Lee Sang-hyeok, or as we all know Faker, has earned a name for being the best player of all time in a South Korean game called League of Legends. At the mere age of 25, he has managed to earn millions by just a game. His parents, as well as his other members and neighbors, were shocked when they came to know that their little boy is a millionaire. He has set his foot in this field since 2013. Not to forget, he has received many awards and recognition.

Well, how well do you know about Faker? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Faker’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Faker to date.

Biography and Early Life

Faker was born on 7th May, I996. He is a native of Seoul, South Korea. His father and grandparents did his up-bringing in the Gangseo district. He had an elder brother who was also supportive of him. Right from early childhood, he always liked the games and crossword puzzles and the activities that we find in the magazines. He started playing the League of Legends game back in 2011, and he had no idea that this game will change his life.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Faker in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Faker’s age is 25 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 7 May 1996. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 176 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 138 lbs in Pound and 63kg in Kilograms.


Faker went to Mayo High School. However, since he had a liking for software and games, so he left High School. He then joined the SKT T1 K to study and pursue the field of e-sports. Faker decided from an early age that his life will revolve around computer games, and thus, decided to pursue his career in the same.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Although fans are always interested in their favorite gamers’ relationship news, Faker has always liked to keep his personal life up to himself. As we know, now he is currently not dating anyone. He is presently single and living a bachelor’s life.

Is Faker Gay?

No, Scott is definitely not gay as we know of now. He has never made any revelation about this matter. He is currently single and not gay.

Professional Career

Faker started his journey back in 2013 when he was appointed by the SK Telecom T1 K as a mid laner. Because of his excellence, SK Telecom was able to their first League of Legends World Championship. In summer 2013, he was given the status of a “brilliant player” when he played against KT Rolster. Fans stated it as one of the iconic moments of in-game history. He also proved himself when he was qualified for the World Championship of 2014.

Back in season 5 of the game, many of the companies went to play for the Chinese teams, but Faker had already made up his mind to play for his country. He was given many expensive contracts, but Faker denied them all. He managed to qualify in various games all through 2016. He became the first gamer to have a record of 1000 kills in LPK. He was a millionaire and received many expensive contracts. There were even some rumors that one of his single deals was over $2.5 million.


Because of Faker’s absolute excellence in the field of e-sports, he has won numerous awards. He has been honored with the 2017 Best Esports Player. He has won the 2018 David Yan award for the most beloved gamer. He has won the Hall of Fame Award three times. He has also received the SBENU Champions Summer 2015 Playoff Awards as the most valuable player. These were some of his individual awards. The list for recognition as a team goes on and on.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Faker in 2021

The net worth of Faker is estimated in 2021 and found to be $4 million. He earned this significant sum of income by being a successful gamer. During his gaming career, he has earned over $1,000,000 million.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Faker is widely popular among teenagers. He is one of the highest-paid gamers to exist. Fans regard him as the GOD of the League of Legends game. He is a calm person who takes the game as a game and does not let it affect his personal life.
  • He loves cooking and eating all kinds of cuisines.
  • He has over 353K followers on Instagram, and fans often shower their love for him.

Faker has rightly proved that if we really give all our hard work and zest, then success will come crawling right into our pockets. He is an inspiration for all those kids who want to pursue in the gaming field but are often demotivated by their parents and society.


Facts of Lee Sang-hyeok

  • Gender Male
  • full nameLee Sang-hyeok
  • birthplaceGangseo, Seoul, South Korea
  • Date of Birth May 07, 1996
  • Age 27 years 9 months
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Lucky Number 10
  • Lucky Stone Emerald
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
  • nationalityKorean
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$4 million
  • professionGamer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 63 Kg, In Pounds – 138 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres –  176 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolMapo High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins


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