Quick Facts David Copperfield

  • NameDavid Copperfield
  • Birth NameDavid Seth Kotkin
  • Birth Year1956
  • Birth month09
  • FatherHyman Kotkin
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Birth PlaceMetuchen, New Jersey, U.S
  • ProfessionAmerican illusionist
  • Eye ColorBrown
  • Hair ColorBlack
  • MarriedYes
  • Married toClaudia Schiffer, Chloe Gosselin
  • EducationMetuchen High School Middlesex County
  • ChildrenSky
  • DivorceYes
  • MotherDavid Seth Kotkin

David Seth Kotkin, professionally known as David Copperfield is a prestigious American illusionist. He was expressed by Forbes as the most commercial illusionist in history and honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on 25th April 1995.

Throughout his historical career, he managed to earn an extraordinary amount of $930 million. His annual salary is known to be around $60 million. Copperfield was previously engaged to model Claudia Schiffer. After the divorce, he was engaged to Chloe Gosselin and is blessed with one daughter Sky.

David Copperfield Net Worth And Salary

David Copperfield is one of the most incredible Illusionists on this planet. Through his outstanding performance all around the world, he has successfully gathered an immense amount of money. 

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As of 2019, Copperfield has earned an extraordinary net worth of around $930 million. He accumulated the great amount of money through his long and successful career. In the history of solo entertainment, no one outsold him, as he has sold 33 million tickets and grossed over $4 billion.

In 2015, he was ranked for 20th highest earning celebrity in the world as he earned $63 million in the past 12 months. Along with that, he was positioned for Highest- Earning celebrity 100 rundowns from 2001 to 2009. He was worth $58 million as of June 2016 and June 2017.

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Furthermore, he owns a Mansion worth $17.55 Million at Las Vegas. This was the shattering record for a highest paid mansion in the Summerlin. The house is spread in an area of 31,000 square feet of living space, offers a total of eight bedrooms and nine bathrooms. The house further features a four-edged infinity pool surrounded by tropical decoration.

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In the area of 18,600 square main residence have a wine caller, spa, exhibit rooms, a golf simulator, a big nightclub with a bar and dance floor.

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The four-story mansion also possesses a roof deck, an interior Zen garden, along with the 6,177-square foot of underground garage with a beautiful room. 

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The mansion offers a large outdoor living space. 
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The house was completed in 2011, composed by Scottsdale-based Swaback Partners. David Copperfield is living a lavish life here with his girlfriend Chloe Gosselin and daughter Sky.

David Copperfield Personal Life

David Copperfield was married to German supermodel Claudia Schiffer. He met Schiffer at Berlin celebrity gala in 1993. She participated on his show mind-reading act and flying illusion. From the day, the duo started dating each other. 

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In January 1994, the couple announced their engagement to media. During the engagement, Copperfield and his ex-wife appeared on stage for an act for a special partner in illusion including being cut in half.

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Later living in a relationship for almost six years, the couple announced their separations in 1999. The former couple sighted busy schedule as the reason behind their break up. After break up, Copperfield got engaged with French model Chloe Gosselin. 

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From the relationship, the couple was blessed with a daughter, Sky born in February 2010.  Currently, they are in relation and were living a blissful life in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.

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Furthermore, Copperfield was accused to be involved in a sexual assault-related controversy back in 2007  by Lacey L. Carroll. Except that, he hasn’t been a part of any rumor till date.

David Copperfield Early Life, Wiki

David Copperfield was born on 16th September 1956 in Metuchen, New Jersey, U.S, also known as David Seth Kotkin.  He was born as the son of  Rebecca Kotkin, an insurance adjuster, and Hyman Kotkin, who owned a men’s haberdashery in Warren, New Jersey, called as Korby’s.

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Regarding his education, In 1974, Copperfield graduated from the public schools Metuchen High School Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. He was 16 when he attended to New York University as enchantment course. The great magician holds an American Nationality and of Ukrainian-Jewish descent.

David Copperfield Career

David was 10 when he got interested in becoming a magician. When he was 16, he got selected to teach a course in R-institution “The Art of Magic” and was selected for in the main character on a show when he was 18. In 1977, Joseph Cates appointed him for a leading role on The Magic of ABC.

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David has appeared on a variety of shows and movies. So he was titled as the most commercial illusionist in history. Due to his performances, he awarded for 21 Emmy Award nominations was aw awarded with the Emmys 38 times.

He was the first magician honored with a star on Hollywood Walk Of Fame on 25th April 1995.

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For more than 40 years, he has held 11 Guinness World Records. Also, in 2010, he held the first position on the International Federation of Magic Society. Later in 2010, he appeared on America’s Got Talent, 2013 he appeared in Burt Wonderstone.

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Along with that, he wrote a book Volume first and the second of David Copperfield’s Beyond Imagination which got published in 1997. He was given for few titles such as Mystical performer of the Century and Lord of Magic.