Chris Moneymaker

United States

Chris Moneymaker Bio

Who is Chris Moneymaker

Chris Moneymaker is an American poker player. He was the winner of the 2003 World Series of Poker (WSOP). He became the first person to become a world champion by qualifying at an online poker site.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. He studied at the Farragut High School located in Knoxville, Tennessee. He also studied at the University of Tennessee and earned a master’s degree in accounting.

Interesting Facts

His birth name is Christopher Bryan Moneymaker. His net worth is estimated to be $16 million. His daughter Ashley was born 3 months before he won the WSOP main event. He has a gaming company named Moneymaker Gaming.

Personal Life

He has been married twice. His first wife name is Christina Wren. In 2004 he got divorced from her. The couple together is blessed with a beautiful daughter named Ashley. He is currently married to Christina Wren.


He is the author of his first book titled as Moneymaker: How an Amateur Poker Player Turned $40 into $2.5 Million at the World Series of Poker. He won $200000 becoming second at the 2004 Shooting Stars event.


There were rumors that he became broke.