|Real Name/Full Name||David Blaine|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||David Blaine|
|Birth Place:||New York City, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||4 April 1973|
|Age/How Old:||50 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 74 Kg
In Pounds – 163 lbs
|Eye Color:||Light brown|
|Hair Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – William Perez
Mother – Maureen Patrice
|School:||Passaic Valley Regional High School|
|Profession:||Illusionist, magician, and Endurance artist|
|Net Worth:||$50 million|
|Last Updated:||September 2023|
David Blaine is a very popular American magician who is known for his extreme performance. He is also an illusionist and endurance artist. He has endured high-profile feats and also broken a number of world records. He has been active in his career since 1997.
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Biography and Early Life
David Blaine was born on 4 April 1973 in Brooklyn, New York City. He is a son to William Perez and Patrice Maureen White. His mother was a teacher, while his father was a Vietnam War veteran. His mother raised him single-handedly after her separation from his dad. He was only four years when he saw a magician perform on the subway, and this gave him much interest in becoming a magician.
He relocated to Manhattan in New York City when he was 17 years. His mother died when he was 20 years after developing cancer when he was 15 years.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is David Blaine in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, David Blaine’s age is 50 years old as of today’s date 23rd September 2023 having been born on 4 April 1973. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163 lbs in Pound and 74kg in Kilograms.
When he was living in Brooklyn with his mother, he attended Montessori School. Later, they relocated to Little Falls in New Jersey and attended Passaic Valley Regional High School. He has not shared any information if he went further with his education after graduating from high school.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Blaine has dated several girls in his life, although some are just rumors. From 2008 to 2014, he dated model Alizee Guinochet, which brought forth the birth of their daughter Dessa on 27 January 2011.
In October 2017, Blaine was investigated over allegations that he had raped model Natasha Prince in 2004 at a house in Chelsea, West London. The case did not continue after detectives investigated her claims. Again in April 2019, he was investigated by New York Police Department after another allegation that he has sexually assaulted two women.
Is Davis Blaine Gay?
No. Blaine is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual and has no such rumors. Although there is no history of him ever marrying, he was in a relationship in the past, and a daughter was born out of it.
Blaine started his professional career in 1997 after his first television special, “David Blaine: Street Magic,” which was aired on ABC. His first magic was on 5 April 1999 where he was placed underneath a water tank weighing 3 tons for seven days. He performed a stunt on 27 November 2020 known as “Frozen in Time.”
He stayed in an encased box of ice for 63 hours, 42 minutes, and 15 seconds. His target was 72 hours but failed. After getting out, he was hospitalized in fear that he might suffer a shock but declared never to attempt such a stunt again. He was surpassed by Hezi Dean, an Israel magician who stayed 66 hours in an encased block of ice.
He was lifted by a crane above 100 ft. without being harnessed and stayed for 35 hours. He performed his “Drowned Alive “stunt on 1 May 2006 for the next seven days. That same year, he played his “Revolution” stunt on 21 November 2006. He was shackled on a rotating gyroscope with no food or water for 52 hours.
He started his stunt of Dive of Death on 22 September, where he was hung upside down without safety for 60 hours. With this stunt, he risked blindness and other maladies. He started a 90 minutes special “David Blaine: Real or Magic” on ABC television on 19 November 2013. He started another show on ABC, “Beyond Magic,” from 15 November 2016.
From 1 April 2020, he starred in “David Blaine; The Magic Way” sill on ABC. He performed the David Blaine Ascension stunt in 2020. He appeared floating while holding a group of 52 balloons filled with helium. He managed to get to 24 900 feet “7.6 km) above sea level and 6.1 km (20 000 feet) above the ground. He finally landed safely with no injuries after letting the balloons go and parachuting down.
His book “Mysterious Stranger: A Book of Magic” was published on 29 October 2002.
He entered the Guinness World Book of Record after holding his breath underwater for seventeen minutes and four and a half seconds. He defeated Colat, who had held his breath for sixteen minutes 32 seconds. On 19 September 2008, this record was broken again by Tom Sietas, who held his breath for seventeen minutes 19 seconds.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of David Blaine in 2023
Blaine has earned great fortune throughout his career journey. He has an estimated net worth of $50 million as of 2023. He has earned his wealth from his magician career. He has performed various magic stunts, and although some were very risky, he has earned good money out of it. He has also appeared and produced several television shows, which has contributed to his earnings.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He recalls that his desire to be a magician was ignited when he was four years after seeing a magician performing on the subway.
- His mother always supported his actions, which is why he was successful.
- He once dreamt of being floated using a balloon when he was young.
David Blaine is a very daring man. He has risked his life on several occasions while performing his stunts. However, he always has doctors to check his health during these risky stunts. He has become a very famous person in the whole world and will forever be remembered.