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Gus Hansen Biography

Gus Hansen
Gus Hansen
Full Name/Real Name: Gustav Jacobsen
Age: 45 years
Birth Date: 13 February 1974
Birth Place: Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 64 kg
Nationality: Danish
Spouse: N/A
Children: N/A
Dating: N/A
Profession: Poker player
Net Worth in 2019: $11.5 million

Gus Hansen is a well-known professional poker player. At the age of 44, he has achieved massive success in his career, winning 3World Poker Tour open titles, a WSOP bracelet, the 2007 Aussie Millions main event, and he was the season winner of the Poker Superstars Invitational Tournament.

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As of 2019, Gus Hansen has a net worth of $11.5 million.

Early Life & Biography

Gustav Jacobsen was born on February 13, 1974, outside Copenhagen, Denmark. He went to the United States where he enrolled in Santa Cruz as an exchange student. This is where he first developed his talent in poker. In 1995, he returned to Denmark and signed up for the military for nine months. After completing his duties, he moved back again to the United States. He went to New York and played high-limit backgammon and gin games. Hansen then switched his focus to poker, learning all the rules and techniques possible.

Gus Hansen’s Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Gus Hansen was born on 13 February 1974 and currently as of 2019, he is 45 years old. Statistics put Gus Hansen height as 1.78 m. and weight 64 kg.

Gus Hansen Personal Life: Affair, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife, Family & Children

Relationship Statistics of Gus Hansen

What is Gus Hansen marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Single
Is Gus Hansen having any relationship affair? N/A
Is Gus Hansen Lesbian/Gay? No
Who is Gus Hansen’s Spouse? (name): N/A
Does Gus Hansen Have Any Kids? N/A

There is no record of Gus Hansen’s past or current romantic relationships.

Career, Awards & Nominations

Hansen officially began playing poker professionally in 1997. While he was still in US Santa Cruz, he played poker at the Ocean View Card Room in Santa Cruz, California. During the 2004 WSOP Main Event, he finished in the money in the 150th place. As his career advanced, Hansen became the first professional poker player ever to win World Poker Tour (WPT) open tournaments thrice. He also the first winner of the WPT Bad Boys of Poker Invitational event. To recognize his talent and great skill in poker, Hansen was honored by being inducted into the World Poker Tour Walk of Fame in 2008.

At the Season 6 WPT Championship on April 27, 2008, Hansen came in second to David Chiu and took home $1,714,800. He won the inaugural EPM event The London All Star Challenge in September 2006. He has won many challenges after that and is currently featured in the Professional Poker Tour and season 2 of High Stakes Poker where he won the fifth biggest pot in the show’s history.

Gus Hansen Net Worth & Earnings in 2019

Gus Hansen Net Worth
Gus Hansen Net Worth

Although there have been rumors about Hansen’s financial status, he is reported to have an estimated net worth of $11.5 million as of 2019. He has earned he wealth through his successful career as a professional poker player. He has also tried several ventures as an entrepreneur which have not turned out so well including a music business in Denmark and an online poker career.

As enjoyable and thrilling as the game of poker is, it comes with many risks and failures, a factor that Gus Hansen has come to be familiar with. Despite the incredible string of success he has enjoyed, Hansen has had some significant fallouts and has lost a lot of money throughout his career. However, he remains strong and is an inspiration for those who would wish to pursue poker as a career.