George Georgallidis, otherwise known as, HotshotGG, is a gamer. He is the founder and president of the professional gaming organization ‘Counter Logic Gaming’. In an interview with Forbes on 4 July 2012, he has explained how Koreans have evolved in eSports and seen League of Legends impact on them?
He gained fame in the world of eSports after he became a pro-gamer with his team ‘Counter Logic Gaming’. Further, his team is also popular for playing games like League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Halo, and Super Smash Bros. However, after getting in top-level, on 26 MAy 2013, he stepped down from being the Top Laner for CLG and replaced by Nientonsoh.
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Off to Hong Kong for the return of legends tournament. Can't wait to see my old buddies in 15 hours. pic.twitter.com/AvlU2tyjEW
— HotshotGG (@CLG_HotshotGG) July 31, 2017
HotshotGG: Bio, Family, Education
The talented gamer was born on 23 June 1990 in London, Ontario, Canada. He was born to the Greek parents, whose identity is not available in the media. Neither he has revealed information on his siblings.
After completing high school, he joined the RCC Institute of Technology to pursue a computer network engineer. However, having a passion for playing games, to become a pro gamer in Legend of Leagues, he dropped out of college. Further, he has been into the games like Halo and Defense of Ancients from a young age.
HotshotGG: Career & Life Achievements
As stated earlier, he was very interested in playing a game from a young age. After the release of Legend of Leagues(LOL), he started to play it that led him to take a break from college. However, to pursue his career as a LOL pro gamer, he dropped out of college.
In April 2010, he founded Counter Logic Gaming, a competitive professional gaming team for League of Legends and others. Initially, the team consists of members HotshotGG, Lociero, Grandjudge, Chauster, Nolja, Clever, Sabertiger, Bigfatjiji, Lilballz, and Kobe24. However, some members left the group and when the group went official, it has the members HotshotGG, Kobe24, bigfatjiji, Chauster, and Elementz.
In 2010, his team, CLG has garnered a few records like first in 2010 World Cyber Games in Grand Finals prize worth $250,000. After that, in 2011, the team along with Epik Gamer and Team SoloMid attended the Riot Season 1 Championship in Sweden.
In 2013, after getting unsatisfactory results from the LCS Summer Season, he stepped down from top lane. After handling his position to Ninetonsohand began to take a managerial role for the team. In 2014, he returned as a temporarily mid-laner in the 2014 NA LCS Spring Split that featured a Week 1 midlane clash. Later in the same year on 29 July, he would play as CLG’s mid laner in a boot camp in Korea with Monte Cristo.
HotshotGG: Personal Life & Girlfriend
Coming over to his love life, he used to date the fellow gamer and streamer, Lilypichu. There is no information available on their dating history or breakup. But they had been together for many years and spotted together in gaming contests and tournaments. However, in 2017, Lilypichu posted a picture captioning ‘I am Single’.
Moreover, even after their breakup, they remain as good friends. Currently, the gamer is single and not been in the news for his relationship. Whereas Lilypichu has moved on and begun dating musician Albert Chang.
Caption: HotshottGG with his ex-girlfriend, Lilypichu.
HotshotGG: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Talking about his net worth, he mostly made his huge wealth from streaming on Twitch and participating tournaments. His personal Twitch channel amassed more than 220k followers. From where he collects around $28,000 per month. Further, he also made a profit from his sponsorship and his other business ventures. Therefore, his net worth has an estimation of around $4 million from his gaming career.
As he is busy with his own gaming schedules, he makes time for using different social media platforms. But he is not active on Instagram. On Twitter, he goes by the handle @CLG_HotshotGG with 207k followers. On Facebook, he has the account @CLGHotshotGG with over 89.1k followers.
Sweet roof top pool in Hong Kong! pic.twitter.com/mbGltvBZOx
— HotshotGG (@CLG_HotshotGG) August 3, 2017
HotshotGG: Body Measurements
The gamer has a slim body type that stands to a tall height. But there is no information on his precise height and weight. George has black hair and dark-brown eyes color.