ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - There's a chance you may have never heard of Juan DiBiedma. But ask your college aged and younger kids if they've heard of 'HungryBox' or 'Hbox' or 'Liquid Hungrybox' and there's a good chance they have.
The former chemical engineer is now the #1 ranked 'Smash Brothers Melee' player in the world. Last year alone he earned nearly $100,000 playing eSports.
'HungryBox' is part of an industry that has exploded in popularity in the last 5-10 years. By 2020, some estimates say the global eSports industry will top 100 billion dollars.
On the web:
E- Sports Earnings - https://www.esportsearnings.com/
Juan 'HungryBox' DiBiedma on Twitch - https://www.twitch.tv/hungrybox
Team Liquid - https://www.teamliquidpro.com/
PVP Live - https://pvplive.com/