Vanessa Selbst was born on the 9th of July of the year 1984 in New York. She is a professional American poker player. Till now she has won three bracelets in World Series of Poker main event. She has considered as one of the most successful female poker players. She has finished at the final tables of the WSOP main events for a total of three times. She has cashed in for more than twenty times in WSOP events only. She secured 72nd position at the main event of 2012 WSOP tournaments. It was the best accomplishment she had in her entire career. She reached to the final tables at the World Poker Tour for two times. She has cashed in for three times in World Poker Tour events. In European Poker Tour she has cashed in for four times. Once she was ranked second by the Global Poker Index. It was the highest record of her poker career.
She is one of the top five ladies poker players of the America. By the year 2013, her total earnings from the poker games exceeded the ten million dollars mark. She is a member of the Poker Star team, an online poker website. She goes by the name of “V_Selbst” in all the online tournaments, especially those hosted by Poker Star. She won her first bracelet in the year 2010 along with a cash prize of $227,933. She won her second bracelet at WSOP main event of the year 2012 and earned a sum total of $244,259 in cash prizes. Her third bracelet came in the year 2014 along with a cash prize of $871,148. She has won 21 live poker tournaments.
She is a college graduate in the field of political science. In 2010, she won the North American Poker Tournament bagging more than $750,000 in that tournament. She is the first female poker player ever to win a High Roller event on Poker Star. She is considered as one of the best female poker players.