Doyle Brunson is a professional poker player from the United States of America, who is one of the legends of poker as he has been playing for more than 50 years. Now let’s have a close look on Doyle Brunson’s net worth in 2018.
Doyle Brunson Early Life
Doyle F. Brunson was born on August 10, 1933 in Longworth, Texas, United States. Not much information on his family, just that he has 2 siblings. Doyle Brunson finished his schooling from the Hardin–Simmons University, in Texas, and he has a BA and an administrative masters.
Doyle Brunson married Louise Brunson in 1962. Doyle and Louise are the parents of 1 daughter and 1 son, Pamela Brunson and the professional poker player Todd Brunson. They also had another daughter, her name is Doyla Brunson and she died when she was 18 years old because of a heart valve problem.
Doyle Brunson had a cancer soon after his marriage. Doctors said that it is spreading a lot in his body and with a surgery, he might be able to live enough to see his first baby. Doyle Brunson went thought the surgery and then no cancer was found as he got fully healed.
Doyle Brunson Career, Awards & Achievement
Doyle Brunson used to play basketball, and he wanted to be a professional basketball player. Some teams showed interest to acquire him but he was injured during that time and eventually had to drop basketball out of him mind. Doyle Brunson played “Five-card draw” as his first poker play.
After his education, Doyle Brunson worked as a business salesman. In his first day work as a salesman, he played “Seven-card stud” which made him win more than the monthly salary that he was going to earn from being a salesman. So, after a while, Doyle left his job and began his professional poker playing career.
Doyle Brunson played illegally in Fort Worth, Texas with one of his friends and his name is Dwayne Hamilton. Then, they began moving around in Texas and across several other states. After some time, Dwayne went back to play only in Texas, while Doyle continued with others and made it to Las Vegas where they lost all the money they’ve been earning from 6 years, so they went decided to play solo and remained as friends.
Doyle Brunson didn’t leave Las Vegas and started winning. He authored the first poker strategy book titled “Super/System” which was published in 1979. Doyle Brunson in 2017 is a 10 times World Series of Poker bracelet winner. He also had an online poker room titled by his own name “Doyles Room”.
Doyle Brunson co-authored a 2017 published book along with Daniel Negreanu and Phil Helmuth, titled “Superstar Poker Strategy: The World’s Greatest Players Reveal Their Winning Secrets.
Awards & Achievements
Doyle Brunson didn’t receive any award win or nomination. However, he has a Master Degree in Business from Hardin- Simmons University. Doyle Brunson is considered as one of the legends of the professional poker, and he has authored and co-authored several books.
Net Worth of Doyle Brunson
Doyle Brunson has an estimated net worth of more than $80 million. He made his fortune from being a professional poker player for more than 50 years. Doyle Brunson has also authored, co-authored and published several books about poker strategies, and the last book was published in 2017 titled “Superstar Poker Strategy: The World’s Greatest Players Reveal Their Winning Secrets”, which he co-authored along with Daniel Negreanu and Phil Helmuth.
Doyle Brunson is one of the legends of professional poker. He has authored and co-authored several books that talks about poker strategies. Doyle Brunson won 10 World Series of Poker bracelets throughout his career. Doyle Brunson has been married to Louise Brunson for decades, and they are happily living together.