Poker player who became a member of the Poker Hall of Fame. In 2015, he won his 14th World Series of Poker bracelet.
He attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
He won the main event at the World Series of Poker in 1989, at just 24 years old.
He married Katherine Sanborn in 1990 and they had two sons named Philip Hellmuth III and Nicholas Hellmuth.
He has competed against Phil Gordon.