Karen Sexton Biography
Karen Sexton is an American actress and the wife of poker commentator and champion Mike Sexton, nicknamed the “Ambassador of Poker” who died on September 6, 2020 at the age of 72.
Karen Sexton Age
Karen’s age is unknown. Her husband was 72 years at the time of his death; he was born on September 22, 1947 in Shelby, Indiana, United States.
Karen Sexton Actress
Karen is an actress who according to her IMDB page has appeared on Harvester (1996), Forget Me Not: The Anne Frank Story (1996) and Hannity & Colmes (1996).
Karen Sexton Husband
Karen is the wife of Mike Sexton, the couple got married in 2007 at the time Mike was 50 years old while Karen was in her 30’s.
Mike Sexton was a member of the Poker Hall of Fame and the longtime color commentator for the World Poker Tour. He helped explain poker to the masses on WPT broadcasts amid the post-Chris Moneymaker boom in the mid-2000s. He appeared on WPT broadcasts from their 2003 debut until 2017. He later served as chairman of the online poker site partypoker.
He was also an accomplished player. According to the Hendon Mob Poker Database, he had more than $6.7 million in live tournament earnings. In 1989 he won a World Series of Poker bracelet and made several other final table appearances.
In 2016 he won a WPT event in Montreal. He was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame in 2009.
Karen Sexton Children
Karen and her husband Mike Sexton have a son known as Ty Michael Sexton born in 2009.
Karen Sexton Net worth
Karen’s net worth is unknown but her husband had an estimated net worth of 10 million.
Mike Sexton Death
Mike died on September 6, 2020 at his home in Las Vegas at the age of 72.
Mike Sexton Cause of Death
Sexton had been battling prostate cancer which according to his long-time friend and fellow Poker Hall of Fame member Linda Johnson said had spread to other organs.
Mike Sexton is poker’s greatest ambassadors. He authorized this tweet. He has only wanted to deliver positive messages so he kept his health problems private. Mike has been battling prostate cancer that has recently spread to other organs. He began in-home hospice a month ago.
— Linda Johnson (@FirstLadyPoker) September 1, 2020