Phil Hellmuth Biography

Phil Hellmuth is a famous poker player who grew up in Madison, Wisconsin, where he graduated from Madison West High School. During his school years, he struggled with grades and making friends, and he described himself as the “ugly duckling” of his family.

Phil Hellmuth
Phil Hellmuth

After three years at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, he dropped out to pursue his dream of being a full-time poker player.

He won the 1989 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event and the 2012 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) Main Event, and he was inducted into the WSOP’s Poker Hall of Fame in 2007.

He has lived in Palo Alto, California, with his wife, Katherine Sanborn, a Stanford University psychiatrist, and their two boys, Phillip III and Nicholas, since 1992.

Phil Hellmuth Wiki

Full Name Phil Hellmuth
Net Worth $20 Million
Date Of Birth July 16, 1964
Place Of Birth Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Profession Professional Poker Player, Actor
Education University of Wisconsin-Madison
Nationality American
Spouse Katherine Sanborn (m. 1990)
Children Philip Hellmuth III, Nicholas Hellmuth
Parents Lynn Hellmuth, Phil Hellmuth Sr.
Nicknames The Bad Boy of Poker

Phil Hellmuth Real Age

Phil Hellmuth is 57 years old. He was born on July 16, 1964, in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.

Phil Hellmuth Wife

Phil Hellmuth is married to Katherin Sanborn. Katherine is a psychiatrist at Stanford University. Her exact date of birth is yet to be discovered.

Phil Hellmuth Children

Phil Hellmuth and his supportive wife, Katherin Sanborn have two children namely; Phillip III Hellmuth and Nicholas Hellmuth.

Phil Hellmuth Parents

Phil Hellmuth was born to his parents, Lynn Hellmuth, Phil Hellmuth Sr.

Phil Hellmuth Career

At the $1,500 Seven Card Stud Split, the 6th event, Hellmuth finished in the money for the first time. He finished 33rd in the 1988 World Series of Poker after being ousted by eventual champion Johnny Chan.

Hellmuth was fourth on the WSOP All-Time Money List, behind Antonio Esfandiari, Daniel Colman, and Daniel Negreanu, with almost $15 million in cash.

Hellmuth became only the second person in WSOP history to win three bracelets in a single tournament.

Phil Hellmuth Awards

  • National Heads-Up Poker Championship (2005)
  • World Championship bracelet in the World Series of Poker (1989, No-Limit Texas Hold’em)
  • World Series of Poker (Limit Hold’em, No Limit Hold’em, Pot Limit Hold’em, No Limit Hold’em with Rebuys)

Phill Hellmuth Net Worth

Phil Hellmuth has an estimated net worth of $20 million as of 2022.


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