How much did Luke Littler earn from World Darts Championship?

Luke Littler fell just short on the night (Picture: Getty)

Luke Littler’s dream of becoming the youngest ever winner of the World Darts Championship were ended by Luke Humphries in Tuesday night’s final.

Humphries emerged victorious 7-4 in front of a boisterous Alexandra Palace, claiming his first ever World Darts Championship title and becoming the new world number one in the process.

Despite his new-found fame, the Warrington-born thrower has been preparing for matches in humble fashion, beginning with a ham and cheese omlette for breakfast, before boosting his energy reserves with a pizza for lunch.

Bouyed by the support of his legion of fans and his girlfriend, Eloise Milburn, Littler made it all the way to the final, and in spite of his heartbreak, will still walk away with a hefty cheque.

How much prize money has Luke Littler earnt?

Having finished as the runner-up, Littler will receive £200,000 in prize money.

Luke Littler

Littler has taken the darts world by storm (Picture: Getty)

Had he scooped the main prize, the 16 year-old would have walked away with £500,000.

Before the match, Humphries, who is the reigning Grand Slam of Darts, Players Championship and Grand Prix champion, was chalked up as a 4/6 favourite.

How much money had Luke Littler made before the tournament?

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Shaun Brooks/Action Plus/Shutterstock (14281161a) Luke Littler with girlfriend Eloise Milburn hugs his match with Rob Cross; 2nd January 2024, Alexandra Palace, London, England; 2023/24 PDC Paddy Power World Darts Championships Day 15, Semi Finals. PDC World Darts Championships, Day 14, London, UK - 02 Jan 2024

Luke Littler with girlfriend Eloise Milburn have been dating for six weeks (Credits: Shaun Brooks/Action Plus/Shutter)

The Nuke’s bank balance has been boosted by his world championship pay packet, but he had previously earned just over £20,000 learning his trade on the PDC Development Tour.

Despite the boost his bank balance will receive, Littler has modest plans for how he intends to spend his winnings.

Speaking last week, he said:  ‘All my friends are watching at home, we’ve always said we need to go Blackpool or Alton Towers so I think they will be looking at me like ‘you’re paying, Luke’ and I’ll be like, yeah, okay!’


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