Top 10 Greatest Famous Magicians

The most famous magicians in the world are known for performing amazing magic tricks, stunning illusions, and starring in mesmerizing magic shows.
10. Dynamo
Steven Frayne, commonly known by his stage name "Dynamo", is an English magician, best known for his show Dynamo: Magician Impossible.
Born: December 17, 1982, Bradford, United Kingdom
Nationality: British
Full name: Steven Frayne
Height: 1.75 m
Parents: Nicky Goodwin
Movies and TV shows: Dynamo: Magician Impossible, The Grind
9. The Amazing Johnathan
John Edward Szeles, better known by the stage name The Amazing Johnathan, is an American stand-up comedian and magician. His act is mostly composed of hijinks, interaction with one specific audience member and a few legitimate magic tricks.
Born: September 9, 1958, Detroit, Michigan, United States
Movies: The Amazing Johnathan: Wrong on Every Level
8. Lance Burton
Lance Burton is an American stage magician. He performed more than 5,000 shows at the Monte Carlo for over 5,000,000 people. In 2010 he ended his 31-year career.
Born: March 10, 1960, Columbia, Kentucky, United States
Height: 1.86 m
Movies: Make Believe, How to Juggle & Other Cheap Tricks with Marty Pollio, Mysteries of Magic: Vol. 1
7. David Blaine
David Blaine is an American magician, illusionist and endurance artist. He is best known for his high-profile feats of endurance, and has made his name as a performer of street and close-up magic.
Born: April 4, 1973, Brooklyn, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.83 m
Movies and TV shows: Mister Lonely, Fight Harm, more
Parents: William Perez, Patrice Maureen White
Children: Dessa Blaine
6. Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris is an American actor, producer, director and magician. He is best known for the title role in Doogie Howser, M.D., the womanizing Barney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother, a fictionalized
Born: June 15, 1973, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Height: 1.83 m
Partner: David Burtka (2004–)
Children: Gideon Scott Burtka-Harris, Harper Grace Burtka-Harris
Awards: Young Artist Award, Streamy Awards
5. Criss Angel
Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos, better known by the stage name Criss Angel, is an American magician and illusionist.
Born: December 19, 1967, Long Island, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.83 m
Full name: Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos
4. Penn Jillette
Penn Fraser Jillette (born March 5, 1955) is an American illusionist, comedian, musician, inventor, actor, and best-selling author known for his work with fellow magician Teller in the team Penn & Teller. He is also known for his advocacy of atheism, scientific skepticism, libertarianism and free-market capitalism.
3. Harry Houdini
Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American illusionist and stunt performer, noted for his sensational escape acts. He first attracted notice as "Harry Handcuff Houdini" on a tour of Europe, where he challenged police forces to keep him locked up.
Born: March 24, 1874, Budapest, Hungary
Died: October 31, 1926, Detroit, Michigan, United States
Full name: Erik Weisz
Spouse: Bess Houdini (m. 1894–1926)
Movies: The Man from Beyond, The Grim Game, Haldane of the Secret Service, The Golden Twenties, Terror Island
2. David Copperfield
David Copperfield is an American illusionist, and has been described by Forbes as the most commercially successful magician in history. Copperfield's television specials have won 21 Emmy Awards of a total 38 nominations.
Born: September 16, 1956, Metuchen, New Jersey, United States
Height: 1.82 m
Partner: Chloe Gosselin (2006–)
Movies and TV shows: Terror Train, The Magic Of David Copperfield XVI: Unexplained Forces, David Copperfield: Illusion
1. Teller
Teller is an American magician, illusionist, actor, comedian, writer, director and usually silent half of the comedy magic duo Penn & Teller, along with Penn Jillette.
Born: February 14, 1948, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 1.75 m
Parents: Joseph Teller, Irene B. Derrickson
Education: Central High School, Amherst College