Doyle Brunson Net Worth

Doyle Brunson Net Worth

How much is Doyle Brunson worth?

Net Worth:$75 million
Residence:Las Vegas, Nevada
Date of Birth: August 10, 1933
Occupation:American Poker Player
Last Updated:2024


Doyle F. Brunson is a famous American poker player. He is retired now after playing poker professionally for over 50 years. He is also an author and wrote numerous books on poker to help beginners by sharing his experiences.

He also won the title of two-time main event champion of World Series of poker and an inductee of a Poker Hall Of Fame. He was mainly interested in basketball but due to a knee injury, he couldn’t fulfill his dream. However, through poker, he earned enough amounts for his treatments.

His professionalism and determination towards poker earned him fame and fortune. He retired in 2018 and the same year he earned $10000 in the 2018 WSOP and ranked at sixth place earning $43962.

As of 2022, Doyle Brunson net worth is estimated to be around $75 million.

Early life

Doyle Brunson was born on August 10, 1933, In Longworth Texas. He is one of the three siblings. Doyle was interested in sports and wanted to play basketball, he won Texas Interscholastic Track Meet.

He went to Hardin-Simmons University in Texas. His dedication got the attention of Minneapolis Lakers of the NBA but due to injury Doyle failed to continue his career. Still, he needs a crutch to move due to that serious injury. In 1954 he got the bachelor’s degree and the following year got the degree of Masters In Administrative Education.

Brunson was playing poker casually before his knee injury, but after the injury, he took playing poker as his career and business and played it more seriously. The expenses of his treatment were paid by the amount earned by playing poker.

He also started working as a machines salesman, where he was invited to play a seven-card stud game. He won that game and the amount he earned was more than his monthly salary. After that game, he realized that he should continue playing poker as a professional player.

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Personal life

Doyle married to Louise in 1962. During Louise’s first pregnancy, they observed a tumor in Doyle’s neck. This tumor was cancerous and need surgery to remove that will help in life prolongation to see the birth of his baby. His wife and friends made many prayers for his wealth and in return of these prayers, the surgery went successful and there was no trace of cancer there.

The couple welcomed the baby girl Doyla. Unfortunately, Doyla died at the age of 18 due to heart valve complications. They also had a son named Todd, who has followed his father’s footsteps and became a professional poker player.

They won Maha Hi-Lo bracelet in the World Series of Poker which is the victory of father-son combined effort. His daughter Pamela also played World Series of Poker and outlasted father and brother.


Doyle joined many illegal games of poker by organized crime. He and his friend suffered great loss and lost almost everything. He continued playing solo games then and appeared in almost every WSOP Championships.

His book “super system” was also published in 1978 containing all the tips, tricks and guides on how to play poker. Doyle played several national and international games. He played the game that he loved, by playing big bets he earned the majority of his earnings through poker.

As of 2022, Doyle Brunson net worth is estimated at $75 million.


Brunson is the king of poker and one of the best players of all time.

  • Brunson won both WSOP titles of 1976 and 1977 with hole cards and full house.
  • Doyle is one of the four players to win WSOP Main Events more than once.
  • He also won WSOP Bracelets four times consecutively.
  • Doyle won WPT (World Poker Tour) Title.
  • He was voted as the Most Influential Player of all time.


In the age of 84, Doyle is still playing poker, and posting his games and wins on Twitter. Majority of the amount of his wealth comes from cash games and his book super system.

As of 2022, Doyle Brunson net worth is approx $75 million.

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Written by Abdul Qayyum Rajpoot

Abdul Qayyum Rajpoot is a productivity enthusiast who in on mission to help entrepreneurs and solopreneurs in achieving their business goals through focus, grit, and motivation. When he is not advocating smarter work, he is traveling the world or journaling his achievements in the self-growth arena on his blog.

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