What do we usually do on Facebook, Instagram, and other social networking sites? Liking, sharing, or commenting right? However, the man we are going to talk about today has made himself popular amongst youngsters with the help of the same social media which we mostly use as a pass time. Up to 23 million people follow his flagrant and slaying posts over Instagram.
Dan Bilzerian is an American cyber star, poker, and gambler who is mostly known for his extravagant lifestyle. To know about the net worth of Dan Bilzerian in 2018, keep reading the following article.
Early Life & Biography
Dan Bilzerian was born on 7th of December 1980 in Tampa, Florida to Paul Bilzerian (corporate takeover specialist) and Terri Steffen. He is quite famous by his nicknames “Blitz” and is also known as “the Instagram king.” A renowned poker player and writer, Adam Bilzerian is one of his two brothers. His family is of American descent from the paternal side and as it is said that half of the Bilzerian family died in the American genocide. He has always been a rich kid, their family lived in a mansion of eleven bedrooms while he was growing up.
In 2000, Dan Bilzerian got selected in the US Navy and started training in the SEAL program. However, even after several attempts, he did not graduate.
Dan Bilzerian mostly remains in controversies. Once he kicked a model named Vanessa Castano during a brawl and was banned from a Miami nightclub. Due to his lavish lifestyle and drug abuse, he has gone through three heart attacks before the age of 32. In December 2014, he was ensnared in a legal matter with a pornographic actress, Janice Griffith, whom he threw off from the roof and into a pool as part of a photo shoot, which caused the fracture of her foot. Once he was arrested on charges of unrelated bomb-making in January 2014. Also, Dan Bilzerian has never been in a long-lasting relationship.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Dan Bilzerian went to the University Of Florida where he learned to play poker, after his failure in military education. In 2009, he finished at the 180th place in the world series of main poker event. On Twitter, he was voted as one of the funniest pokers in 2010. In November 2013, he claimed that he had won $10.8 million in one night of poker play and in 2014, he tweeted that he earned $50 million throughout the year. In addition to this, he also claimed that he does not play professionally anymore. He has acted in many films like ‘War dogs,’ ‘Extraction,’ ‘Cat Run 2’, ‘The Equalizer,’ ‘The Other Woman,’ ‘Lone Survivor,’ and ‘Olympus Has Fallen.’
There are no awards and nominations to his credit so far. What could be a greater achievement for any celebrity, however, is a huge fan following, the adoration of millions of people and being an inspiration. Dan Bilzerian is all that and more.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Dan Bilzerian’s total estimated net worth is $150 million. He owes this incredible fortune to poker where he seems to have struck gold. His movie career has also been relatively successful adding to his wealth. The millions of people that follow him on social media sites have made him a favorite of brand advertisements. He is the owner of a luxurious house in Hollywood Hills. It is known that his pets sleep on a blanket of $700. He is fond of cars and has an adorable collection, which includes Lamborghini Aventador, Bentley Continental-GT, and Polaris RZR 900, etc.
Indeed Dan Bilzerian is “the king of Instagram.” He rules over millions of hearts. Despite his failure in military education, he never gave up and followed his dream. He is becoming a role model for today’s generation as he is giving them a way to think beyond the things after which billions of people are running. His life is a testimony to the assertion “education can make you skillful, but if you follow your heart, you will rule hearts.”