Faker Bio, Age, Height, Net Worth, Personal Life, Career


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.’

Early years

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
Horoscope Taurus
Full Name Faker
Birth Place Seoul, South Korea
Net Worth $4M US
Salary $2.5M US
Height 5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)
Ethnicity Far East Korean-Asian
Nationality Korean
Profession Videogamer, YouTuber, Entrepreneur
Father’s Name Lee Kyung-Joon
Education Mapo High School, Hwagok-ro, Seoul
Weight 56 Kg
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Lucky Number 10
Lucky Stone Emerald
Lucky Color Green
Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn

Professional Career

When SKT chose Faker in 2013, he began his professional career.

Caption: Faker Cute looks ( Source: KoreaGameDesk )

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.

Body Measurement

Faker is 5 feet 7 inches tall and has black hair and eyes. He weighs 56 kg.

Social Media

This media personality has 401.3k Twitter followers, 280k Instagram followers, and 684k YouTube subscribers. He is not a Facebook user.

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