Antonio Esfandiari Net Worth
Antonio Esfandiari net worth: Antonio Esfandiari is a professional poker player and former professional magician who has a net worth of $20 million dollars. Born in Tehran, Iran, Antonio Esfandiari, also known as Amir Esfandiari, currently lives in San Francisco, California. He moved to the United States while he was in elementary school, and his family settled in San Jose, California. He changed his name in the late 90s, when he began working as a professional magician. His card tricks led to the opportunity to play Texas Hold' Em, and he began to play poker competitively. 2004 proved to be a banner year for Mr. Esfandiari, as he won his first World Series of Poker tournament, and over a million dollars at the L.A. Poker Classic. He has appeared on a number of poker television programs, including "High Stakes Poker", "Poker After Dark", and "Poker Superstars Invitational Tournament". In July of 2012, he won the largest poker prize in history, taking the title at the Big One-for-One Drop, a tournament with a $1,000,000 buy-in. He took home a reported $18,346,673 after beating 47 other card players.