Who Makes More Money: Wimbledon Champion OR Fortnite Champion?
In 2019, who do you think makes more money, a professional tennis champion or a professional Fornite video game champion? Well as of this year the single champion of the Fortnite World Cup will win $3 million versus last year’s Wimbledon Open champion taking home $2.7 million.
As far as championship teams of two, a duo in Fortnite World Cup also gets awarded $3 million or $1.5 million each while Wimbledon pairs would win $556,947 each.
Do you still see the two careers as different levels that should get different pay or do you think it is time for video gamers to get the same payout and respect as professional athletes?