Criss Angel
Criss Angel
Real Name/Full Name Cristopher Nicholas Sarantakos
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Criss Angel
Birth Place: Hempstead, New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 19 December 1967
Age/How Old: 56 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 172 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –John
Mother –Dimitra
Siblings: Yes,
School: East Meadow High School
College: N/A
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend:  3
Wife/Spouse Name: Shaunyl Benson (m. 2015), JoAnn Winkhart (m. 2002–2006)
Kids/Children Name: Johnny and Xristos
Profession: Magician, Musician, Illusionist and author
Net Worth: $60 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Criss Angel is an American Magician. He has also performed as an illusionist and also as a musician. He was brought up in a middle-class family. He has been involved in music and has also been a host of several TV shows.

He has participated on different platforms to award-winning levels. He has been in many relationships and some led to a marriage that ended up unsuccessful. Despite his challenges, he has been blessed with two sons of whom, the elder son, Johnny, suffered cancer at an infant stage.

Well, how well do you know about Criss Angel? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Criss Angel’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Criss Angel to date.

Biography and Early Life

Criss Angel was born on 19th December 1967, in Hempstead, Long Island, New York. His parents are John and Dimitra. He has two brothers, D.J and Costa. He was raised in Elmont and East Meadow in a middle-class family with his parents owning a doughnut shop and a restaurant.

Criss Angel’s interest in magic started when he was 7 years old, when Stella, his aunt, played a card trick. After then he was involved in many practices and started performing his father’s restaurant attracting many customers at 12 years old.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Criss Angel in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Criss Angel’s age is 56 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024 having been born on 19 December 1967. Though, he is 6′ 00″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 172 lbs in Pound and 78 kg in Kilograms.


Criss Angel attended East Meadow High School. After he graduated from high school, his parents insisted on him joining college but Criss Angel’s intentions were to peruse his career as a magician. He then joined a magic school where together with other performers they toured different places.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Criss Angel With Wife Shaunyl Benson
Criss Angel With Wife Shaunyl Benson

Criss Angel was in a relationship in 2000, with a lady, JoAnn Winkhart. Their relationship did not go well and they split in 2006. In November 2008, he dated Holly Madison, and they broke up in February 2009.

In 2012, Criss Angel went ahead and dated Shaunyl Benson. In 2014, Criss Angel and his girlfriend were blessed with a baby boy, Johnny and in 2019, they welcomed baby Xristos. However, baby Johnny was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at about two years of age. His treatment ended successfully, unfortunately; the disease re-occurred at the age of five.

Is Criss Angel Gay?

Criss Angel’s sexual orientation is straight. He is neither Gay nor bisexual. He was involved with several ladies including; JoAnn Winkharrt, Holly Madison, and Shaunnyl Benson. With shaunnyl Benson, they were blessed with two children, Johnny, and Xristos.

Professional Career

Criss Angel participated in many stages in several events until when he made his first debut when he first appeared on tv in 1994. He Was encompassed in the film ‘Lord of Illusions’, in 1995. He released an album, ‘Musical Conjuring from the World of Conjuring’ featuring Clayton.

Criss Angel music album sold widely and he started appearing in other different films like; The Science of Magic’ in 1997 and ‘Criss Angel Mindfreak’, from 2005 to 2010. In 2007, He authored a book, ‘Mindfreak: Secret Revelations’ and in the same year, he was the judge of a tv show, ‘Phenomenon’.

Since 2013, Criss Angel has hosted a number of tv series including; ‘The Supernaturalists’, ‘Criss Angel Magicjam’, ‘Mindfreak LIVE’, and many others. Criss Angel has been in many shows as a guest for instance, ’America’s Got Talent’, ‘Rules of Engagement’, ‘JimmyKimmel Live’, ‘Larry King Live’ and many others.


  • In May 2010, he entered The Guineas World Record for ‘The most people to disappear in an illusion’.
  • In 2018, he was honored by the International Brotherhood of Magicians for the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’.
  • In 2017. Hollywood Hall of Fame, awarded him a star.
  • In 2009, He was awarded the Magician of The Decade.
  • In 2001 and 2002, he became Marlin Magician of The Year.
  • In 2011, he was awarded a ‘Living Legend Award’ by The World Magic Legacy Awards.
  • Between 2001 to 2008, he was awarded five times ‘magician of The Year’ by The International Magician Society.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Criss Angel in 2024

Criss Angel Net Worth
Criss Angel Net Worth

As of 2024, Criss Angel’s net worth is estimated as $60 million. The sum totals can be extracted from his career professional career as a magician. He has traveled wide and his expertise has been displayed wide. According to records, he has won himself titles and has entered award-winning levels.

He has hosted a number of his shows including; “Criss Angel Raw- The Mind Freak Unplugged” and several others. To the same degree, he has been a television produce director and screenwriter which has added to the sum of his totals.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Criss Angel has helped hospitals raise money to fight pediatric cancer and has been a voice creating awareness in pediatric cancer.
  • Criss Angel continues with dangerous stage performances although he admits that along the way something can go wrong, which could be life-threatening.

Criss Angel is a popularly known magician in the United States, television host, illusionist, and many other categories. He has attracted a good number of his audience and has hosted several television programs including his own founded shows.

Criss Angel is blessed with two sons. One of them was diagnosed with cancer at 2 years and it re-occurred at the age of five. He has maximized his shows as a Tv host to create awareness on fighting Pediatric cancer.


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