Dan Bilzerian started to learn poker when he was studying at his university. Even though he belonged to a wealthy family already, he created his own way to be a millionaire.
His first “table” began when the man sold his gun collections and moved to Las Vegas.
Things changed after that. He won 187,000 USD from his 10,000 USD. Then, he went on advancing his poker skills by playing cash games and completed his university education.
In 2007, he began playing at the professional poker tables. Next, the internet star joined the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event in 2009 and finished 180th place.
He didn’t only play for himself at the public tournaments, but also gave sponsors to his fellow professionals.
For example, Dan sponsored Jay Farber with 2,000 USD, and he returned with 1 million USD to Dan.
The man also appeared in several films, such as Olympus Has Fallen, Lone Survivor, and The Other Woman, as a stuntman.
- Full name: Daniel Brandon Bilzerian
- Stage name: Dan Bilzerian
- Nickname: King of Instagram, Blitz
- Born: December 7, 1980, in Florida, U.S.
- Nationality: American, Armenian
- Religion: Christian
- Profession: Internet personality, poker player, actor
- Education: Business and Criminology, University of Florida
- Hobbies: Traveling and playing poker
- Parents: Paul Bilzerian (Father) and Terri Steffen (Mother)
- Sibling: Adam Bilzerian
- Girlfriend: Sofia Bevarly
- Facebook: @danbilzerianofficial
- Twitter: @DanBilzerian
- Instagram: @danbilzerian
- TikTok: @danbilzerian
- YouTube: Dan Bilzerian Official
- The man is known for his regal lifestyle on social media.
- His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
- Blitz’s favorite actor is Will Smith.
- Meanwhile, his go-to actress is Emma Stone.
- He likes a monochromatic style, which means he loves black and white.
- He has several cats. Two of them name Smushball and Slitherpuss.
- When he was young, he was bullied due to his family’s condition.
- Dan started rebelling and getting expelled from two schools.
- He was jailed during his senior year because he had a machine gun in his car.
- Then, he joined a military school.
- Before entering university, Dan attended the Navy SEAL training program in 2000. However, he didn’t graduate.
- Dan sued the film Lone Survivor’s producers in 2014. It was because he invested his money there but only got 1-minute dialogue, instead of 8 minutes on the contract.
- In the same year, he was banned from a Miami nightclub because he kicked Vanessa Castano, a model, in the face.
- He was also involved in a legal issue between Hustler magazine and Janice Griffith, a pornographic actress, in 2014. It was because he pulled her off to the pool from a house’s roof.
- In late 2014, this social media star was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport owing to possessing bomb-making material.
- At the age of 32, he had suffered two heart attacks.
- His heart attacks were caused by his lifestyle of partying, sleep deprivation, and consuming cocaine also Viagra.
- This famous American rapper and songwriter T-Pain released a song named after Dan in 2016.
- During the presidential election in 2016, the star endorsed Donald Trump.
- In 2018, he visited a shooting arena in the Republic of Artsakh. The government of Azerbaijan protested against the US and put him on the international wanted list.
- Dan and his family donated 250,000 USD to Armenia Fund. It aimed to support Artsakh and Armenia to fight against Azerbaijan.
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1. Dan wears a grey suit
2. He really got muscles!
3. After kickboxing, he also surfs
4. Dan Bilzerian with his gun collections
5. A black and white photo of Dan Bilzerian
Dan Bilzerian has a life of what most men want. Do you look up to him too?