Former SK Gaming and MIBR CS:GO professional Fernando ‘fer’ Alvarenga has revealed the very best wage he has earned since he began enjoying.
Because the esports business has grown over the past decade, so has the amount of cash that high gamers earn. With just a few exceptions, salaries in esports are saved secret, they usually may solely symbolize a fraction of what gamers earn.
Final week, former CS:GO participant Kenny ‘kennyS’ Schrub revealed that every participant attending the Main is prone to earn no less than $150,000 via the sale of the occasion’s in-game objects. The 5 gamers who win the occasion, he estimated, might make between $500,000 and $1 million.
Talking on his stream, fer revealed that his first wage, again in CS 1.6, was simply R$ 200 ($40 USD) a month. Quick ahead a number of years and he was incomes roughly $1,000 USD a month at Keyd Stars, although a part of that wage was used to cowl the workforce’s bills in the US. After that, as his workforce turned among the finest on this planet, his wage skyrocketed, hitting $42,000 USD at one level.
fer didn’t point out which of the groups he represented supplied him that wage. fer is among the most achieved CS:GO gamers within the Americas, with over $1 million in profession earnings and two Main titles, each gained in 2016.
The Brazilian has been inactive for the reason that 2022 IEM Rio Main, which he attended with Imperial alongside his longtime teammate and pal Gabriel ‘FalleN’ Toledo. Earlier than that, he performed for groups like Luminosity Gaming, SK Gaming and MIBR, making HLTV.org’s high 20 Participant of the Yr rating in 2016 and 2017.
When requested about how a lot cash a tier-one CS:GO participant makes lately, fer gave an estimate of $30,000 USD.