For those who are interested in poker, you might have heard about the name Daniel Negreanu. In the poker world, his name is literally known as he is one of the most successful players and one of the richest poker players in the world. How much is his net worth? If you are curious about the number, you can check out this post.
Net Worth and Career Winnings
A Canadian professional poker player named Daniel Negreanu has an estimated net worth of $50 million, according to Casino.org. As per Celebrity Net Worth, he has a net worth of $60 million. He has won a total of two World Poker Tour championship titles and a total of six World Series of Poker bracelets throughout his career as a professional poker player. Due to his successful career, the player was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame and was recognized as the best poker player of the decade by the Global Poker Index. As of 2021, his career winnings stand at $41 million.
Daniel Negreanu turned into a big name in the poker world when he succeeded with three tournament wins. He once played at the World Poker Finals at Foxwoods Resort Casino and collected a total of $55,064. At the time, he was named the all around player of the tournament.
In 1998, he won his first World Series of Poker or WSOP bracelet. By winning the $2,000 Pot-Limit Hold ‘em event, he brought $169,460 home. The success that he got from this tournament made him the Youngest WSOP bracelet winner in Poker history before the record was broken by Scott Fischman in 2004.
In 2003-2004, Daniel Negreanu earned $100,440 in the $2000, S.H.O.E in the World Series of Poker in 2003. A year later, the man also collected $169,100 in the $2000 Limit Hold ’em at the World Series of Poker tournament. That year, the player snatched the prize money at the World Poker Tour titles.
He then came out as a winner and gained $1,000,100 and $1,795,218 in the $10,000 Borgata Poker Open and $15,000 Five Diamond World Poker Classic Tournaments respectively.
In 2008, Daniel Negreanu won $204,874 and another bracelet in the $2000 Limit Hold ‘em tournament at World Series Poker. He then won the main event of the 4th Annual British Columbia Poker Championships. It was known as his personal achievement as he topped the list of 690 players to gain $371,910 CAD or $299,951.
In 2013, he won two WSOP bracelets. The player won $1,038,825 in the main event of the tournament called the $10,000 No-Limit Hold ‘em at the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific. Not only that, the man also won €725,000 in the tournament known as the €25,600 High Roller No-Limit Hold ‘em at the World Series of Poker Europe. In the same year, he also joined in the Spring Championship of Online Poker or SCOOP and earned the prize money, totaling $216,000 in the $5,200 PL Omaha [6-Max] tournament. In the same year of 2016, he also won $1 million by coming out as the winner of the 2016 Shark Cage tournament that was organized by PokerStars.net.
Two years after that, Daniel Negreanu participated in the World Championship of Online Poker or WCOOP and snatched the prize money of $61,865.47 in the $2,100 HORSE Championship $200K GTD tournament. Apparently, his total live tournament winnings reached $39,500,000 in 2018. 103 cashes of him at the World Series of Poker or WSOP account for more than $16,000 of those winnings.
Aside from poker, Daniel Negreanu has some other ventures. In the film industry, he once made a cameo as a poker player playing against the mutant Gambit in the film called X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Then, he showed up in Lucky You as himself, a poker player who plays in The Grand.
He once tried to fool a lie detector on season two of Sports Science. In 2013, the player made an appearance on an episode of the program called Mr. D aired on CBC Television. 8 years before, he showed up in a TV series dedicated to poker known as Tilt. Not only the movies and TV shows, he once showed up in the music video of the popular singer named Katy Perry called Waking Up in Vegas as a poker player.
Daniel Negreanu is also known as a fan of Hearthstone. The man started streaming it along with poker on the popular platform named Twitch and he was invited to a showmatch when the Hearthstone World Championship was ongoing at Blizzton 2015 in Anaheim, California. At the time, he was against former StarCraft: Blood War pro and fellow WSOP and WPT champion Bertrand ElkY Grospellier.
According to the report, Daniel Negreanu has a big, two story home that is located in Las Vegas, Nevada. There is a pool in his house. In addition, it also has a putting green in the backyard.
Daniel Negreanu has participated in some charity events. One of them includes Ante Up for Africa, the one that raises the money for the Darfur region in Sudan. Besides, the man is also known as the one who found the annual Big Swing charity golf event. This tournament raises money for a Las Vegas charity that supports kids with special needs and their families called Lili Claire Foundation.
The Richest Poker Players in the World
Daniel Negreanu makes it to the list of the top 10 richest poker players in the world. He comes 7th with $50 million. If you are curious about the other 9 that are included in the list, here is for you:
- Dan Bilzerian: $200 million
- Phil Ivey: $100+ million
- Sam Farha: $100 million
- Chris Ferguson: $80 million
- Doyle Brunson: $75 million
- Bryn Kenney: $56 million
- Justin Bonomo: $49 million
- Tony G: 366 million
- Antonio Esfandiari: $27 million
The list might be changed in the future and there might be new faces joining the list.
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