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Norm Duke was born on the 25th March 1964 in Mount Pleasant, Texas, USA, and is a professional 10-pin bowler who competes on the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) Tour, and is a two-time U.S. Open winner (2008, 2011) and three-time PBA World Championship winner (2000, 2007–08, 2008–09). Duke’s career started in 1982.
Have you ever wondered how rich Norm Duke is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Duke’s net worth is as high as $4 million, an amount earned through his successful career as a pro bowler. In addition to bowling, Duke also has several endorsement deals which have improved his wealth too.
Norm Duke Net Worth $4 Million
Norm Duke grew up in Texas, and turned pro in 1982, while in 1983 he had his first win in Cleveland, Ohio, and became the youngest player ever to win a PBA Tour event, at the age of 18 years, 345 days. That event was also his first televised appearance, fortunately as his career stagnated for the next few years, until he recorded his second win in 1991.
His best year was 1994, when Norm won five titles including a major at the Tournament of Champions, and secured the PBA Player of the Year honors. In 2000, Duke won three titles and the PBA Player of the Year award again, while from 2007 to 2009, he won another two PBA World Championships. These achievements helped Duke to be inducted into the PBA Hall of Fame in January 2009, while since 2002, he has been a member of the USBC Hall of Fame. Also, his successes have contributed significantly to his net worth.
At the moment, Norm has 38 PBA Tour titles, seven of which are majors: three PBA World Championships, two United States Opens, one ABC Masters and one Tournament of Champions. In the 2011-12 season, Duke became only the third ever player to earn $3 million or more in career prize money, while in 2014, Norm won two PBA50 titles, including the Senior US Open. Most recently, Duke won his third PBA50 title, and then his second PBA50 major at the PBA50 World Championship in 2016, which certainly added a substantial amount to his net worth.
Among other accomplishments and awards, Norm Duke is the first bowler in history to win three Major titles in a row, was the PBA50 Player of the Year in 2014, and so far has 64 career perfect games in PBA events.
Regarding his personal life, Norm Duke has been married to Karen since 1993, and they have a son together. He currently resides in Clermont, Florida, and his hobbies are golfing, fishing, and boating, while he is a die-hard fan of the Dallas Cowboys American Football team.