About David Copperfield
It has been claimed that the total amount of one of the most popular illusionists in the world David Copperfield net worth has an estimate of 150 million dollars. Although in the entertainment industry he is mostly referred to as David Copperfield, his real name is known to be David Seth Kotkin. According to Forbes, David Copperfield is considered to be the most successful magician commercially in the history of the entertainment world.
Moreover, David Copperfield owns a huge number of television specials, for which he was rewarded, as well. He has received 38 nominations of Emmy awards and has won 21 of them. His act is usually associated with illusions combined with storytelling which attracts audiences of millions of people which also increase the overall amount of David Copperfield net worth. He has been involved into illusionism for more than 30 years.
In addition, the magician has achieved 11 Guinness World Records. Moreover, he has his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Talking more about his achievements, David Copperfield was awarded with the knighthood by the French government as well as the title of the Living Legend, which was given to him by the US Library of Congress. In addition, David Copperfield has set a record as the only one entertainer in the industry who owns ticket sales of 40 million as well as having the highest gross of 3 billion dollars. Thus, his career as an illusionist apparently adds a lot of financial success to the overall amount of David Copperfield net worth.
In addition to being an entertainer, he is also known because of his many islands which he owns in the Bahamas. The islands have been renovated under his close supervision and approximately 35 million dollars were spent on their renovation.
Born in New Jersey, David Copperfield grew up in a Jewish household. When he was only 10 years old, David Copperfield started to learn his magical tricks and organized shows in his local neighborhood, where he appeared under the name of “Davino the Boy Magician”. When being only 12 years old, he set a record when he was accepted to the Society of American Magicians and became the youngest member to ever be accepted there. David Copperfield stated that while growing up, he was a very shy and modest boy and doing tricks was seen as a way of fitting in for him. He also admitted that later it helped him to get girls, as well.