Criss Angel is a popular magician and a musician who has appeared in a number of television and stage shows. He got popular after appearing in the show ‘Criss Angel Belief’ and ‘Criss Angel Mindfreak’. He also appeared on another TV series called ‘Phenomenon’ and ‘Criss Angel Believe.’
Magician Criss Angel Biography: Age, Early Life, Education, Parents
Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos best known by his stage name Criss Angel was born on December 19, 1967, in Hempstead, New York. His parents are Dimitra Sarantakos and John Sarantakos. His interest in magic grew when he was seven years old. As soon as he completed his schooling from East Meadow High School, he couldn’t control his urge to pursue a career in magic and went on to become a successful magician despite having objection from his parents.
Magician Criss Angel Career Details
First, he appeared on TV in 1994 and then in 1995 he was starred in the movie ‘Lord of Illusions.’ He also recorded an album named ‘World of Illusion: System One.’ In 1998 he released an album titled ‘Musical Conjurings from the World of Conjuring’.
Again he made another appearance in the movie ‘The Science of Magic’ and appeared in hits sequel as well. The first television series in which he was aired was ‘Criss Angel Mindfreak’. He also was the judge of the television show ‘Phenomenon.’ His show ‘Criss Angel Believe’ was premiered with the same name on Spike TV in 2013. Some of his popular stage shows are ‘The Supernaturalists’, ‘Criss Angel Magicjam’, and ‘Mindfreak LIVE.’ He also did guest appearances in shows like Larry King Live, WWE Raw, Jimmy Kimme Live, Las Vegas, CSI: NY, Rules of Engagement and America’s Got Talent. He released his book ‘Mindfreak: Secret Revelations’ in 2007.
Apart from being a magician, Angel is also a philanthropist and the founder of Believe Foundation ‘Believe Anything is Possible.’
Magician Criss Angel Dating History, Girlfriend
After dating his girlfriend, JoAnn Winkhart for a long time he married her in 2002. But they divorced each other after four years of their marriage. Again he was in a relationship with Holly Madison in 2008, but they also broke up in 2009. Finally, in 2011 he got engaged to Sandra Gonzalez.
Criss Angel Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Criss Angel is more than $60 million. His main source of income is his profession as a magician. He not only appeared in a number of television shows but has also released many albums. His interest in business and his successful ventures ahs let him earn about $70 million in a year. And his career in music is also not quite falling behind. He has released many music albums of the heavy metal band ‘Angel’ as he is a member of the latter. He has also tied up with IdeaVillage for Criss Angel Magic Collection.
Per Year: $8.25 Million
Per Month: $687,500
Per Week: $158,653.85
Per Day: $22,602.74
Per Hour: $941.78
Per Minute: $15.7
Per Second: $0.26
Quick Facts About Magician Criss Angel
Real Name: Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos
Age: 52 years
Height: 1.83 m
Weight: 78 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Net Worth: $60 million
Magician Criss Angel Awards And Achievements
He is one of the popular magicians around the globe. His name is also included in the list of famous people born on December 19.1997. His fame has let him earn so much that he is one of the richest magician born in NY.
- He won the World Magic Legacy Awards’ Living Legend award in 2011.
- He was honored with the International Magician Society’s Magician of the Year award.
- He was christened with the title of the “Magician of the Decade” in 2009.
- He holds the world record for submerging underwater for 2 minutes.
- In 2010 he made 100 people disappeared. After this incident, his name was introduced in the Guinness Record of “The most people to disappear in an illusion.”
- He has also earned a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.