Faker is a Korean gamer that has won multiple championships. Faker is one of two professional League of Legends players who have won the World Championship. Since 2013, he has been a member of the SK Telecom T1 and Esports teams. He also came up with the moniker ‘Faker.’
Faker (Lee Sang-hyeok) was born on May 7, 1996, in the Gangseo District of Seoul, South Korea. Lee Kyung-Joon is his father’s name, but his mother’s name is unknown. Lee Sang-hoon, his older brother, is also a gamer. Similarly, before discovering League of Legends, he began making custom maps for the games Warcraft III and MOBA.
He enrolled in Mapo High School but left to pursue his gaming profession.
More Facts about Faker
|Age||25 years 11 months|
|Birth Date||May 07, 1996|
|Birth Place||Seoul, South Korea|
|Net Worth||$4M US|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)|
|Ethnicity||Far East Korean-Asian|
|Profession||Videogamer, YouTuber, Entrepreneur|
|Father’s Name||Lee Kyung-Joon|
|Education||Mapo High School, Hwagok-ro, Seoul|
|Best Match for Marriage||Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn|
When SKT chose Faker in 2013, he began his professional career.
World League of Legends Championship
He and his team took home all three titles in 2013, 2015, and 2016. He did not qualify for the 2014 and 2018 League of Legends world championships, however.
SK Telecom T1 has only finished second in 2017 and 2019.
Achievements and Awards
- 2013-2014: Two ‘Pandora TV Awards’ and two ‘Hot six Awards’.
- 2015: ‘Republic of Korea e-Sports Popularity Award’ and ‘Most Valuable Player Award’.
- 2016: ‘World Championship Most Valuable Player Award.
Net Worth and Salary
His net worth is estimated to be around $4 million dollars in the United States. SK Telecom T1 pays him $2.5 million as a video gamer. In approximately 46 tournaments, he has won $1,213,853.15 in prize money.
Faker is 5 feet 7 inches tall and has black hair and eyes. He weighs 56 kg.
This media personality has 401.3k Twitter followers, 280k Instagram followers, and 684k YouTube subscribers. He is not a Facebook user.