Zyppan Valorant

Zyppan – Age, Height, Net Worth, Family Status and Complete Biography

Pontus “zyppan” Eek is a Swedish professional valorant player who was born on 17th July 2002. Zyppan has also been a professional Fortnite player where he played for Epsilon Esports and Exalty before switching to Valorant. He currently plays for Natus Vincere which he joined in 2022 from FunPlus Phoenix.


Real NamePontus Eek
Born inSweden
Birthday 17th July 2002
Current age21 years
Esports TeamNatus Vincere
Currently PlayingNatus Vincere
Pro Gamer in (Game)Valorant and Fortnite
Net Worth$900k
Relationship StatusNA

What to Know About Zyppan’s Personal Life

Most professional gamers like to keep their private lives away from the public so getting something on them is usually challenging. However, with a little more digging, you can learn more about their lives from their interviews, conversations, and even social media. To save you the stress of doing all these, we’ve compiled some details about Zyppan’s personal life we think you should know.

While he likes to keep his family and relationships private, he has mentioned his family’s support as one of the driving forces in his career. He’s known for his high family values as he likes to spend time with his friends. Other times, he’s playing games or watching interesting movies.

How Did Zyppan Become a Professional Esports Player?

Professional Esports always like to share the story of how they came to the limelight, which can connect them to their fans and inspire future players. In Zyppan’s case, his journey to being a professional Esports player was far from straightforward. In fact, he’s had to switch from different games before setting for Valorant when it was released. 

He started out playing CS:GO like most video game lovers, leading him into the industry. However, unlike most Valorant players, he was playing competitive CS:GO before going pro for Fortnite. Zyppan started out as a professional Fortnite player playing for Epsilon Esports and Exalty prior to 2020. 

Zyppan’s switch to Valorant came in 2020 during the game’s beta release where he joined Ninjas in Pyjamas as a stand-in from May to June 2020. That short stint earned him a move to FABRIKEN where he stayed exactly one month between June and July of the same year. His stint at FABRIKEN led to a couple of exciting performances and small winnings to go with it.

In August 2020, Zyppan earned a big career break to the more established FunPlus Phoenix. Here, his team participated in more prestigious tournaments including finishing 4th at the Valorant Champions 2022. 

Unlike his previous stints, he spent over 2 years in FunPlus Phoenix before moving to Natus Vincere in November 2022 where he currently plays. His journey has been eventful through various games before settling in Valorant.

What are Zyppan’s Esports Achievements?

Despite playing other games competitively and even a stint as a professional Fortnite player, Zyppan has established himself as a Valorant Esports player. This is why we’ll focus on his career playing Valorant professionally and the achievements he has made within that period. 

  • July 1st, 2020: 1st in Rise of Titan, with FABRIKEN and winning $200
  • July 12th, 2020: 3rd in Vitality European Open, with FABRIKEN and winning $225
  • August 17th, 2020: playoff – 2nd, group stage – 2nd in Allied Esports Odyssey, with FunPlus Phoenix and winning $706 and $235
  • August 2th, 2020: 3rd – 4th in LVL Clash 2, with FinPlus Phoenix and winning $58
  • September 13th, 2020: 2nd in BLAST Twitch Invitational, with FunPlus Phoenix and winning $2946
  • December 6th, 2020: 3rd – 4th in First Strike: Europe, with FunPlus Phoenix and winning $2000
  • February 7th, 2021: 1st – 4th in Champions Tour Europe Stage 1: Challengers 1, with FunPlus Phoenix and winning $1054
  • February 21st, 2021: 1st – 4th in Champions Tour Europe Stage 1: Challengers 2, with FunPlus Phoenix and winning $2111
  • March 22nd, 2021: 3rd – 4th in Champions Tour Europe Stage 1: Masters, with FunPlus Phoenix and winning $3000
  • April 9th, 2021: 1st in Champions Tour Europe Stage 2: Challengers 1, with FunPlus Phoenix and winning $3544
  • April 2nd, 2021: 5th – 6th in Champions Tour Stage 2: EMEA Challengers Playoffs, with FunPlus Phoenix and winning $1450
  • July 11th, 2021: 4th in Champions Tour Europe Stage 3: Challengers 1, with FunPlus Phoenix and winning $968
  • August 22nd, 2021: 9th – 12th in Champions Tour Stage 3: EMEA Challengers Playoffs, with FunPlus Phoenix and winning $363
  • November 8th, 2021: 9th – 16th in Red Bull Home Ground #2, with FunPlus Phoenix and winning $231
  • January 16th, 2022: 1st in Champions Tour CIS Stage 1: Challengers 1, with FunPlus Phoenix
  • March 27th, 2022: 1st in Champions Tour Stage 1: EMEA Challengers, with FunPlus Phoenix and winning $9168
  • April 24th, 2022: 8th in Valorant Champions Tour Stage 1: Masters Reykjavík, with FunPlus Phoenix and winning $5000
  • June 26th, 2022: 2nd in Champions Tour EMEA Stage 2: Challengers, with FunPlus Phoenix and winning $6508
  • July 24th, 2022: 1st in Valorant Champions Tour Stage 2: Masters Copenhagen, with FunPlus Phoenix and winning $40000
  • September 19th, 2022: 4th in Valorant Champions 2022, with FunPlus Phoenix and winning $16000
  • November 28th, 2022: 1st in G-Loot VALORANT Clash, with Natus Vincere and winning $3600
  • March 5th, 2023: 3rd – 4th in Champions Tour 2023: LOCK//IN São Paulo, with Natus Vincere and winning $8000
  • May 28th, 2023: 4th in Champions Tour 2023: EMEA League, with Natus Vincere and winning $5000
  • June 25th, 2023: 7th – 8th in Champions Tour 2023: Masters Tokyo, with Natus Vincere and winning $3000
  • July 23rd, 2023: 2nd in Champions Tour 2023: EMEA Last Chance Qualifier, with Natus Vincere
  • August 27th, 2023: 9th – 12th in Valorant Champions 2023, with Natus Vincere and winning $6000
  • December 4th: 1st in Champions Tour 2023: EMEA Last Chance Qualifier, with Natus Vincere

What is Zyppan’s Net Worth?

Players tend to keep this type of information private so specific figures may prove difficult. However, we can make calculated estimates that mirror close to the Zyppan’s net worth. Bearing in mind he has been a professional Fortnite player before switching to Valorant in 2020. His net worth is estimated to be $900k, where his $121k+ winnings from the various tournaments contribute a decent portion. Zyppan’s salary over his professional career and endorsements with brands also adds to this figure. 

How Much Does Zyppan Earn?

The annual earning income of an Esports player significantly affects the player’s net worth, especially for a relatively short career yet like Zyppan’s. We estimate Zyppan’s annual income to be $200k, with several avenues contributing to this figure. Here are some of the major contributors:

  • Tournament winnings: zyppan has won a total of $23k in 2023 alone at the time of writing. 
  • Salary: playing for a big team like Natus Vincere and having a significant role in the team usually means a good salary. From similar situations, his annual salary is estimated to be in the low 6 figures.
  • Sponsorships: star players get endorsement deals and sponsorships from brands with Zyppan bagging a couple like Logitech, including other undisclosed deals.

What are Zyppan’s Valorant Settings?

Zyppan sets up his game to suit his style of play and this is one of the reasons he’s among the top Valorant players. As a versatile player, you expect this to show in his settings where parameters are set that makes it easy to utilize various agent pools seamlessly. He uses the standard DPI of 800, but with a very low sensitivity of 0.24. Hence, the mouse moves slower, and precision is increased. 

He keeps that scoped sensitivity at 1 so the view remains the same despite the chosen viewing medium. This is important for a versatile player that would normally see the use of different agents.

Leaving the video resolution at 1920×1080, it shows, that Zyppan likes to see a clear image. Fullscreen and 16:9 aspect ratio highlights the other video settings Zappan employs to improve his gaming.

Learn more about Zyppan’s gaming gear and valorant settings.

What Gaming Gear Does Zyppan Use?

Do you want to know the gear Zyppan uses for Valorant? Follow this section to see his equipment.

  • Mouse: VAXEE XE Wireless Black
  • Keyboard:Logitech G Pro X
  • Headset: Logitech G Pro X Superlight Wireless Headset
  • Mousepad: Logitech G640 Original

What is Unique About Zyppan’s Playing Style?

Zyppan, like other Valorant players have varying styles that set them about. These playing styles may be from years of practice and the way each player likes to approach the game. For zyppan, this includes being as versatile as it gets. 

Using agent pools, there are no ways very few players can. This makes him more unpredictable and an asset for his team. It also means he can play various roles for his team. Agent pools like duelist, controllers, and sentinels are some of the agent pools he can play due to his versatility.

Potus likes an aggressive game but don’t mistake this as being reckless as he employs being adaptable. He can alternate between aggressive entries and capitalizing on his opponent’s mistakes. 

How can You Play Valorant Like Zyppan?

Playing like Zyppan involves learning his style, getting his gears and understanding his thought process. If you are looking to pick up valuable Zyppan Valorant techniques, follow this section keenly. If you’ve got similar gears, the next thing you should do is learn his style. Start by becoming flexible and versatile. 

Start by learning how to use the different agent pools. Become a versatile player by learning other modes rather than sticking to one. This will typically increase your time to master the pools. 

Learn the map and its outlines so you can easily pick up potential enemy positions which in turn helps your aggressiveness. You can initiate attacks without being reckless, just like Zyppan. Taking calculated risks is one of his strong points and the best way to master this is through understanding the game. 

What are Zyppan’s Official Social Media Channels?

By following Zyppan on social media you get to learn more about his gaming and the player. Zyppan is not particularly active on most social media platforms, as evident by his minimal followers on these channels. He’s active on a number of social media channels, including Twitter (Now X), where he has the most social media followers. 


While Zyppan has mostly steeped clear of controversy as an Esports player, he has been involved in some situations that have raised a bit of dust within the valorant community.

Toxicity During Competitive Gaming

In 2021, he was involved in an incident where he was captured using offensive language and exhibited toxic behaviours towards teammates during competitive gaming. This incident was later resolved but may have already shaped the opinions of people in the valorant community.


Do you have a particular question about Potus Eak? You may just find the answer in this FAQ question where we highlight some popular questions about the player and answer them.

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