Quick Facts Lynn Gilmartin
- NameLynn Gilmartin
- Birth Year1984
- Birth month8
- Birth PlaceDublin, Ireland
- ProfessionIrish-American Television presenter
- Net Worth$1 million
- Eye ColorBlue
- Hair ColorGolden Brown
- Weight in KG55 Kg
- Married toAngel Guillen
- EducationLa Trobe University and RMIT University
- Body Measurements35-25-36 inches
- Breast Size35
- Waist Size25
- Hip Size36
Lynn Gilmartin is an Irish-American Television presenter, best known as the anchor of the World Poker Tour on Fox Sports. She began her career as a journalist for PokerNews.com and PokerStars.Tv. In addition, she also worked in Polkanews previously.
Gilmartin is currently married to Angel Guillen, a Mexican professional poker player. They are enjoying their romantic relationship. Further, she hasn’t revealed anything about her past affairs yet.
Lynn Gilmartin Net Worth and Salary
As of 2018, Lynn Gilmartin, the present host of World Poker show and has an estimated net worth of $1 million. As per reports, in 2010, she earned over $100,000 as an annual salary.
The reported average salary for poker announcer is estimated to be around $58,000 a year. Experienced announcers in the poker industry can earn up to a maximum $120,000 in a year.
According to her social media posts, it seems that she lives luxuriously and also enjoying happily with her family and friends. In addition, she also has a huge passion for shopping and traveling.
Lynn Gilmartin won 2015 European Poker Tour
The former PokerNews hostess Lynn Gilmartin is currently the most liked European Poker Team’s Event Announcer. In 2015, the women’s event became the became the center of attraction at the European Poker Tour in Barcelona festival.
With a record-breaking 148 field entries, a prize pool of $32,895 was generated. According to PokerStars’ Live Events Specialist Neil Johnson, that was the largest women’s event in EPT history.
When it came down to the end, two Australians were left to battle for the title, with none other than former PokerNews hostess and producer Lynn Gilmartin lifting the trophy.
Gilmartin battled through a tough field before facing Heather Dorado in heads-up action. Now a television anchor for the World Poker Tour on Fox Sports, Gilmartin hoisted the trophy above her head and scored a first-place payday of $6,748.
Lynn Gilmartin Personal Life
Regarding her personal life, Lynn Gilmartin is 34 years as of 2018. Further, her star sign is Scorpio. As per reports, the gorgeous announcer isn’t married yet but she is currently in a romantic relationship with the 2009 World Series of Poker Champion, Angel Guillen.
The lovely American-Mexican pair has been dating since 2009. The couple seems inseparable as they are often seen together on social events, vacations, and romantic outings together. Gilmartin first met Guillen in 2009, when Angel participated in the “World Series Poker” in 2009.
— Lynn Gilmartin (@LynnGilmartin) December 26, 2018
Guillen finished second in Event 13 to earn $312,800 and added $530,548 in first-place prize money after winning Event 32 after a six-hour heads-up battle with Mika Paasonen.
The longtime loving couple has been dating for a long time, however, they have not announced any additional information regarding their marriage. As per recent reports and media sources, they soon might settle down and start a beautiful family of their own.
Besides being one of the famous hosts in the poker industry, Gilmartin also has a huge fan following on social media as well. She has more than 28k followers on Instagram and 22.8k followers on Twitter, respectively. Her personal Facebook page has more than 11k followers.
Lynn Gilmartin Early Life and Education
Lynn Gilmartin was born on November 3, 1984, in Dublin, Ireland. When she was 16 months old, her family shifted to Melbourne, Australia. Further, she was raised along with her older brother.
Gilmartin holds dual Irish and Australian nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group. From an early age, she was very much interested in performing arts and used to act and dance in high school. In an interview, Gilmartin said, growing up she wanted to be an actress.
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She attended La Trobe University and RMIT University, both are located in Sydney. Gilmartin studied marketing and public relations and holds a degree in Business Marketing.
After graduation, she got a job at the Marketing Department in Crown Casino, which is one of the biggest casinos in Australia. Further, she went on to gain some wide experience in the world of Poker business.
Lynn Gilmartin Career
Regarding Gilmartin’s professional career, she worked as a marketing manager at “Crown Casino” in Melbourne, Australia. In 2009, she joined the poker circuit as a journalist for PokerNews.com and PokerStar.tv.
Gilmartin regularly presented from the World Series of Poker, European Poker Tour, Latin American Poker Tour, and Asia Pacific Poker Tour.
During her career as a regular PokerNews host, Gilmartin flew all around the world following various poker tours, joining the World Poker Tour to host their prime-time Fox Sports 1 show, WPT Alpha8. Some of them are of high roller poker tournaments around the world, boasting buy-ins ranging from $100,000 to $250,000.
Gilmartin first appeared on Australian and UK television screens in 2012, as the host of Crown Casino’s “Aussie Millions Poker Championship”.
In 2013, Gilmartin was the sideline reporter for ESPN Australia’s World Series coverage of Poker Asia Pacific.
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At the end of 2013, Gilmartin moved to Los Angeles, California hoping to get the role as an anchor of the World Poker Tour’s 12th season on Fox Sports, alongside commentators Mike Sexton and Vince Van Patten.
Sae year, Gilmartin also took the roles of anchor and producer of the first season of the World Poker Tour’s high roller series, WPT Alpha8, on Fox Sports 1, alongside commentators Ali Nejad and Olivier Busquet.
In December 2013, Gilmartin featured on the cover of Bluff magazine.
CAPTION: Lynn Gilmartin appeared on Bluff Magazine cover
Her recent work as a host is hosting the American Poker Awards in February 2018.
Gilmartin appeared in the 2018 movie “Museo”, directed by Alonso Ruizpalacios. The movie won a Silver Bear award for Best Screenplay at the Berlin International Film Festival.
She is such a busy, hard-working, a driven young woman and, not to forget, she is a huge fan of Kris Carr, Marianne Williamson, and Eckhart Tolle. In addition, she is the founder of Jooce Bar, Holistic Wellbeing Coach and Permaculture Amateur.