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Lee Sang-hyeok (Faker)

Facts of Lee Sang-hyeok

Full Name: Lee Sang-hyeok
Birth Date: May 7, 1996
Age: 27 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Korean professional League of Legends player
Country: Korea
Horoscope: Taurus
Height: 5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)
Net Worth$4.6 million
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBrown
Birth PlaceSeoul
EducationMapo High School
FatherLee Kyung-joon
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Lee Sang-hyeok aka Faker (born on 7th May 1996 in Seoul, South Korea) is a Korean professional League of Legends player. Moreover, he has won the 3× League of Legends World Champions (2013, 2015 and 2016). Currently, he is the mid laner for SK Telecom T1, which competes in the League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK).

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Faker: Bio, Age, Education

Lee Sang-hyeok aka Faker was born on 7th May 1996 in Seoul, South Korea to his father, Lee Kyung-Joon. As a sibling, he has a brother. As of 2019, he is 23 years old and belongs to the birth sign Taurus.

By nationality, he is a Korean and his ethnicity is Asian. Talking about his education, he attended Mapo High School. Later, he dropped out of high school in order to join SKT.

The Korean gamer, Lee stands at the height of 5 feet & 9 inches and weighs 56 kg. Similarly, Lee holds 275k followers on Instagram, 225k followers on Twitter and 1.5 million followers on Facebook.

Faker: Professional Career

  • Firstly, he discovered League of Legends in late 2011 and quickly became very good at the game.
  • After that, SK Telecom T1 K invited him as their starting mid laner in 2013 and Faker helped them to win their first League of Legends World Championship as he became the brilliant player in his outlay against KT Rolster Bullets mid-laner Ryu Sang-Wook.
  • In 2014, the organization rules stated that each organization can have only one team in each league which caused SKT T1 K and SKT T1 S to merge and created a new name SKT T1.
  • During 2014, Faker rejected several offers from the Chinese team costing $1000000 and ₩500 million, preferring to stay in Korea on SKT.
  • In the 2015 World Championship, he and his team won while only dropping one game in the finals for a record of 15-1 throughout the series.
  • Furthermore, on 11th July 2016, he became the first player to reach 1000 kills in the LCK and was also voted as the Most Valuable Player of the tournament.
Lee Sang-hyeok Wiki, Bio, Age, Forbes, Nationality, Net Worth, and Career
Faker playing the Video game. P.C-Instagram
  • Moreover, in 2017, Faker renewed his contract with SK Telecom T1 worth over $2.5 million.
  • On 6th February 2017, Faker recorded his first live stream on and became the first gamer in history to collect 245100 viewers. However, the record was broken in early 2018 by Tyler1.
  • Similarly, on 17th July 2018, he played his 400th match in the LCK and successfully defeated MVP with a result of 2-1.
  • On 20th November 2018, he signed the extension 3-year contract with SKT.
  • Likewise, he had been listed on Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2019 under the category of Entertainment and Sports.
  • On 13th April 2019, Faker and his team won the 2019 Spring LCK Final which was his 7th LCK title.
  • Additionally, on 7th July 2019, Faker and his team won their first Rift Rivals Championship title defeating LPL teams by 3-1.
  • On 21st August 2019, he played his 500th match in the LCK during the LCK Summer Playoffs and won his 500th game against Afreeca Freecs with Qiyana with a KDA of 7/1/14.
  • In addition, he won the eighth LCK title along with his team members on 31st August 2019.
  • On 27th October 2019, Faker achieved his 100th international win after defeating Splyce at the 2019 World Championship.

Faker: Net Worth & Earnings

According to the sources, Lee has an estimated net worth of $4.6 million as of 2019. Similarly, he earns about $78313.08 per year from his profession as per the report.

Faker: Personal Life; Wife & Kids

Regarding his love life, he is neither married nor in a relationship. He is too busy and focused on his career that he has no time for relationships. In one of the interviews, Faker said he has no time for girls and dating since he spends most of his time practicing. He said that it was either to do his job or go out, nothing in the middle. Therefore, Faker is single at the moment.

Lee Sang-hyeok Wiki, Bio, Age, Forbes, Nationality, Net Worth, and Career
Faker after receiving an award in E-sports awards 2016. P.C-Twitter

Faker: Awards and Achievements

  • Best Player at Pandora TV Champions League of Legends Winter 2013-2014.
  • The Most Valuable Player Award in League of Legends (2013)
  • The Best Player Award at the Hot Six League of Legends Champions Summer (2013)
  • Republic of Korea e-sports of Legends League Popularity Award (2015) (2016)
  • Korea e-sports of Legends League Best Player Award (2015) (2016)
  • Korea e-sports of Legends League eSports Award of the Year (2015) (2016)
  • World Championship Most Valuable Player (2016)
  • Best Esports Player, The Game Awards (2017)