Jennifer Leigh was born on August 10, 1983, in Wilmington, Delaware. She was very interested in computers from an early age. Jennifer used Linux and also began playing video games before she was a teenager. She took the alias of Jennicide for playing on World of Warcraft and EverQuest.
In 2001, she entered the world of online poker. Her first gambling win was of $5. But that was enough to arouse her enthusiasm in poker.
By the time she was 21, Jennifer Leigh ranked 47th when she participated in PokerStars Tournament board. In July 2005, she got a chance to enter Battle of the Ages of Poker Royale. There she played besides professional players like Dan Harrington and Barbara Enright. Jennifer defeated Dan Harrington and won prize money of around $16,000.
In September 2005, Jennifer L
eigh reached the 9th spot in the Online Poker World Championship. There she won around $10,000.
In January 2006, Jennifer ranked 42nd at the World PokerTour PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. There she won around $13,500.
A year later in 2007, she was seen in FHM Online and in May 2008, she appeared in Playboy magazine.
In July 2008, Jennifer Leigh entered a contract with Iron Duke Power on the Merge Gaming Network. She still keeps playing at UltimateBet and PokerStars.
Why is she famous?
Jennifer Leigh is famous as a professional poker player. She has also appeared in men's magazines like FHM Online and Playboy.
Here is one of her famous quotes:
"I'm the type of girl who feels women should be proud of our curves and inner beauty, and I hope that eventually, the fashion industry starts lowering its standards on stick-like thinness."
- Jennifer Leigh
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