Criss Angel

Criss Angel

American magician, illusionist and musician (born 1967)
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Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos (Greek: Χριστόφορος Νικόλαος Σαραντάκος; born December 19, 1967), known by the stage name Criss Angel, is an American magician, illusionist and musician. Angel began his career in New York City, before moving his base of operations to the Las Vegas Valley. He is known for starring in the television and stage show Criss Angel Mindfreak and his previous live performance illusion show Criss Angel Believe in collaboration with Cirque du Soleil at the Luxor casino in Las Vegas. The show generated $150 million in tourist revenue to Las Vegas in 2010, but has since been replaced by Mindfreak LIVE! on 11 May 2016 (the show is partly produced by Cirque du Soleil; however, the directive rights are entirely with Criss Angel). He also starred in the television series Criss Angel BeLIEve on Spike TV, the reality-competition television show Phenomenon on NBC, and the 2014 stage show Criss Angel Magicjam.

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Criss Angel was born on Tuesday, 19 December 1967 in East Meadow, New York, USA. His full name at birth was Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos. He is best known as a magician. Angel's country of citizenship (nationality) is American. Criss attended high school at East Meadow High. His religion is listed as Greek Orthodox. He is 6' (183 cm) tall and weighs 165 lbs (75 kg) with an athletic build. He has dark brown eyes and black hair (color). His net worth is reported to be $50,000,000 US dollars. Criss Angel is 56 years old and his zodiac star sign is Sagittarius.

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Full name at birth
Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos
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Claim to fame
Mindfreak, Criss Angel: Believe, performing life threatening stunts for the public to witness
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Date of birth
19 December 1967
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Place of birth
East Meadow, New York, USA
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Magician, Producer, Director, Writer, Musician, Actor
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6' (183 cm)
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Weight
165 lbs (75 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • Ever changing hair
  • Logo brand on arm
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Pets
  • Hammie (Cat) (deceased)
  • Oso(Dog)
  • Spike(Dog)
  • Teddy(Dog)
  • Dini(Dog)
  • Minx(Cat)
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Residence
East Meadow, New York, USA
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Net worth
$50,000,000 USD
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High school
East Meadow High
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Talent agency
Creative Artists Agency
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Partner: Shaunyl Benson (Married) 3 children
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Criss Angel and Shaunyl Benson
When you think like a child your imagination is free and anything is possible.
  • His first major illusion was making his mother float in their family den
  • His father, John Sarantakos, owned a restaurant and doughnut shop
  • Was a judge on the 2007 talent competition Phenomenon
  • Spoofed David Blaine on an episode of Mindfreak
  • Spoofed David Blaine on an episode of Minffreak

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