Efren Reyes, born on August 26, 1954, and popularly known as “Bata” and “The Magician”, is a Filipino professional pool player.
Reyes is widely considered one of the greatest pool players of all time. A winner of more than 100 international titles, Reyes was the first player to win the WPA World Championships in two different pole disciplines.
Efren Reyes Net Worth:
|August 26, 1954
|68 Years Old
According to our research team, Efren Reyes net worth in 2023 is $5 million. He has a successful life as an expert pool player, which contributes to his wealth.
So, he also makes a fortune from his self-titled YouTube channel with over 1.84K followers and over 50 million views.
Efren Reyes Early Life:
Efren Reyes was born in 1954 in Angeles City, Philippines. When he was 4-5 years old he moved to Manila with his family.
In Manila, he worked as a billiard attendant at his uncle’s billiard hall. Where he began learning various cue games. Since he wasn’t tall enough to reach the pool table, he played standing on Coca-Cola cases that he moved around.
At night when he dreamed of playing pool, the pool table was his bed. Reyes is often referred to as Bata, which is Tagalog for ‘kid’ because there was another great pool player named Efrain when he was young. To distinguish between the two, he was called Efrain Bata.
Efren Reyes started playing billiards in the 1960s. He got the opportunity to participate in important events and tournaments. He was part of the Philippine team that competed in the 1978 RP-Japan Pocket Billiards Tournament.
Efren Reyes won against Pepito Dancer in the finals of the 1983 Philippine Professional Pocket Billiards Championship.
In the 1980s, the United States competed internationally. Then he started winning many tournaments in Europe, America, and Asia.
Efren Reyes became the first WPA World Eight ball Champion in 2004. He also made history in the WPA by becoming the first athlete to win world titles in two distinct sports.
In 2005, he prevailed over Mike “The Mouth”. He defended his country and achieved the inaugural World Cup of Pool the following year.
In 2010, he established himself as the most victorious player in the history of the Derby City Classic after winning his fifth championship at the 12th annual tournament.
Efren Reyes Wife:
Efren Reyes is a married man. He was married to his longtime girlfriend Susan Reyes. The couple has three children: a son, Frannie Reyes, and two daughters, Rose Reyes and Chilo Reyes. He lives with his family in Mexico. He is happy with his wife and children.