Who is Dan Bilzerian and what is his net worth 2018? Dan Brandon Bilzerian is an American socialite, professional poker player, as well as identified as trust fund beneficiary. Dan Bilzerian was born December 7, 1980 in Tampa, Florida as the son of corporate takeover specialist named Paul Bilzerian and his wife named Terri Steffen. Bilzerian is the brother of famous poker player named Adam Bilzerian. He belongs to Armenian descent from his father and has once stated that half of the Bilzerian family were slayed throughout the Armenian Genocide. Bilzerian’s father was a business raider on Wall Street who established trust funds for both of his sons,Dan and Adam.
Bilzerian was featured in year 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event, completing in 180th position. In year 2010, he was nominated one of the funniest poker players on platform of Twitter by famous Bluff Magazine. In year 2011, Bilzerian, with ten members including actors namely Nick Cassavetes, Tobey Maguire, and Gabe Kaplan, were requested to pay back prizes that they had gained in poker games alongside Ponzi scheme operator named Bradley Ruderman.
It was when Ruderman was condemned to prison, to aid pay back few of the victims Ruderman had taken from over his unlawful career. In the same year, Bilzerian protected Alex Rodriguez openly against charges that he had backed unlawfully; appealing that he was present when the apparent gambling event occurred and Rodriguez was not present at that time. In year 2011, Bilzerian raced and defeated Tom Goldstein for a stake of $385,000 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, in which Bilzerian raced a 1967 AC Cobra as well as Goldstein behind a Ferrari 458 Italia car.
In year 2014, Bilzerian prosecuted the film producers of the film entitled Lone Survivor. His claim states that though he lent the production of that film $1 million in interchange for a least of eight minutes of screen time as well as 80 words of dialogue, his character was condensed to less than a minute and has merely one line. Bilzerian’s lawsuit commanded $1.2 million, which is the original loan amount along with a 20 percent penalty.
Education: Dan Bilzerian move in the Navy SEAL training program in year 2000 but after few attempts, he could not complete graduation. Stimulated by his success, Bilzerian joined back university to study, but even kept playing poker cash plays with no stake limit games. He mentions that he earned up to $90,000 a week and that was the cause he abandoned his studies and diverted himself to poker.
Dan Bilzerian Net Worth
The total net-worth of Dan Bilzerian is $160 million. Majority of Bilzerian’s income originates from his business in socialite and being a professional poker player. Also, Bilzerain is founder of an online poker room named Victory Poker which also added to his earnings. Bilzerian has enlarged his wealth by $50,000,000 since year 2013 which is actually saying worth regarding his income.
Dan Bilzerian owns lavish house in Hollywood Hills, California, U.S. as well as in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. Because of his extravagant lifestyle and heavy drug misuse, Bilzerian allegedly faced three heart attacks before he was of 32.
Dan Bilzerian resides in the Hollywood Hills, where his fellow citizens are people such as Leonardo DiCaprio. The home has a 270-degree view over the city containing a large pool, poker tables, as well as a huge garage for his cars. He even enjoys renting out Ferraris cars and some sports cars regularly, and was offered a Bentley as a gift on Christmas by his father.
Dan Bilzerian is the co-founder of an online poker room named Victory Poker, making him a business model. Currently Bilzerian owns 135 million followers on Twitter and 174 million fans on Instagram as well as 10 million fans on Facebook. Amount up to $100,000 was funded for charity throughout the huge party and Steve Aoki has assured to host more similar events in the next years.
Dan Bilzerian has gained major fame an American socialite through his poker business since many years. Bilzerian also reached up to presidency of Donald Trump based on his career growth.