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 30 Years Old Angel was the frontman for the heavy metal band Angel and collaborated with industrial rock musician Klay Scott for Angeldust. Angeldust released its debut album Musical Conjurings From the World of Illusion in 1998. … Read More
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Criss Angel Mindfreak, which would later become Angel's first television series, was originally an off-Broadway show by Angel, which in 2001 was picked up by the World Underground Theatre. … Read More
In August 2002, Angel spent 24 hours shackled underwater in a phone booth-sized water torture cell near the WWE entertainment store in New York's Times Square, WWE corporation being the owners of the World Underground Theatre where Angel had been performing his stage show. … Read More
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. … Read More
His clip, "Walk on Water", had received more than 39 million views by 2010, and more than 46 million by 2013. … Read More
2016 48 Years Old As of 2016, Angel's business interests made about $70 million in revenues annually.
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