Being a female pro gamer is not easy in South Korea. In that male dominated world, Seo Ji-Soo (aka ToSsGirl) was a pioneer. She was also the country's last active female pro-gamer. "Was", because as of this month, ToSsGirL will retire.
In professional Korean gaming, they don't get much bigger than Lim Yo-Hwan, aka "BoxeR". His fan club has a million members, he has big time endorsements, and he is dating famed actress Kim Ga-yeon. He's known as the "The Terran Emperor."