• American poker player and actor
• Gained fame with leaked sex tape with Paris Hilton
• Married twice to Pamela Anderson and once to Shannen Doherty
• Won over $6 million in Big One for One Drop events in 2014, 2016, and 2018
• Net worth estimated at over $50 million



Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$16 million
SpousePamela Anderson, Shannen Doherty, Elizabeth Daily


Who is Rick Salomon?

A rather controversial personality, Rick Salomon is an American poker player, but has reached stardom with the leaked sex tape that he made with the Hilton heiress, Paris Hilton. Other than this, he is known for his brief marriages to celebrities Shannen Doherty and Pamela Anderson. He is successful at poker having won over $6 million at Big One for One Drop events in 2014, 2016 and 2018.

Rick Salomon Biography- Age, Childhood, and Education

Born Richard Allan Salomon on the 24th January 1968, in Neptune Township, New Jersey USA, he’s the son of the ex-Warner Bros executive Vice President Robert Jess Salomon and his wife Doris Gloria Green. Rick spent his childhood in Wayside, New Jersey, but there is no other information about his early life.

The Untold Truth of Rick Salomon

It was around 2005 that Rick started playing poker more prominently, but his fame was happening rather earlier. Back in 2003, a sex tape of Salomon and Paris Hilton appeared on the internet, and after realized what had happened, Rick filed a lawsuit against the company that made the sex tape public. He also sued the Hilton family, accusing them of harming his career and popularity, as the Hilton family claimed that Rick had exploited Paris. His suit was set on $10 million, stating that representatives of the Hilton family tried to discourage the media outlets from showing the videotape, as Paris was underage when the tape was made.

This also affected him as if that were true, this would make the tape illegal. Nevertheless, Rick reached an agreement with the Red Light District Video production company to distribute the sex tape, and though Paris and the family sued the company Kahatani LTD, which in the first place released the tape, it was thrown out of court. Furthermore, Rick and the Red Light District Video reached an agreement with Paris Hilton to pay her $400,000 plus a percentage of the tape’s sale profit.

Poker Player

Around 2005, Rick started playing poker at a professional level and since then has participated in many events, many of which have contributed to his wealth.

He began with small prize events, but as he became more skillful, his desires became higher – he started his own online gambling site. and subsequently reached the heights of a successful poker player. Back in 2014, he won his first major prize as he took home $2.8 million after he finished 4th in the WSOP $1,000,000 The Big One for One Drop event. Two years later, he finished 3rd in the €1,000,000 Big One for One Drop event at The Monte-Carlo One Drop Extravaganza for $3.3 million, his biggest single live tournament cash out. Another two years passed until he repeated his success from 2014 finishing 4th at the WSOP $1,000,000 The Big One for One Drop, taking home another $2.84 million.

Acting and Producing

Rick has also tried himself as an actor; he made his debut back in 2000 when he portrayed Doug in the film “Bob’s Video”, in which his ex-wife Elizabeth Daily had the lead role. Three years later he appeared in the biopic film “Alpha Dog”, written and directed by Nick Cassavetes, and starring Emile Hirsch, Justin Timberlake and Anton Yelchin. In 2009 he appeared in the memorable role of Bailiff Bert in the family-drama film “My Sister’s Keeper”, starring Cameron Diaz, Abigail Breslin and Alec Baldwin. Most recently, he was Dale in the thriller film “Red Handed” (2019), which starred some of the most prominent action film stars in Michael Biehn, Michael Madsen and the rising star Ryan Carnes.

Rick Salomon

Rick is also a producer, beginning with the 2002 comedy crime film “American Girl”, starring Jena Malone, Harmony Blossom and Erik von Detten. After this came the film “Who’s Your Caddy?” in 2007, while from 2008 to 2009 he produced the TV series “First In”. In 2018 he produced the biopic about crime boss John Gotti and his son – entitled simply “Gotti” – which starred John Travolta, Spencer Roco Lofranco and Kelly Preston.

Rick Salomon Net Worth, Height, Weight, and Appearance

Rick Salomon is a rather controversial celebrity, but his success in at least two fields has added a considerable amount to his wealth. According to sources, Rick Salomon’s net worth has been estimated at over $50 million as of mid- 2020.

Rick Salomon stands at 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall, while he weighs approximately 165lbs ~ 75kgs. His vital statistics are unknown, but he has a slim figure. His hair is black, and he has brown eyes.

Rick Salomon Personal Life, Marriages, Divorce, Children

Rick Salomon has brought attention to his personal life; he has been married four times, two times to the same woman, none other than Pamela Anderson; he’s also had several high-profile relationships with other celebrities. His first wife was actress and voice actress, Elizabeth Daily; the couple married in July 1995 but divorced almost five years later in March 2000. They welcomed two children together, daughters Hunter born in 1996, and Tyson born in 1998.

In January 2002 he married famous actress Shannen Doherty, but the marriage was annulled in May the following year.

In September 2007, Rick and the actress/model Pamela Anderson signed up for a marriage license in Las Vegas. During Pamela’s interview with Ellen DeGeneres, Pamela spoke of her engagement to a man who is a poker player. They married in October 2007, the ceremony held during a break between the 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. shows of “Hans Klok’s The Beauty of Magic” at Planet Hollywood Resort – at the time, Pamela was working there as a magician’s assistant. However, the couple separated just 10 weeks after the wedding, and in December Pamela filed for divorce. Shortly afterwards the couple reconciled, but that lasted only until February 2008, when Anderson sought an annulment, stating fraud as the reason. Rick also filed for the marriage to be annulled, and he also cited fraud. The marriage was over on the 24th of March 2008.

Rick and Pamela got together again in 2014 and married in January 2014; this time, the couple divorced in April of 2015.

In addition to his short marriages, Rick has dated other women, including Nicole Marie Lenz from 1999 to 2000, then Paris Hilton from 2000 to 2001, and Stefani Morgan, among other short relationships.

Rick Salomon News, Facts, Influence

A real playboy, Rick has become overly popular throughout the world largely thanks to his lifestyle but also overall success. He is a star on Instagram, with around 90,000 followers on his official page, on which he shares some insights into his personal and professional life, money, women, and a good time.

Because of his wild lifestyle, Rick has often been a subject of the media, and has frequently spoken about the ups and downs during his career. He was also a subject of the media thanks to the leaked sex tape made with Paris Hilton, who at the time of the making was 20 years old.

In 2019, Rick filed a lawsuit against the Saudi Prince and the member of Saudi Arabia’s wealthiest family, Raad al-Khereiji for $2.8 million, which Rick won in a private poker game playing against the Saudi Sheikh held at the Tiara Miramar Beach hotel on the French Riviera. After losing the game, the prince stalled the payment for months, his lawyers claiming that it was just a friendly game. Until the present day, Rick hasn’t received his money.

General Info

Full NameRick Salomon
Net Worth$16 million
ProfessionTelevision producer, Entrepreneur, Film producer, Actor, Professional Poker Player
NationalityAmerican

Family

SpousePamela Anderson, Shannen Doherty, Elizabeth Daily
ChildrenHunter Daily Salomon, Tyson Daily Salomon
ParentsRobert Jess Salomon

Accomplishments

MoviesMy Sister's Keeper, Alpha Dog, Bob's Video

Social profile links

Movies

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Woman Walks Ahead2017producer post-production
Love Happens2009executive producer - as Rick Solomon
The Last Samurai2003executive producer
Women vs. Men2002TV Movie executive producer
Lone Star State of Mind2002executive producer
I Am Sam2001producer
Traffic2000executive producer
Once and Again1999TV Series consulting producer - 1 episode
The First to Go1997producer
Conspiracy Theory1997co-producer - as Rick Solomon
Assassins1995co-producer
Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home1995co-producer
Free Willy1993co-producer
Radio Flyer1992co-executive producer

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Addicted to Plastic Surgery2004TV Movie documentary legal services
Devil's Island2000TV Movie documentary legal services

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The First to Go1997story

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American Experience2000TV Series documentary thanks - 1 episode

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Becoming Sam2002Video documentary shortHimself

Awards

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2002Stanley Kramer AwardPGA AwardsI Am Sam (2001)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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