Doug Polk Wife? Who Is The Poker Player Married To?

Published Date: 02 May, 2022 Updated date: 02 May, 2022 By Daniel Roffer

Doug Polk was too young when he started loving strategic games under his father’s influence. Starting to play live tournaments in 2014, he has won millions after winning different poker tournaments.

Doug Polk and his wife are longtime loves. Get to know his married life, family, career, net worth & facts here.

Doug Polk is an American professional poker player who had the highest ranking of #70 in the Global Poker Index rankings. He now plays live poker locally in Austin, Texas.

Doug Polk Wife & Wedding Details

Polk is currently enjoying a married wife with his realtor wife Kaitlin Karges.


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Kaitlin is a real estate agent at LIFE Realty District in Henderson, Nevada. Her profile states that she has extensive market knowledge and ensures honesty, trust, and open communication with her clients. Moreover, she is a native of Joliet, Illinois.

Doug and his wife exchanged the wedding vows on 16 November 2021. They celebrated their nuptials at the Hawaiian Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea.


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The couple has been together for over years as per his Instagram posts. Doug has more than 86k followers on his Instagram account.

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Inside Doug Polk Family & Early Life

Doug was born to parents Kevin Polk and Catherine Polk on 16 December 1988. His birth name is Douglas Kevin Polk and his birthplace is Pasadena, California, United States.

Polk’s father Kevin studied at the University of Southern California. Kevin is a social entrepreneur and has run nonprofit organizations. His love for strategy games began at age five after his father taught him chess.


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Likewise, his mother is a nurse by profession. He has a younger brother named Elliot Polk. His family moved from California to Raleigh, North Carolina when he was a child.

The 33-year-old attended Wakefield High School and graduated in 2007.

His Career Journey

Initially, Polk played 9-handed No Limit Hold’em Cash games and made enough money to support himself. He dropped out from the University of North Carolina Wilmington to pursue poker as a full-time career.

By 2013, he became one of the best online cash game players and challenged fellow player Ben ‘Sauce123’ Sulsky. In the end, he was up about $740,000 which entitled him to the $100,000 side-stake for winning.


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Doug won his first-ever World Series of Poker Bracelet in 2014. Similarly, in 2017, he won the WSOP One Drop High Roller tournament. He announced that he will quit playing poker in 2018.

However, he started making videos on his YouTube channel. He launched a YouTube channel named Doug Polk Poker in 2016. Additionally, he runs a channel named Doug Polk Crypto YouTube where he discusses cryptocurrencies.


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Polk is a founder of UpswingPoker, which provides professional, structured, and duplicable poker training. He is an ambassador of CoinFLEX, the home of crypto yields.

How Much Is Doug Polk Net Worth?

Polk undoubtedly enjoys a net worth of millions. He has made earnings of $3.5 million from the poker tournament.

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Besides, he makes big money from his YouTube channels.

Some Interesting Facts About Doug Polk

  • Doug was a competitive Warcraft 3 electronic sports player who has competed at multiple World Cyber Games tournaments.
  • He is a fan of the NHL team Vegas Golden Knights.
  • Polk and his wife are the owners of a skincare company named Naru Organics.
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