David Copperfield is an American illusionist, known for his combination of storytelling and illusion.
Copperfield is the most commercially successful magician in history. He currently holds 11 Guinness World Records. His most famous tricks include Flying illusion, Laser illusion, Portal and Vanishing the Statue of Liberty. Here, you will find those and other amazing tricks revealed, with detailed explanations of the techniques Copperfield uses to perform them.
At the age of 12, only two years after he started practicing magic, Copperfield was accepted to the Society of American Magicians, becoming its youngest member. Borrowing his now famous stage name from a novel by Charles Dickens, Copperfield was soon discovered by television producers and started a career as a television magician.
Combining magic with storytelling, he created a number of unique and touching performances. With David Copperfield, the impossible became possible. He flew across the Grand Canyon, walked through the Great Wall of China, teleported himself to Hawaii and made the Statue of Liberty disappear.
In addition to his work as a magician, Copperfield also had a short acting career. He appeared in movies such as Terror Train and Prêt-à-Porter. He also co-wrote two books, David Copperfield’s Tales of the Impossible and David Copperfield's Beyond Imagination.
On Magic Secrets Explained, we reveal some of Copperfield's greatest illusions. Do you agree with our explanations? Feel free to write us and tell us if you find our explanations correct or if you have any alternative explanations. Also, if you have an explanations for one of Copperfield's tricks that we haven't revealed yet, don't hesitate to send them to us. We will gladly publish your explanation if we agree with it!