Does poker interest you? If so then let us introduce you to Daniel Negreanu a poker player based in Canada. It will also interest you that according to the Global Poker Index Daniel is credited to be the best poker player of the decade in 2014. Daniel’s recent achievement will amaze you more like he recently won the 2nd biggest live tournament of poker in 2018. Here are the complete details about career, biography, and net worth of Daniel Negreanu in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Daniel Negreanu was born on 26th July 1974 in Toronto, Ontario. His father Constantin was an electrician who also uses to sell confectionary items and mother Annie was probably a homemaker. Daniel also has a younger brother Mike. Long-time back Daniel parents emigrated from Romania to the USA and settled in Toronto to give their children a better life full of opportunities.
Daniel completed his primary education from Pineway Public Middle School in North York and secondary education from A.Y. Jackson Secondary School. At a very young age, Daniel lost interest in studies and started playing poker games in which he became a master in the later years.
Daniel has a long dating list with many women. To start with he dated Evelyn Ng who is now a professional poker player. Later he got married to Lori Lin Weber an American by origin in the year 2005. But unfortunately, the couple got divorced in 2007.
Career, Awards and Nominations
Daniel Negreanu was nourishing his dreams of playing snooker since the dawn of his childhood. At the age of 15, he acquired professional training for poker and use to visit pool halls and casinos. In the beginning, he was a rounder at the local casinos. In the year 2005, Daniel became the official spokesperson for Poker Mountain which is an online poker site.
Two years later in 2007, he took membership of Team Poker Stars an online poker cardroom with people like Chris Moneymaker. The book Power Hold’em Strategy by Negreanu was released in May 2008 which speaks about the strategy of small ball poker and several other things. Daniel also made a mark in the film industry by playing a cameo role in the film X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and in Katy Perry’s music video ‘Waking up in Vegas’.
Daniel won 6 bracelets from World Series of Poker. Also, he is the winner of two World Poker Tour Championship and reached WSOP and WPT final tables. Daniel is also the winner of several tournament titles like WSOP Player of the Year, WPT Player of the Year and Favourite Poker Player. In the year 2014 he was honoured by placing his name in the Poker Hall of fame at Las Vegas.
Net Worth & Earnings
Over the years Daniel has achieved a position where riches and status are elevated equally. Daniel has an estimated net worth of $60 million. There is not a single doubt that in the contemporary time he is one of the richest among the other poker men. There is no other relevant information about his net worth, but undoubtedly he possesses a lot of other assets.
There is hardly anyone better as Daniel in Poker, and it is a fact he inspires many. Over the years Poker is the only strength of his life, and he plays the game with intense passion and determination. Daniel is not just a star player, but his styles and strategies are like real assets for many young poker players. Negreanu is an institution on his own.