Criss Angel
Criss Angel

Criss Angel is an award-winning American magician, musician, and illusionist that is best known for his live performance illusion show ‘Criss Angel Belief’ in Las Vegas at the Luxor casino. Apart from this, he also hosts some of the very popular television and stage shows. The television shows the host has been on primetime television for lots of hours than any other magician in history.

Quick Biography

Criss Angel was born under the name Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos in Hempstead, in the United States of America. He was born on the date of 19 December in the year 1967. He becomes interested in magic when he was seven years old after one of his aunts shows him the card magic trick. After that, he started practicing magic tricks all day and night and become the master a few of them. At the age of 12, he gave his first performance at a birthday party.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos
Age: 54 years old
Birth Date: 19 December 1967
Birth Place: Hempstead, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: N/A
Parents: John Sarantakos and Dimitra Sarantakos
Spouse: Shaunyl Benson (m. 2015), JoAnn Winkhart (m. 2002–2006)
Children: johnny Crisstopher Sarantakos, Xristos Yanni Sarantakos
Height: 6 feet
Weight: 75 kg
Profession: Magician, musician, and illusionist
Net Worth in 2022: $55 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Criss Angel is 54 years old. He has a height of 6 feet, and he weighs 75 kg. His eye color is dark brown, and his hair color is black.

Education, School/College University

Criss Angel attended East Meadow High School, and he gave amazing performances at the local restaurants throughout his school days. By the time he graduated, Criss had decided to pursue his career as a professional magician.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Criss Angel is the son of John Sarantakos and Dimitra Sarantakos. Criss has two siblings Costa Sarantakos and JD Sarantakos. Criss belongs to American nationality while his ethnicity is Greek.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Criss Angel With Wife Shaunyl Benson
Criss Angel With Wife Shaunyl Benson

Criss was married to his longtime girlfriend, JoAnn Winkhart, in the year 2002. This marriage did not last long, and the couple got divorced in the year 2006. After that, he started dating Holly Madison. Later, he got engaged with Sadra Gonzalez in the year 2011, and Criss proposed her with a 5-carat diamond and platinum ring. But this relationship does not last long, and they broke up roughly. Currently, Criss is married to an actress Shaunyl Benson, and the couple got married in 2015. The couple has two children named Johny Crisstopher Sarantakos and Xristos Yanni Sarantakos.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 2015
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Shaunyl Benson (m. 2015)
Kids: johnny Crisstopher Sarantakos, Xristos Yanni Sarantakos

Professional Life and Career

When it comes to the professional life of Criss Angel, then he started touring with other traveling performance act after completing his high school study. He did not go to college and tried to educate himself by visiting public libraries for studying the history of magic. Apart from this, he also studied the art of music, mysticism, dance as well as martial arts.

At the time of embarking on the performance career, he adopted the stage name ‘Criss Angel.’ Apart from this, his first small-screen appearance was as a part of one-hour ABC primetime show Secrets. His fame and popularity go on increasing every year, and he performed lots of television and stage shows that include Mindfreak Live, Criss Angel Magician, The Supernaturalists, and many more. He also produced the soundtrack for the television series ‘Mindfreak.’

Awards & Nominations

Criss Angel won lots of titles that include ‘Magician of the Decade’ in the year 2009. In 2010, he won ‘Magician of the Century.’ Criss is the holder of lots of world records that includes Guinness World Record for ‘The Most people to disappear in an illusion.’ In May 2010, he made 100 people disappear during the performance of ‘Belief’ at Luxor. In addition to this, he was also awarded by the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s Chris Grecius Celebrity Award and the World Magic Legacy Awards’ Living Legend award.

Criss Angel Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2022

Criss Angel Net Worth
Criss Angel Net Worth

As of August 2022, Criss Angel has an estimated net worth of around $55 million, and he earns this money from his professional career. Angel is a very successful magician in attracting people, and this talent helps him to increase his net worth.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Criss was rumored to date a few celebrities that include Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan, Pamela Anderson, and Cameron Diaz. There is no other controversy and rumor about Criss Angel.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

His Facebook page has around 4322648 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 908k followers. On the Instagram account, he has around 421.3k followers.

Criss Angel is one of the most successful and popular magicians in America who performs several stages and television shows. Now, he is living a happy and lavish life with his family and enjoys the success he earns in his entire career.


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