Dan Bilzerian was given the nickname The King of Instagram and is one of the most famous social media stars, but he is working as an actor, a professional poker player, and a venture capitalist as well. His lifestyle is extraordinary and brings him lots of attention.
He was born Dan Brandon Bilzerian on the 7th of December, 1980. His hometown is Tampa, Florida. Dan’s father is the corporate raider, and his brother is a poker player as well.
When Dan Bilzerian was only ten years old, his father went to prison because there were stock and tax-related charges against him. Dan was expelled from two different schools in just one year. In the year 2000, Dan went to a Navy SEALs training program, but he was expelled from this program, as well. After that, he started playing poker professionally.
After Dan found himself in several situations in college where he was broke, he started getting better at poker and winning more. Once he earned 10,000 dollars, which he used to make even more money when he went to Las Vegas. There, he managed to make that number even bigger and came back with 187,000 dollars. This success was what gave him the motivation to keep on playing poker. Dan Bilzerian even dropped out of university to become a full-time poker player.
Dan stated participating in high stake tournaments such as the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event. Even though he did not win 8.5 million dollars, which was the main prize, Dan won 36,000 dollars at this tournament. After that, he dedicated his time to playing poker, which paid off as he became one of the most famous professional poker players in the world.
Dan Bilzerian has more than 27 million followers on Instagram and over 1.6 million followers on Twitter. He makes sponsored posts on his social media accounts, which allow him to earn tens of thousands of dollars. Bilzerian appeared in several movies, including The Other Woman, Lone Survivor, Olympus is Falling, and The Equalizer.
Dan Bilzerian lives in a big Hollywood Hills mansion, and he owns more properties in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Las Vegas, as well as several cars and private jets. He also holds an extensive collection of firearms.
Dan Bilzerian Net Worth 2020
Bilzerian’s net worth has increased extremely after many years of professionally playing poker. In 2013, he won 10.8 million dollars in just one tournament. There is one part of his net worth that Dan inherited from his father, but he never disclosed any information about how much money that inheritance was worth. Not only did Dan Bilzerian earn a lot of his money playing poker, but there are also endorsements, as well as social media posts that are sponsored and make him money.
Let’s not forget the acting in several films. After a lot of tournaments that he won, Dan Bilzerian has an estimated net worth of 150 million dollars, and that number is still growing.