Daniel Negreanu
Daniel Negreanu

Daniel Negreanu is also known as Kid poker due to his various accomplishments in poker. He is a Canadian professional poker player who has won over six world series of Poker bracelets, which is an achievement itself. He also has two World Poker Tour championship titles in his name. The Global Poker Index has also declared him the best player of the decade in the year 2014.

Quick Biography

Daniel Negreanu was born on July 26, 1974, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was born to Annie and Constantin. He wanted to start a new life in the United States but later settled in Toronto, where he worked as an electrician. Daniel also has an older brother, Mike, who is five years older than him. From his childhood, he wanted to become rich and started playing poker when he was just 16 years old.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Daniel Negreanu
Age: 45 years old
Birth Date: July 26, 1974
Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nationality: Canadian
Religion: Unknown
Parents: Annie and Constantin
Spouse: Amanda Leatherman (m. 2019), Lori Lin Weber (m. 2005–2007)
Children: N/A
Height: 1.79 m
Weight: 72 kg
Profession: Poker Player
Net Worth in 2020: $60 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Daniel Negreanu is currently 45 years old and a popular poker player. He has a height of about 5 feet 9 inches (1.79 m) and weighs about 72 kg.

Education, School/College University

Even when Daniel Negreanu, he wants to achieve success and wants to become rich. He went to Pineway public middle school in North York for his education. Due to his poor manners and behavior, his teacher informed his mother that he could be expelled from the school for not following the rules. When he knows that he was not able to graduate due to his scores, then he drops out of high school and starts playing at local charity casinos.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Daniel Negreanu was born to Annie and Constantin in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He also has a brother named Mike, who is five years older than him. Daniel is from Romanian/ Canadian nationality. While much is not known about his religious views and he also stays away from making any political statement.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Daniel Negreanu With Wife Amanda Leatherman
Daniel Negreanu With Wife Amanda Leatherman

When he dropped out of school, he began playing poker at various places. When he was in Toronto, he met Evelyn Ng, whom he started dating at that time. After gathering enough money, when he got 22, he went on to become a professional poker player. In August 2005, he married Lori Lin Weber, and they got divorced in November 2007. After that, he got married to May 2019 he married Amanda Leatherman.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): May 2019
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Daniel Negreanu Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Amanda Leatherman
Kids: N/A

Professional Life and Career

He started playing poker at an early age and won many competitions. Till now, he has over six world championship for poker. He was also named as the “favorite poker player” at the Card Player magazine. Not only that, but he also the only player to win the WSOP Player of the year’s award twice. In the year 2014, his name was included in the Poker Hall of Fame in Las Vegas.

Awards & Nominations

Daniel Negreanu has won six World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets. He also has two World Poker Tour (WPT) championship titles. He was also recognized as the best poker player of the decade by the Global poker Index. The only player who is ahead of Daniel Negreanu in live tournament poker is Justin Bonomo. Daniel Negreanu has accumulated over $41,800,000 only in the prize money.

Daniel Negreanu Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

Daniel Negreanu Net Worth
Daniel Negreanu Net Worth

As of May 2020, Daniel Negreanu has a net worth of over $60 million. He has accumulated this net worth with many years of playing poker games. He has also won many high stake games and is also the world champion.

Rumours and Controversy/Scandal

Daniel Negreanu has been in some controversies in his life when he said that he does not owe poker anything. While it is true that you can lose everything in poker within a second, but this statement does not go well with others. He was also in the news due to a tweet where he talks about some bad traits of poker players.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Daniel Negreanu has over 260k followers, and 238k likes on Facebook. On Instagram, he has more than 224k followers and posted about 1076 times. He has more than 471k followers on twitter due to being the number one poker player.

Daniel Negreanu becomes very rich, owning to his own talents and hard work. He earns money for playing poker himself during his younger years, showing that he doesn’t like to depend on others. Even after getting all these achievements in Professional poker, he still wishes to get more. If he keeps going like this, then in the near future, he might create some unbreakable records.

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