How Old Is Daniel Rigmaiden? Web Of Make Believe Fraudster Career Earnings Details

A former con artist David Rigmaiden ( Source : Thecinemaholic )


Daniel Rigmaiden is an American scam artist who is infamously known for a myriad of fraud cases. Learn more about the fraudster. 

However, due to several fraud incidences and police inspections he had to face, Daniel is now no longer working as a con artist and peacefully enjoying his retirement from the entertainment industry.

More recently, Daniel gained popularity for his absolute honesty about the crimes he committed in the shows like Truth and Power (2016) and Web of Make Believe: Death, Lies, and the Internet (2022). People get to explore his side of the story as well, thanks to those shows.

Fraudster Biography: How Old Is Daniel Rigmaiden?

As per some websites, Daniel Rigmaiden is currently 41 years old.

The former con artist was born and brought up in Seaside, California, the United States. But not much of his early life has been explored with the details like his date of birth and other important stuff missing from the internet. Furthermore, he is yet to have his own Wikipedia page, thus making the findings even tougher.

However, according to his bio page on Worthy Celebs, Daniel Rigmaiden was born on September 8, 1980. As a US-born, Daniel holds an American nationality and is of a white ethnic race. 

The page also made a tall claim that Daniel is an atheist. Besides, according to his birth, his star sign would be Virgo. The 5 feet 9 inches tall man graduated from a local college in his hometown.

His parents were David Rigmaiden, an engineer at Naval Postgraduate School, and Mary Jane Rigmaiden. Furthermore, Daniel has a brother Sean Rigmaiden.

Daniel Rigmaiden began using many fake identities after graduation in 1999, going from townlet to townlet on the coast of California, trading bogus IDs. Over the next several years, he began filing taxation returns for the deceased, pocketing hundreds of thousands of dollars.

However, he was caught in May 2008 and charged with multiple felonies of tax fraud and identity theft. The FBI team caught him through Stringray, a cell-site simulator, and his Verizon AirCard. 

In April 2014, Daniel eventually pled guilty and was sentenced to life imprisonment. But a plea agreement permitted him to walk freely. Daniel was also sentenced to three years on probation, 100 hours of community service, and the forfeiture of almost $470,000 in looted funds.

Daniel Rigmaiden Net Worth: How Much Of A Fortune Has He Amassed?

According to Worthy celebs, a con artist, Daniel Rigmaiden's net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. 

Throughout the years, from the late nineties to the day he was arrested, Daniel has committed uncountable fraud worth thousands of dollars. In addition to that, he has not yet opened up about his financial details either. Thus, it is hard to precisely determine how much the Truth and Power star has garnered in his bank accounts. 

In May of 2008, Daniel was accused and found guilty of theft. Daniel was put behind bars on suspicion of looting $68,000 in cash. The joint investigation effort conducted by the FBI, U.S. Postal Service, and IRS arrested Rigmaiden with fraud and identity theft charges.

"The crimes were a necessary evil to get around a system I didn't believe in," Daniel explained why he committed all those crimes in Netflix's Web of Make Believe: Death, Lies, and the Internet. 


 Who Is Daniel Rigmaiden's Wife?

Unfortunately, Daniel Rigmaiden is not married yet. There have been no sights of reports of his marriage and the existence of his wife so far.

He is likely to have a single life at the moment. Daniel has not shared details about his love life or any relationship he had in the Netflix show either. He lives a simple, stress-free life at his residence in Phoenix, Arizona.