Criss Angel: Mindfreak

Criss Angel astonishes with mindblowing magic

Fri 18 Nov 2011

Criss Angel is on a quest to bring magic into our lives through extreme entertainment that he calls "mindfreak"

Criss Angel believes today's magicians are, for the most part, archaic and out of touch with society. He plans to change that with amazing feats, including being set ablaze for 46 seconds with little protection and levitating people on the street, to death-defying escapes and even more slight-of-hand acts.

Criss shows that, by doing magic, he's not just making some good tricks for TV - he's kicking ass! Watch this mind master doing his magic all around the world... and try to discover the secrets within his mind.

Here's some Criss Angel trivia for you:

  • He first became interested in magic at the age of 6, when his Aunt Stella taught him a card trick.

  • Criss Angel's tricks have clocked up over 150 million views on YouTube, making him the most-watched magician on the web. 

  • He's made guest appearances on US TV shows CSI: NY, Las Vegas and Rules of Engagement.

  • Criss was once parodied in an episode of The Simpsons.

  • He's reportedly worth a cool $17 million.

  • Mindfreak is the longest-running prime time magic show in TV history and has been watched by more than 100 million people in 90 countries.

  • Criss has been named Magician of the Year a record six times!

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