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Jennifer C. Harman was born on the 29th November 1964, in Reno, Nevada USA, and is a professional poker player, best known to the world for winning the World Series of Poker bracelets in open events, two times, and in that way becoming one of three women to achieve such a thing.
Have you ever wondered how rich Jennifer Harman is, as of mid- 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Harman’s net worth is as high as $15 million, an amount earned through her successful career as a poker player, which started in 2000.
Jennifer Harman Net Worth $15 Million
Jennifer grew up in her hometown and after finished high school, she enrolled at the University of Nevada, from which she obtained a degree in Biology. Having been playing poker since she was in elementary school, it was just a matter of time before Jennifer would turn professional. It happened in 2000, and she immediately won her first World Series bracelet, at her first Deuce to Seven Lowball event. Just two years later, she won her second World Series of Poker bracelet at the $5K Limit Texas hold ’em event. She was the first woman to have two WSOP bracelets, although in 2012 she was joined by Vanessa Selbst, and then in 2015 Loni Harwood won her second bracelet.
In 2004 she didn’t participate in any poker events due to her kidney transplant; it was her second such operation, as she had problems with her organs in the past, having started in her childhood years. Her mother died of kidney failure when Jennifer was 17 years old, and her sister has also had problems with kidneys.
Upon her return, Jennifer assumed 4th place at the World Poker Tour Five-Diamond World Poker Classic, then 2nd place in the WSOP Circuit Championship Event at the Rio. Throughout her career, Jennifer has won over $2.7 million at high stake games, such as the “Big Game”, held at the Bellagio, and “The Corporation”.
Aside from live tournaments, Jennifer has also appeared in several poker television programs, including “High Stakes Poker” (2006), then “Poker Superstars III” (2006), “Poker After Dark” (2007-2008), and most recently “Poker Night in America” (2016), which have also added to her wealth.
Thanks to her successful career, Jennifer was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame in 2015.
Regarding her personal life, Jennifer married Marco Traniello in 2000, with whom she has two children, however, they are now divorced.
She is also a well known participant and organizer of poker tournaments, the winnings of which are distributed to charity organizations. She has also started the Creating Organ Donation Awareness, which focuses on raising funds for kidney transplant operations. Furthermore, she is an active supporter of the Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA), among other activities.