Phil Hellmuth Net Worth
Phil Hellmuth Net Worth: Phil Hellmuth is an American professional poker player who has a net worth of $20 million. Philip "Phil" Jerome Hellmuth, Jr. was born July 16, 1964 in Madison, Wisconsin. Known as the "Poker Brat" for his colorful and competitive personality, Phil Hellmuth has won Player of the Year honors, the NBC Heads-Up Championships, the European Poker Championships and over 50 other major tournaments. Phil is an entrepreneur who also owns a publishing company, clothing company (PokerBrat.com), real estate company and a casino games company. He also makes public appearances and gives inspirational speeches. His book Play Poker Like The Pro's was a New York Times bestseller and his mobile game Hellmuth's Hold 'Em was downloaded well over a million times around the world. Phil appears regularly as a player and analyst on NBC, CBS, FOX, ESPN and GSN and was the host of Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown. For 15 years Hellmuth has also written an internationally syndicated newspaper column titled Hand of the Week that chronicles great poker hands he has participated in and witnessed during his years as a pro. Phil Hellmuth is regarded by fellow players as a veteran of the game with a heart of gold. because he frequently supports aging players and players in need. He has won an unprecedented 13 world championships at the World Series of Poker. Hellmuth holds the world record for both most cash finishes at the WSOP (100) and most WSOP final tables (49). Of his 49 final tables, 20 are in non Hold-'em games such as 2-7 Lowball, Seven Card Stud, Seven Card Razz, Pot Limit Omaha, and H.O.R.S.E. Of those 20 non Hold-'em events, Hellmuth finished runner-up 5 times. In 1989, 24 year-old Phil Hellmuth became the youngest person ever to win the World Series of Poker Main Event by defeating two-time defending champion Johnny Chan, a record which stood for nearly 20 years. He won WSOP championships in 1989, 1992, 1993 (3), 1997, 2001, 2003 (2), 2006, 2007, and 2012 (2). In 2007, he was elected to the Poker Hall of Fame.