Beth Shak is an American professional poker player with an estimated net worth of $20 million. She is 5’9″ and weighs 125 pounds. Beth Shak was born on November 8, 1969 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Shak first learned how to play poker by playing on the online poker card room Full Tilt. She started off playing with “play money” until she felt comfortable using real money.
Beth Shak eventually began playing live poker tournaments. In 2005 she placed eighth in the World Series of Poker Ladies’ event; this was only her second live event. At the 2007 World Series of Poker she placed 2nd out of 800 players in the $3k No-Limit Hold ‘em event. That same year, she signed on to become a Red Pro for Pull Tilt Poker. As of 2009 Beth Shak’s total live winnings exceed $450, 000.
Beth Shak own approximately 1,000 pairs of designer shoes, 700 of which are made by designer Christian Louboutin. Her shoe collection is worth about $1 million. Her massive shoe collection has received a considerable amount of attention from the media including a feature in the documentary God Save My Shoes along with stars such as Kelly Rowland and Fergie.
Although Shak spends a considerable amount of money on shoe wear, she also spends a lot of effort towards philanthropy. She plays in charity poker tournaments in order to raise money for various charities. She even co-founded the All in for Kids Poker Tournament which supports The Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania’s Palliative Care Program. Shak is the board of the Wish Upon a Hero Foundation and supports the ASPCA, American Red Cross, and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
Beth Shak has enough net worth to buy:
1. 259,740.2 Da Vinci 500 Poker Set($77 each)
2. 333,611.3 Smith Optic Scope Goggle ($59.95 each)
3. 81,632.6 TRIA Skin Perfecting Blue Lights ($245 each)
Beth Shak has enough net worth to give everyone in Burkina Faso $1.