David Copperfield
David Copperfield
Real Name/Full Name David Seth Kotkin
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: David Copperfield
Birth Place: Metuchen, New Jersey, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 16 September 1956
Age/How Old: 67 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 182 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 161 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father –Hyman Kotkin
Mother –Rebecca Kotkin
Siblings: N/A
School: Metuchen High School
College: Fordham University
Religion: Judaism
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a relationship
Girlfriend: Chloe Gosselin (2006–)
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: Sky Copperfield
Profession: Magician, Illusionist, Film Producer, Actor, Screenwriter
Net Worth: $1.2 billion
Last Updated: July 2024

The world-famous magician who has produced eleven Guinness World records up to this point, David Copperfield was born as David Seth Kotkin. He started to weave his magic at a young age, proven to be the globe’s most widely influential magician. In the creation of delusions and magical things, a timid boy found consolation. When he was cast in the musical “The Magic Man,” he first tasted fame. The production of the young person was greatly admired and became Chicago’s lengthiest musical.

When the actor Joseph Cates had his first television break, he had the chance to work on a production, ‘The Magic Of ABC’ He had his talent. He will have four live shows a day, and more than 500 shows a year as a proliferous artist. He is the first solo enthusiast who sold more than 40 million tickets.

Well, how well do you know about David Copperfield? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about David Copperfield’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 David Copperfield to date.

Biography and Early Life

The Jews, Hyman Kotkin, and Rebecca Kotkin, were parents of David Copperfield. During the insurance adjustment, his father was running a haberdashery store.

He was a humble and quiet boy who started magical tricks to win confidence. He got recognized in his community as Davino, the Boy Magician. He learned as a youth that magically attracts girls.

He really was 12 years old when he became the youngest ever to enter the Society of American Magicians. At such a tender age, he had mastered magic so that he would be taught magic at the University of New York.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is David Copperfield in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, David Copperfield’s age is 67 years old as of today’s date 13th July 2024 having been born on 16 September 1956. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 182 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 161 lbs in Pound and 75kg in Kilograms.


In 1974, Copperfield finished high school in Metuchen. When he was 18, Copperfield studied at the Jesuit-based University in Fordham, New York City, but he was offered the lead position in The Magic Man in Chicago three weeks afterward. Hence he left.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

In 1993, he met and got involved with supermodel Claudia Schiffer. However, their romance unraveled, and the pair split in 1999. He is now in connection to Chloe Gosselin, a French model. With her, he’s got a daughter.

Is David Copperfield Gay?

No, he is straight, and his relationships with women prove it. He is currently living with her long-term girlfriend, and they also have a child together, which proves his sexual orientation to be straight.

Professional Career

He was chosen to teach ‘The Art of Magic’ at the University of New York at the age of sixteen. At the age of 18, he was selected to play ‘The Magic One’ in the musical comedy. The performance of the show instilled a passion for the crowd to act live. Joseph Cates, a creator of television specials, recognized the gifts of this young man and cast him into the 1977 special magic dubbed “The Magic of ABC.”

The success of his debut show ensured that Copperfield got ample opportunities to star in several other magic show specials. CBS signed him for a magic TV program, ‘The Magic of David Copperfield,’ which was screened during the years 1978 to 1998. In both of the special events, the magician introduced new creative tricks that exceeded the expectations of the public. It contributed to his reputation that he still played in front of a live crowd.

The best delusions he has ever produced include the disappearance of a jet aircraft, the loss of the Statue of Liberty, and the Chinese Murder.

He stared with Francis Ford Coppola, David Ives, and also in a Broadway play ‘Dreams and Nightmares,’ 1996. The show became so successful that the Martin Beck Theater in New York smashed records in the box office. He has acted in several films and appears in tv programs in addition to playing live.


He has earned 21 of his 38 nominations for the Emmy Award. He was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and became the first living wizard.

He won the Chevalier of arts and letters from the French government, which recognizes major contributions in the arts, literature, or the spread of these areas.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of David Copperfield in 2024

David Copperfield Net Worth
David Copperfield Net Worth

As of 2024, The net worth of David Copperfield is valued at over $1.2 billion. A significant part of his professional earnings comes from his numerous live shows. He has also appeared on talk shows to perform his skills in magic. Thus his net worth has been so great.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • In 1982, he created “Project Magical,” in which magicians and clinicians work together to help rehabilitate people with physical disabilities. The name of a renowned Charles Dickens novel took on his stage name.

David Copperfield is indeed one of the world’s best-known illusionists and magicians of the current age. He has multiple records and is one of the most well-earned celebrities. With his magic, he still continues to wow.


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