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Criss Angel

Biography

Mindfreak magician and get away musician who broke the record for showing up on tv for more time than every other magician. He released five albums as the lead vocalist from the commercial music group Angeldust between 1998 and 2003. He pursued a profession as a specialist magician rather than attending university, despite objections from his parents. He’s been rolled over with a vapor roller, sawn in two, and he also jumped out of the shifting car during his harmful career being a magician. He wedded JoAnn Winkhart in 2002. The few divorced in 2006. He’s made an appearance on several speak displays, including Larry Ruler Live, to market his magic.

Quick Facts


Full Name Criss Angel
Salary $50 million
Date Of Birth December 19, 1967
Place Of Birth Long Island, NY
Height 1.83 m
Profession Magician
Education East Meadow High School
Nationality American
Spouse Shaunyl Benson, JoAnn Winkhart
Parents Dimitra Sarantakos, John Sarantakos
Siblings JD Sarantakos, Costa Sarantakos
TV Shows Criss Angel Believe, Criss Angel Mindfreak, E!'s Pam: Girl on the Loose!, Phenomenon, Lookin’ For a Fight
Star Sign Sagittarius

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  • Trademarks
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#Fact
1 Recording mentalist competition television show Phenomenon (2007). [October 2007]
2 Currently performing his live show "Believe" in Las Vegas. [March 2009]
3 Filming season three of Criss Angel Mindfreak (2005) at the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. [June 2007]
4 Holds world records for the longest time submerged underwater (24 hours), the longest body suspension (5 hours, 42 minutes), the fastest time to perform the Metamorphosis illusion (under a second) and the fastest straitjacket escape (2 minutes & 30 seconds).
5 Friend of Cameron Diaz.
6 Only magician to have won the Merlin Magician of the Year award twice (in 2001 and 2004).
7 His heroes are Harry Houdini and his father, John.
8 Loves animals.
9 Has a cat named Hammie.
10 Has a Greek-American background.
11 Has two older brothers, Costa and JD.
12 Klay Scott (aka Celldweller) of Circle of Dust was a cast member in his World of Illusion show in the late 1990s, briefly appearing on Discovery's The Science of Magic (1997) with him, as well as producing/co-writing/performing on his System 1-3 albums.


Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Criss Angel Trick'd Up 2016 TV Movie executive producer
Criss Angel Believe 2013 TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Criss Angel Mindfreak 2005-2010 TV Series executive producer - 72 episodes

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Criss Angel Trick'd Up 2016 TV Movie
Criss Angel Believe 2013 TV Series
Criss Angel Mindfreak 2005-2009 TV Series 63 episodes

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Criss Angel Mindfreak TV Series creator - 26 episodes, 2005 - 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2006

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Criss Angel Mindfreak 2005 TV Series 17 episodes

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dice 2016 TV Series Criss Angel
Hustler Vegas 2015 TV Series
Grandfathered 2015 TV Series Magician
CSI: NY 2007 TV Series Luke Blade

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Criss Angel Mindfreak 2005 TV Series additional music - 2 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
WWE Raw 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Heckler 2007 Documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Criss Angel Trick'd Up 2016 TV Movie Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2007-2016 TV Series Himself
The Doctors 2016 TV Series Himself
Sidewalks Entertainment 2016 TV Series Himself - Guest
Dana White: Lookin' for a Fight 2016 TV Series Himself
Pânico na TV 2014 TV Series Himself
2014 Billboard Music Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Criss Angel Believe 2013 TV Series Himself
Big Morning Buzz Live 2013 TV Series Himself
Katie 2013 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Nick News with Linda Ellerbee 2011 TV Series Himself
E! True Hollywood Story 2011 TV Series documentary Himself
Bruce Lee Lives! 2011 TV Series documentary
Rules of Engagement 2011 TV Series Himself
10 Minutes 2010 Short Himself
Lopez Tonight 2010 TV Series Himself
Criss Angel Mindfreak 2005-2010 TV Series Himself
The 2010 Miss Universe Pageant 2010 TV Special Himself - Judge
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2005-2010 TV Series Himself
KTLA Morning News 2010 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2010 TV Series Himself
WWE Money in the Bank 2010 TV Special Himself
WWE Raw 2010 TV Series Himself
Mestres do Ilusionismo 2009 TV Movie Himself
The Oprah Winfrey Show 2009 TV Series Himself
Larry King Live 2007-2008 TV Series Himself
Mestres do Ilusionismo 2008 TV Movie Himself
Pam: Girl on the Loose 2008 TV Series Himself
Battleground Earth: Ludacris vs. Tommy Lee 2008 TV Series Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2007-2008 TV Series Himself
Women in Boxes 2008 Documentary Himself
43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards 2008 TV Special
Gene Simmons: Family Jewels 2008 TV Series Himself
Mestres do Ilusionismo 2007 TV Movie Himself
Phenomenon 2007 TV Series Himself / Juror / Himself - Juror
Heckler 2007 Documentary Himself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2007 TV Series Himself
The Montel Williams Show 2007 TV Series Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2007 TV Series Himself
Howard Stern on Demand 2007 TV Series Himself
2007 AVN Awards Show 2007 TV Special Himself - Performer and Award Presenter
Red Hot Carpet 2007 TV Special Himself
The 2006 Billboard Music Awards 2006 TV Special Himself
This Morning 2006 TV Series Himself
The Megan Mullally Show 2006 TV Series Himself
The Early Show 2006 TV Series Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 2006 TV Series Himself
Las Vegas 2005 TV Series Himself
The Tyra Banks Show 2005 TV Series Himself
101 Craziest TV Moments 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
Party @ the Palms 2005 TV Series Himself
Criss Angel Supernatural 2003 TV Movie Himself
Criss Angel Mindfreak 2002 TV Movie Himself
Howard Stern 2002 TV Series Himself
The Science of Magic 1997 TV Movie Himself - Illusionist

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight 2016 TV Series Himself
Chelsea Lately 2013 TV Series Himself - Magician

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#Quote
1 Pain is a beautiful thing. When you feel pain, you know you're alive.
2 When the mind, body, and spirit work together, I believe anything is possible.
3 What won't kill you will make you stronger.

#Trademark
1 Performs potentially life threatening acts for the public to witness
2 The letter "A" with a backward "C" around it for Angel

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