Steve Beaton Net Worth, Salary, Income & Lifestyles
Steve Beaton was born April 5, 1964 and is renowned darts player. Explore his Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars and Lifestyles here.
At the 2010 Grand Slam of Darts he caused an extraordinary upset, reaching the quarter finals by defeating three-time champion Phil Taylor 16-14 and making 31 consecutive World Championship appearances – breaking Phil Taylor’s joint record of 30 straight World Championship appearances.
Early Life and Education
Steve Beaton was born April 5, 1964, in North Walsham, Norfolk and began playing darts as a teenager, quickly becoming one of the rising stars in his sport.
Beaton started his darts career with the British Darts Organization before switching over to the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC). He quickly established himself in both organizations as an influential and dedicated member of their respective communities. He quickly rose through the ranks as a darts champion under both organizations before switching back again between 2001 and 2002 when PDC took over governing operations of darts tournaments. He quickly earned fame throughout his time playing darts professionally – becoming one of its highest paid members before ultimately retiring due to illness in 2003 from BDO membership before switching over to PDC control in 2004.
Steve Beaton boasts an athletic and lean build that makes him ideal for darts competition. At 5 feet 10 inches and approximately 170 pounds, Beaton hails from White British ethnicity. Although Beaton keeps his personal life private and has yet to disclose his religious affiliation publicly, professional athletes tend to come from varying spiritual and religious backgrounds.
Steve Beaton began playing professionally in the early 1990s and was part of England’s World Cup winning squad of 1993. Additionally, he won both 1996 Lakeside Championship and 2003 Open.
The Bronzed Adonis, as he’s affectionately known, was part of the BDO until 2001 when he made the switch to PDC and has since been an active tour member and won multiple tournaments along his journey.
He experienced some dips in form during recent years, but managed to regain a top 32 ranking last year after an excellent run of form that saw him reach the quarter-final of both World and PDC Championships and finally reaching semi-finals of this event once more in 2021.
Achievement and Honors
Beaton has won numerous tournaments throughout his career and is widely considered to be one of the world’s premier players. He won the BDO World Championship in 1996 and held onto world number one status for many years after. Additionally, Beaton boasts many other achievements.
Beaton reached the semi finals of the European championship in 2009 by outwitting such notable competitors as Adrian Lewis, Mark Walsh and James Wade en route to winning Players Championship Nuland. Later that year he competed at Grand Slam of Darts where he defeated three-time defending champion Phil Taylor in quarter final action and secured himself a quarter final match victory.
He is now gearing up to compete in his 31st consecutive World Championship, breaking Phil Taylor’s record of 30 tournaments won consecutively. Last year he defeated Ronny Huybrechts, Jelle Klaasen and Jermaine Wattimena at the 13th Player’s Championship event to claim victory.
Beaton is an English citizen who has represented his nation at numerous darts tournaments. As one of the game’s premier players, his success has increased its profile dramatically while simultaneously giving back through charity work.
He currently resides in North Walsham, Norfolk with his wife Nanette, where they share two children; son and daughter respectively. Paul Gaskell takes great pleasure in golf and annually participates in the Paul Gaskell celebrity golf tour that raises funds for various charities.
In 2009, his form rose dramatically and propelled him up the world rankings, rising all the way to 19th overall. He won both events he entered at Players Championship events held in Nuland and finished as runner up at Europeans championships. Additionally, in 2010, Grand Slam of Darts quarter finals where he defeated three-time defending champion Phil Taylor 16-14 was one of his major feats of defiance against old age and time.
Beaton has amassed significant earnings through his professional darts career and numerous investments, earning a reputation for being one of the shrewdest investors in his sport.
Beaton continues to compete at an advanced level despite his age, reaching quarterfinals of several major tournaments and being considered one of the premier players.
Nanette Beaton, wife of famous English darts player Steve Beaton, remains relatively unknown despite living alongside him in Norfolk and North Walsham for many years. However, fans know she loves Coventry City FC, being one year younger. They currently reside there together.