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Top 20 highest earning Call of Duty: Warzone players

Published: 3/Sep/2021 19:44 Updated: 3/Sep/2021 20:21

by Theo Salaun

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Although hackers and stream snipers seem to have broken spirits across Call of Duty, the battle royale remains a premier title in the field. Here are the 20 highest-earning Warzone players in terms of total tournament winnings. 

With numerous high-paying tournaments every month since the game‘s March 2020 debut, some players have stood out from the pack, making themselves the top Warzone earners and earning an impressive salary’s worth of prize winnings.

We’ve seen incredible new world records set, a host of celebrities get involved, and a variety of high-stakes, big-bucks tournaments.

It may not feel as legitimized as esports like Apex Legends and Fortnite, but competitive Warzone continues to overcome cheater drama and the absence of a transparent SBMM system (or ranked league) to stay on top of Twitch’s viewership every week.

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During recent months, groundbreaking events like the $200k HusKerrs Howl and the $300k World Series of Warzone saw big competitive names taking home the prize pool, raking in both the rewards and the glory.


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Warzone’s competitive scene continues to grow, with no sign of slowing down.

Warzone’s top earners

Using data from esportsearnings.com, let’s take a look at the top 20 Warzone players in terms of tournament winnings. We’ll take a more in-depth look at the top 3, and then provide a full list of the top 20.

3. Thomas ‘Tommey’ Trewren – $217,495.82

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Tommey is a veteran CoD pro with years of experience competing at the highest level.

As a former competitive CoD pro, Thomas ‘Tommey’ Trewren was among the first veterans to dive head-first into Warzone upon release. Quickly finding his footing, Tommey has exploded into one of the scene’s biggest personalities and accomplished streamers.

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Engaging with just about every tournament since Warzone’s release, Tommey broke into the top three in 2021 as Jordan ‘HusKerrs’ Thomas fell to fourth place.

Alongside his fellow 100 Thieves squadmate in Rated, the popular organization is constantly dominating headlines as a result of their Warzone success.

2. Rhys ‘Rated’ Price – $220,755.26

Rated Warzone player
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Rated has taken the number two spot on the top earner’s list.

Rhys ‘Rated’ Price is a professional Warzone player and content creator who represents the esports organization, 100 Thieves.

Having competed in top-level Call of Duty since 2014, Rated is a veteran of the scene and an incredibly talented player. Despite achieving accolades in previous CoD titles, it’s Warzone where he truly began to thrive alongside his duo partner Aydan ‘Aydan’ Conrad.

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Since they started teaming up, the pair have won well over $200,000 in prize money each, and have taken home multiple tournaments. With this dynamic duo holding the number one and two spots on the list, it’s going to be difficult to contest their positions.

1. Aydan ‘Aydan’ Conrad – $273,015.25

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Aydan firmly sits above most of the other Warzone competitors in terms of overall earnings.

In second place for much of Warzone’s first year, Aydan finally eclipsed HusKerrs and took the first spot back on March 14. He is also closing in on the 300k mark as he continues to pull away as the highest earner in Warzone.

From Fortnite to Warzone, Aydan has been a longstanding figure in the battle royale sphere. But, for those unfamiliar with Epic Games’ third-person shooter, the charming beatboxer has truly made his mark on Verdansk by proving that his head is worth appreciating for more than its infamous dent.

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An absolute demon, Aydan has comfortably shifted from duos with MuTeX and ZLaner to winning just about every 2v2 tournament with Rated.

Top 20 Warzone players: highest earnings (September 2021)

The full top 20 highest-earning Warzone players are listed below. In total, across all 20, nearly $3 million has been earned through Warzone tournaments. And those numbers are sure to increase as prize pools continue to get larger and larger.

Since this is just a list of the highest earners cumulatively, it doesn’t include averages earned per event, otherwise, some players like Jukeyz and Biffle (whose invitations are limited by region and school, respectively) would likely be higher on the list.

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 No.  Player Earnings
1 Aydan $273,015.25
2 Rated $220,755.26
3 Tommey $217,485.82
4 HusKerrs $207,508.37
5 SuperEvan $201,570.83
6 Almond $168,694.68
7 Biffle $167,908.34
8 Fifakill $160,347.15
9 WarsZ $159,956.61
10 Jukeyz $157,685.24
11 Newbz $127,474.98
12 Zlaner $123,277.76
13 Swagg $120,025.01
14 JoeWo $107,183.34
15 Stukawaki $103,333.89
16 Destroy $98,062.50
17 UnRationaL $92,833.34
18 Recrent $86,729.92
19 Mutex $84,371.36
20 Symfuhny $82,600.01

With plenty of huge tourneys that continue to be announced, the landscape for the top earners is always right on the precipice of shifting.


Those are the top Warzone earners as of September 2021. Be sure to check back for frequent updates as this list for the highest-earning players continues to change over time.

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