 (~ Rs. 39.94 lakhs) from a total of 16 tournaments that he competed in. The largest single amount that he has made was  USD 16,000.00 (~ Rs. 13.03 lakhs) from BMPS Season 1.

Goblin is one of the youngest BGMI pro players who recently got quite popular from his gameplay performance in BMPS Season 1. His full name is Harsh Paudwal and he is currently playing from Team Soul.

10. Owais

Games Played: PUBG Mobile, BGMI

Social Handles:  Instagram, Twitter

Streaming Platforms: Loco, YouTube

Earnings: Owais has reportedly earned a total amount of USD 48,904.89 (~ Rs. 39.84 lakhs) from 21 tournaments out of which the largest amount was 15,000.00 (~ Rs. 12.22 lakhs) from PMCO Spring – India.

Mohammad Owais Lakhani was a member of Team Soul, who represented team India at PMCO in Berlin. He also won PMIS with Team Soul. Later in his career, he won the PMAS and established himself as one of the game’s greatest IGLs. He is currently playing for Team Enigma.

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