Dan Bilzerian Net Worth, Early Life, Achievements, and More.
Dan Bilzerian, aka the Instagram King, Blitz, or Instagram Playboy King, is a popular poker player. His career took off when he played in a World Poker Tournament. He has bragged about earning $10 million in only one night of a poker game. He quickly rose to fame and gained popularity among the masses via Instagram. Dan Bilzerian is popular for living a life of extreme extravaganza and luxury.
Age, Height, and Weight
Born in December 1980, Dan Brizelian is 39 years old. He has a height of 1.74m and is 188 pounds heavy.
Dan Bilzerian Net Worth as of 2020
Dan Bilzerian net worth as of 2020, is $199 million. He has earned most of his money by playing poker. However, he has also earned a lot from his other ventures. He has earned millions of dollars from endorsement deals with famous brands. He has a vast fan following, with 31 million Instagram followers, over 15 million Facebook friends and more than 1.5 million Twitter followers. He has also starred in numerous films that added to his vast fortune.
Dan Bilzerian was born in Tampa, Florida on the 7th of December in 1980, to Terri Steffen and Paul Bilzerian. He is Armenian from his father’s side. Dan’s brother introduced him to playing poker. Dan tried enrolling in several schools, but he was never successful. He finally attended the University of Florida and majored in Business and Criminology. He began his training for Navy SEAL in 2000. However, he was eventually removed on claims of violating safety rules on the shooting range.
Although Bilzerian never got married, however, he has his share of numerous romantic affairs. He currently lives in California Hollywood Hills. However, he also has a place in Nevada. Dan Bilzerian has a younger brother, Adam, who is also a poker player. However, unlike his brother, Adam stays away from the glitz and glamour, in a small West Indian Country with his family. He received the citizenship of Armenia, recently in 2018.
As a result of his extravagant lifestyle and heavy drug use, Dan has had three heart attacks before he turned 32. He is a notorious playboy. He expressed his wishes of running for president in 2016, but eventually backed off.
Dan’s poker career took off when he participated in a World Poker Tournament. He finished in the 180th place.
He was told to give back all the money he won against Bradley Ruderman. He also defended Alex Rodriguez when he was accused of playing illegal poker. Bilzerian famously bragged to have won $10 million from just one night of playing poker, in 2013.
Only in 2014, his winnings were estimated to be $50 million.
He sued the producers of Lone Survivor for $1 million. He claimed to have loaned them $1 million, in return for 8 minutes of screen time and 50 words. However, he withdrew his lawsuit as he had earned $1.5 million from ticket sales.
He is famous for accidentally breaking the foot of the famous porn actress, Janice Griffith. However, Dan refused to compensate her. This was not his time getting sued by a woman. He was accused by a model for kicking her in the face at a Miami nightclub, in 2014. Vanessa Costano wanted $1 million in damages and the club banned Dan for life.
He decided to run for president in 2016 but soon backed out. He has appeared in several movies, including The Equalizer, Extraction and War Dogs.
Dan Bilzerian has, since then, went on to have a successful poker career and became known as the ‘’Instagram King’’.
Highlights of Dan Bilzerian Life
- Navy SEAL training in 2000
- Participated in World Series of Poker Main Event in 2009, finishing at 180th place
- Sued Lone Survivor for $1 million in 2014
- Sued by Vanessa Costano for $1 million in 2014
- Sued by porn star Janice Griffith
- Decided to run for president in 2016, but eventually backed out
- Appeared in movie Extraction in 2015
- Appeared in movie War Dogs in 2016
- Appeared in movie Olympus Has Fallen in 2013
- Appeared in movie Larry King Now in 2016