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David Copperfield

David Copperfield (born David Seth Kotkin; September 16, 1956) is an American illusionist, and has been described by Forbes as the most commercially successful magician in history. Copperfield's television specials have won 21 Emmy Awards of a total 38 nominations. Best known for his combination of storytelling and illusion, Copperfield’s career of over 30 years has earned him 11 Guinness World Records, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and a knighthood by the French government; and he has been named a Living Legend by the US Library of Congress. Copperfield has so far sold 40 million tickets and grossed over $3 billion, which is more than any other solo entertainer in history. He currently performs over 500 shows a year. When not performing, he creates experiences for his chain of eleven islands in the Bahamas – Musha Cay and the Islands of Copperfield Bay, which has completed a $35 million renovation under Copperfield's supervision. Copperfield was born David Seth Kotkin in Metuchen, New Jersey, the son of Jewish parents, Rebecca, an insurance adjuster, and Hyman Kotkin, who owned and operated a men's haberdashery in Metuchen called Korby's. Copperfield's mother was born in

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David Copperfield -- My Accountant Made My Cash Vanish

David Copperfield
My Accountant Made My Cash Vanish

David Copperfield may have his next assistant for the "sawing in half" trick -- because the magician claims his accountant screwed up his taxes, costing him $471,000. Copperfield is suing Robert… READ MORE >

David Copperfield -- Swimming Pool Disaster ... Floods Entire High Rise

David Copperfield
Swimming Pool Disaster Floods Entire High Rise

David Copperfield's water broke  ... his NYC penthouse pool is now empty, because all the water cascaded into the units 30 floors below. It happened March 8, according to the NY Post.… READ MORE >

- 407 days ago
David Copperfield -- Greatest Magician Ever? JESUS CHRIST!

David Copperfield
Greatest Magician Ever? JESUS CHRIST!

Yep ... that's what he said.Discuss. READ MORE >

- 1146 days ago
David Copperfield -- Magician's Plane Forced to Make Emergency Landing

David Copperfield
No Magic Plane Makes Emergency Landing

It was no trick this morning when a private jet carrying David Copperfield was forced to make an emergency landing in Peoria, IL after the plane started making strange noises. Copperfield was… READ MORE >

- 1154 days ago
David Copperfield: Good Genes or Good Docs?

David Copperfield
Good Genes or Good Docs?

David Copperfield is magic.Here's the tantastic 28-year-old illusionist back in 1985 (left) -- and 26 years later, the 54-year-old version at an event in L.A. last week (right).Voila.  READ MORE >

- 1918 days ago
Copperfield Rape Accuser -- I've 'Had Enough'

Copperfield Rape Accuser -- I've 'Had Enough'

The fashion model who claims David Copperfield raped her has announced that she's dropping her lawsuit against the magician -- claiming she's "had enough."The woman filed the suit last year,… READ MORE >

- 2203 days ago
Copperfield Accuser Charged with Prostitution

Copperfield Accuser Charged with Prostitution

The woman who accused David Copperfield of sexually assaulting her has just been indicted on charges of making a false statement to a public servant and prostitution.The woman -- Lacey Carroll --… READ MORE >

- 2287 days ago
Copperfield 'Victim' -- Prostitution Allegation

Copperfield 'Victim' -- Prostitution Allegation

The woman who accused David Copperfield of sexually assaulting her had made a similar claim against another man, and cops are saying there is evidence that she gave false statements to a police… READ MORE >

- 2301 days ago
David Copperfield - Cleared in Rape Investigation

David Copperfield - Cleared in Rape Investigation

David Copperfield is in the clear in the two-year investigation over alleged rape ... federal prosecutors have decided to drop the case without filing charges.The woman who lodged the complaint --… READ MORE >

- 2301 days ago
David Copperfield Sued for Sexual Assault

David Copperfield Sued for Sexual Assault

A woman who claims David Copperfield sexually assaulted and threatened her in 2007 has just sued him.The woman -- a 22-year-old fashion model -- alleges the assault took place while she was a… READ MORE >

- 2447 days ago

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