|David Copperfield Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11¾ in|
|Date of Birth||September 16, 1956|
David Copperfield is an American magician who has captivated audiences with his spellbinding illusions for over 40 years. Some of his top-rated illusions include making the Statue of Liberty disappear and then reappear (1983), walking through the Great Wall of China (1986), escaping from the Alcatraz prison (1987), levitating over the Grand Canyon (1984), etc.
David Seth Kotkin
Davino the Boy Magician, David Copperfield
Metuchen, New Jersey, United States
- Father – Hyman Kotkin (Owner of a men’s haberdashery called Korby’s)
- Mother – Rebecca Gispan (Insurance Adjuster)
David’s net worth was $1 billion according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 11¾ in or 182 cm
73 kg or 161 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
David has dated –
- Sonia Uribe
- Heidi Albertsen
- Savanna Samson
- Sarah Miles (1983)
- Claudia Schiffer (1993-1999) – He was engaged to supermodel Claudia Schiffer from 1994 until 1999.
- Angelica Castro (1999)
- Terry Holladay (1999-2000)
- Ambre Frisque (2000)
- Merily Jurna (2004-2006)
- Maria Petlickova – He allegedly dated Czech model Maria Petlickova and fathered a son named Dylan Jacob Kotkin and a daughter named Audrey Anna Kotkin with her.
- Chloe Gosselin (2007-Present) – David is in a long-term relationship with the French model Chloe Gosselin since 2007. The couple, who shares an age difference of 28 years, got engaged in January 2014. They welcomed a daughter named Sky together in February 2010.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Ashkenazi Jewish and Yemenite Jewish descent.
David Copperfield Favorite Things
- Movies – Citizen Kane (1941), The Wizard of Oz (1939), Dumbo (1941)
Source – IMDb
David Copperfield Facts
- His role models in life are Gene Kelly, Walt Disney, Orson Welles, and Fred Astaire.
- David has performed the ‘sawing a woman in half’ illusion (using a buzz saw belonging to Orson Welles) with various celebrity assistants that range from Claudia Schiffer, Penelope Cruz, to Cat Deeley.
- His achievements include being called a ‘Living Legend’ by the U.S. Library of Congress, having a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, receiving knighthood by the French government, and holding 11 Guinness World Records as of 2022.
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