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Million-dollar magicians: Find out how much they earn with their tricks

Here’s a look at the world’s highest-paid magician and magic acts from across the world as of 2017.

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Here’s a list of the world’s highest-paid magicians and illusionists from across the world as of 2017. The report has been compiled by Statista. (Image: Reuters)
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Here’s a list of the world’s highest-paid magicians and illusionists from across the world as of 2017. The report has been compiled by Statista. (Image: Reuters)

David Blaine | The American endurance artist, magician and illusionist has performed famous acts such as ‘Buried Alive’, ‘Vertigo’ and ‘Drowned Alive’. Blaine has made $6 million to make him the eight highest-paid magician. (Image: Reuters)
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David Blaine | The American endurance artist, magician and illusionist has performed famous acts such as ‘Buried Alive’, ‘Vertigo’ and ‘Drowned Alive’. Blaine has made $6 million to make him the eight highest-paid magician. (Image: Reuters)

Michael Carbonaro | The American actor, improv artist and magician is famous for his hidden camera ‘Magic Clerk’ segment on The Tonight Show. Carbonaro has raked in $7 million, making him the seventh highest-paid magician worldwide. (Representational image: Reuters)
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Michael Carbonaro | The American actor, improv artist and magician is famous for his hidden camera ‘Magic Clerk’ segment on The Tonight Show. Carbonaro has raked in $7 million, making him the seventh highest-paid magician worldwide. (Representational image: Reuters)

Derren Brown | The English illusionist and mentalist has produced multiple television and stage shows including the famous "Derren Brown: Mind Control". He has earned over $7 million and has been ranked sixth on the list. (Representational image: Reuters)
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Derren Brown | The English illusionist and mentalist has produced multiple television and stage shows including the famous "Derren Brown: Mind Control". He has earned over $7 million and has been ranked sixth on the list. (Representational image: Reuters)

Dynamo | Steven Frayne is an English magician who stars in the television show Dynamo: Magician Impossible. Frayne has made $9 million according to the report, making him the fifth richest magician. (Image: By Walterlan Papetti from Wikimedia Commons)
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Dynamo | Steven Frayne is an English magician who stars in the television show Dynamo: Magician Impossible. Frayne has made $9 million according to the report, making him the fifth richest magician. (Image: By Walterlan Papetti from Wikimedia Commons)

The Illusionists | This is a touring magic production that features a rotating cast of five to eight magicians. All of them specialise in specific streams of magic. The production has made $11.5 million so far, putting them fourth on the list of richest magicians. (Representational image: Reuters)
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The Illusionists | This is a touring magic production that features a rotating cast of five to eight magicians. All of them specialise in specific streams of magic. The production has made $11.5 million so far, putting them fourth on the list of richest magicians. (Representational image: Reuters)

Criss Angel | Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos is an illusionist and musician. The 50-year-old is known for starring in television and stage show "Criss Angel Mindfreak". He is the third-most successful magician in history having earned $14.5 million. (Image: Reuters)
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Criss Angel | Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos is an illusionist and musician. The 50-year-old is known for starring in television and stage show "Criss Angel Mindfreak". He is the third-most successful magician in history having earned $14.5 million. (Image: Reuters)

Penn & Teller | The American magician and entertainer duo were famous for their acts that included comedy with magic. Together, the duo have made $30.5 million, making them the second-most commercially successful magic act. (Image: Reuters)
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Penn & Teller | The American magician and entertainer duo were famous for their acts that included comedy with magic. Together, the duo have made $30.5 million, making them the second-most commercially successful magic act. (Image: Reuters)

David Copperfield | The American illusionist has been called the most commercially successful magician in history by Forbes. Copperfield’s career spanning over 40 years has earned him 11 Guinness World Records. The Las Vegas resident has made $61.5 million until 2017. (Image: Reuters)
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David Copperfield | The American illusionist has been called the most commercially successful magician in history by Forbes. Copperfield’s career spanning over 40 years has earned him 11 Guinness World Records. The Las Vegas resident has made $61.5 million until 2017. (Image: Reuters)

First Published on Jun 1, 2018 01:07 pm
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