A five-star show in Las Vegas
He is believed to be the greatest illusionist ever. His shows, keeping everyone in the world on the edge of their seats, are a good reason for the casinos in Las Vegas fighting to have him on top of the posters.
David Copperfield will perform more shows now at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The 90-minute show is all the go for anyone entering Hollywood Theater, the 740-seat entertainment center at MGM Grand. The children under 5 are not allowed to watch Copperfield’s performance. The ticket price starts from 69.99 dollars.
The most successful magician always
David Copperfield, born David Seth Kotkin, is now 56. He is an American illusionist and the famous ‚Forbes’ magazine described him as the most successful magician in the history. His career, spanning over three decades, has featured numerous carefully elaborated illusions. The list could include the making the Statue of Liberty ‚disappear’ or ‚walking’ through the Great Wall of China.
Born in Metuchen, New Jersey, David Copperfield is the son of a Jewish family, established in the United States of America. He started in this trade of magic since a very young age, being granted the certificate of illusionist at 12. Two years later, he became the youngest member of the Society of American magicians and at 16, he was already teaching a course in magic at New York University.
21 Emmy awards
Copperfield performed shows after shows, was invited to play on TV and his magic tricks broke the box office records worldwide. He has won 21 Emmy awards, after being nominated for at least 38 times. He was named the ‚magician of the year’ in 1980 and 1987. The Guinness Book mentions 11 records in his name. He also has a star on Hollywood Walk Of Fame and he can boast about being cast in the ‚Liberian Girl’ videoclip of late Michael Jackson.
David Copperfield gives more than 500 shows a year and his earnings reach tens of million dollars.
A true lady killer
A tall, handsome and enigmatic man, David Copperfield broke the hearts of women all over the world. He was engaged to beautiful German model Claudia Schiffer between 1993 and 1999. The magician and his French model Chloe Gosselin have a daughter named Sky. The one called ‚Houdini of our times’ bought in 2006 a number of 11 islands, which he called Musha Cay and where he hosted great world personalities.
MGM Grand, the best location
MGM Grand Las Vegas is the third largest hotel in the world. Open to the public in 1993, the complex features 6,852 rooms and a gambling space spreading over 15,930 sqm. The Casino hosts 2,500 slot machines and 139 poker tables. The famous complex was renovated in 1996, 2005 and 2012.