Profissionaly, Dan Bilzerian is an American social media star and gambler.
Dan Bilzerian entered the earth as Dan Brandon Bilzerian on December 7, 1980, in Tampa, Florida, the USA. As of 2019, his age is 39 years old under the birth sign Sagittarius. He was born to parents Paul Bilzerian (father) and Terri Steffen (mother). His father is an American takeover specialist and his mother is a home builder.
Further, he has a brother named Adam Bilzerian as his siblings. His brother is also a fellow poker player. By nationality, Dan is an American and belongs to the Armenian, French-Canadian, Swiss-German, and Norwegian ethnicity.
In the year 2000, he joined the Navy SEAL training program. He tried several times but did not graduate. Besides. he was also taken out of the program as a “safety violation at the shooting range”. Later he studied at the University of Florida. From there he enrolled business and criminology.
Height & Weight
Two schools expelled him within a year when he was mocked by his classmates. Dan Bilzerian stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches with an average weight of 85kg. He has a black hair color and lights brown eyes color. Further, Dan is active on Facebook and Instagram.
Soon after, he started playing poker at high stakes and started making a fortune at that. He also funded some start-ups, but his main source of income has remained poker at the age of 20s. He was remarkably good at playing poker. Some people claimed he was a fraud, while others credit his immense success at poker to his extraordinary IQ level.
He has also sponsored other poker players. He entered the competitive poker scene in the 2009 ‘World Series of Poker’. At that time, he earned the 180th spot by the end of the tournament. In the year 2010, ‘Bluff,’ an American magazine, named him one of the funniest poker players in the world.
As his fortune grew, several critics claimed that he was not the self-made man that he claimed himself to be. Many said that he had used his father’s trust fund money to make bets on poker and had just been lucky. He Ignoring the naysayers and continued to get rich and soon turned into a celebrity on social media. In the year 2011, he was asked to return the money that he made while playing against Bradley Ruderman when the latter was charged with fraud and had to repay his victims.
In November 2013, he claimed that he had won over $10 million in a single night, playing poker. By the end of the next year, he claimed that he had made over $50 million in one year through poker. Also a sports enthusiast, he has been highly attracted to adventure sports. This interest also landed him a few roles in action films.
His Career as an Actor
Dan is also an actor who has made film debut with a small role in the 2013 film ‘Olympus Has Fallen,’ starring Gerard Butler and Morgan Freeman. The next year, he was cast in the Mark Wahlberg-starrer war film ‘Lone Survivor.’ There he played the role of ‘Daniel Healy’.
The same year, he appeared in a romantic comedy named ‘The Other Woman.’ He also appeared in the Denzel Washington-starrer 2014 film ‘The Equalizer.’ Besides, he has also appeared in other films such as ‘Extraction’ and ‘War Dogs.’
The estimated net worth of Dan is $150 million as of 2019. His source of income is from his successful gambling career. After winning Tom Goldstein, he earned $385,000 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway since 2011. Moreover, Dan also owns a watch from Richard Mille worth $800,000. In the movie Lone Ranger, he earned $1.5 million and invested $1 million in the movie. Dan lives mainly in a condominium in Hollywood Hills.
The house has a pool overlooking the hillside, a sunken living room, money counting machines, weapons in almost every room and of course a poker table. Likewise, he lives with his cat and two goats sleeping on a $700 blanket. There was a rumor that he leas the home of Singapore’s multi-millionaire Wong Ngit Liong for $35,000 a month. Also, he has another house in San Diego and Las Vegas. He has refused $100,000 from a Facebook co-founder to shave his beards. He lost $2.3 million in a coin toss.
In November 2013, he claimed to have won over $10 million in poker in a single night. By the end of 2012, he said he had earned over $50 million in poker in a year. According to the radio host Howard Stern in 2014, he declared his net worth at $100 million. Half of that came from his poker winnings in the year 2013.
World Famous Playboy Dan Bilzerian Relationship status
No, Dan Bilzerian is not a married man. But then he has dated many girls. In November 2012, he was in a relationship with Alana Kari. After a few months in a relationship, the pair separated in April 2013. Afterward, he started dating another Andreea Bolbea. The couple was in a romantic relationship since August 2013.
Their relationship lasted almost a year before ending in July 2014. He also associated with a Playboy Playmate Jessa Hinton. During a photoshoot for ‘Hustler’ in April 2014, he threw porn actor Janice Griffith into a pool from his roof. The impact caused her to break her foot. She filed a lawsuit against Dan and ‘Hustler,’ but it was later rejected. In the year 2017, he was in a relationship with Sofia Beverly. The pair met for the first time at a party in the marquee and met more often. However, he is single now after break up with her.
Apart from traveling and spending time with pretty girls, he is also passionate about guns. He has a large collection of guns, which has dragged him into controversies a few times. He once claimed in an interview that his biggest fear was him having to choose a gun among his stash in case somebody breaks into his house.
Facts of Dan Bilzerian
|Full Name||Dan Brandon Bilzerian|
|Net Worth||$150 million|
|Date Of Birth||December 7, 1980|
|Age||39 years 6 months|
|Place Of Birth||Tampa, Florida, the USA|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches|
|Profession||Social Media Star & Gambler|
|Parents||Paul Bilzerian (father) and Terri Steffen (mother)|
|Dan Bilzerian Instagram|