Dan Bilzerian, 36, is known as “Instagram’s Playboy King,” as well as one hell of a poker player. He reportedly won $12.8 million in the span of three games. Bilzerian is a betting man born from wealth as the son of corporate takeover specialist Paul Bilzerian and Terri Steffen. However, he maintains that most of his money isn’t from inheritance, but is from his poker winnings.
Let’s see how much money Bilzerian has in the bank today…
Dan Bilzerian Net Worth as of 2019: $100 Million
Mr. Bilzerian’s net worth rolls in at a sweet $100 million. That’s a lot of cheese for the infamous poker playboy of Instagram. He’s also known for his sense of humor, as he voted one of the funniest poker players on Twitter by Bluff Magazine. He owns homes in both Hollywood Hills, California and Las Vegas, Nevada.
But how he’d get so rich, funny, and popular with the ladies? Look below and you may know as we journey down Bilzerian’s road to riches…
2009 – 2017
Bilzerian already had the financial cushion of a trust fund from his father to rely upon, but that wasn’t enough. He wanted more money, and he looked to the professional gambling circuit to increase his cash. In 2009, he entered the World Series of Poker Main Event and finished in 180th place.
Dan is not only a betting man in poker, but in 2011, he raced Attorney Tom Goldstein for a wager of $385,000 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and won the race. Bilzerian was driving fast in a 1967 AC Cobra, while Goldstein was trailing close behind in a Ferrari 458 Italia.
The 36-year-old playboy is also well-known for his lavish party lifestyle and heavy drug use, which has reportedly caused this poker player to receive three heart attacks before the age of 32.
Bilzerian has appeared in a number of films, including War Dogs, Olympus Has Fallen, The Equalizer, The Lone Survivor, and more.
2017 – Present
On October 1, 2017, Dan Bilzerian was reportedly present at the scene of the Las Vegas strip shooting, and posted videos to his Instagram account multiple times that evening. In the first video, he fled the scene while describing what had happened, as gunfire broke out at the Route 91 Harvest Festival.
In the second video, he said that he “had to go grab a gun. I’m f—ing headed back.” But in the final two videos, he was heading back home, saying “I don’t think there’s much I can do.”
One video saw Bilzerian searching a police car, while another showed the pro poker player asking an officer with a gun. Of course, the policeman refused. Bilzerian appeared to have wanted to assist the situation by any means necessary.
Internet personality and professional poker player, Dan Bilzerian is known for his controversial posts across the social media, one which has earned him mega number of followers and he will continue to do so in the future.
Dan Bilzerian has moved out and put his old a £62m Bel Air mega-mansion in Los Angeles on the rental market for £30,000 a month.