|Real Name/Full Name:
|Christopher Bryan Moneymaker
|48 years old
|21 November 1975
|Atlanta, Georgia, United States
|Christina Wren (m. 2005)
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|Is Chris Moneymaker Gay?
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Chris Moneymaker is an American professional poker player who is popularly known as the winner of the Main Event at the World Series of Poker, which took place in 2003. He is one of the most significant figures of the poker world since, after his win at the 2003 event, he revolutionized the same and became the first-ever person to qualify at the online poker site.
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Early Life & Biography
Chris Moneymaker was born on 21 November 1975, in the city of Atlanta, Georgia, to his parents, who belonged from a middle-class family. His ancestors worked in the industry of silvers and golds. Thus their surname was “Moneymaker.” It was a modification to the name of “Nurmacher.”
He completed his schooling from Farragut High School, situated in Knoxville, Tennessee. He also completed his masters from the University of Tennessee and majored in accountancy. He worked as a comptroller during his first career and also did a part-time job at a local restaurant in Tennessee itself.
Chris has been married twice and has not revealed anything about his first wife to the media or his fans. They filed a divorce in 2004, and after that, there’s been no trace of her. He exclaimed in an interview that she didn’t approve of his life as a full-time poker player, thus decided to leave. He then married his second wife, Christina Wren, in 2005. They also have a daughter together, named Ashley. They are currently living in Nashville, Tennessee.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 21 November 1975, Chris Moneymaker is 48 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024. His height is 1.75 m tall, and his weight is 78 kg.
Chris Moneymaker started his professional career as an accountant in some firms in the country. Then he got involved in poker and turned it into his profession. He was still doing his job as an accountant when he participated at the Main Event of the 2003 World Series of Poker in an online poker room. Famous gaming personality Lou Diamond named him as his “dark horse.”
Moneymaker eventually won the tournament and gathered the cash prize money of $2.5 million. He then left his job as an accountant and played poker for a full-time business. He then participated in the WSOP Main Event, which took place in 2003. Moneymaker then traveled to various countries to participate in multiple poker events.
Awards & Achievements
Chris Moneymaker considered the best poker player of all time. He won the first online poker event he participated in, which took place in 2003, WSOP Main Event. He then earned the second poker event of his career as well, the 2005 WSOP Main Event. He published his autobiography in 2005, titled “Moneymaker: How an Amateur Poker Player Turned $40 into $2.5 Million at the World Series of Poker”.
He came in the runner up position at the World Poker Tour. Moneymaker then finished sixth in the 2008 World Championship of Online Poker. Then he gathered the 11th position at the 2011 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event and was also included in the 2019 Poker Hall of Fame.
Net Worth & Salary of Chris Moneymaker in 2024
As of 2024, Chris Moneymaker has gathered a net worth of $18 million. He earned this fortune after participating in various poker events throughout the globe and has also won many of them.
American poker champion Chris Moneymaker has won several online poker events throughout the globe and is considered one of the best in his field. He participated at the Main Event of the 2003 World Series of Poker. Moneymaker also came in the runner up position at the World Poker Tour. Also included in the 2019 Poker Hall of Fame. Moneymaker traveled to various countries to participate in multiple poker events, and won with flying colors.