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Jamie Gold Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Jamie M. Usher
Place Of Birth
Kansas City, USA
54 years old
Birth Date
August 25 1969

Jamie Gold Facts

Child Star?
Talent Agent, Television Producer, Poker Player
Education & Qualifications
University of California
Net Worth
Jane Gold, Robert Gold
Doug Gold

About Jamie Gold 

Jamie Gold, also known as Jamie M. Gold, was born on August 25, 1969 in Kansas City, Missouri, in the United States. 

Jamie Gold is a talent agent, television producer, and poker player based in Malibu, California. He is also the producer of the TV series 'Living The Life' (2013) and the documentary film 'All In: The Poker Movie' (2009).

Jamie was born in Kansas City, Missouri. His interest in poker developed at a very young age as his mother, Jane Gold, was also a poker player, and his grandfather was a gin rummy champion. Jamie started working in the entertainment business at a young age, and he became a talent agent before he turned 21. Jamie Gold was born Jamie M. Usher in Kansas city but had to change his name when his mother divorced and remarried Robert Gold. His family then moved to Paramus, New Jersey. Jamie Gold is recognized for winning the 2006 World Series of Poker. He has also studied entertainment law and is an entertainment lawyer.

Jamie Gold Net Worth, Earnings, & Spending Habits

What Is Jamie Gold's Net Worth?

The net worth of Jamie Gold is approximately $14 million.

How Much Does Jamie Gold Earn Per Year?

There are no details available on the per-year earnings of Jamie Gold.

Height, Age, & Physical Attributes

How Tall Is Jamie Gold?

Jamie Gold is 5 ft 9 in (176 cm) tall.

How Old Is Jamie Gold?

Jamie Gold's birthday is on August 25, 1969. As of 2022, he is 53 years old.

Childhood And Education

Jamie Gold was born Jamie M. Usher in Kansas City, Missouri. Jamie Gold and his mother then moved to Manhattan while Jamie was young. Her mother divorced her father and remarried Robert Gold. After his mother's marriage, the court ordered him to change his name to Jamie M. Gold. The name of Jamie Gold's mother is Jane Gold. Jamie is the younger brother of Doug Gold. Jamie Gold attended and graduated in 1987 from Paramus High School. In 1991, he completed his Bachelor's degree from the state's University of New York. He also pursued entertainment law at UCLA.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who Is Jamie Gold Dating?

Jamie Gold is not dating anybody right now, and no details are available on his previous relationships.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Jamie Gold is best known as a poker player, talent agent, and television producer. He is known for producing 'Living The Life' in 2013, 'All In: The Poker Movie' in 2009, and 'Eldorado'. Jamie Glod began his career when he was only 16 and worked at J. Michael Bloom Talent Agency as an intern and became a talent agent before he was 21. A few of his clients were Jimmy Fallon and Lucy Liu.

BBO Poker Tables and Jamie Gold came up with a philanthropy idea of making a signature 'Championship Edition' poker table. They decided to donate 50% of the earnings they made to charity. Jamie Gold won the 2006 World Series of Poker WSOP Main Event. Before he had won the 2006 the WSOP Main Event, he had a solid record in the poker competition. He had taken lessons from Johnny Chan, who was known as a poker legend, and he had previously won the WSOP Main Event two times in a row and was the owner of the WSOP bracelet ten times. After the 2006 Main Event poker tournament, a major poker trade publication named Bluff Magazine explained how Jamie Gold played. They mentioned that Jamie Gold is amongst the last people to act in the betting round. Jamie Gold's poker game improved when he started working with Chris Moneymaker and Johnny Chan on a television poker show in which Johnny was to mentor Gold. Jamie Gold's table talk was contrary to the WSOP rules, as his way of talking revealed his actual hand. Jamie played the Circuit Main Event and was runner-up in the poker championship.

Charity Work

Jamie Gold has been involved in philanthropy for ten years and has been part of over 300 celebrity charity events, some he has hosted, and in some, he has worked actively. He has raised above half a billion dollars, and he has also participated in various poker competitions that focus on charitable causes. He has also auctioned himself and made guest appearances for charity.

Jamie Gold has also talked about starting a charity poker tournament to raise money to help people who have Lou Gehrig's disease. Jamie Gold was involved with various charitable organizations like Ante Up For Africa, WSOP, Annie Duke's charity poker tournament, etc.

What Awards Has Jamie Gold Won?

Jamie Gold has won many poker tournaments and championships. Some poker competitions won by Jamie Gold are: in 2005, he won the Stars & Stripe. In 2006, he won the 37th Annual World Series of Poker Main Event. He won the World Series of Poker Europe in London in 2007. He also won the World Series of Poker in 2015. In 2016, he won Winnin' O' the Green Series (WSOPC). In 2017, he won the New Year's Extravaganza, and in 2018, he again won the New Year's Extravaganza. In 2019, he won the World Series of Poker.

Other Interesting Jamie Gold Facts And Trivia

  • Jamie Gold was a talent agent before he turned 21.
  • Jamie Gold worked as an intern at J. Michael Bloom & Associates Talent Agency at the age of 16. 
  • Working in the entertainment field, Jamie Gold has worked with many clients, including Jimmy Fallon and Lucy Liu.
  • Jamie Gold did not have any hobbies other than playing poker tournaments.
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