David Blaine White is a very famous American illusionist, endurance artist, and a renowned magician. Over the years, he has impressed everyone with his spectacular magic tricks and deadly stunt performance which is an integral part of his profession. He became very famous because of her immense talent in executing magic tricks. Blaine has also made a special guest appearance in several talk shows including ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’. All you need to know about the popular magician and illusionist ‘David Blaine White’.
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David Blaine Early Life
Blaine was born and brought up in Brooklyn, New York. He is the son of Patrice Maureen White who is a school teacher, and William Perez, a veteran of the Vietnam War. David Blaine has faced many difficulties in his life as he was raised by his single mother. He has attended many schools in Brooklyn. When he was 10, his mother married John Bukalo and they moved to Little Falls, New Jersey, where he attended Passaic Valley Regional High School. He moved to Manhattan, New York at the age of 17.
Personal Life & Career
Everyone knows he is a proven magician who always does incredible things in life. In his prolific career, he has invented a lot of supernatural power and achieved name and fame, doing magic tricks with fantastic success. He had executed many daredevil stunts where there were elementary risks involved. The most popular stunts he did were in 2002 where a crane supposed to lift on top of a 100 feet high pillar without any harness.
David Blaine engaged to french model Alizee Guinochet on April 4, 2019. Both blessed with a baby girl named Dessa on January 11, 2011. Both of them never got married and separated in 2014. He stayed and never afraid of puling things and did the stunt himself. David also has his name booked under the Guinness book of the world because of his credit and reputation. He had held his breath underwater for 16 minutes and 32 seconds. His record lately surpassed by Tom Siestas.
As of 2020, his net worth is nearly $40 million. Most of his earnings came from his magic shows and enduring stunts. Due to his ability to perform deadly stunts very easily, he has a huge fan base throughout the world. David Blaine is often known amongst the top celebrities in the world. His revenues also come from doing TV shows.
Awards & Achievements
David has earned his name because of his extraordinary abilities in magic tricks. To let you know, he is a recipient of the Magician of the Year Award.
He is a great magic trick performer, he has performed at children’s wards, burn units and juvenile wards in hospitals all over the country. David Blaine has also performed for children diagnosed with serious illnesses at the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. He performed for 72 hours in the “Magic for Haiti” event in Times Square in January 2010 and has nearly raised $1, 00,000 from that.
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