efren reyes Is a renowned professional pool player from the Philippines who has won over 80 international championships. He was the first player in pool history to win world championships in two different disciplines. Reyes has won the World Eight-Ball Championship four times, the World Cup twice, the Derby City Classic 13 times and the US Open three times.
|Celebrated Name:||efren reyes|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Efrain Manalang Reyes|
|date of birth:||26 August 1954|
|birth place:||Angeles, Philippines|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Susan Reyes|
|Children / Children (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Frannie Reyes & Rose Reyes, Chelo Reyes)|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name):||Not Applicable|
|Is Efrain Reyes Gay?:||No|
|profession:||pool player, actor|
|Net Worth in 2022:||$3 million|
Efrain Reyes Biography
Efrain Manalang Reyes Mexico was born on August 26, 1945 in Pampanga, Philippines. At the age of four he moved to Manila. Later, he began working as a billiards attendant at his uncle’s billiards hall, where he learned a variety of cue sports. He was not very tall at that time, so he would stand on a Coca-Cola case while playing. He slept on the pool table at night. He is commonly known as The Magician and Bata. His co-workers referred to him as “Her”.
Efren Reyes age, height, weight
efren reyes He was born on August 26, 1954, he is 68 years old as of 2022. His height is 1.80 m and his weight is 73 kg.
efren reyes Began playing billiards in the 1960s and quickly established himself as a winner, allowing him to compete in important events and tournaments. He was a member of the Philippine team that participated in the RP-Japan Pocket Billiards Tournament in 1978.
Reyes defeated Pepito Dasar in the finals of the 1983 Philippine Professional Pocket Billiards Championship. In the 1980s, he traveled to the United States to compete at the international level. He soon started winning tournaments in Europe, the United States and Asia. By the mid-1990s, Reyes had established himself as one of the top players in the Philippines.
In 1994, he became the first non-American to win the US Open Nine Ball Championship. Two years later, he took part in the Color of Money event against his rival, Earl Strickland. Reyes won the final match 120–117 and was awarded $100,000 in prize money.
Reyes won the first WPA World Nine-Ball Championship to be televised in 1999. He won the International Billiard Tournament in 2001 in Tokyo, Japan. The tournament featured over 700 professional players, and the winner received a prize pool of $20 million. , He won the $50K Winner-Take-All International Challenge of Champions the following year, defeating Mika Imonen.
Reyes became the first WPA World Eight Ball Champion in 2004, as well as the first player in WPA history to win world titles in two different disciplines.
He won the IPT King of the Hill 8-Ball Shootout in 2005, defeating Mike “The Mouth” Siegel. He represented his country by winning the inaugural World Cup of Pool the following year. In 2010, he won his fifth Derby City Classic title, making him the most successful player in the tournament’s history.
Efren Reyes Achievements and Awards
In his illustrious career, Efren Reyes has received several awards. Billiards Digest magazine named him Player of the Year in 1995. The next year, he was ranked first on the Pro Billiards Tour in the United States.
Reyes was the first Asian to be inducted into the Billiard Congress of America’s Hall of Fame in 2003. He was appointed the Philippine sports ambassador at the 2005 Southeast Asian Games, which featured many of the Philippines’ greatest athletes, including Alan Caddick, Ubob Saminiano, and. Jane Sasluya. He was also ranked second on Pool & Billiard Magazine’s list of “Fans’ Top 20 Favorite Players”.
Other notable awards and honors include the Philippine Legion of Honor, the Philippine Order of Lakandula, the Jaycees Outstanding Filipino Award, the Philippine Sportswriters Association Sportsman of the Year in 1999, 2001 and 2006, and the One Pocket Hall of Fame (2004). ,
Efren Reyes Net Worth in 2022
efren reyes His net worth as of 2022 is over $3 million. He earned this huge fortune through his successful career as a professional pool player.
By defeating Earl Strickland in 1997, he took home the largest single event purse in pool history at $100,000. He won several tournaments, including the 2014 Smokin’ Aces One-Pocket Shootout, the 2011 US Open One Pocket Championship, and the 2005 IPT King of the Hill Eight-Ball Shootout.
Reyes has also appeared in several television shows and movies including Partners, Nineball, Magpakalanman and others. He endorses several brands, which contribute significantly to his net worth.
efren reyes Widely considered one of the best pool players of all time. He has won almost all major pool championships and events across the globe and is considered an inspiration for aspiring pool players.
Efren Reyes Wife, Marriage
Susan Reyes, Reyes’ long-term girlfriend, married him. The couple has three children: Frankie Reyes, a son, and Rose Reyes and Chelo Reyes, daughters. He prefers to keep his personal life away from the limelight and lives happily in Mexico with his wife and children.