Doyle F Brunson is a former American Poker who has played professional poker for over fifty years. He is two times the World Series of Poker, Main Event Champion and a Poker Hall of the Fame Inductee. Also, he has also authored several books relating to the Poker. He became the first player to win a $1 million in the Poker tournaments.
Also, he has been able to win over ten bracelets throughout the career. He is among the four players to be able to win Main Event at World Series of the Poker many times, which he was able to win in the year 1976 and the year 1977. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth of Doyle Brunson in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Brunson was born in the year 1985 on August 10th in Longworth, Texas in the United States. He comes from the parents who had three children and was part of the All-State Texas team (Basketball). In 1950, he got to win a one-mile event during a track competition.
He got so many offers while he wanted to attend college and he made a decision to join the Hardin-Simmons University that was situated in Abilene, Texas. Minneapolis Lakers showed a huge interest to sign in Brunson, but due to the injury, his hopes of ever becoming a basketball player came to an end. He occasionally requires some crutch as a result of the injury he had
He met with his wife in the year 1959, and they tied the knot in 1962. Louise got pregnant and later in the year was found to have cancer. The operation was performed, and after a while, there were no traces of cancer were found. Brunson has said that the cure of his wife was a result of prayers. Their daughter, Doyla and was found to have scoliosis. Doyla died at the age of eighteen but his son, Todd plays Poker.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Doyle Brunson was a very good basketball player and all he wanted during that time was to become a professional basketball player. Some teams wanted to sign him, but he never showed any interest. As a result of the injury, he had to let the career go. That was the time he decided to become a professional basketball player.
After completing his education, he worked for some time as a business sales person. In the first day of work, he got to play the ‘Seven Card Stud’ that made him win more than he was working on the monthly basis. After a while, Doyle left the job, and he started his career as a professional poker player.
He got play illegally in the Fort Worth, Texas with some of his friends. Later on, they started moving around in Texas and across the other states, after a while, he went back to Texas to continue playing Poker.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Doyle Brunson is estimated to be over $80 million. This fortune has been generated from his career as a professional poker, and he has played for more than fifty years. Doyle has also been able to author several books relating to the poker strategies and the last book that he got to the author was titled ‘Superstar Poker Strategy.’ He got to co-author this book with Phil Helmuth and Daniel Negreanu.
Doyle Brunson has become one of the best professional pokers in the world. He has been able to author and co-author numerous books which relate to the poker strategies. Doyle has gone and won ten World Poker bracelets throughout his career. He has been living with his wife by the name Louise Brunson.