shot to stardom in July 2019 when he won the 2019 Fortnite
World Cup, taking home the groundbreaking $3 million prize.
has proved to be one of the biggest gaming sensations of all time, entering popular culture in such a profound way that it feels like online games will
soon be categorised as ‘BF’ and AF’ when marking their date. Dominating our news
feeds, gaming platforms and even finding a footing in mainstream media, it was
no surprise when Fortnite announced their own world cup, and in 2019 it was a
bigger deal than ever, with the winner taking home $3 million.
winning this competition, Bugha, respected among his Fortnite contemporaries,
was still doing well for someone still not old enough to leave school, earning
roughly $25,000 in all competitions.
taking home the trophy, he gained respect from his competition and media
outlets, as he announced he will, aside from a new desk, buy nothing and
invest the rest. Smart decision Bugha. Smart decision.