Phil Ivey

When it comes to gaming, we are driven by different thing. There are people who will decided to do a certain thing because they are idol and need something to keep them busy. For them, anything is worth doing as long as it will entertain them and take away the boredom they are feeling. Therefore, these class of people are never committed to gaming at all.

However, there are those who are in gaming because they love it and it is not only a hobby but it is what they do because they are passionate about it. After sometime, their hobby turns out to be an everyday life and before they know it, they have already made it their career. For Phil Ivey, this is exactly what happened and today, he is known as one of the best professional poker players we have in the world.

Well, how well do you know about Phil Ivey? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Phil Ivey’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Phil Ivey to date.

Biography and Early Life

Phil Ivey is a force to reckon with born on the 1st February in 1977 in Riverside, California, in the United States of America. Although Phil doesn’t talk much about his background we managed to find out that he is the son of Phil Ivey Sr. and Pamela Ivey.

However, the information of his parents’ occupation is currently not available. When it comes to his siblings, there has been rumors that he has an older sister, a brother and a younger sister, but we are yet to confirm whether this is true or not. Phil is American by birth with Afro-American ethnicity background.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Phil Ivey in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Phil Ivey’s age is 44 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 1 February 1977. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 172 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.


Although Phil was born in Riverside, California, United States, his family moved to Roselle, New Jersey in the United States of America when Phil was only three years of age. He was therefore raised in New Jersey and this is also where he spent his school years.

When he was of age, Phil was enrolled at Old Bridge High School, which is located in Old Bridge Township, New Jersey. There is however no information of whether he joined college after graduating from high school. In case he did, we are going also to do our best to find out which school he attended and the course he majored in.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Love is an interesting thing that we can never be able to have control over when the right time come. For Phil, he met Luciaetta and fell in love with her. But just as you have realized, Phil is a very secretive man and rarely talks about his personal life. Therefore, he never mentioned anything about his love life until they were seen in court filed a joint petition of divorce. It was at this time when it was discovered that the love birds had been married for seven good years.

When they realized that things were not working out between them, they came to an agreement of calling it quits. That is when they filed their divorce. The final process of the divorce was completed in 2009 and they received their divorce certificate on the 29th of December in 2009.

It is not clear when the couple started dating and how long they dated before they decided to tie the knot. Since Phil is said to have no kids, it seem like there were no kids born out of the marriage. They also don’t talk about what caused the end of their 7-yrs marriage.

Ivey currently lives in Las Vegas and is thought to be single but if he is married or dating, he has succeeded in keeping the information private.

Is Phil Ivey Gay?

Phil Ivey might be secretive and might have avoided discussing his personal life including the girls he as dated since. However, the fact that he was married for 7 good years to Luciaetta is enough to prove he is not gay.

Professional Career

Phil Ivey started playing poker when he was very young. Some of his accomplishments means the three bracelets he won at the World Series of Poker in 2002. He has also tied with Puggy Pearson, Ted Forest and Phil Hellmuth Jr for most world tournament series. Phil became the first person to defeat Amarillo Slim in 2000 (heads-up) at a WSOP final table. This also won him his first career bracelet.

When it comes to World Poker Tour, Phil has reached nine final tables. Although he has lost most of these World Poker Tour events by elimination while in each time, he is holding the same starting hand (an ace and a queen). He played a major role in the original design of Full Tilt Poker. These marks the beginning of his success in the film industry.


Apart from the different tournaments he has won over the years, he was also managed to grab many awards and nominations. Some of these include; All in Magazine 2005 Poker Player of the Year in 2005 as well as in 2009.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Phil Ivey in 2021

Phil might not be generous enough to reveal to us how much he makes per year, but it is clear that he earns good money per tournament. This has highly increased his net worth which is currently estimated at $110 million as of 2021, and is expected to get even higher in the coming years.

The love Phil Ivey has for the poker game is out of this world. Apart from his achievement as a poker player, he is also famous for hi charitable work. This includes the $50,000 donation to Empowered 2 Excel which is a charity for underprivileged children among many others.


Facts of Phillip Dennis Ivey Jr.

  • Gender Male
  • full namePhillip Dennis Ivey Jr.
  • birthplaceRiverside, California, United States
  • Date of Birth February 01, 1977
  • Age 47 years 5 months
  • Horoscope Aquarius
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Amethyst
  • Lucky Color Turquoise
  • Best Match for Marriage Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionN/A
  • net worth$110 Million
  • professionProfessional poker player
  • weightIn Kilograms – 78 Kg, In Pounds – 172 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 188 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBrown
  • high schoolOld Bridge High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

Jeremy Vuolo

Joey Graceffa