David Blaine is currently 43 years old and is a famous magician, endurance artist and a master of illusions. David Blaine was born in Brooklyn, New York in the United States and has broken many world records and has even created some of his own world records. David Blaine’s first appearance was on his television series entitled ‘Street Magic’ which received excellent feedback and was even considered by many to be the best television show on magic in all time. David Blaine grew up in Brooklyn and also lived in other areas including New Jersey and Manhattan. When David Blaine was 4 years old he saw his very first magic show while riding the subway and this started a lifelong journey of magic for David Blaine. These are facts you probably already know about David Blaine, and here are interesting facts you may not know about David Blaine.
David Blaine Went to Hospital After Attempting His Latest Stunt
David Blaine recently attempted a stunt for his latest show on ABC called ‘Beyond Magic’. David Blaine’s stunt involved catching a bullet in his mouth while wearing a protective mouth guard. Unfortunately, during the stunt, the bullet managed to break the protective mouth guard that David Blaine was wearing which resulted in the bullet hitting him in the back of the throat. David Blaine was injured due to the incident and had to be transported to hospital. David Blaine is said to attempt the stunt again in the future.
Celebrities Love Him
David Blaine is well loved by many celebrities and has also performed for many famous people. He has performed for celebrities such as Al Pacino, Jack Nicholson, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mike Tyson and Bill Clinton. He has also made appearances on many television talk shows including The Oprah Winfrey Show, Conan O’Brien, Rosie, Carson Daily, Howard Stern and even South Park.
David Blaine Knew He Wanted to be a Magician From Age 5
David Blaine realized that he wanted to become a magician when he was only 5 years old. When David Blaine was 5 years old, he performed a magic trick using tarot cards for his neighbor and was very touched by the emotional impact his trick had on his neighbor. David Blaine immediately knew at that moment that he wanted to be a magician and he even told his mother immediately after the experience.
His First Show Was a Major Success
David Blaine practically turned into a celebrity overnight when his very first show ‘Street Magic’ was aired. People loved the show because it was not filled with illusions, lights and staged performance, but rather showed David Blaine performing what appeared to be miracles in the streets amongst real people. The show also focused on capturing the audience as opposed to focusing solely on David Blaine.
David Blaine Net Worth
David Blaine’s Net Worth is around $12 Million.