David Blaine is a world-renowned magician known for his extreme magic tricks. Additionally, he is also credited with inventing the audience-centric way in which magic is shown to the viewers. His magic show focuses on the reactions of the audience as well as the magician while performing the trick.
Similarly, the multiple Guinness World Records holder has done a number of TV specials and has appeared alongside some of the best-known TV personalities.
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Magician David Blaine?
David Blaine has a net worth of around $40 million as of April 2020. He made this net worth from various TV shows where he performed jaw-dropping magic.
In fact, his first TV show David Blaine: Street Magic premièred on TV on May 19, 1997. The unique way in which the show handled the audience received immense praise even from fellow celerity magicians like Penn Jillette.
Blaine is one of the highest-earning TV magicians in the world. In fact, he earned around $6 million in 2017 alone. The next year, in 2018, he earned almost double and raked in $13.5 Million.
Similarly, the majority of his 2018 earnings are thanks to his magic tour, which pulled in more than $12 million. He also earned $2 million in 2005.
Like a classic magician in a Hollywood movie, Blaine also has a house like a secret lair located in Chinatown, Manhattan, New York, USA.
The 4,400-square-foot property is hidden in the hustle and bustle and can only be identified with the sharpest of eyes by an upside-down ‘db’ insignia.
The house has a unique gift, a motorcycle gifted to him by King Abdullah of Jordan. He also uses the Chinatown pad for practicing and coming up with new magic tricks.
Similarly, he also has another home in Greenwich Village, New York, that he listed for $2.27 million in 2016 but the information about the sale of the property as of April 2020.
Blaine once donated around $100,000 from the proceeds raised by a performance that lasted 72 hours, called Magic for Haiti, on January 15, 2010.
He also donated around $2 million worth Tesla coils to Liberty Science Center. Additionally, he also frequently performs for hospitalized and ill children. He has also collaborated with The Salvation Army.
Blaine was accused of sexual assault by former model Natasha Prince and the reports of the incident emerged in October 2017. She claimed that he raped her in a home in Chelsea, West London, in 2004.
The London Metropolitan Police and Scotland Yard placed him under investigation, but no charges were filed against Blaine.
Similarly, the other 2 women also accused him of sexually assaulting them. The NYPD was also investigating him for the charges. The chief of detectives at the NYPD also confirmed that the NYPD was actively investigating him for the cases. No further information has been released to the public as of April 2020.
David Blaine was born David Blaine White on April 4, 1973, in Brooklyn, New York City, the U.S. to Patrice Maureen White and William Perez. He has Mixed heritage (Puerto Rican, Italian and Russian Jewish). He grew up in New York but moved to Little Falls, New Jersey, at the age of 10.
He attended Passaic Valley Regional High School and moved back to New York at the age of 17. He has one half-brother, named Michael Bukalo.
Blaine’s relationship status has not been revealed as of April 2020, but according to various online sources, he has been in at least 9 relationships in the past.
He also dated and was engaged to Alizée Guinochet. They started their relationship in 2008 and separated in 2014. They have a daughter named, Dessa Blaine who was born when New York was in the middle of a blizzard.