Will "Rush" Wierzba
- Professional Gamer
- $15,300 average monthly winnings
- Published July 22, 2020 by Niall Doherty
How does Will make money online?
Will plays video games professionally.
Well, just one video game really → Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
As of this writing he plays for Complexity Gaming, so he usually competes as part of a team.
Will’s team receives prize money if they perform well in a tournament.
You can see Will playing CS:GO in this video:
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How much money does Will make?
Esports Earnings put Will’s online earnings at $91,800 through the first six months of 2020:
That works out to an average of $15,300 per month.
And that’s much more than Will earned in years prior – his previous high for online earnings was $18,183 back in 2016 – mainly due to video game tournaments being moved online due to COVID-19.
It’s worth noting however that those numbers only account for prize money Will earned from online tournaments. Depending on his contract with Complexity Gaming, he may also be earning a salary, he might have to give up a percentage of his prize money, and there could be all sorts of other stipulations.
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How did Will get started?
I couldn’t find any good info on this but it’s a safe bet that he played a TON of video games growing up, and has probably put 1000’s of hours into CS:GO.
Presumably he got so good at the game that he was able to start competing in bigger and better tournaments.
Here’s a video from Complexity Gaming talking about what it takes to become a pro gamer:
What type of online business does Will have?
It’s not entirely online since Will does compete quite a lot in “offline” tournaments.
Other ways to make money online
There are many other ways to make money online, to work from home or anywhere in the world.