|Real Name/Full Name||Raymond Joseph Teller|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Teller|
|Birth Place:||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||14 February 1948|
|Age/How Old:||73 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 85 Kg
In Pounds – 187 lbs
|Eye Color:||Light blue|
|Parents Name:||Father – Israel Max “Joseph” Teller
Mother – Irene B. (née Derrickson)
|School:||Philadelphia’s Central High School|
|Profession:||magician, scientific skeptic, illusionist, writer, painter, actor, and film director|
|Net Worth:||$220 Million|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
We all have different careers and what you think can never be a career might be what is highly valued by other people. Being a magician is something that many people take as a hobby and just mare fiction but for Teller, that is his source of livelihood. Teller is an American who is famously known for his expertise as a magician, actor, illusionist, comedian, film director as well as a writer. He is famously known as a member of the magic duo Pen and Teller.
Well, how well do you know about Teller? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Teller’s net worth in 2021, 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 Teller to date.
Biography and Early Life
Teller was not born different from any other child. He landed on this planet on Valentine’s Day in 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was warmly welcomed by his parents Irene B. (née Derrickson) and her husband Israel Max “Joseph” Teller. His father was born in Brooklyn, New York, and was of Russian-Jewish descent but was brought up in Philadelphia. His mother on the other hand traces her roots from a Delaware farming family.
His parents met at St. Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial where they had gone to study painting. Since his mother was a Methodist, he chose to raise her son as a Methodist too. It is however not clear whether Teller was the only child or whether he had other siblings.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Teller in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Teller’s age is 73 years old as of today’s date 8th May 2021 having been born on 14 February 1948. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 187 lbs in Pound and 85kg in Kilograms.
Teller has a very funny story as there is nothing much discussed about his early life. Much of what he has revealed is the life of his parents and their origin. However, he has been generous enough to let us know that he attended Central High School in Philadelphia and graduated in 1969. After graduating from high school, he didn’t stop there. He joined Amherst College where he took a course in Classics and achieved a Bachelor of Arts degree in the same. After graduating from high school, he immediately started working as a high-school Latin teacher.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Teller seems to be a very secretive man when it comes to information about his personal life. For this reason, it is not clear whether he is married or not. Many people think that he is truly married to Kathy Bates but the truth is, she is just his on-screen wife but in the real life, they are not married. It is also not known whether he has kids or not.
Is Teller Gay?
Raymond Teller can be said to be straight as far as his sexual orientation is concerned. This is because, since he became a public figure, he has never disclosed any information about his romantic life. Therefore, there is no information relating him with gay life.
Teller performance started at Preservation of Unusual and Disgusting Music which was held at The Othmar Schoeck Memorial Society. He began performing with Weir Chrisemer who was a close friend. He later met Penn Jillette in 1974 and formed a three-person act which was known as Asparagus Valley Cultural Society. With time, Penn and Teller formed what they call Penn & Teller, and it garnered a lot of positive criticism. This encouraged them, and they worked hard to perfect the act which has lasted many decades and up to date, it is still celebrated by its viewers.
Apart from magic and acting, Teller is also a great writer, and he has collaborated with his partner Penn on three magic books. He is also the author of a book known as “When I’m Dead All This Will Be Yours”. The book talks much about paintings done by his father an 100 cartoons strongly influenced by Grin and Bear It by George Lichty. These cartoons have never been published to date.
As pointed out above, Teller is also a good director and one of his notable works was on, Macbeth in 2008 which he co-directed with Aaron Posner. The duo also co-directed another film known as The Tempest which was released in 2014. The two films made use of a lot of magic as that is what Teller is very good at.
Teller hasn’t done a lot of work as an individual and therefore most of the awards won were given to them as a duo. One of the most notable recognition they have ever received as Teller and Penn was their reverence by a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. This was recognition in the category of life performance. In the Magicians of the Year Award, the two were acknowledged by the Magic Castle.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Teller in 2021
Teller has been in the magical and fiction industry for many years now. This has attracted great and positive criticism which has led to a great increase in his net worth. As of 2021, Teller had a net worth of $220 million making him one of the richest magicians in the world.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Teller and his friend Penn don’t use alcohol or any other drugs. Teller confessed to having used alcohol, but it made him look like a fool and therefore he decided he’ll never use it again.
Teller is a great risk-taker. Although he knew very well that being a magician is not such a good and well-paying career, he still dared to try. Luckily, things turned out well and today, he is known as one of the best and most successful magicians in the U.S.