Phil Ivey net worth: American professional poker player, Philip Dennis ‘Phil’ Ivey Jr. has a net worth of $100 million.
Phil Ivey started developing poker skills by playing against his co-workers while working at a telemarketing firm in New Jersey in late 1990s. He secured to play poker in Atlantic City during his teenage days and was nicknamed ‘No Home Jerome’. He won three World Series of Poker Bracelets and was named ‘Tiger Woods of Poker’ in 2002.
‘The Phenom’ became a prominent name in World Poker series, after his impressive performance in 2002. He also has bracelets in Pot Limit Omaha from 2000 to 2005 and was the first person to defeat Amarillo Slim heads-up at the WSOP final table. With ten World Series bracelets, he was ranked under #25 in the list of best poker players in the world from 2002-2009.
Phil Ivey won 6th bracelet in $2,500 No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball Event of the 2009 WSOP while he also received the most votes for the 2010 World Series of Poker. He won $3,000 H.O.R.S.E event in the final table against players like Bill Chen, John Juanda, Jeff Lisandro and Chad Brown at the 2010 WSOP.
The youngest player to win ten World Series of Poker Bracelets, Ivey has won over $25 million in open table while he has also made millions playing online.
Having reached nine final tables on the World Poker Tour, he captured $1,596,100 first prize and putting an end to his streak of seven WPT final tables without a victory in 2008. He also moved to the European Poker Masters and has appeared on NBC television show, Poker After Dark. He played against Andy Beal in Limit Texas Hold’em winninv $16 million in three days. He also won A$250,000 High-roller event, for a prize of A$2,000,000 and was placed 2nd in highest earning poker player.
Phil Ivey currently lives a lavishing life in Las Vegas, and is single, after getting separated from his wife Luciaetta in 2009. He also runs two companies Ivey Poker and Ivey League, which are both based on Poker coaching and playing. Phil Ivey’s net worth stands at $100 million in 2015.
Quick facts about Phil Ivey
Full Name: Phillip Dennis “Phil” Ivey Jr.
Profession: Professional Poker Player
Height: 6′ 2″ (1.88 m)
Date of Birth: February 1, 1976
Place of Birth: Riverside, California, USA
Marital status: Divorced (Luciaetta Ivey)
Astrological sign: Aquarius