6 feet Criss Angel is an American magician, illusionist, and musician. For his work, he was also rewarded with the International Magician Society’s “Magician of the Decade” title in 2009 and the “Magician of the Century” title in 2010. Further, the handsome hun is also a holder of several world records, including the Guinness World Record for “The most people to disappear in an illusion”, for making 100 people disappear on date May 26, 2010, during a performance of ‘Belief’ at the Luxor. To know more about him scroll below our pages.
Birthday, Age and wiki of Criss Angel
The handsome and talented award-winning American magician and illusionist Criss Angel was born as Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos. Later he got famous by his stage name Criss Angel. IN 1967, he had opened his eyes in Hempstead, New York, the United States of America.
He had celebrated his birthday every year on December 19. He is the daughter of John Sarantakos and Dimitra Sarantakos. He had grown up with his parents and siblings at his hometown and birthplace. When he is seven years old, he builds up an interest in magic after one of his aunts showed him a card trick. Later he started practicing magic tricks day and night and soon mastered quite a few of them.
When he was 12 years old he had performed for the first time at a birthday party. He shares his parents with siblings namely, JD Sarantakos, Costa Sarantakos. Belonging to the Greek ethnicity while Criss holds American citizenship. Born with the Sagittarius zodiac sign while he had celebrated his total 51 years old.
Educational Background of Criss Angel
The handsome hunk had done his schooling from East Meadow High School, and throughout his student days gave performances at local restaurants. After graduation, he had decided to pursue a career as a professional magician. Besides this, there are no details on his educational background including his academic qualification and University name.
Wife, Wedding, and Girlfriend of Criss Angel
The handsome Magician was two-timed married with two different women. Previously he was married with his longtime girlfriend, JoAnn Winkhart. The duo tied their knot in 2002 and remained married for four years before splitting in 2006. After broke up with her, he went on to be seen many other women before settling down yet another time in 2015.
After one year marriage with Shaunyl Benson, they welcomed their first baby son Johnny Crisstopher Sarantakos. Later the son was diagnosed with lymphoblastic leukemia. After 3 years his son was free of cancer.
During the three years of his son’s ongoing battle with cancer, Criss was dating with a linked Belinda Peregrin in 2017. However, Belinda soon revealed that they had stopped dating.
As of 2019, the handsome hunk is having quality time with his wife Shaunyl. Growing with the time the family revealed that they had also welcomed their second baby. Anthe family f three became a family of four.
Criss Angel’s Career
Talking about the career of Criss Ange he had started his career journey with other traveling performance acts immediately out of high school. Later his first small-screen appearance was as a part of a one-hour ABC primetime special titled ‘Secrets’. After working hard and he found a big supporter in film director Clive Barker who asked Angel to work with him on his film ‘Lord of Illusions’.
2005, it is the year when he had made his stage show ‘Criss Angel: Mindfreak’ into an A&E Network show. Later it leads further him in several stage shows including ‘Criss Angel Magicjam’, ‘Mindfreak Live!’, and ‘The Supernaturalists’.
Apart from the magical, he is a singer as well. He had worked with the heavy metal band Angel and collaborated with industrial rock musician Klay Scott for Angeldust. Further, he had also produced soundtracks for his television series ‘Mindfreak’.
Net worth and Salary of Criss Angel
As one of the famous American magician and illusionist, he had earned a huge name and fame in her lifetime career. The net worth of the handsome hunk has been estimated at around $ 500 million US dollars. While his exact annual salary is under review. There is no doubt that he is one of the highest-earning magicians in the World.