- Kyle Giersdorf
- 3,000,000 US dollar(s)
- United Kingdom (New York)
The largest payout for a single player in an e-sports tournament is $3,000,000 (£2,421,270, € 2,694,690), and was awarded to Kyle Giersdorf aka Bugha (USA) for placing first in the first Fortnite World Cup held at Arthur Ashe Stadium, in Queens, New York, USA, on 28 July 2019.
The Fortnite World Cup Solo competition prize pool consisted of $15,287,500 which is a record for the Largest e-sports individual tournament prize pool.