Lynn Gilmartin is an Irish-Australian TV host and the anchor of the Fox Sports Networks show World Poker Tour. She has also worked as an actress in television shows and movies. She was also the winner of the European Poker Tour held in Barcelona, Spain, in 2015.
|Full Name||Lynn Gilmartin|
|Date Of Birth||November 3 1984|
|Birth Place||Dublin, Ireland|
|Occupation||TV host, Poker Player, Anchor, Actress|
|Height||5 ft 6 inches (168 cm)|
|Weight||125 lbs (57 kg)|
|Children||1; Bodhi (son)|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
Lynn Gilmartin Early Life
Lynn Gilmartin was born in Dublin, Ireland on November 3, 1984. The details about her parents are skewed but we know that she is of Irish descent. She moved to Australia in 1986 with her family when she was 2 years old. She went to La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia, and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology where she got her degree. She worked on her acting and singing skills ever since she was in high school, and also participated in a number of plays in college. She had interests in theatre, movies, and poker since her college days.
Lynn Gilmartin Career
Lynn Gilmartin began her career as a reporter for PokerNews covering the poker circuit in 2009. She then regularly started presenting the continental and international level Poker tournaments like World Series of Poker, European Poker Tour, Latin American Poker Tour, and the Asia Pacific Poker Tour. Her debut in Australian and UK television was in 2012, as the host of the Aussie Millions Poker Championship. She then went on to work as a sideline reporter for ESPN Australia’s coverage of the World Poker Series (Asia Pacific) in 2013.
In late 2013, Lynn Gilmartin was offered a position in the FOX News Network in the United States to work as an anchor to cover the World Poker Tour on the network, which she gladly accepted, taking her career to new heights. She has gained immense recognition from the show and still works as the co-host in 2021.
Lynn Gilmartin also works as an actress, she has performed in a number of shows and movies, with her latest work being Netflix’s This Little Love of Mine. Gilmartin began her acting career with the role of Gemma in the film Museo, which won a Silver Bear award for Best Screenplay at the Berlin International Film Festival. She has since appeared in Australian film productions, How Do You Know Chris?, The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee, and Kidnapped. She has also made a guest appearance in the Australian TV Show, Neighbours.
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Lynn Gilmartin Personal Life
Lynn Gilmartin likes to keep her private information hidden from the public eye. However, she was not so secretive when she started dating poker player Angel Guillen, reportedly back in 2010 when the two met at the World Poker Series in 2009. He was the winner of the series, becoming the ultimate champion against 1,534 players and won massive prize money of $530,548. She enjoys a romantic and natural bond with her boyfriend. Reportedly, the couple began their relationship in 2010, and the bond between them has been everlasting ever since.
In May 2020, amidst the pandemic, Lynn Gilmartin was selected for a role in a movie in Australia and the couple decided to move to the land down south. Before leaving the United States, Lynn Gilmartin and Angel Guillen went to Las Vegas, Nevada, and got officially married, after a decade of a loving relationship. They now have a little baby boy “Bodhi” who gave birth very recently on July 12, 2021.
Lynn Gilmartin Achievements
In January 2020, Lynn Gilmartin was inducted into the Australian Poker Hall of Fame for her contribution to the game, and the dedication she gave to it, presenting various tournaments, from across the globe. She is also a keen philanthropist and works in various non-profit organizations, especially to help endangered animals in Australia. She is also an ambassador for the WPT Foundation and hosts annual fundraiser events to dedicate the collection for movements like Education Reform Now, and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
She is the global ambassador of Wildlife Warriors and in an effort to support the Australian wildlife that had taken a massive toll during the 2020 Australian bushfires that lasted for months. She rose awareness and rallied poker players from around the world to collect more than $100,000 AUD to donate to the organization to help reestablish marsupials and other animals.
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Lynn Gilmartin Net Worth
In 2010 when Lynn Gilmartin was already at a peak of her journalism career, it was estimated that she was worth $1 million. Her annual salary of $100,000 as a TV presenter, and bonuses, endorsements, and acting jobs were all sources of her income. It is safe to assume that she is worth way more now given the fact that she has been pursuing her acting career even more lively, which is sure to bring in huge revenue for her. But since we lack any financial statements, we are going to assume her net worth to be somewhere around $1 million for the time being.
Lynn Gilmartin Social Media
Lynn Gilmartin is very active on social media. She uses multiple platforms to stay connected with her fans and followers. At the time of writing of this article, she had more than 15 thousand public followers on Facebook. Similarly, she had additional 27 thousand followers on Twitter, a platform she uses to post updates about her career and job-related news. She also uses Instagram, where the maximum number of her fans are. At 43 thousand fans and growing, her Instagram account is the source to her private life and a glimpse into her entertainment, holidays, and other joyful moments.
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