15-year-old Fortnite player won a million dollars in the World Cup

British teen Jayden Ashman withteammate Dutchman Dave Jeong won $2.25 million for finishing second in the Fortnite World Cup finals. The partners are going to split the money in half.

Fifteen year old e-sportsman

In an interview with the BBC, a teenager who performed undernickname "Wolfiez" said that he was stunned by the result. According to Jaden, he had been playing Fortnite since the game's release, but unlike many of the finalists, he was relatively unknown, with only a few thousand followers on gaming social media.

The boy's mother, Lisa Dollman, said theyConflicts often arose over his gaming hobby and deteriorating grades at school. After one of the quarrels, she even threw out his XBox, but now she accepted her son’s choice.

The Fortnite finals conclude today at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York City, with the winner taking home $3 million.