Mat Franco

[stats field=’styles-and-scripts’]
[stats field=’slot1′]
[stats field=’image-slider’]

[stats field=’header’]

[stats field=’stats’]

[stats field=’stats-mobile’]

[stats field=’slot2′]

[stats field=’popularity’]

About Mat Franco

Season 9 champion of America’s Got Talent who became the first magician to win the competition show. He is known for his combination of humor and shocking magic. 

Early life

He frequently watched magicians on TV growing up, recording performances to study them later on. 

Trivia

He was hired by the Riviera Hotel and Casino to perform as part of the Society of American Magicians National Convention. 

Family of Mat Franco

He was born in Johnston, Rhode Island and grew up alongside his older brothers. He has had a longterm relationship with Tianna Scartabello. 

Close associates of Mat Franco

He beat Emily West in the finals of America’s Got Talent. 

[stats field=’sidenav’]


[stats field=’popularity-mobile’]

[stats field=’slot3′]

[stats field=’items-and-also-viewed’]

[stats field=’similarities’]

[stats field=’slot5′]

Harry Houdini

[stats field=’styles-and-scripts’]
[stats field=’slot1′]
[stats field=’image-slider’]

[stats field=’header’]

[stats field=’stats’]

[stats field=’stats-mobile’]

[stats field=’slot2′]

[stats field=’popularity’]

About Harry Houdini

Iconic magician and escape artist whose most difficult stunt entailed escaping from handcuffs that took a locksmith five years to build.

Early life

In his youth, he took a job as a trapeze artist under the name Ehrich, the Prince of the Air, and was a successful cross-country runner.

Trivia

A university student and a boxer named J. Gordon Whitehead tested Houdini’s immortality by striking him in the gut several times, which ruptured his appendix and killed him.

Family of Harry Houdini

His parents were German Jews named Cecelia Weisz Steiner and Mayer Samuel Weisz. He was married to Bess Houdini from 1894 until his death in 1926.

Close associates of Harry Houdini

David Copperfield purchased the entirety of Mulholland’s Houdini holdings from Mulholland’s estate in 1970.

[stats field=’sidenav’]


[stats field=’popularity-mobile’]

[stats field=’slot3′]

[stats field=’items-and-also-viewed’]

[stats field=’similarities’]

[stats field=’slot5′]

Criss Angel

[stats field=’styles-and-scripts’]
[stats field=’slot1′]
[stats field=’image-slider’]

[stats field=’header’]

[stats field=’stats’]

[stats field=’stats-mobile’]

[stats field=’slot2′]

[stats field=’popularity’]

About Criss Angel

Mindfreak magician and escape artist who broke the record for appearing on television for more hours than any other magician. He released five albums as the lead singer of the industrial band Angeldust between 1998 and 2003.

Early life

He pursued a career as a professional magician instead of attending college, despite objections from his parents.

Trivia

He’s been rolled over by a steam roller, sawn in half, and he also jumped out of a moving car during his dangerous career as a magician.

Family of Criss Angel

He married JoAnn Winkhart in 2002. The couple divorced in 2006.

Close associates of Criss Angel

He’s appeared on several talk shows, including Larry King Live, to promote his magic.

[stats field=’sidenav’]


[stats field=’popularity-mobile’]

[stats field=’slot3′]

[stats field=’items-and-also-viewed’]

[stats field=’similarities’]

[stats field=’slot5′]

Piff the Magic Dragon

[stats field=’styles-and-scripts’]
[stats field=’slot1′]
[stats field=’image-slider’]

[stats field=’header’]

[stats field=’stats’]

[stats field=’stats-mobile’]

[stats field=’slot2′]

[stats field=’popularity’]

About Piff the Magic Dragon

Born John van der Put and known by his stage name Piff the Magic Dragon, he is a magician and comedian whose routine as Piff consists of deadpan humor. He performs the act with a chihuahua named Mr. Piffles, which he dresses in a dragon costume.

Early life

He was pursuing a career in IT before getting involved in magic.

Trivia

He became one of the youngest members to lecture at The Magic Circle, a British organization dedicated to magic.

Family of Piff the Magic Dragon

He was born in London, growing up in South East London, England. He later would live in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Close associates of Piff the Magic Dragon

He sold a magic trick of his to David Blaine.

[stats field=’sidenav’]


[stats field=’popularity-mobile’]

[stats field=’slot3′]

[stats field=’items-and-also-viewed’]

[stats field=’similarities’]

[stats field=’slot5′]

Riana Antoinette

[stats field=’styles-and-scripts’]
[stats field=’slot1′]
[stats field=’image-slider’]

[stats field=’header’]

[stats field=’stats’]

[stats field=’stats-mobile’]

[stats field=’slot2′]

[stats field=’popularity’]

About Riana Antoinette

Illusionist commonly known as The Sacred Riana. Her horror-influenced act was seen by millions when she performed on Asia’s Got Talent in 2017, becoming the show’s eventual winner. She previously placed second on the Trans7 reality show The Next Mentalist in 2014.

Early life

She grew up in Indonesia and idolized magic superstar David Copperfield.

Trivia

Her long-haired stage persona is inspired by Sadako Yamamura, the antagonist of the Ringu series of films. 

Family of Riana Antoinette

She has one younger sibling.

Close associates of Riana Antoinette

Her act received a frightened reaction from Asia’s Got Talent judge Anggun.

[stats field=’sidenav’]


[stats field=’popularity-mobile’]

[stats field=’slot3′]

[stats field=’items-and-also-viewed’]

[stats field=’similarities’]

[stats field=’slot5′]

David Copperfield

[stats field=’styles-and-scripts’]
[stats field=’slot1′]
[stats field=’image-slider’]

[stats field=’header’]

[stats field=’stats’]

[stats field=’stats-mobile’]

[stats field=’slot2′]

[stats field=’popularity’]

About David Copperfield

High-profile magician who became famous for making the Statue of Liberty disappear and walking through the Great Wall of China. By 2013, he had won more than 20 Emmy Awards.

Early life

He began practicing magic under the name Davino the Boy Magician in his neighborhood and became the youngest person ever admitted to the Society of American Magicians when he was 12.

Trivia

He owned a chain of eleven resort islands in the Bahamas.

Family of David Copperfield

His parents were named Rebecca and Hyman Kotkin. He began dating Chloe Gosselin in 2006, and they later welcomed a daughter named Sky.

Close associates of David Copperfield

He worked with author Ray Bradbury on David Copperfield’s Tales of the Impossible. He appeared in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone with Olivia Wilde.

[stats field=’sidenav’]


[stats field=’popularity-mobile’]

[stats field=’slot3′]

[stats field=’items-and-also-viewed’]

[stats field=’similarities’]

[stats field=’slot5′]

Enable Notifications    OK No thanks