Dan Bilzerian

Dan Bilzerian

Instagram Star

Daniel Brandon Bilzerian is an Armenian-American poker player, businessman, and social media influencer.

Full Name
Dan Brandon Bilzerian
Dec 7, 1980
5′ 9″
Net Worth


Dan Bilzerian is a professional poker player, social media influencer and entrepreneur born on December 7, 1980 in Tampa Bay, Florida. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius and he is of Armenian descent. He is the son of corporate raider Paul Bilzerian and his wife Terri Steffen. Dan began playing poker while attending the University of Florida and was soon able to make a living off it. 

Bilzerian became popular through his Instagram account which he started in 2011. The account featured pictures of his lavish lifestyle including luxury cars, expensive vacations and private jets. His posts were so popular that he quickly gained more than 21 million followers on the platform by 2020. In 2014, Bilzerian also made an appearance in the movie ‘The Equalizer’ alongside Denzel Washington and Chloe Grace Moretz.

In 2014, Dan founded Ignite International Brands Ltd., an international cannabis company with products available in multiple countries around the world. In 2019, he launched another business venture — BlitzPoker, an online poker platform for users to have fun playing their favorite game from anywhere in the world.

Bilzerian has been involved in several controversies since becoming famous. He has been accused of not paying debts or wages related to his businesses as well as being charged with possessing explosives without a license after posting a video of himself shooting guns at a gun range in Nevada. Despite all these scandals, Dan remains one of the most influential figures on social media today with millions of followers hanging onto every post he makes on Instagram.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1980</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Dan Bilzerian is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On December 7, 1980, Dan Bilzerian was born in Tampa, Florida. He is the son of corporate takeover specialist Paul Bilzerian.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2003</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Graduates from Naval Academy</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Graduates from the United States Naval Academy with a degree in Business Administration.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starts Gambling Career</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">He begins his career as a professional poker player and quickly becomes one of the best in the world.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Creates Instagram Account</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">He creates an Instagram account to document his high-rolling lifestyle, quickly amassing millions of followers.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">First Movie Role</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Bilzerian makes his acting debut with a minor role in the movie Olympus Has Fallen.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Launches Ignite CBD Company</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Launches Ignite, a company focused on selling CBD products, with $50 million in funding.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Opens Las Vegas Nightclub Venue</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Dan Bilzerian opens a venue called BLVD in Las Vegas, a nightclub and restaurant featuring live entertainment.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Successful Entrepreneur</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Dan Bilzerian is an incredibly successful entrepreneur. He has built a global empire from his various businesses and investments. His ability to take risks and turn them into profits is admirable.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Philanthropist</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Dan Bilzerian is also a philanthropist. He has used his wealth to help those in need around the world, such as donating money to families affected by natural disasters, supporting veterans, and providing educational opportunities for children in developing countries.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's an Inspiration</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Dan Bilzerian is an inspiration. His success and attitude have inspired countless people to strive for greatness and make their dreams a reality. His story encourages others to never give up on their goals and shows that anything is possible when you put your mind to it.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Dabbled in Professional Poker</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Dan Bilzerian is a professional poker player who has won millions of dollars playing in tournaments around the world, including the World Series of Poker.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Navy SEAL Trainee</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before becoming an Instagram celebrity, Dan Bilzerian was a trainee for the US Navy SEALs. He eventually dropped out due to a medical condition.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Hollywood Actor</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Dan Bilzerian has appeared in several films, such as The Equalizer and Cat Run 2. He also appeared as himself in the music video for the song "Goin In" by rapper DJ Khaled.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Uses Social Media to Promote Brands</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Dan Bilzerian uses his large social media following to promote products and brands. He has been paid to endorse companies like Bang Energy Drinks and DraftKings.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Built an Online Gaming Company</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2015, Dan Bilzerian launched an online gaming company called Ignite. The company offers various products, including energy drinks, vaping devices, and CBD oil.</p></div>


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