Criss Angel

Born Dec 19, 1967

Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos, better known by the stage name Criss Angel, is an American magician. He is best known for starring in the television show, Criss Angel Mindfreak and his live performance illusion show Criss Angel Believe in artistic collaboration with Cirque du Soleil at the Luxor casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Angel is also the creator of the MagicPlace. com.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Criss Angel.


1967 Birth Criss Angel was born on December 19, 1967, at Hempstead General Hospital in Hempstead, on Long Island, New York. … Read More


1994 26 Years Old Angel has said that, "I stayed away from magicians when I was younger because I didn't want to think like them and wanted to create my own style." His first television appearance was in 1994, where he performed as a part of a one-hour ABC primetime special entitled Secrets. … Read More
1995 27 Years Old In 1995, Barker asked Angel to work with him on his film Lord of Illusions. … Read More
1997 29 Years Old Angel also starred in the 1997 television movie The Science of Magic and its 2003 sequel The Science of Magic II.


1998 - 2002 6 More Events
On October 31, 2003 SciFi Channel aired the one-hour special Supernatural starring Angel. … Read More
He also performed an illusion at Ozzfest in 2005. … Read More
2006 38 Years Old In 2006, Angel partnered with Cirque du Soleil to produce the stage show Criss Angel Believe (stylized as "Criss Angel BeLIEve"), premiering the show at the Luxor Las Vegas on September 26, 2008. … Read More
Starting in October 2007, he appeared as a judge on Phenomenon with Uri Geller. … Read More


2008 40 Years Old In November 2008, Angel began dating Holly Madison, former girlfriend of Hugh Hefner. The relationship ended in February 2009.
Angel has made numerous special television guest appearances on WWE Raw, including acting as guest star on March 8, 2010.
In 2011, Angel also appeared in an Orville Redenbacher Pop-Up Bowl popcorn commercial.
2013 45 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013, Angel had a cameo in the feature film The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, and Jim Carrey's character in the movie "Steve Gray" has been said to be modeled after Angel. … Read More
…  He also starred in the television series Believe on Spike TV, the television show Phenomenon, and the 2014 stage show Criss Angel Magicjam. … Read More
2015 47 Years Old The Supernaturalists premiered in June 2015 at the Foxwoods Resort Casino's The Fox Theater, with Criss Angel serving as creator, director and executive producer. … Read More
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