Danil Ishutin made a fortune on e-sports
In 2011, at the exhibition of the latest achievements fromthe world of computer games Gamescom hosted the first world championship for Dota 2. Developers of the company Valve provided unimaginable for those times prize fund - 1 million US dollars winner. Since then, the world of e-sports has changed dramatically. Valve made it clear that they are ready to support the competition of the strongest players in different disciplines. The winner of the championship in 2011 was the Ukrainian team Natus Vincere. In the final, they clashed with the Chinese from EHOME. The winners were Danil Ishutin, known under the pseudonym Dendi. Today he is among the ten most successful and rich cyber sportsmen of our time.
Danil Ishutin was born in 1989 in the Ukrainiancity of Lviv. It can be said with certainty that since childhood he has a predisposition to success in e-sports. Parents of a young man at an early age bought a computer for his son. Danil, unlike many peers, got the opportunity to play in a wide variety of games. In his collection were the first issues of "Heroes of Might and Magic", "Warcraft", DOOM, "Starcraft", Quake and Need for Speed. Today these games have become classic, defining in the early 2000s the vector of development of the entire industry. In 2008, the most popular multiplayer strategy was the Dota application for the game world of Warcraft III. In the same year Danil Ishutin joined the ranks of his first team - WG. This was the beginning of his dizzying career.
In 2008-2009 Danil stands for the team WG, which after the merger with other players received the new name Ks.Int. From the very beginning of his career, he chooses himself the nickname Dendi, which has not changed to this day. In 2010, Danil finally consolidated in a new, stronger team of DTS. Together with them, he participates in the world cup of e-sports and takes second place. Dendi was noticed in large part thanks to a successful game on the complex Pudge class. He is invited to the team of Natus Vincere (Na'Vi), which is traditionally considered one of the strongest in many eSports disciplines. In 2011, the organizers of the world tournament announced a prize fund of 1 million dollars. In the final match Na'Vi defeated the Chinese opponents. Danil Ishutin was recognized as the best player in the winners. DotA has become the most popular game in the world. Since that time, Dendi has not left the team. On his account, participation and prizes in more than 30 tournaments.
In 2014, a young man together with otherscyber-sportsmen, Benedict Lim and Clinton Loomis, starred in the feature film "Free Game". This documentary tells the story of the fate of professional players. Danil played himself.
Status of Danil Ishutin
Computer games bring professionals greatincome. For several years, Danil Ishutin earned a huge fortune. According to some reports, today his profit only from participation in major competitions is about 620 thousand US dollars. With these indicators, he is among the top 24 richest cyber sportsmen in the world. Unlike many young people who earn computer games, Danil Ishutin tries to spend money rationally. In the interview, he stated that fast driving on a "Porsche" or a trip to Las Vegas is not his style. He invests in the acquisition of real estate.
Contrary to popular belief, that eSportscan not be combined with a successful personal life, Dendi is quite successful in this area. Despite the fact that the information on such a delicate topic is not disclosed by Danil Ishutin himself, the personal life of the sportsman is fully combined with professional successes. This is confirmed by photos and statuses in social networks, the player for a long time meets his girlfriend. Nothing surprising, because, as noted by those who communicated with the athlete, Danil is not only the most experienced professional in his field, but also an open, cheerful person.