Who doesn’t enjoy magic? Leaving the pubic awestruck in a mysterious way. Performing a magic trick is hard though.
You need speed, accuracy and the perfect timing to hide the truth from the naked eye. Find out the magicians who made it big in the magic industry.
1. David Copperfield - $800 million
David Copperfield is the most accomplished magician and tops the list. He has created some of the greatest illusions like vanishing the statue of liberty, walking through the Great Wall of China. The tickets to his show sell like hot cakes. He has 11 world records to his name until date.
2. Penn and Teller – $300 million
This combined magic and comedy due stand second on our list. They are illusionists and entertainers working together since 70’s. Teller has a unique style of communicating during performance. He always prefers a non-verbal communication. This duo is famous for their political satire.
3. Siegfried and Roy – $120 million
This magical duo is nicknamed as “Masters of the Impossible.” During a show Horn was bitten by a tiger on the neck which lead to the close down of Mirage. Their last on stage performance was recorded on ABC’s networks where they bid good-bye to the audience.
4. Lance Burton – $100 million
Lance’s interest in magic begun when he was only 5 years old. His performances include performing at a kid in the neighborhood. He has appeared on show like The tonight show and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.
5. Criss Angel – $50 million
Criss is an American illusionist and has appeared on many television shows. He has his own sense of style of performance.
6. Hans Klok – $25 million
7. David Blaine – $12 million
8. Derren Brown – $7.5 million