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Glen Durrant Bio
Born in Middlesbrough in England, Glen Durrant is an English professional darts player. He is a three time winner of the BDO World Darts Championship and has been currently playing in the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) events. Durrant started playing darts in 1985, however, he made his first professional major appearance in 2004 at the Winmau World Masters where he had no luck. He is nicknamed Duzza.
The Middlesbrough dart player, Glen Durrant has been a part of British Darts Organization (BDO) from 2004-2019. He will always remain a reigning player in the history of BDO. He has won three BDO World Championships consecutively in the years 2017,2018 and 2019. Durrant has also won the title of World Masters in 2015 and 2016 followed by victory in World Darts Trophy in the year 2018. Currently, he has a world ranking of 13 and has 9 televised titles and 2 non televised PDC titles.
Glen Durrant won his first major International tournament in 2012, the title EDO England Classic. As a skilled player of darts, he made his debut at the World Championship in 2014, however he could not make it then. Regardless of his exceptional performance in the BDO World Championship, Durrant decided to enter the PDC Q-Schools in 2018. After his consecutive losses, Durrant succeeded to grasp his two year PDC Tour card in January 2019.
Glen Durrant suffered from Bell’s Palsy in 2004. However, he changed the negativity of the disease to a positive approach. This changed his demeanour from an aggressive, excited player to a calm and composed one. Today, he is famous for his calm act at the oche and his incredibly measured throws. After making a history in BDO, now Durrant is all set to rule PDC.
Glen Durrant FAQs
We’ve collated some frequently asked questions about Glen Durrant for your reading pleasure. Get to know the man!
What is Glen Durrant’s nickname?
“Duzza” – a simple play on Glen’s last name.
How old is Glen Durrant?
At the time of writing, Glen is 50 years old. His date of birth is the 24th of November, 1970.
Where was Glen Durrant born?
Middlesbrough, England, which he also calls his hometown.
When did Glen Durrant first start playing darts?
All the way back in 1985. He’s had plenty of time to practice!
When did Glen Durrant debut?
Glen made his first professional appearance in 2004 at the Winmau Worl Masters.
What Darts does Glen Durrant use?
Target 21 gram darts. You can check them out on Amazon!
What was Glen Durrant’s walk on song?
Glen has chopped and changed throughout his career, however in 2020 he walked out to “Pump It Up” by Endor in 2020.
How good was Glen Durrant at darts?
Glen was a fantastic player, notching up several championships and titles, Glen simply was one of the best.
BDO Majors highlights:
- World Ch’ship Winner (3): 2017, 2018, 2019
- World Masters Winner (2): 2015, 2016
- World Darts Trophy Winner (1): 2018
- Finder Masters Winner (3): 2015, 2016, 2018
PDC Premier events highlights:
- World Ch’ship Quarter Final: 2020
- World Matchplay Semi Final: 2019, 2020
- World Grand Prix Semi Final: 2019
- Grand Slam Semi Final: 2019
- Premier League Winner (1): 2020
- European Ch’ship Last 32: 2019
- UK Open Last 64: 2020, 2021
- Players Ch’ship Finals Last 16: 2019
- Masters Last 24: 2021
- World Series Finals Quarter Final: 2020
- BDO Gold Cup 2016
- Belgium Open 2018
- British Classic 2016
- Denmark Masters 2016, 2017
- Denmark Open 2015
- England Classic 2012, 2013, 2015
- England Masters 2016
- England Matchplay 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
- England Open 2016
- European Darts Open 2016
- Isle of Man Classic 2015
- Isle of Man Open 2018
- Jersey Open 2012
- Northern Ireland Open 2013, 2014
- Swedish Open 2016
- Welsh Open 2015, 2017
- Winmau Wolverhampton Classic 2017
- WDF Europe Cup Team 2016
- WDF World Cup Team 2015
Who is Glen Durrant’s wife?
Glen is happily married, however his love life has been somewhat been kept in the shadows. With respect to Glen, we will keep it this way!
What is Glen Durrant’s net worth?
Glen’s net worth is estimated somewhere between $2.5 – $5 million, however with the success he’s achieved, it would surprise no one if this was a much higher figure.