David Copperfield Net Worth In 2011 – $150 Million (USD)
David Copperfield (16,Sep 1956) is an American illusionist, described by Forbes in 2006 as the most commercially successful magician in history.Best known for his combination of storytelling and illusion, Copperfield has so far sold 40 million tickets and grossed over $1 billion.
Copperfield was born David Seth Kotkin in Metuchen, New Jersey. When Copperfield was 10, he began practicing magic as "Davino the Boy Magician" in his neighborhood, and at the age of 12, became the youngest person ever admitted to the Society of American Magicians.
Shy and a loner, the young Copperfield saw magic as a way of fitting in and, later, as a way to get girls.As a teenager, Copperfield became fascinated with Broadway and frequently sneaked into shows, especially musicals featuring Stephen Sondheim or Bob Fosse.By age 16, he was teaching a course in magic at New York University.